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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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Sarah Elizabeth Turley Franklin Died 24 March 1914, Colton, San Bernardino, CA

Sarah Elizabeth Turley was the 7th of 10 children of Theodore Turley and Frances Amelia Kimberley.  She was born in Churchville, Upper Canada on 24 September 1835 and was a little girl when her family joined with members of the … Continue reading

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Mary Agnes Flake Turley gives birth to twins: Harvey Isaac and Harry William, 10 March 1905, Snowflake, AZ

Journal of Mary Louise Hunt Larson vol. 1 10 March 1907 Friday the Academy gave a ball. A few minutes before midnight, Sister Mary Turley gave birth to pair of twin boys who weighed 7 and 8 pounds. They all got … Continue reading

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Theodore Turley welcomes Rachel Ann Cordon to this world 24 January 1844

Alfred Cordon Journal January, 1844 My wife was confined and brought forth a Daughter. The house we lived in was a verry cold house, and a cold spell of weather coming on, she suffered verry much. She was took with … Continue reading

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Elwin Ewing Bushman b. 17 Jan 1918 and Genevieve Tanner b. 11 Jan 1918

From Unflinching Courage, by Adele Bushman Westover and J. Morris Richards, pp. 91-93. Elwin Ewing Bushman and Genevieve Tanner Elwin Bushman was born Jan. 17, who were among the original settlers of 1918 in Joseph City, Arizona. He is the … Continue reading

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Genevieve Tanner Bushman b. 11 January 1918, Snowflake, AZ

The Theodore Turley Family Book, pp. 137-138 Genevieve Tanner Bushman (daughter of Roberta Turley) Genevieve Tanner was born January 11, 1918 at the old Tanner homestead about 1 ½ miles out of Joseph City. The family lived in Chino Valley … Continue reading

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Theodore Turley Advertises in the Nauvoo Neighbor, 27 Dec 1843

On 27 December 1843, Theodore Turley placed the following advertisement in the Nauvoo Neighbor.  On March 10th of that year, Joseph Smith told Theodore that he had no objection to his building a brewery in Nauvoo. Theodore Turley begs leave … Continue reading

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