Jonathan Turley b. 13 September 1842, Nauvoo

Theodore and Frances’s youngest son, Jonathan Turley was born on this day in 1842 in Nauvoo.  His birth and death are recorded by Theodore in this Family Memorial.  The transcription is below.Family Memorial 7983 #1

Family Memorial April 10th ____

Theodore Turley Born Birmingham 1800 Brentr__ sh B
Married at Hartsowrn Church November 26 1821 to
Francess Kimberley same place Born June 22 1800
Wife of Theodore Turley Died at Winter Quarters Near Council Bluffs
the 30 of August 1847
Theodore Turley ^Jnr Born in Birmingham year 1822
Sept 4th Baptized & registered at St Phillips Church
Francess Amelia Turley Borne Janary 1^st 1821 Registered
at St. Gorges Church Birminsey London Died at Council
Bluff or Winters Quarters November 1, 1846 and her babe
Mary Ann Turly Borne July 13th 1827 in Yorke
Upper Canady North America Regersted at Methodist
Episcopal Church york U. C.
Pricilla Turley Borne Church Hill Township of ^ Yorke U.C.
Toronto, June 1829
Fredrick Turley Born 1832 May 23^rd in Church Vill U. C.
Obia Turley Borne 1834 July 5^th in Church Vill U. C.
July 29^th 1834 Buried at Churchvil
Saria Elizabeth Turley Born September 24^th 1835 in Church
Vill U. C.
Isac Turley Borne 22 November 1837 in Church Vill U. C. ^Baptized in Nauvoo
Church Vill U. Canadia (pencil)
Charlottee Turley Daughter of Theodore & Frances TUrley Born
in Nauvoo. Hancock County Illonise North americia
My Father William Turley Died April 7^th in Birmingham
Warwickshire England
Jonathan Turley born September 13^th 1842 Nauvoo
Died at Mount Rigia [Mount Rigia is crossed out] on our journey to the rockey mountins
May 12^th 1846 Garden Grove

Jonathan was a dear little 3 1/2 year old when he died as the family journeyed to the Rocky Mountains.  Eliza R. Snow mentioned his death and burial in her heart-felt 13 May 1846 journal entry:ers-p-133ers-p-251

Today we remember those, like Jonathan, who were taken from our family too soon.


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