Turner family in America

June 15, 2009

ACPA Cemetery Data Page – Harpersville, AL

Harpersville Garden of Memories

Shelby County

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Harpersville Garden of Memories

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Cemetery

Common Name:

Harpersville Cemetery

Other alternate

names for this

Cemetery:

Land Plat

Location

Township and Range:

T-19S; R-2E

Section Number: 33

GPS Location &

Datum used:

N:33 20 08.6; W:86 26 19.2; Elev 482

Steet Address

of Cemetery:

Hwy-25 South, Harpersville, AL 35078

Nearest City,

Town, or

Community:

Harpersville, Shelby Co, AL

Driving Directions:

26 miles east of Birmingham on US-280 turn south on Hwy-25 in Harpersville, toward Wilsonville. Cemetery is 1/2 mile on left, across from Harpersville Fire Dept & United Methodist Church.

Brief Cemetery

History:

The Harpersville Garden of Memories has served this community and surrounding area of northeast Shelby County since the days of “Big Spring” and before the legal establishment of Shelby as a County, or Alabama as a State. Many hearty pilgrims moved into these fertile valleys just west of the Coosa River even before the War of 1812.

Church Affiliation:

Cemetery serves the congregations of some 20 churches throughout northeast Shelby County.

Burial Survey:

yes

Number of Burials:

Over 3,000 burial sites within the ground, including a Revolutionary War Patriot William Jennings; 13 veterans of the Civil War; 11 veterans of WW-I; 53 veterans of WW-II; 20 of Korea, and 13 of the Vietnam War. Oldest recorded grave is of Orpha Moore (1772-24 Mar 1823). Continuing burials are accepted within the expanded site.

via ACPA Cemetery Data Page.

May 15, 2009

RootsWeb’s WorldConnect Project: Kirksey Database

Kirksey Database

Entries: 40602 Updated: 2007-03-29 12:17:17 UTC (Thu) Contact: Terrance Richard Mills

This database is a merging of all the Kirksey’s I could find on Rootsweb plus all I could find in the Census Records from 1790 to 1870 and 1910. If you have corrections and/or additions, please use the Post-em feature or contact me at kirkseydatabase@aol.com.

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# ID: I73872

# Name: Mary Sims

# Surname: Sims

# Given Name: Mary

# Sex: F

# Birth: 12 Jan 1853 1

# Death: 4 Feb 1918 1

# Note:

1 NAME Mary Emma /Sims/

2 SOUR S18944

3 DATA

4 TEXT Date of Import: 4 Oct 2004

2 SOUR S18944

3 DATA

4 TEXT Date of Import: 4 Oct 2004

# Change Date: 7 Jun 2003 at 01:00:00

Marriage 1 James Fletcher Turner b: 24 Nov 1854 in , Tallapoosa, Alabama

* Married: 14 Mar 1873 1

via RootsWeb’s WorldConnect Project: Kirksey Database.

Re: E.A Turner aug 6 1852

Hi Stephanie, I don’t know this family, just did some looking for you.

ancestry.com, Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969

Elizabeth Crafford E A Turner 5 Dec 1880 Coosa

LDS

HENRY P. TURNER Male

Event(s): Birth: Christening: Death: 1886 Burial:

Parents: Father: ARCHIBALD TURNER Mother: JENNY RANSON

Marriages: Spouse: ELIZABETH GREENE Marriage: 10 DEC 1837 , Putnam, Georgia

1850 Greene Co., GA census, District 148, pg 89a, enumerated 9-2-1850

256 256 Archibold Turner 69 M Farmer $1400 MC

Jane 66 F NC

Hiram Moore 29 M Farmer GA

Elizabeth J 28 F GA

A H Easterling 04 M GA

A J Moore 9/12 M GA

via Re: E.A Turner aug 6 1852.

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