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Turney, Daniel

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Turney, Daniel
March 04, 2007 05:07PM
History of Bourbon, Scott, Harrison and Nicholas Counties, Kentucky, ed.
by William Henry Perrin, O. L. Baskin & Co., Chicago, 1882. p. 497.
[Bourbon County] [Paris City and Precinct]

DANIEL TURNEY, general business; P. O. Paris. This gentleman is a native
of this county, and is the second son of Amos and Lucinda McIntyre; he
was reared to farming pursuits; soon after the outbreak of the war, he
entered the Confederate army, enlisting as a private in Company G., 2d
Kentucky Cavalry, and served until the close of the same, being promoted
at different times, until he rose to the rank of captain and with the
exception of a wound received at Dallas, he escaped unharmed to the last;
upon his return to civil life, he came to Paris and engaged in the dry
goods business for three years and a half; he then engaged in the stock
trade, which business he has since followed during this time, he has been
engaged in the livery and hotel business, being connected with the
Bourbon House for several years; he is yet engaged in stock trading and
the livery business; he is the owner and proprietor of "The Arlington"
at Blue Lick Springs, in Nicholas County, of which a full description
is given elsewhere in this work, to which the reader if referred. Mr.
Turney is among the most successful business men in the county, and has
amassed a handsome property for himself and family; in January, 1867,
he married Miss Mollie Mitchell, daughter of Wm. W. Mitchell, who was
one of the highly respected residents of Bourbon County; he died
December, 1867, a man whose memory will be long cherished in the minds
of his friends and acquaintances, for his many virtues. To Mr. Turney
have been born five children, but three living: Maggie, Lucille, and
Nellie; two sons who died in infancy. Mr. Turney is a member of the
Knights of Honor.
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