PRESLEY

_____ JAMES PRESLEY . . . First Known Generati

James Presley was born in Yorkshire, England and came to America with his two brothers.  They went to Richmond, Va., they lived a short while near Winchester, Va., and moved on to Russell County, Va. to the Forks of Indian Creek and built a cabin and cleared land.  This is the beginning of our Presley family in southwest Virginia.

_____ James Presley . . . Second Generation

James Presley, born 1783 in Russell County, Virginia.  Married Lydia (Biddie) Hatfield daughter of Ephriam Hatfield and Mary (Polly) Smith Goff.  Both died after 1870 in Russell County, Virginia - now Buchanan County, Virginia.  Biddie Hatfield is a descendant of the Hatfields involved in the Hatfield - McCoy fued.  

Children of James Presley and Lydia (Biddie) Hatfield are:

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William Presley, b. 1809
Ephriam Presley, b. 1812
James Presley, Jr., b. 1812
Virginia Elizabeth Presley, b. 1815
Andrew presley, b. 1817
Joseph P. Presley, b. January 8, 1817
Jane Presley, b. 1820
Joshua Presley, b. 1829

_____ William Presley . . . Third Generation

William Presley, b. 1809, d. October 9, 1895.  He first married Mary Runyons, and second marriage to Sarah Stiltner, b. March 7, 1826, d. December 1915.  William and Sarah are buried in the Presley/Turner Cemetary in Hurricane Creek, Virginia.  

Children of William Presley and Mary Runyons are:

Sarah Presley, b. 1835
Aurena Presley, b. 1838
Mary Presley, b. 1840
Sampson (Samp) Presley, b. February 1844
Tazewell (Taze) Presley, b. June 3, 1845
Elizabeth Presley
Vicey Presley

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Children of William Presley and Sarah Stiltner are:

William Harvey Presley, b. 1852
Jake Ranson Presley, b. May 9, 1857
Cummings Presley, b. October 12, 1859
Abigail Presley, b. October 15, 1861
Harmon Presley, b. March 21, 1864
Mahalia Presley, b. 1868; Married Eli Vince Fletcher on November 17, 1886

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_____ Abigail Presley . . . Fourth Generation

Abigail Presley, b. October 15, 1861, d. April 8, 1957.  Married August 31, 1882 in Davenport, Virginia to David Wilson Turner, b. November 9, 1863, d. September 29, 1939.  David was the son of Wilson Turner and Betty Artrip.

Children of Abigail Presley and David Turner are:

Mary Iowa Turner, b. September 9, 1883, d. 1945.  Married Elbert Wampler.
Floyd Turner, b. March 11, 1886, d. October 19, 1966.  Married (1) Flora Breeding, (2) Matilda (Tildie) Keen.
Eli Vince Turner, b. March 20, 1889.  Married Birdie Presley.
Joseph (Joe) Turner, b. November 17, 1891.  Married Melissa Fletcher.
Missouri Turner, b. April 22, 1894.  Married Jarret Stiltner.
Victoria (Vic) Turner, b. May 20, 1896.  Married Charlie Looney.
Lucy Ellen Turner, b. August 8, 1899, d. March 25, 1985.  Married John Ellis Ownbey.
Samuel Turner, b. August 3, 1901, d. May 24, 1998.  Married Roxie Compton. 

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_____ Lucy Ellen Turner . . . Fifth Generation

Lucy Ellen Turner who married John Ellis Ownbey is the fifth generation of my tree in this line.  Please see the Ownbey Page for their information.

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