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Jemima Turner Parris
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Birth: 1780
Death: 1855
Spartanburg County
South Carolina, USA

This is a UNDOCUMENTED burial, as no headstone has been found. There are two fieldstone markers right next to and in the same row with her eldest son William and his wife Mary and her mother Dorcus Ezell. These two stones may be the markers for Jemima and her husband John.

From SPARTANBURG COUNTY Equity Court, Box 21, pkg.3, we learn she is the daughter of William Turner and granddaughter of John and Rebecca Turner. She was married about 1799 to John Parris.

In Aug. 1819 she ran into a little trouble with the law. She was accused of Assualt and Battery upon constable, Nimrod Horten, when he tried to rescue some property he had executed. In the spring term of 1820, she was found guilty on four counts.

Buck Creek Church records list her as dead in 1855.

Click on letter at right. From the center of page, "Grandfather Robt. Parris", down it talks about John & Jemima and their children.

Jemima was the mother of 15 children;
1. Rebecca b-abt 1800
2. William M. b-29 Aug.1802
3. Daughter (Jemima?) b- abt 1803
4. Mary "Polly" b-1805
5. John S. b-10 Mar.1807
6. David b-25 Sept.1809
7. James b-abt 1811
8. Enoch b-1813
9. Nathaniel b-1815
10 Daughter (Therese?) b-abt 1817
11 Phoebe "Fereby" b-Dec 1823
12 Robert Lee b-1825
13 Daughter (Susan?) b-abt 1827
14 Noah b-1830
15 Sylvester b-1831
Family links: 
  William Turner (1759 - ____)
  John Parris (1780 - 1852)
  William M Parris (1802 - 1883)*
  Mary Parris Melton (1805 - ____)*
  John S. Parris (1807 - 1893)*
  David Parris (1809 - 1893)*
  James Parris (1811 - ____)*
  Enoch Parris (1813 - ____)*
  Nathaniel Parris (1815 - 1895)*
  Phoebe Parris Brock (1823 - ____)*
  Robert Lee Parris (1825 - 1864)*
  Sylvester C. Parris (1831 - 1864)*
*Calculated relationship
Buck Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
Spartanburg County
South Carolina, USA
Created by: Lela Parris Koch
Record added: Jul 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55206163
Jemima <i>Turner</i> Parris
Added by: Lela Parris Koch
Jemima <i>Turner</i> Parris
Added by: Lela Parris Koch
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For my 4th great grandmother.
- Lela Parris Koch
 Added: Jul. 10, 2015

- Lanie
 Added: Sep. 26, 2014

- Lanie
 Added: Sep. 26, 2014
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