Biography: Elijah Anderson Turner born 1856 with photograph – Alabama Pioneers

Biography: Elijah Anderson Turner born 1856 with photograph

By Donna R Causey on December 16, 2013

Elijah Anderson TurnerELIJAH ANDERSON TURNERBIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY(1856-aft. 1904)

Tallapoosa and Shelby county, AlabamaElijah Anderson Turner was one of the stirring and successful men of Shelby county, Alabama, of Calces. He is one of the “first” men of his town in more ways than one. He was the first man to step off the train when it made its first stop; he was the first man to erect a building in the town; he was the first postmaster, the first merchant, the first official of the town, which dates its growth since 1898.

He was a native of Dadeville, Tallapoosa county, Alabama. His birth was on Oct. 21, 1856; he was the son of Jesse Morgan Turner and Sarah Page (Vaughan) Turner. Jesse was the son of Bartholomew Turner and Sallie (Morgan) Turner, he a native of Georgia, she of Tallapoosa county, Alabama, where they both lived and died near Dadeville. The wife was a daughter of Col. Morgan, a noted character of that county in early days. […more on source site — link below…]

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