Be sure & check Family Group Sheet #2 below

Contributor:  Suzy MARTINEZ
HUSBAND: Thomas Turl LOADER 

Birth date: 11 Feb 1813 
Birth place: Portsea, Hampshire, England 
Death date: 31 Mar 1894, pneumonia 
Death place: Iredell, Bosque Co., TX 
Burial place: Riverside Cem. 
Father: Thomas LOADER, Wyke Regis, Dorcet, England 
Mother: Martha TURL, England 

WIFE: Mary Ann COPUS 
Birth date: 11 Dec 1818 
Birth place: Gosport, Hampshire, England 
Death date: 15 Apr 1894, pneumonia 
Death place: Iredell, Bosque Co., TX 
Burial place: Riverside Cem. 
Father: James COPUS, Gosport, Southampton, England 
Mother: Mary Ann HOLT 

Marriage date: 18 Feb 1844 
Marriage place: Portsea Island, Southampton (Hampshire), England 

CHILD 1:  Thomas Fletcher LOADER 
Birth date: 17 Nov 1844 
Birth place: Southsea, Hampshire, England 
Marriage date:  23 Apr 1868, Lucinda Elizabeth MARTIN 
Marriage place: Bosque Co, TX 
Death date: 17 Feb 1920 
Death place: Iredell, Bosque Co., TX, Riverside Cem. 

CHILD 2:  Mary Ann Turl LOADER 
Birth date: 11 Mar 1846 
Birth place: Southsea, Hampshire, England 
Marriage date: 31 Mar 1872, Joseph C. FERGUSON 
Marriage place: Bosque Co, TX 
Death date: 13 Oct 1930 
Death place: Iredell, Bosque Co., TX, Riverside Cem. 

CHILD 3:  William George Turl LOADER 
Birth date: 24 Feb 1848 
Birth place: Southsea, Hampshire, England 
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CHILD 4:  Charlotte Jane LOADER 
Birth date: 22 Nov 1849 
Birth place: Southsea, Hampshire, England 
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CHILD 4:   George Texas LOADER 
Birth date: 8 Oct 1857 
Birth place: Houston, Harris Co,Texas 
Marriage date: 8 Jan 1878,  Emaline L. MARTIN 
Marriage place: Bosque Co, TX
Death date: 5 Feb 1925 
Death place: Iredell, Bosque Co., TX., Riverside Cem.

SOURCES:  SOURCES:  International Genealogical Index, Church Latter Day Saints;   General Register Office, St. Catherine's House, London, ENG;   Public Record Office, London, ENG;   Hampshire
County Record Office, ENG;   Portsmouth Record Office, ENG;   Dorset County Record Office, ENG;   "The Story of Gosport", LFW White (Barrell, 1964);   London Census Office, ENG;  Greater London Records Office, ENG;   Nicholas David MICHAEL, Switzerland;   Arthur Neil SOUTAR, ENG;   County Clerk Office, Bosque County, TX;   Sherry STRINGER, San Angelo, TX;  Bosque Co Historical Commission,Bosque Co, TX;   Gene Blakley, Iredell, Bosque Co, TX;  McLennan Library, Waco, TX........ 

NOTES:~ Thomas Turl LOADER was a grocer in England, when he married Mary Ann COPUS.... Thomas migrated to America in 1850...he became a citizen in 1853 (Houston, Harris Co Dist. Court), then settled in Bosque Co., TX  before 1860........ 

He went into partnership with Andrew & Paul Downing, and opened 2 stores, "Loader, Downing & Co."....one store in Valley Mills, and the other, being the first store in Iredell...at that location he, also, ran the Iredell Mills, and was appointed Postmaster in 1872.....He served as Postmaster of Iredell, for a total of 17 years.... 

In 1868, Thomas was Bosque Co. District Clerk, and in 1869, he served as Bosque Co. Tax Assessor.   Thomas also served as administrator for the estate of his deceased friend, Ward Keeler, founder of Iredell......

 ~ ~ No records have been found of William George Turl LOADER or Charlotte Jane LOADER reaching America~ 

FGS #2
Contributor: Sherry Stringer
HUSBAND: Thomas Turl Loader 

Birth date: 11 Feb 1813 
Birth place: Portsea, Hampshire, England 
Death date: 31 Mar 1894 
Death place: Iredell, Bosque Co, TX 
Burial place: Riverside Cemetery, Iredell, Bosque Co, TX 
Father: Thomas Loader 
Mother: Martha Turl 

WIFE: Mary Ann Copus 
Birth date: 11 Dec 1816 
Birth place: England 
Death date: 17 Apr 1894 
Death place: Iredell, Bosque Co, TX 
Burial place: Riverside Cemetery, Iredell, Bosque Co, TX 
Father: James Copus 
Mother: Mary Ann Holt 

Marriage date: 18 Feb 1844 
Marriage place: Portsea Island, Southhampton (Hampshire) England 

CHILD 1: Thomas Fletcher Loader 
Birth date: 27 Nov 1844 
Birth place: Southhampton, Southsea, England 
Death date: 17 Feb 1920 
Death place: Iredell, Bosque Co, TX 
Spouse: Lucinda Elizabeth Martin 
Marriage Date: 23 Apr 1868 
Marriage Place: Bosque Co, TX 

CHILD 2: Mary Ann Turl Loader 
Birth date: 11 Mar 1846 
Birth place: St. Vincent St, Southsea, Hampshire, England 
Death date: 13 Oct 1930 
Death place: Iredell, Bosque Co, TX 
Spouse: Joseph C. Ferguson 
Marriage Date: 31 Mar 1872 
Marriage Place: Bosque Co, TX 

CHILD 3: William George Turl Loader 
Birth date: 24 Feb 1848 
Birth place: Portsea Island, Co Of Southhampton, England 
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CHILD 4: Charlotte Jane Loader 
Birth date: 22 Nov 1849 
Birth place: Southsea, England 
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CHILD 5: George Texas Loader 
Birth date: 8 Oct 1857 
Birth place: Houston, Harris Co, TX 
Death date: 5 Feb 1925 
Death place: Iredell, Bosque Co, TX 
Spouse: Emeline Martin 
Marriage Date: 8 Jan 1878 
Marriage Place: Bosque Co, TX 

SOURCES: Debrett Ancestry Research, England, Bosque County Historical Commission, County Clerk Office, Bosque Co, TX, Thelma LOADER GULBREATH, Walnut Springs, Bosque CO, TX, Suzy MARTINEZ, Abilene, Taylor Co, TX, Gene BLAKLEY, Iredell, Bosque Co, TX., Byron LOADER, Lampasas, TX.

NOTES: Thomas Turl LOADER & Mary Ann COPUS were my g-g-g grandparents.  Thomas Fletcher LOADER & Lucinda Elizabeth LOADER were my g-g grandparents... James Henry William LOADER & Minnie Pearlee GOYNE were my g-grandparents .....Thomas Turl came to America from England in the early 1850's with his wife, Mary Ann
& two children Thomas Fletcher & Mary Ann Turl.....No one seems to know what happened to William George Turl & Charlotte Jane, the third & fourth children of this couple.....George was born in TX, so they named him George Texas....The family migrated to Bosque Co in 1859. Thomas Turl owned a general store in Irredell, LOADER &
SON during the 1800's....Thomas Turl LOADER was the second postmaster of Iredell....This story was told by George Texas Grandaughter, Nina Loader NYSTELL..  The day Thomas Turl died they got her out of school and she had to follow the horse drawn hearse from one end of town to the other, all the way to the cemetery. She said she
would never forget that day. Thomas & Mary Ann are buried side by side in the LOADER SECTION if the Riverside Cemetery in Iredell, Bosque Co, TX.