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Turner Clinton Sweezea

Male 1882 - 1972  (89 years)


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  • Name Turner Clinton Sweezea  [1, 2, 3
    Born 25 Dec 1882  Greenwood Valley, Carter Co. Mo. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Jul 1972  Poplar Bluff, Mo. buried, Liberty Church, Lake Creek Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I0949  Merged Tree

    Father George J. Sweazea,   b. 5 Jul 1852, Jackson Co. Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1889, Malden, Missouri [buried Malden Cemetary] Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Mother Julia Isabell Goad,   b. 7 Jul 1858, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1943, Flint, Michigan (buried Kennett, Mo.) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 28 Nov 1878  Celina, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Family ID F366  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Nancy Caroline Kiger,   b. 5 Jul 1886, Greenville, MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1957, Greenville, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 13 Nov 1904  Greenville, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Children 
     1. Living Sweezea
     2. Living Sweezea
     3. Living Sweezea
     4. Living Sweezea
     5. Living Sweezea
     6. Luther Clarence Sweezea,   b. 11 Oct 1905,   d. 8 Jun 1911, Malden Mo. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)
    Family ID F361  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Mabel Graham,   b. 5 Feb 1893,   d. 15 Jan 1968, Wayne County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 1962  Wayne Co. Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Family ID F365  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • [18212.ged]

      [sweeze~2.FTW]

      Turner Clinton Sweezea was born in Greenwood Valley in Carter County, Missouri on December 25 1882. Shortly after he was born, he moved to Malden, Missouri with his Family. His father George Sweezea was killed in 1889 at Malden, Missouri while breaking horses. He grew up in Malden and Wayne County, Missouri. After he was married, at Greenville, Mo. and was in the Contracting Business for a time, he moved to Malden and farmed in the Craig District. One year, at Malden, Turner grew a large field of watermelons and need a way to get rid of them. So he leased a box car from the railroad and shipped them to St Louis and sold them out of the box car. In 1916 he moved to Clay County, Arkansas. He traded a team and wagon for 80 acres near Rector, Arkansas. In 1922 He moved back to Wayne County, Missouri. He lived on a farm, on Lake Creek, the rest of his life except for the short time he lived in Piedmont during his last years.

      Obituary from The Wayne County Journal Banner, July 13, 1972

      TURNER SWEEZEA FUNERAL HELD AT LOCAL CHAPEL
      Funeral services for Turner C. Sweezea, retired Wayne County Farmer, who died July 5th was held Saturday July 8th, at 1 PM in the Gish-Bowles & Coder Chapel, Piedmont.
      Music for the service was by Lee Rose, Lacy Rose, Anita Wills, Edgar Allen and Marvin Lane, Majorie Bowles, pianist.
      The Rev. W. W. Handy and Rev. Woodrow Hughes were officiating ministers.
      Pallbearers were Clinton Hill, Floyd Hill, Elwood Sweezea, Earl Hill, Charles Sweezea, Marvin Sweezea, Douglas Sweezea and Dewayne Sweezea. Interment was in New Liberty Cemetery,
      Turner Clinton Sweezea, son of George and Julia Goad Sweezea, was born in Missouri on Dec 25, 1882 and died in the Poplar Bluff Hospital in Poplar Bluff, Mo. on July 5, 1972 at the age 89 years, 6 months and 10 days.
      In 1904 he was united to Nancy Kiger and to this union 6 children were born. She preceded him in death in 1957.
      In 1960 he was united in marriage to Mable Graham who preceded him in death in 1968.
      He leaves to mourn his departure 3 sons, Ira of Granger, Wash., Arvil of Poplar Bluff Mo., Arthur of Silva, Mo., 2 daughters, Edith Hill of Piedmont, Mo., Ethel Hill of Boonville, Mo., 18 grandchildren and 38 great-grandchildren.
      He also leaves one brother, Orea Sweezea of Flint, Mich., other relatives and many friends.
      Mr Sweezea professed his faith in Christ and united with the New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church at an early age.

  • Sources 
    1. [S01612] Personal Family Knowledge.

    2. [S01648] sweeze.
      Date of Import: Aug 1, 1999

    3. [S12068] 18212.ged.
      Date of Import: Jun 7, 2001


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