Posted By:Gail Turnbull-Bell
Subject:Re: Obituary/Mary Harvey Turnbull Farragut, Fremont Co., IA. 1898
Post Date:May 07, 2012 at 08:52:42
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Forum:Fremont County, IA Genealogy Forum
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Mike: I am also seeking info on Mary Harvey Turnbull--first child of Wm B & Mary Turnbull--formally of Elmira, Stark Co. Illinois--born in 1858 or 1859.

Locations of birth are different depending on which census you look at-1860/70/80. The earlier census records have her birthplace as Elmira, Stark Co. Illinois and then all of a sudden the 1880 census says Kansas? Most confusing!

Mary's mother, Margaret Turnbull married William B. Turnbull in Elmira, Stark Co Illinois--July 1, 1858. Wm B is my Paternal Gr Gr Grandfather. Wm B & Margaret were born in Scotland.

I am also seeking the date when Wm B and other Elmira Turnbulls left Illinois for Iowa and what prompted this move?

Wm B, Mary, & another daughter, Elma are buried in the Farragut Cemetery.

If we are talking about the same Mary H. Turnbull--I would love to hear from you. Thank you, Gail