Category Archives: Turley Family

Bushman Family Members in the Fairview Upper Cemetery

Charlotte Turley Bushman died 1 November 1899 in Fairview.   She was the first of our family members to be buried in the Fairview Cemetery. There are two cemeteries in Fairview; an upper cemetery and a lower cemetery. The lower cemetery … Continue reading

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Charley Turley Heals Bro.Smithson’s Son

Charley Turley was born 4 October 1899 in Snowflake, AZ.  He is the son of Alma Rubin and Delilah Jane Willis Turley. One evening Ann and her daughter got in the car with Charles [Turley]. They rode for awhile and … Continue reading

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James Standing Baptized by Theodore Turley 24 September 1837 in Upper Canada

Biography of James Standing James Standing was a native of England. He was born in Forton, Lancashire County, England. November 11, 1815. He was the son of John Standing and Nancy Varley. John was the son of William Standing. When … Continue reading

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Crossing the Plains with the Silas Richards Company

by Mary Ann Clements One hundred and seventy years ago, Theodore Turley was in a wagon train en route to Salt Lake City. On the morning of July 24, 1849, Theodore woke up with other members of the Silas Richards … Continue reading

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Theodore Turley Gains U.S. Citizenship

by Mary Ann Clements Happy 4th of July! Here’s a fun tidbit from a 1931 issue of The San Bernardino Sun Did you know that Theodore Turley was one of the first residents of San Bernardino county to ever submit naturalization … Continue reading

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Thomas Kimberley (1765-1832) Last Will and Testament, Birmingham, England

Thomas Kimberley is my 4th Great-grandfather.   His daughter, Frances Amelia Kimberley “Fanny” married Theodore Turley in 1821.  Here is the text and a copy of Thomas’s Last Will and Testament. Thomas died on this day, 14 June 1832 in Birmingham, … Continue reading

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Theodore Turley teaches and Baptizes the John and Mary Robinson in Bromwich, England, 5 June 1840

History of John Robinson and his Wives Mary Wood, Mary Ann Sorrill, Emma Lucas John Robinson, son of Edward and Elizabeth (Shorthouse) Robinson was born February 22, 1810 Birmingham, England. He was christened at Tipton Church, West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England … Continue reading

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