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Name:Thomas James Turpin
Affiliation:Class of 1870
Biography & Genealogy:Thomas James Turpin, Class of 1870: Genealogy: Born- Nov. 29, 1849 in Clairborne Co. Miss. Father- Thomas J. Turpin; Mother- Eliza Bobo. Pat. Grandfather- Francis White Turpin; Pat. Grandmother- Esther Cannon. Mat. Grandfather- Absolom Bobo; Mat. Grandmother- Agnes Hawkins. Married- Anna Blocker, daughter of Col. John R. Blocker in April, 1873. Children- 1- Annie Turpin; 2- Emmett Turpin; 3- Fannie Turpin; 4- Alice Turpin; 5- Julia Turpin. VMI Record: Entered VMI- May 7, 1866; Resigned Dec. 9, 1867 due to lack of means. Died- April 1897 in Tallulah, La.