To clarify the confusion regarding the George Turemans:
3 men, believed to have been brothers, came to Georgia:George Sr., Thomas, and Martin.
George Tureman, Sr. was b: 1726 in Virginia; he lived in Lunenburg/Mecklenburg Cos., Virginia before coming to Georgia.He died December 01, 1805 in Wilkes County, Georgia.George Sr. m. Elizabeth ___ (last name unknown).She died bef. August 01, 1809 in Elbert County, Georgia, at which time their son, Jacob, sold the homeplace which he was to inherit after his mother died as per George Sr.'s will.Issue:Isaac, Jacob, John, Nancy, Rebecca, Sarah, Thomas, Garrett, and Robert.
Thomas Tureman was b: ca. 1730 in Virginia.He lived in Lunenburg/Mecklenburg County, Virginia before coming to Georgia.He died Abt. 1806 in Wilkes or Elbert County, Georgia.Name of wife is unknown.Issue:Daughter (name unknown), Elizabeth, Susannah, Robert, Catherine, George, James, and John.
Martin Tureman b: ca. 1735-1740 in Virginia, lived in Lunenburg/Mecklenburg County, Virginia before coming to Georgia. He died between 28 July 1824, date of will, and 6 Nov. 1826, date will presented to court of Walton Co., Ga. Martin married abt 1763 in VA to Ann Herndon, b: Abt. 1740 in King and Queen County, Virginia.Ann died Aft. July 18, 1803 in Elbert County, Georgia.Issue (all named in Martin's will):Mary, John, Clement, Lettice "Letty", Nancy, Elizabeth, Patsy, George Tureman (b: Abt. 1778 d: 1825 in Elbert County, Georgia; m. Violette (Viletty) Higginbotham, daughter of Samuel Higginbotham and Jane Satterwhite); Christopher, and Leonard Tureman.
Martin m. (2nd) Rebecca and had issue James M. Tureman and Jeptha J. Tureman.
Proof that George was the son of Martin and Ann "Nancy"(Herndon) Tureman comes through the following land deeds abstracted by Michal Martin Farmer (it is the same land and ties this George to Martin):
Elbert Co., Ga., Deed Book E, 1798-1799, p. 115:Martin Turman & Nancy, his wife, to George Turman.Martin Turman gives to his son, George Turman, (no consideration), 143 1/2 acres, being part of 287 1/2 acres, adj. S. by Watkins & Burton, E. by Goode, N. by Baron, W. by Tate & Morgan, Ridge Path from Baron across tract to Samuel Watkins' plantation, with all improvements, in fee simple. (signed) Martin Turman, Nancy (x) Turman.Wit:Saml. Higginbotham, J.P.Regd. 28 Dec. 1798.
Elbert Co., Ga., Deed Book G, 1801-1802, p. 59:16 Feb. 1801, George Turman & Viletta, his wife, to William H. Moon, all of Elbert Co., for $410, in sd. co. on Coodeys Creek waters, adj. William Goode, Robert Burton, old Ridge Path, up path to Thomas Tait & Memorable Walker, Tait, 143 1/2 acres, in fee simple. (signed) George Turman, Viletty Turman.Wit:Jno. Coleman, J.P.Robert Burton.Regd. 14 Mar. 1801.
Samuel and Jane Higginbotham did not have a daughter named Elizabeth, as proven by the following deed which names all their children.In addition, George Tureman Sr.'s wife would have been a contemporary of Samuel Higginbotham's.Proof for her maiden name is needed.
Elbert Co., Ga., Deed Book J, 1803-1806, p. 195:16 Apr. 1805, Andrew Hamilton & Jenny, his wife, to Jane Higginbotham, John S. Higginbotham, Samuel Higginbotham, Aron Higginbotham, Blackley Higginbotham, George Green Higginbotham, Clary Higginbotham, George Turman in right of his wife Violette, William Fortson in right of his wife Ann, Clabourne Sandridge in right of his wife Jane, all heirs of Samuel Higginbotham, decd., for $857,on Beverdam Creek in sd co., 300 acres adj. when surveyed, S.W. by Thomas Carter, all other sides vacant, it being tract on which Samuel Higginbotham, decd. lived in his lifetime, was granted to sd. Andrew Hamilton, 21 Sept. 1784, as tenants in common & not joint tenants, in fee simple.(signed) Andrew Hamilton, Jenny Hamilton.Wit: Ro. Thompson, J.P., George Matthews, Junr.Jenny Hamilton signed in
presence of Kitty Hamilton.Jennny, wife of Andrew Hamilton, rel. dower rights, 2 Dec. 1805, Jas. Wardlaw, J.C.C.C.A.D.Regd. 13 Dec. 1805.