Jason Turley was the son of Mary Clift and Gustavus Hills. Mary had become pregnant by Gustavus, who was disfellowshipped for seducing her. He was ordered to pay for her upkeep and the child as well. The child, Jason, took Theodore Turley’s name when Mary was sealed to Theodore.
Mary Clift Memorial Transcription:
Mary Clift Daughter of Robert & Clift Born
Mary Clift sealed to Theodore Turley in the House of
the Lord in Nauvoo of the 19th day Jan^y 1846
Jacon Turly Died 26^th of October 1843 Born 1841/2 October 20^th