The Tom Turnipseed Family of Lafayette County, Arkansas
Turnipseed was born January 5, 1877 in Bullock County, Alabama. His parents were T. N. Turnipseed, Sr.and Josephine Denson. He married Jewel 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 Weathers. Jewel Turnipseed died December 30, 1926. Tom later married Bobbie McClellan. Tom
Turnipseed died May 17, 1953 and is buried with his first wife, Jewel, in Mt.
Nebo Cemetery in south Hempstead County, Arkansas.
Children of Tom and Jewel Turnipseed:
Esther J. Turnipseed
married Urbin Jones
Ruth I. Turnipseed
married Hillary Olyn Powell
Thelma O. Turnipseed
married Narvell A. Formby
Helen I. Turnipseed
married Clifton Elvis Formby
Thecial L. Turnipseed
married Madison Kitchens
Turnipseed married Ruby Lucille Green