DESCENDANTS OF JOHN TRIMBLE

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Don Norman

 

NOTE: The ancestral name of the Trimble line was Turnbull.

 

1. JOHN TURNBULL

 

      John Turnbull was born in 1691. He married Helen Arbuckle November 5, 1727. Helen, a daughter of David and Helen (Scott) Arbuckle October 20, 1695.

 

Children of John and Helen (Arbuckle) Turnbull.

 

  2.  (1). Margaret                 b.       1726

 

  3.  (2). Jean                     b.       1730

 

  4.  (3). James                    b.       1732

    m. Susanna Shinneberger Jan 4 1784

          m. Elizabeth Colan

 

  5.  (4). John                     b.       1735

 

  6.  (5). Janet                    b.       1736

 

  7.  (6). John                     b.       1738

 

  8.  (6). Lillian                  b.       1741

 

4.JAMES TURNBULL    1. JOHN TURNBULL

 

James Turnbull, a son of John and Helen (Arbuckle) Turnbull, was born in  1732 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was christened January 4, 1733. He was conscripted into the British Army and sent to America the Revolutionary War. He was with the army when Cornwallis surrendered at Yorktown, VA. He married Susanna Shinneberger January 4, 1784. In 1797 he went to Straight Creek near Monterey, VA.

James married Elizabeth Colan August 13, 1818. Elizabeth died in 1824.

Note that James’children used the “Trimble” surname.

James Trimble's Will, dated January 26, 1824 in recorded in Will

Book #4, Page 81 in Pendleton County WV.

  

Children of James and Susanna (Shinneberger) Turnbull.

 

  9.  (1). Nancy Trimble            b. Mar 14 1785    d. Dec 11 1828

    m. John Samples Sep 26 1805

 

 10.  (2). Sarah Trimble            b. Jun 15 1787

         m. Joseph Jones  1812

 

 11.  (3). John                           b. Jan  4 1790    d. Mar 4 1849

 m. Sarah Waybright Oct  7 1812

 

 12.  (4). Susanna                        b. May 30 1792    d.       1847

  m. Mathais Benson Oct 19 1809

 

 13.  (5). James B. Trimble               b. Feb  3 1795    d. Feb  2 1863

        m. Catharine Seybert Feb 26 1818

 

 14.  (6). Elizabeth Trimble              b. Dec 23 1797    d. Jul 12 1881

  m. William W. Benson Jul 17 1817

 

 15.  (7). William C. Trimble             b. Apr  2 1800    d. Jul  5 1897

  m. Elizabeth H. Samples Jan 2 1838

 

 16.  (8). Margaret Trimble               b. Aug  5 1801

 m. James Benson Nov 15 1821

 

Children of James and Elizabeth (Colan) Turnbull.

 

 17.  (1). George A. Trimble              b.c.       1819

 

 18.  (2). Ezekiel Trimble                b.         1820

 

 19.  (3). Mary E. Trimble                b.         1823   d.        1905

 m. Elihu Helmick Mar 25 1847, DeWitt, IL.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

Linger, Fred A. Jr., “Samuel Jones Family History 1998”