Category Archives: Turley Family

Families of Theodore Turley and Ruth Jane Giles

On the 18th of June in 1850, Theodore Turley married Ruth Jane Giles in Salt Lake City. They had 3 children, Joseph Orson, Jacob Omner and Alvin Hope.  Here is some information about their family written by Theodore Hope Turley (b. … Continue reading

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Theodore Turley Christened on 29 May 1801, St. Martin’s, Birmingham

Theodore Turley was born 10 April 1801 in Birmingham, England.  Here is the record of his christening on the 29th of May at St. Martin’s Cathedral.

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Joseph Smith: “Friendship is like Brother Turley in his blacksmith shop”

The Prophet Joseph Smith tells us that love begets love in this way: “It is a time-honored adage that love begets love. Let us pour forth love—show forth our kindness unto all mankind, and the Lord will reward us with … Continue reading

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Eleven Year Old Turley Boy Breaks Neck

Creswick Roy was a grandson of Theodore Turley.  He was the son of Jacob Omner Turley and Louisa Ann Woodhouse.  Ray was born 12 July 1896 in Boise, Idaho and died there, 15 May 1906. From Santa Fe New Mexican, Saturday, … Continue reading

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John Taylor’s Conversion in Toronto, Upper Canada 1836

Theodore Turley and his family  emigrated to Toronto, Upper Canada  around 1825/26 where Theodore was a Methodist preacher.  In 1837 Parley P. Pratt visited Theodore and taught him the restored gospel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  … Continue reading

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Charlotte Jane Sabey Gray b. 19 April 1883

The Theodore Turley Family Book, p. 485      Charlotte, born April 19, 1883 in Lehi, Utah, was the daughter of John and Amanda Bushman Sabey. She was married in the Salt Lake Temple Jan. 9, 1901 to Joseph William … Continue reading

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Charlotte Turley, b. 1840 Nauvoo, Early Years

(Artist: Julie Young) Charlotte Turley was born 15 April 1840 in Nauvoo, Illinois, the 9th of 10 children born to Theodore and Frances Turley.   She was described as a child having dark hair and black eyes.  She and her family … Continue reading

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