As to ELIZABETH JANE TURNER, the 11th in the family, she was born in Henry county, Va., August 23, 1825. She grew up from girl to womanhood, naturally cheerful and wholesouled, with brilliant intellect and personal charms, way above an average. Among the daughters of Eve.
About 1848 she married George Woody, a widower, a little past middle age, of Oak Level, Henry county, Va. A splendid gentleman, who owned a nice farm immediately east from the mouth of Town creek (now owned by James E. Via), and a number of colored servants and other property. She was a model housekeeper and a devoted wife. Mr. Woodey died of "heart dropsey" Feb. 15, 1856, age 56 years. His surviving widow without issue inherited her legal portion of the estate.
Two years later on she was remarried to Mr. Adda L. Jarrett; a widower. They resided near Sanville, Va. By her second marriage she became the fond mother of 5 or 6 children. She was a member of the Missionary Baptist church. She was the last survivor of Rev. John Turner's large family to bid adieu to earth and time, died in 1906, age 81. Mr. Jarrett died 1913, at approximately 90 years.
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