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APPENDIX - GREAT GRAND FATHER

WILLIAM TURNER, of Franklin county, Virginia, was born January 19, 1753, died December 18, 1845. He married Jane Hunter (daughter of Wm. Hunter) who was born June 7, 1753, and died May 20, 1851. Wm. lived 93 years, 10 months, 22 days. Jane lived 92 years, 11 months, and 18 days. Their children were as follows:
 
 
No.  Name  Date of Birth  Date of Death  Age/Years 
George Turner  Oct 17, 1776  . 82 
James Turner  April 23, 1778  . 82 
John Turner  Sept. 21, 1779  May 20, 1874  95 
Martha Turner  May 7, 1781  June 21, 1835  54
Elizabeth Turner  Jan. 25, 1783  . 90 
Josiah Turner  Dec. 9, 1784  1856  82 
Adephia Turner  Feb. 4, 1787  . 92
Sarah Turner  Dec. 21, 1788  . 86 
William Turner  Jan. 1, 1791 . 68 
10  Jane Turner  Oct. 3, 1792  Aug. 15, 1880  88 
11  Andrew H. Turner  May 27, 1797  1877  80 
12  Meshach Turner  Aug. 16, 1799  . 82 
13  Elkanah B. Turner  Aug. 14, 1801  July 25, 1887  86 
. Total . . 1067
. Average . . 1067 / 13 = 82.1
Observe the average is over 82 years for the 13 children. Eliminate the one who died at 54 and the average will be much higher.

Kindly furnished me by Morton W. Turner, Roanoke, VA.