"Descendents of Roger Turner, Sr.", 1970, William Hogan Turner, Sr. and Dr.Eugene Huck, PHd. in History, former Dean of Kennesaw College, Ga.
"The Turner Family Magazine", Ed. Wm. Montgomery Clemens, Vol. 1, Jan 1916, p. 7
A thoroughly researched book called "The Turner Family -- Discovering the Father of Thomas Turner, John Turner, and Philip Turner of Rowan County, N.C. and Madison County, KY", 1992, by Virginia Darcy Slaughter, 8405 N. Wagon Trail Rd., Columbia, MO 65202 __________________________________________________________
TURNER, THOMAS.Will dated October 2, 1743, probated June 8, 1744.Whole estate to son Anthony Turner. Sons: John, Robert, Roger.Daughters: Ann Sutten (Fulton?), Sara Pickren (Pickens?). "Abstracts of Wills, Inventories...of Frederick Co., VA.", p. 68 ____________________________________________________________
DOBSON, SURRY COUNTY, N.C. - File #21A, Book I, page 121 ARCHIVES IN RALEIGH FILE #1491.
Will of ROGER TURNER, SR. OF SURRY COUNTY, N.C.
"To my sons: Elias ) My tract of land adjoining to the Robert )tract of land I now live on, equally divided- - should Elias die without heirs, his half sHALL be given to Robert. To my sons: Thomas ) 500 shillings proe to be paid each Rogerl ) of them by Exor. and no more. To my daus:Hannah ) 500 shillings proe to be paid each Mary ) of them by Exor. and no more. To my grandson: Roger, son of Thomas) 5# proe to be paid by Exor. when he is 21 years To my wife: Elizabeth) All stock, cattle, sheep, hogs, furniture and at her decease to be at her disposal - also free privileges of living on my plantation her life time and I desire son Elias to take care of her."
his EXOR: My wife Elizabeth (Signed) ROGER R.T. TURNER (mark) Made 2 Feb. 1775 Recorded Nov. 1778
Witnesses: James Wilson, James Speer and Evan Ellis. Inventory made 3 Dec. 1778. Sale Returns to Court 1779. ______________________________________________