I just wanted to post so others that may pass this post know that we have and continue to conferr on Joshua C. Turner. For those who happen to come across this posting, I have information for this Turner. I am the direct decendant of Joshua C. Turner. I currently have all the information of this family. I have only been able to go back as far as North Carolina. Joshua C. Turner was the 1st male born in Texas. b. Nov. 2, 1841 Nacogdoches Co., Tx d. May 20, 1875, Tyler, Smith Co., Tx. and is buried in Verner Cemetery outside of Tyler, Tx. His wife was Mary (Molly) Elizabeth Cates. b. May 12, 1847 d. July 18, 1940 and is buried in Prarie Springs Cemetery, Ben Wheeler, Van Zandt Co., Tx.