Snaps, no. 30: Turner Hines Sr.

Turner Hines (1877-1946).    

On 1 December 1897, Turner Hines, 21, of Gardners township, son of Allen Hines and Frances Mashbourn, married Betsy Bullock, 19, of Gardners township, daughter of Red Batts and Hester Bullock, in Gardners township.

In the 1900 census of Gardners township, Wilson County: farmer Turner Hines, 22; wife Betsy, 23; children Ella, 2, and Allen, 3 months; sisters-in-law Rodia Bullock, 17 and Lucille, 5; and half-sister Lillie Marshman, 12.

In the 1910 census of Gardners township, Wilson County: on Wilson Road, farmer Turner Hines, 33, widower, and children Mary, 11, Allen, 9, Hester, 7, Ash, 6, and Westly, 5, plus sister Lottie, 21.

In 1918, Turner Hines registered for the World War I draft in Wilson. Per his registration card, he was born 1 July 1896; resided on a rural route near Wilson; farmed for Mrs. W.P. Banks; and was married to Pennie Hines. He signed his card with an X.

In the 1920 census of Gardners township, Wilson County: on Wilson Road, farmer Turner Hines, 43; wife Penny, 33; and children E. Mary, 21, Allen, 17, Hester, 18, West, 16, W. Jim, 7, Beatrice, 6, Tommie, 4, Rosa, 3, Francie, 2, and T. Lou, 4 months.

In the 1930 census of Gardners township, Wilson County: farmer Turner Hines, 51; wife Eliza, 50; and children Beatrice, 17, Tommie, 15, Rosa, 13, Frances, 12, Creasy, 11, Turner Jr., 8, Daisy L., 6, Willie B., 4, and Fred D., 3.

In the 1940 census of Old Fields township, Wilson County: farmer Turner Hines, 62, and children Rosetta, 23, Francis, 22, Lucretia, 21, Turner J., 18, Daisey, 17, Willie B., 13, Fred, 11, Freeman, 8, Ederene, 6, and Thelma D., 4.

Turner Hines died 24 September 1946 in Gardners township, Wilson County. Per his death certificate, he was  born 4 July 1877 in Wilson County to unknown parents, and he was buried in the Simon Barnes cemetery. Wesley Hines, East Vance Street, was informant.

Photograph courtesy of Ancestry.com user rogerbarron52.

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