Deeds, Court Orders, Guardian Accts.
24 June 1652...Thomas Turner to John Motley...100 acres (being the moiety of 200 acres that was bought from Ambrose Bennett). Wit: Samuel Nicholas and Francis Whittington.
17 April 1655...On the backside of a conveyance of land from Ambrose Bennett to John Motley and Thomas Turner rec 20 Sept 1643 is found.......John Motley and wife Mary, to Henry Moore and Thomas Turner....."May 10, 1658, Mr. Arthur Skynner and Wm. Andrews, attorney of Henry Moore and Thomas Turner for himself (they) make over all their rights to the land unto Mr. Wm. Ruffin". Recorded 10 May 1658.
26 Dec 1719...Thomas Turner and wife Martha to Andrew Griffin...300 acres in the lower parish on the north side of the main Blackwater adjoining Jacksons Branch, Joseph Jackson, Thomas Boon, said Griffin, the Horse Swamp and Woodward (being the east part of a patent for 1303 acres granted Matthew Strickland on 26 April 1680 and taken in a survey by the said Thomas Turner by virtue of a patent granted to Thomas Joyner, decd., for 1300 acres and the 300 acres is part of what said Thomas Joyner, decd., gave Martha Turner his daughter by his will.) Wit: George Norsworthy and Arthur Smith Jr.
26 Dec 1719...Thomas Turner and wife Martha of the upper parish to Thomas Boon of the lower parish...80 acres in the lower parish on the north lside of the main Blackwater and bounded by Andrew Griffin, the Green Branch and Long Branch (being part of the patent for 1300 acres that was lapsed by Mr. Thomas Woodward and granted to Mr. Thomas Joyner.)
Deed book 1729-1736:
5 Jan 1730...Philip Pearce of the lower parish to George Pearce of the same...280 acres on Blackwater (being part of a patent granted George Pearce, decd.,) and bounded by Long Branch, Burn Bridge Pond, Robert Raford and the Hog Pen Branch. Wit: Richard Pope, John Underwood and Abram Ricks.
22 Feb 1730...Robert Raiford and wife, Anne Raiford, of the lower parish to Thomas Turner of the upper parish...two tracts of land in the lower parish adjoining Hog Pen Branch, Col. Bridger, Carrowaugh (being 199 acres given Philip Raiford, decd., by George Pearce decd., ...and was part of a patent granted said Pearce on 2 Sept 1674 for 2100 acres...the other tract of 200 acres is bounded by Hog Pen Branch, Col Bridger and was a conveyance given Philip Raiford, decd., by George Pearce, decd., ...and was part of 2500 acres granted said Pearce on 23 April 1681.
27 _____ 1731...Thomas Turner and wife Martha Turner of the upper parish to William Raiford of the same...100 acres in the lower parish on the north side of Blackwater adjoining Hog Path Branch and Col Bridger (being part of a patent for 2100 acres granted George Pearce on 2 Sept 1674) and another 200 acres on Hog Path Branch and sold by George Pearce to the said Thomas Turner. Wit Wm. Crumpler and Hardy Counsell, Jr. Rec 27 Dec 1731.
5 April 1750...Francis Williamson and wife, Susanna Willianson, of NC to Thomas Turner of Isle of Wight...400 acres on north side of Blackwater (being part of the land the said Francis Williamson bought from his brother James Williamson, on 26 Nov 1744) adjoining Sewards Swamp, James Tomlin, George Fern and Hugh Spotswood. Wit: James Bridger, Thomas Williamson, and Adam Brown.
4 Mar 1756...Thomas Turner and wife, Elizabeth Turner, of Isle of Wight to Arthur Williamson of Southampton Co...400 acres on the north side of Blackwater(being part of a tract of land deeded to him on 26 Nov 1744) adjoining James Tomlin, George Firm (?), Hugh Spotswood and Sewards Swamp. Wit. Joseph Bridger, Dolphin Drew and Thomas Williamson.
2 Aug 1759...Joseph Bridger and wife Mary to Wm. Webb, blacksmith, 150 acres where said Webb now lives (being part of a tract granted Joseph Bridger on 20 Sept 1758) adjoining Burghes Swamp, Blackwater Road, John Bowden, Thomas Turner, James Boon, John Jackson, William Raiford and the Cypress Swamp. Wit. Joseph Hill, William Hollowell and Hugh O'Neal.
6 Sept 1759...Thomas Turner and wife, Unity Turner, to Robert Eley...125 Acres on Burks Swamp at Col Bridger adjoining Boon and the Long Branch (being part of a patent granted to Thomas Joiner on 15 Oct 1698 who willed it to Martha Joiner who later married Thomas Turner who later died leaving a Thomas Turner as his son and heir and he died leaving the said Thomas Turner as his only son and heir at law.
5 Aug 1761...James Turner and wife, Ann Turner of IOW to William Avera of Elizabeth City Co...400 acres in Newport Parish (being land said Turner bought from Ezekiel Fuller and Solomon Fuller) adjoining William Ponsonby, Richard Mattis, John Turner and J. Bodies and the deed of William Body and wife Mary Body to James Bagg. Wit: John Davis, Peter Pearce and Isaac Almand.
(Body is also Boddie).
17 Jan 1763...Thomas Turner and wife Unity of IOW to Richard Bowden of King and Queen Co...250 acres on Blackwater River adjoining Thomas Turner, Ratcliff Boon, Jacob Boon, Robert Eley, Burghs Swamp and Joshua Edwards. Wit: John Bowden, George Barkley, Robert Bowden and Wm. Webb.
7 Aug 1766...Martha (?) Turner, orphan of Thomas Turner with Wm. Pierce as her guardian.
17 Dec 1766...Thomas Turner and wife Unity to Richard Bowden...100 acres in Newport Parish on Blackwater River adjoining said Bowden, Ratcliff Boon, William Barrett and the Island of Blackwater (being part of a patent grant Thomas Joiner on 15 Oct 1698). Wit: William Walker Jr., John Eley, Jr., Wm. Pierce and Stephen Lankford.
I find no Lazarus Joyner in my books. The above info give much info and clues. There were 3 Thomas Turner's according to this, father, son, grandson.
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