Martha Millicent <I>Yates</I> Turner

Martha Millicent Yates Turner

Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
Death 28 Feb 1886 (aged 62)
La Plata, Macon County, Missouri, USA
Burial Sue City, Macon County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 21075127 · View Source
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Daughter of John Marshall Yates & Virginia Christian

Mrs. Martha M. Turner, one of the old and highly respected citizens of this community died at 10 o'clock A.M., Sunday Feb. 28, 1886 at the residence of her son-in-law, J. W. Miles, aged 62 years, 7 months, of cancer. The deceased was born near Lexington, Ky., July 28, 1823. At the age of 10 she moved to Missouri with her parents, locating in Randolph Co., Mo. On Feb 22 she married Elijah Turner, and in 1853 moved to Macon County, settling on a farm one mile east of Bear Creek, in Johnson township, which has been her home ever since. Mr. Turner preceded her to the grave 7 years ago. Eight children were the result of this marriage, six sons and two daughters. Grandmother Turner was for 25 years a faithful member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, and a devot christian.


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  • Created by: Leon Barton
  • Added: 21 Aug 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 21075127
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Martha Millicent Yates Turner (28 Jul 1823–28 Feb 1886), Find a Grave Memorial no. 21075127, citing New Harmony Cemetery, Sue City, Macon County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Leon Barton (contributor 46904326) .