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James Milton Turner[1]

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  • Name James Milton Turner  [2
    Born 3 Oct 1915  Cedarville, Greene County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Dec 2008  South Solon, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 16 Dec 2008  South Solon Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID P-108077149  SheldonTurner
    Last Modified 14 Feb 2011 

    Father William Burton Turner,   b. 8 Aug 1879, Cedarville, Greene County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1934, Cedarville, Greene County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Lucy B. Shaw,   b. 11 Jun 1888, Jackson Rd, Clark County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1974, Springfield, Clark Cty, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 20 Jan 1915 
    Family ID F34  Group Sheet

    Family Ruth Correll,   b. 17 Jan 1909,   d. 9 Sep 1982  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 31 May 1947 
    Family ID F35  Group Sheet

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  • Notes 
    • Not Old Enough To Vote,
      But Full Fledged Farmers

      Cedarville, Dec 15 (1934)
      Full fledged farmers at the ages of 19 and 18 respectively, Milton and Gregg Turner are assuming all the responsibilities of the management of their mother's 108 acre farm just north of Cedarville, and of 78 acres of rented land.
      Since 1930 when their father, Bert Turner, became ill, the boys virtually have been running the farm in all departments. Since, Mr Turner's death in June, 1934, they have been faced with full responsibility not only of operation, but of deciding upon farm policies. In formulating farm policies they seek the advice of their mother.
      In the photo are Milton , left and Gregg at right. Mrs. Turner is the other photo.
      To their $-H Club work under A.B. Evans, Cedarville farmer who has been club leader for many years, the boys attribute their continued interest in farming as an occupation and their ability to take hold of all major farm projects. Gregg has been a 4-H Club member for six years and Milton for five years. The boys still maintain their 4-H affiliations and even last summer particpated in club projects. Under Evans, they have studied hog raising, beef cattle feeding and essentials in dairying.
      Last summer the boys made enough extra money from their 4-H Club projects to give their mother a fine birthday present-- they paid for the installation of electricity on the farm.
      That the boys are all-round farmers is evidenced by the scope of their farming operations. Their program includes raising annually approximately 130 market pigs, fattening 20-30 beef steers, and maintaining a herd of 13 milk cows. Last summer they harvested 52 acres of corn. Mrs. Turner rounds out the farm program by raising 1,000 broilers and caring for a flock of 175 White Leghorn laying pullets.
      (Medical):News Death Notice

      TURNER, James Milton 93, of South Solon, went to get his wings, Wednesday December 10, 2008. He was born October 3, 1915, a son of William and Lucy (Shaw) Turner, in Cedarville, OH. James was a WWII Veteran and fought in the Pacific and European Theater in the U.S. Army. He was a farmer all his life and worked at White Motors in Springfield until he retired. James also worked part-time for Par Striping and was an avid gardener and traveled world wide. He loved life with such passion and was the Grand Marshall of the South Solon Memorial Day parade in 2008. He was also a long time member of the South Solon Christian Fellowship (South Solon United Church of Christ). His greatest pleasures were fixing anything; but above all, loved his family and all things great and small. He was an outstanding husband, father and friend and was said to be like "the Energizer Bunny". Left to mourn his loss are his two daughters, Rebecca Jane Turner (Jack) Miesmer of Columbus, OH and Elizabeth "Libby" Ann Turner of South Solon, OH; three sisters, Beatrice Aden, Genevieve Beck and Maude McDonald all of Grand Junction; brother Greg Turner and beloved sister-in-law, Helen Curry; brother-in-law, Robert Armstrong; many other relatives and friends. Preceded him in death were, his wife, Ruth (Correll) Turner; his parents; sister, Charlotte L. Armstrong. Visitation will be held from 5-8PM Monday December 15, 2008 in the INGLING WILLIAMS Funeral Home, South Charleston, OH. A Celebration of James' life will be held 11AM Tuesday December 16, 2008 in the South Solon Christian Fellowship 12980 South Washington St. S.R.41 South Solon, OH 43153 with Rev. John Crutchfield officiating. Interment to follow in the South Solon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a charity of choice or the South Solon Christian Fellowship 12980 S. Washington St. South Solon, OH 43153.
      Published in the Springfield News-Sun from 12/13/2008 - 12/15/2008
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1017492662] Newspaper Article.

    2. [S1036461574] 1920 United States Federal Census,, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 on roll 323 (Chicago C), Year: 1920; Census Place: Miami, Greene, Ohio; Roll: T625_1386; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 162; Image: ..
      Birth date: abt 1916Birth place: OhioResidence date: 1920Residence place: Miami, Greene, Ohio