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Thomas Newton Turnipseed
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Birth: Jan. 5, 1877
Bullock County
Alabama, USA
Death: May 17, 1953
Miller County
Arkansas, USA

Thomas Newton Turnipseed was born January 5, 1877 in Bullock County, Alabama. His parents were T. N. Turnipseed, Sr. and Josephine Denson. He married Jewell Estella Miears December 23, 1900 in Lafayette County, Arkansas. Jewel Estella, born March 25, 1882 in Nevada County, Arkansas, was the daughter of Lorenzo A. Miears and Missouri Lee "Zula" Weathers. Jewell Turnipseed died December 30, 1926. Tom later married Leona Roberta "Bobbie" McClellan. Bobbie was the daughter of Robert Cosby McClellan and Mary Elizabeth Williams. Tom Turnipseed died May 17, 1953 and is buried beside his first wife, Jewell, in Mt. Nebo Cemetery in south Hempstead County, Arkansas. His second wife, Leona Roberta "Bobbie", is also interred nearby.

Children of Tom and Jewell Turnipseed:

Esther J. Turnipseed married Urbin Jones

Ruth I. Turnipseed married Hillery Olyn Powell

Thelma O. Turnipseed married Narvell A. Formby

Helen I. Turnipseed married Clifton Elvis Formby

Thecial L. Turnipseed married Madison Kitchens

Thomas Edwin Turnipseed married Ruby Lucille Green

Uncle Tom suffered with prostate cancer. In May of 1953, I drove our station wagon equipped with an inner spring cot and carried Uncle Tom from the Dr. Branch Hospital in Hope, Arkansas to the hospital in Texarkana where he spent his last days.

Bio by nephew Thomas Allen Jones 04-20-2012

Family links: 
  Josephine Denson Tiner (1851 - 1928)
  Jewell Estella Miears Turnipseed (1882 - 1926)
  Leona Roberta McClellan Turnipseed (1880 - 1962)*
  Esther Josephine Turnipseed Jones (1902 - 1985)*
  Thelma O. Turnipseed Formby (1908 - 1991)*
  Thomas Edwin Turnipseed (1912 - 1967)*
  Thecial L. Turnipseed Kitchens (1916 - 1997)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Nebo Cemetery
Hempstead County
Arkansas, USA
Maintained by: Thomas Allen Jones
Originally Created by: Larry Burford
Record added: Dec 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62504416
Thomas Newton Turnipseed
Added by: Thomas Allen Jones
Thomas Newton Turnipseed
Added by: Thomas Allen Jones
Thomas Newton Turnipseed
Added by: Thomas Allen Jones
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