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ADELPHIA TURNER, the 9th of Rev. John Turner's family, was born in Henry county, Va., Jan. 24, 1821. Naturally heroic and grand, grew up to womanhood amid toil and romance; had a brilliant mind and similar to John Q. Adams, her "memory was an index." About 1838 she married John Young, of Floyd county, Va. He was truly one of "God's noblemen." They made a good living; there were born to them about 8 children. They are widely scattered over several states. He was a Confederate soldier, serving the two last years, quitting at Appomatox. He, his wife and several of their children, were members of the Missionary Baptist church. She died at Tallula, Illinois, March 11, 1900 age 79 years. Mr. Young died at St. Louis, Mo., Jan. 23 1901, aged 81 years.