The Tom Turnipseed Family of Lafayette County, Arkansas


Thomas Newton 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

Thomas Edwin Turnipseed married Ruby Lucille Green


Photograph contributed & copyright 01-19-2006 by Thomas Allen Jones

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