Turner, John Peter.  Correspondence and Certificates of John Peter Turner, 1855-1910.

CAMC Collection 65



Turner, John Peter.  Correspondence and Certificates of John Peter Turner, 1855-1910.  CAMC Collection 65.  11 folders.


ABSTRACT:
The John Peter Turner collection contains correspondence to parents, brothers, and sisters who were still residing in Sweden, the baptismal certificate for Turner’s son Winfield, Turner’s obituary, and land deeds and certificates.  Correspondence is in Swedish.  Letters contain information about family health, new births, and possible work in America.


RESTRICTIONS:
There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Researchers must use collection in accordance with the policies of the College Archives, the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library, and Gustavus Adolphus College.


COLLECTION CITATION:

Turner, John Peter.  Correspondence and Certificates of John Peter Turner, 1855-1910. CAMC Collection 65.  Gustavus Adolphus College Archives, St. Peter, Minnesota.


RELATED COLLECTIONS IN THE ARCHIVES:
Turner, Mathilda Lundeen.  Mathilda Lundeen Turner Correspondence, 1869-1927. CAMC Collection 72. 

Turner, Amelia Hildegarde.  Correspondence, Diaries, and Papers of Amelia Hildegarde Turner, 1908-1936. CAMC Collection 68. 

Turner, August Elmer.  Personal Papers of August Turner, 1892-1969. CAMC Collection 70. 

Turner, Winfield H.  Outgoing Correspondence and Miscellaneous Memorial Clippings of Winfield H. Turner, 1901-1977. CAMC Collection 63. 

Peterson, Lorinda Fidelia Turner.  Diaries and Scrapbooks of Lorinda Turner Peterson, 1886-1973. CAMC Collection 88. 

Peterson, Florence Mathilda Turner.


PROCESSED BY:
Anna K. Johnson, student worker, processed this collection and developed the finding aid during August 2010.


SUBJECT HEADINGS:
Turner, John Peter, 1847-1910.
Turner family.
Swedes in Minnesota.
Sweden – Emigration and immigration.
U.S. – Emigration and immigration.
Deeds – Minnesota – Nicollet County.

 

CAMC Collection 65

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Folder

Outgoing correspondence to family in Sweden, 1874

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Letters from Åke Magni Petersson, 1 December 1877 and 10 November 1878

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3

Letters from sister, Eva Peterson, 2 December 1877 and 24 November 1878

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4

Figure regarding estate by J.P. Turner, 1877-1881

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8

Citizenship Papers, 1880

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10

Letter from sister Christen, 1885

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9

Baptismal certificate for son Winfield, 15 May 1886

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5

Letter from sister Martha, 15 November 1896

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6

Obituary of J.P. Turner, 1910

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7

Letter to sister Anna Holtin from sister Martha, forwarded to J.P. Turner, undated

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2

Land Certificates, 1858-1859

     Blank, Patience and Jonsson, Johan Magnus, 16 July 1858

     Magsey, Samuel and Lundin, Jonas Petter, 16 July 1858

     Johnson, Betsy, 10 August 1859

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11

Land Deeds, 1857, 1861, 1867, 1883 and 1905

     Johan Magnus Johnson sold to Jonas P. Lundeen, 7 April 1857

     Peter Ahlstrom sold to Jonas P. Lundeen, 25 February 1861

     Rebecca and Nathan Myrich sold to Jonas P. Lundeen, 6 March 1867

     Henry and Matilda Rice sold to Jonas P. Lundeen, 5 April 1867

     Marcus A. Miner sold to Jonas P. Lundeen, 9 February 1883

     Jonas and Eva Lundeen sold to John Peter Turner, 9 February 1883

     G.H. and Victoria Towley sold to J.P. Turner, 22 August 1905

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