Category Archives: Turley Family

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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Josephine Turley born 9 May 1898, Snowflake, AZ

From the Journal of Journal of May Louise Hunt Larson vol. 1 [1898, Snowflake] May 5 I am 38 years old today. I ironed in the forenoon, and fixed baked potatoes, dried apple cobbler for dinner. Alof went with me to … Continue reading

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Sarah Turley b. 1 Sept 1895, d. 5 May 1898, Snowflake, AZ

Journal of May Louise Hunt Larson vol. 1 5 May 1898 I am 38 years old today. I ironed in the forenoon, and fixed baked potatoes, dried apple cobbler for dinner. Alof went with me to Relief Society meeting where I … Continue reading

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Theodore Turley Captain and Lieutenant Colonel in the Nauvoo Legion 1841, 1843

From the Encyclopedia of Mormonism: Nauvoo Legion Author: Flammer, Philip M. The Illinois legislative act of December 1840 that incorporated the city of Nauvoo also authorized creation of a military body or militia that came to be known as the … Continue reading

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Winter Quarters Sexton’s Records 26 April to 6 May 1847: Deaths of Hyrum Smith Turley 29 April and Sarah Ellen Clift Turley 4 May 1847

Theodore Turley lost 5 dear ones in Winter Quarters.  Here is the sexton record showing the deaths of his son, Hyrum Smith Turley and his wife, Sarah Ellen Turley:

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Theodore Turley to David Whitmer: “If the cap fits you, wear it.”

5 April 1839 Theodore Turley confronts David Whitmer about the gold plates. “[Theodore] Turley said, ‘Gentlemen, I presume there are men here who have heard [John] Corrill say, that Mormonism was true, that Joseph Smith was a prophet, and inspired … Continue reading

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