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Sarah Ellen Clift Turley b. 3 May 1817, d. 4 March 1847, Winter Quarters

Sarah Ellen Clift is the daughter of Robert Clift and Elizabeth Cantle.  She was born 3 May 1817 in Clifton Gloucestershire, England. Sarah Ellen was married to Mr. Selwyn, later divorced. Theodore Turley and Sarah Ellen Clift were married 26 April … Continue reading

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Ira Depo Lyman, b. 30 April 1855, son of Priscilla Turley and Amasa Lyman

History of Ira Depo Lyman by Chester Lyman My father Ira D. Lyman was born in San Bernardino, California on April 30, 1855. My mother Elizabeth Ann (Rowley) Lyman was born in Fillmore, Millard County, Utah April 4, 1858.  Father Lyman … Continue reading

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LDS Apostles Fulfill Joseph Smith’s Prophecy of Meeting in Far West, Missouri, 26 April 1939. Theodore Turley was there.

Despite threats of violence to stop them, Brigham Young, Wilford Woodruff, John Taylor and other apostles and church leaders gathered in Far West, Missouri to lay the cornerstone of a temple and depart for their mission to England. “And next … Continue reading

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Walter Turley b. 25 April 1891, d. 9 September 1891 in Colonia Juarez, Mexico

From the History of Clara Ann Tolton Turley written by her son, Isaac Turley Jr., and assisted by his daughter, Viola Turley Haws. Clara Ann endured those times of uncertainty with faith and courage. She was a wonderful mother, and … Continue reading

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Frances Turley Romney b. 21 April 1873, d. 19 June 1953. “Her kindness overflowed.”

The Theodore Turley Family Book, pp. 366-370  Frances Turley Romney, daughter of Isaac and Clara Ann Tolton Turley, was born April 21, 1873 in Beaver, Utah. When she was five years old, her parents were called by President John Taylor … Continue reading

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Twelve men went to Elder Turley’s house with loaded rifles intending to shoot him. 18 April 1839

“When the Saints commenced removing from Far West, they shipped as many families and as much goods as possible to Richmond, to go down the Missouri River and up the Mississippi to Quincy, Ill… The exodus throughout was managed with … Continue reading

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Ernest Tolton Turley, b. 16 April 1875, Beaver, Utah

The Theodore Turley Family Book, pp. 395-397 Ernest Turley, son of Isaac Turley and Clara Ann Tolton was born April 16, 1875 in Beaver City, Utah. The following is from his Personal Record: Ernest Turley attended grade school in Colonia … Continue reading

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