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The map shown is cira 1891. It was made after the last white Turrentines left this area, but it was the closest to the time period I found readily available.  With your eyes, follow  north along Mars Hills Road to where the Little River Church was and is located.  This is the Presbyterian Church were the early Turrentine's worshiped.  The cemetery is north and east between the old Mt. Tirzah and Durham roads on the original farm of Samuel Turrentine. It is almost on the Durham County line.
 
To find the cemetery today - GPS Coordinates: 36d 11m 13.0s N; 78d 57m 54.0s W   
Take Hwy 57 north out of Hillsborough, turn east on New Sharon Church Rd, then left on Poole Rd (SR #1536), then right on Hopkins Rd (SR #1537).  The cemetery is on the north side (left) of the road.  The cemetery's two brick pillars are visible.

Click here for a web page with a picture of cemetery. (another site)

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Cemeterhy photo taken April 2013, looking north from the gate.

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Tombstones of Samuel and Alexander, Turrentine brothers who first settled this area.   These photos were taken in the 1950's or 1960's.

Photos of tombstones at Findagrave.com

There are 3 additional cemeteries with Turrentine in the name.  You can find them by doing a Cemetery lookup using the word "Turrentine".

Turrentine Family Newsletter
c/o Joyce Hodges 17952 168th St, Basehor, Ks 66007
 email jehodges@email.com