- The 1840 Census Jones County Mississippi lists a Robert Turnbough family (12 individules) - also an Albert Knight between age 30 and 40 his wife in same age range they had 8 sons and one daughter. 1840 Census lists only head of household only and a tally by age range. The 1840 Census page lists a James, William, Albert and Felix Knight plus said Robert Turnbough families.
1850 Census of Choctaw county, Mississippi lists Robert Turnbow, age 56, Farmer born in Kentucky, Sarah age 50 b in Miss, James Turnbow, age 17, Pernecia age 14 ( Female), Benjamin age 10, Sarah age 7, all listed children born in Miss. A James Canterberry age 43 born in Tenn was also living with Robert Turnbow family. Records by Sarah gives the family name spelling as Turnbough which is seen in this Texas branch of the family.
Robert made an application for land in 1851 from Choctaw county Miss, and shortly thereafter moved to Fannin Texas where he was a farmer at the time of his death in 1854.
Samuel Turnbow a younger brother of Robert lists Roberts children as: Elizabeth Baker; Maey Meadows;Isaac Harvey Turnbow; John Turnbow; Tellis Turnbow; James Turnbow; Pernecia Turnbow; Benjamin Franklin Turnbow; and Sarah Turnbow.
Samuel Turnbow stated his grandfather Andrew Turnbow fought in the Revolutionary War, and lived in Fork-Dear, Tenn at his death and was 106 years and 11 days old. Also tha his father Isaac moved from Kentucky to Tennessee and in the year of 1812 two of Samuel Turnbow's brothers Robert and Jacob, and his father enlisted to serve the United States during the war serving under General Andrew Jackson. When peace was restored his father Isaac moved to Indian territory being a wilderness he soon concluded to move on the Canhauba River, Perry County Alabama, where Isaac died on 11 June 1829.