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Philip TURSE

Philip TURSE

Male 1862 - 1916  (53 years)

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  • Name Philip TURSE 
    Born 20 Jul 1862  possibly Rockland County NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    RELI Protestant  [2
    Died May 1916 
    Buried 23 May 1916  Westwood Cemetery, Westwood, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I45  The Turses
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2012 

    Father Aaron (Arie) /TOERS TURSE,   b. 17 Jul 1810, possibly Rockland County NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1872, Bergen County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Mary (Ann) Eliza THORP,   b. Abt 1830, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1902, Westwood, Bergen Co, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Married Abt 1862  Prob Bergen, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F28  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1900 Census Washington Township, Bergen, NJ Philip is noted as Single, with a birth date of June 1868. The name is spelled TURES, but written over. His occupation is Painter.

      1910 Census, Orangetown, Rockland NY he is listed as Phillip Turas, age 48, born New Jersey, occupation house painter, in the household of Mike Feeney as a boarder.

      Phillip was somewhat notorious for his misbehavior. Known as “Frip”, we have an early newspaper account of his arrest for disorderly conduct, We also hold a record of 25 Mar 1916 admission to the Rockland NY County Almshouse, which give his mother’s name as Mary Thorp and father’s name as Aaron Turse.

      Westwood Cemetery database has his burial as 5/23/1916, but does not have the gravesite identified.

    Buried:
    • Grave not found, but in cemetery record

  • Sources 
    1. [S44] Turse Family Bible Transcriptions, Ellsworth J Turse, Sr handwritten notes.

    2. [S671] Record of Inmates Rockland County Almshouse.

    3. [S377] Headstone Transcription.

    4. [S11] IGI File, 0822026.