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Rev. Charles Turner

Male 1732 - 1818  (85 years)


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  • Name Charles Turner 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 26 October 1732  Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 5 August 1733  the Second Church of Scituate Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 10 August 1818  Turner, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • From Deane’s History of Scituate:
      Charles was 20 years minister of Duxbury, and afterward well known in politcal life, as member of the Convention that formed Massachusetts State Constitution, and of that which adopted the Federal Constitution, and also as a Senator in the State Legislature.

      From Genealogy of the descendants of Humphrey Turner:
      In 1855 Charles became the settled minister of Duxbury, Mass. In 1773 he was elected a member of the Senate of Massachusetts and continued a member of that body until 1778, and was a member of the Convention which ratified the Constitution of the United States. In 1791 he removed to the town of Turner, in the then Disctrct of Maine. In 1803 he was one of the electors of President and Vice President, and visited Boston in the discharge of that duty. As a divine and a patriot, he was constpicuous, ans as a man without reproach.

      Children: John (m. Deborah Cushing), Persis (m. Abner Thayrer), William, Charles, (m. Hannah Jacobs), Mary, Eunice (m. James Torrey), Mary, Persis. [1, 2]
    Person ID I5010  Schirado
    Last Modified 4 October 2011 

    Father Charles Turner,   b. 30 September 1705, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 October 1782, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Eunice James,   b. 5 February 1706/7, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 August 1798, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 5 March 1729  Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F1285  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Mary Rand,   b. 16 August 1731, Kingston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 December 1815, Turner, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 1756  [1
    Children 
    +1. Eunice Turner,   b. 9 June 1758, Duxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 April 1818, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    +2. Col. Charles Turner,   b. 20 June 1760, Duxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1839, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. John Turner, Esq.,   b. 7 July 1766, Duxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1842, Turner, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Family ID F2246  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S43] Jacob Turner, (D. Turner, Boston, 1852.).

    2. [S6] Samuel Deane, (Loring, Boston, 1831).

    3. [S5] (NEHGS, Boston, 1909).


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