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Holden Turner

Holden Turner

Male 1760 - 1845  (84 years)

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  • Name Holden Turner  [1
    Born 04 Nov 1760  Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Buried Jan 1845  Old Burying Ground, Fredericton, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 03 Jan 1845  Fredericton, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • Holden Turner was born in Glasgow,Scotland, joined the British Army at age 18, went to New York with the 22nd Regiment of Foot during the American Revolution, moved to Nova Scotia with the United Empire Loyalists in 1783.
      He relocated to the Fredericton area in 1784. Married Jennet Hutchinson and raised 10 children. Settled at Lincoln, Sunbury Co., NB. Purchased land south of Fredericton on the St. John River in 1801, but he did not move to Federicton, York Co., NB until 1820. On 6 May 1820 he declared that he had been an inhabitant of NB for nearly 36 years and never received any land from the Crown.
      His occupation was cordwainer, a maker of high quality leather shoes and boots.
      Holden Turner's death was reported in The Head Quarters January 8, 1845 edition: "On Friday morning last, Mr Holden Turner, in the 85th year of his age."
    Person ID I913  Cullen family tree

    Father Robert Turner,   b. 10 Feb 1717, Lanark, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Janet Boyd,   b. 13 Dec 1730, New Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 22 Apr 1750  Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F623  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jennet Hutchinson,   b. Abt 1769, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Mar 1856, Saint John, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Married 1785  Maugerville, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Robert Turner,   b. Abt 1786, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1823, Fredericton, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years)  [natural]
     2. George Hutchinson Turner,   b. 1788, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1860, Fredericton, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [natural]
     3. John D Turner,   b. Abt 1789, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Aug 1824, Miramichi, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years)  [natural]
     4. Jane Mary Amelia Turner,   b. 1794, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1879, Woodstock, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
     5. Margaret Agnes Turner,   b. 1796, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1879, Portland, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [natural]
     6. Isobel Turner,   b. Abt 1798, Lincoln, Sunbury County, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1860  (Age ~ 63 years)  [natural]
     7. Charlotte H Turner,   b. Abt 1799, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1891, Saint John, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 92 years)  [natural]
     8. William B Turner,   b. 1801, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1855, Saint John, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)  [natural]
     9. James E Turner,   b. Abt 1804, Lincoln, Sunbury County, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1901  (Age ~ 96 years)  [natural]
     10. Daniel B Turner,   b. 22 May 1807, Lincoln, Sunbury County, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Oct 1879, Fort Fairfield, Aroostook Co, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F579  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Fredericton map of Turner properties 1801-1867
    Fredericton map of Turner properties 1801-1867
    James Turner c1895
    James Turner c1895

    Histories
    Turner, Holden and Jennet Hutchinson- Early Days in New Brunswick
    Turner, Holden and Jennet Hutchinson- Early Days in New Brunswick
    Holden was our first Turner ancestor to settle in Canada. This chapter covers his early years, settlement and life in the Fredericton area.

    Excerpt from A Melding of Cultures Ancestors of George Turner and Bernadette Joanis Volume 1 Our Turners: Canadian Transportation Pioneers, Mark Cullen, Vancouver, 2013, pp 1-11 plus notes and appendices.

    A Melding of Cultures Volume 1: Our Turner Ancestors - Introduction
    A Melding of Cultures Volume 1: Our Turner Ancestors - Introduction
    Table of contents, forward, coats of arms, introduction, structure, acknowledgements and bibliography.


    Excerpt from A Melding of Cultures, Ancestors of George Turner and Bernadette Joanis, Volume 1: Our Turners: Canadian Transportation Pioneers, Mark Cullen, Vancouver, 2013


    Albums
    Turner, Holden & Jennet Huchinson Family
    Turner, Holden & Jennet Huchinson Family (17)

  • Sources 
    1. [S185] Marjory McGillivray Waters, Old Parochial Registers, EdinburghArchives, OPRB644, Vol. 13.

    2. [S106] Waters Addendum, Page 3.

    3. [S205] N.B. Archives: Vital Statistics from New Brunswick Newspapers Vol 15.

    4. [S65] Scotland Old Parish Records Marriages, 644/0102500112 Glasgow.

    5. [S31] Jennet Turner Petition to N.B.House of Assembly 27 Jan 1845.