On this day in 1848, Elizabeth Yates Turley died in Birmingham, England. Theodore Turley, her son, talks of her in his journal. She and her husband were living at Hurst Street, #65 in Birmingham when Theodore visited them there in 1830/40. Theodore recorded: “Elizabeth Turley, my mother, daughter of Ann Yates, born in Edgebiston Parish, Staffordshire in the yar 1775; father Joseph Yates, died in the year 1783. Ann Yates then married John Boughton. Year my Grandmother born 25 Mar 1758, died 1824. Had 3 children. Elizbeth, Thomas and Ann Yates. My Grandmother Hart had 14 children. Her maiden name was Weakman. Died in her 50th year.”
Death of Elizabeth is found in Death Notices in Aris’s Birmingham Gazette
Turley, Mrs. Elizabeth, of Hurst Street, aged 73, d. March 6, 1848.
Here is a record of her birth: