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89. Troy Lee TURNER10,67 was born on 17 April 1888 in Crawford County, Arkansas.67,68 He died on 17 December 1931 at the age of 43 in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas. He was buried in Gracelawn, Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas.

Troy Turner of Statler, Crawford Co, age 21, license to marry Miss Nestor Matlock of Statler, age 19, 19 Nov 1909. S. A. Cox, Minister married them on 21 Nov 1909, Crawford Co, AR

In 1910, Troy and his new wife are living with his parents.
Children were Kenneth, Zack Wilson, Finley, Bobby Lee, Wanda, and Leroy.

5 Jun 1917 World War I Draft Registration
Troy Lee Turner of Chestnut St, Van Buren, AR was age 29, born 17 Apr 1888 at Statler, AR. He was employed as a Blacksmith Helper for the MoPac RR Co. He had a wife and two children under two.
Troy was tall, medium build with gray eyes and dark hair.

1920 Census. Van Buren Twp, Crawford, AR, Hh 372
Troy Turner, 31, Blacksmith, Railroad
Nester, wife, 29
Kenneth, son, 7
Leroy, son, 5
Finley P., son, age 2 years, 4 months

1930 Census. Van Buren, Crawford, AR, Hh 426
Troy L. Turner, 42, married at 21, Insurance Agent
Nestor F., wife, 39, married at 19
Keneth F., son, 19
Leroy J., son, 15
Finley P., son, 12
Wanda E., dau, 9
Weston J., son, 8
Bobbie L, son, 2 years, 11 months

Troy is buried Gracelawn Cemetery, Van Buren.

Troy Lee TURNER and Nestor Fort "Net" MATLOCK were married on 21 November 1909 in Arkansas.10,67 Nestor Fort "Net" MATLOCK10,67, daughter of Sterling P. MATLOCK and Mary Ellen FORT, was born on 10 October 1890 in Crawford County, Arkansas.67 She died on 16 February 1975 at the age of 84 in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas.145 She was buried in Gracelawn, Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas.146

Freda Hays had her name as "Net". The 1910 Census appears to be Nester. Nestor's parents were Sterling Pascal Matlock and Mary Ellen Fort.

Nestor remarried after the death of Troy Turner. She is buried Gracelawn Cemetery, Van Buren, Crawford Co AR as Nestor Matlock Rice. Her second spouse was Albert Lafayette Rice, born 21 Nov 1884, McDonald Co MO, died 1960, Van Buren, the son of John Thomas Rice and Sarah Elizabeth Sellers. Albert's first wife was Olive Hamilton.

Troy Lee TURNER and Nestor Fort "Net" MATLOCK had the following children:

282

i.

Kenneth F. TURNER (private).

283

ii.

Leroy J. TURNER (private).

+284

iii.

Finley Pascal TURNER.

285

iv.

Wanda E. TURNER (private).

286

v.

Weston TURNER (private).

287

vi.

Robert L. "Bobbie" TURNER (private).