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David R. [ James W. ] Turpen

David R. [ James W. ] Turpen

Male 1852 -

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  • Name David R. [ James W. ] Turpen  [1, 2
    Born 6 Apr 1852  Wayne Cnty, KY Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I15035  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2018 

    Father Solomon Turpen, IV,   b. Abt 1824, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1895  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Mother Jerusha Snuffer,   b. Abt 1811, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1884, Pulaski Cnty, KY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married 13 Oct 1847  Pulsaki Cnty, KY Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Family ID F5612  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary K. Cassady,   b. Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Y  [5
    Children 
    +1. George Parker Turpen,   b. 15 Mar 1881, Pulaski Cnty, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1947, Somerset, Pulaski Cnty, KY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F5624  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Kentucky birth records show the birth of "D. R. J. W. Turpin," on 6 Apr 1852 in Wayne Cnty, KY, to parents Solomon Turpin and "Jerush Snufler."
    • The 1860 census shows his parents, Solomon "Turpen," 40, and "Jerusha," 50, living with two children: Charity, 12; and David, 9. Jerusha was born in Tennessee; Solmon and the two children were born in KY. 1860 U.S. Census, Dist 1, Somerset P.O., Pulsaki Cnty, KY (M 653, Roll 393, stamped p. 245).

      The 1870 census lists his parents Solomon "Turpen," 47, and "Jerusha," 57, living with their son David R. J., 18, born in Kentucky. 1870 U.S. Census, Harison Dist, Pulaski Cnty, KY (M 592, Roll 496, stamped p. 249-B).
    • Kentucky marriage records show that "James R. Turpen" married Mary K. Cassaday on 27 Nov 1878 in Pulsaki Cnty, KY.
    • In 1880 the census notes that "James R. Turpen," 27, a laborer, and his wife Mary, 22, were living in Pulaski Cnty, KY with their 7 month old baby, Solomon Turpen. All were born in KY. They lived next door to his parents, Solomon and Jerusha. James/David was a laborer. 1880 U.S. Census, 2nd Dist, Pualski Cnty, KY (T 9, Roll 440, ED 84, stamped p. 76-D).

  • Sources 
    1. [S1121] KY Births 1847-1911, Kentucky counties, Kentucky, Birth Records, 1847-1911, (Online database, https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1213).

    2. [S1120] KY Marriages, 1851-1900, Anonymous, Kentucky, Compiled Marriages, 1851-1900, (Online database, https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4428).

    3. [S10] Snuffers|, James L. Wood, Jr., THE SNUFFERS, (BJW Printers; Beckley, WV : 1989), 929.273Sn72., p. 57.

    4. [S1117] KY Marriages, 1783-1965, Kentucky counties, Kentucky, County Marriage Records, 1783-1965, (Online database, https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=61372), (Image 151 of 302).

    5. [S749] KY Death Records, 1852-1965 |, Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1965, (Online database, http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1222 (collecting records from the KY Dep't for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort, KY).).