NameGaius Samuel Turner 82,9, 1C4R, M
Birth12 Aug 1838, Albert County, New Brunswick82,49
Death25 Apr 1892, Albert County, New Brunswick, Canada49
OccupationShipbuilder; MPP9
ReligionBaptist49
FatherIsaac Turner , M (1794-1883)
MotherElizabeth Colpitts , F (1800-1885)
Spouses
1Lucy E. Stiles 9,49, Spouse of 1C4R, F
Birthca 1840, New Brunswick9
ReligionMethodist9
Marriage16 Aug 1876, Wesleyan Church, Hopewell Hill, Albert County, New Brunswick49
ChildrenHoward Abbot , M (1877-)
Notes for Gaius Samuel Turner
Living with his wife and son in Harvey, Albert County, New Brunswick in 1881.9

His father’s death announcement in 1883 described him as “the Hon. G.S. Turner, M.P.P.”49

From the Saint John Globe, published in Saint John, NB, on March 19, 1890:
“Gaius S. TURNER, son of Isaac TURNER, was born in Albert County in August 1838. He was educated there and engaged in shipbuilding and general trading. He was director of the Albert railroad. His wife was Miss Lucy E. STILES. At the general election of 1878 he was first returned to the legislature and has been successful at every election since. He was sworn in a member of the executive of the present government in 1883 and resigned about a year ago to go into opposition. Conservative and Baptist.”49
Obituaries
From the Chignecto Post, published Sackville, Westmorland, NB on April 28, 1892:
“After a lingering illnes, Hon. G.S. TURNER, M.P. for Albert Co.) died in Victoria Hospital, Fredericton early Monday morn. The 'Parliamentary Companion' says - Hon. Turner was the son of Isaac TURNER and Elizabeth COLPITTS. He was born in Albert Co., 12 Aug. 1838 where he was educated. Married 18 August 1876, Lucy E. STILES and engaged in ship-building and merchandising. First returned to Legislature in general election 1878, re-elected at general election 1882 and 1886. Again at last general election. Appointed member of Executive Council 3 March 1883, but resigned on account of differences with the government. Liberal-Conservative, Harvey, Albert Co. - Mr. Turner had been engaged as a ship buidler at Harvey Bank since 1877. He built a number of large vessels, including the ships "Revolving Light", "Earl Granville", "Constance", "Vandalia" and "Corings" and barks "Salacia", "Serrano", 'Egerus", "Latorn" and "Galatea". The funeral took place at Harvey. He was interred with masonic honors.”49
Notes for Gaius Samuel & Lucy E. (Family)
From the Watchman, publ. Saint John Aug 26, 1876: “m. Wesleyan Church, Hopewell Hill (Albert Co.) 16th inst., by Rev. Isaac Howe, Gains S. TURNER, Esq., Harvey / Lucy E. STILES d/o Capt. David STILES of Hopewell.”
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