Theodore Turley

Turley, Theodore (1801-1871), was born on 10 Apr. 1801 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. He was the son of William Turley and Elizabeth Yates. He married Frances Amelia Kimberley on 26 Nov. 1821 at Harborne, Staffordshire, England. He was baptized into the Church by Isaac Russell on 1 Mar. 1837 in Churchville, York County, Upper Canada. He was a companion to Wilford Woodruff during his mission to Great Britain, 1839-1840. He moved to Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois by 1841 where he was reunited with Wilford Woodruff. He died in Beaver, Beaver County, Utah Territory on 12 Aug. 1871.

Footnotes

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  • Page 165

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    August 25, 1840 ~ Tuesday 25th [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Elder Turley & enclosed our letter & sent them to him to convey them to America we directed them to Liverpool. we visited Mr George Boulton pin & needle hook & eye manufacturer we went to his shop & saw them make pins through evry process of it from the wire to the finish we attended a tea total meeting, at the Temperance Hall We ...
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    August 25, 1840 August 26, 1840 August 27, 1840 August 28, 1840
  • Page 179

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    soon broke up & after clearing our rooms of brick stones & glass we lay down & had a good nights rest 5 mil [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Elders Kimball & Smith September 17, 1840 ~ Thursday 17th I spent most of the day in Dymock & in the evening I walked to Ledbury & spent the night at Br Pullins 5 miles September 18, 1840 ~ Friday 18th I walked to ...
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    September 17, 1840 September 18, 1840 September 19, 1840 September 20, 1840 September 21, 1840
  • Page 245

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    CLOSE OF THE YEAR The first Day of 1840 found me in company with Elders J. Taylor & T. Thurley on board of the Packet Ship Oxford on the Atlantic in Long 42,40 And the Last Day in Company with Elder Kimball in No 40 Ironmonger Row Saint Lukes London, the great Metropolis of Britian & the world. This has been an important year to myself, to all the saints & to the world at Large in many respects ...
  • Page 89

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    COUNCIL At a council held at Far West by the Twelve, High Priests, Elders, & Priests on the twenty sixth of April 1839 The following resolutions were adopted Resolved that the following persons should be no more fellowshiped in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints but excommunicated from the same, viz Isaac Russel, Mary Russel, John Goodson & wife, Jacob Scott senr & wife ...
  • Page 93

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    Lyman Wight for presenting the subject of politicks through the public press in a manner that was derogatory to the character of the church & closing up what public feeling there was manifest in our favor May 13, 1839 ~ Monday to May 14, 1839 ~ Tuesday 13th & 14th I spent in preparing myself to move to Commerce or Montrose in the Ioway Territory. I [FIGURE] wrote a Letter to Elder Milton Holmes by the direction of the Twelve informing ...
    Dates:
    May 13, 1839 May 14, 1839 May 15, 1839 May 16, 1839 May 17, 1839 May 18, 1839 May 19, 1839 May 20, 1839
  • Page 45

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    January 1, 1840 ~ Wednesday JAN 1st 1840 I find myself in Company with Elder's John Taylor & Theadore Turley on board of the packet Ship Oxford of the Black Bull line on our way from New york to Liverpool to fulfill a commandment of god in preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ to the Nations of Europe. We are in Long 42.40 We have a vary rough sea, High winds blustering & cloudy. I ...
    Dates:
    January 1, 1840 January 2, 1840
  • Page 54

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    Bondage as the Children of Israel in Egypt I find that Elder Richards has had a hard school to pass through since he has been in England. I see that we have a great work to perform & we have need of much faith & humility before God January 15, 1840 ~ Wednesday 15th I dined at Brother Worselys & suped at Sister Dawsons & sp at Elder Richards ...
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    January 15, 1840 January 16, 1840
  • Page 55

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    Richards, Fielding, Turley, Clark, & myself. We truly rejoiced to have an interview with President Fielding January 17, 1840 ~ Friday 17th COUNCIL Jan 17th 1840 At a meeting of Council held at Elder Richards house in Preston Lancashire, England Elder Joseph Fielding being called to the chair & Elder Theodore ^Turley^ appointed Clerk. The president then called upon Elder W. Woodruff to open the meeting ...
    Dates:
    January 17, 1840
  • Page 57

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    & explained by those of the Twelve present. The Council then Adjourned Joseph Fielding President Theodore Turley I spent the night at Brother W. Richards Write to Elder Joseph Fielding direct to Liverpool to at Samuel Sidebottom NO 1. Scarlet Street Near St Ann Street January 18, 1840 ~ Saturday 18th We met at Elder W Richards in the morning for a Season of prayer & fasting & for a blessing before ...
    Dates:
    January 18, 1840
  • Page 59

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    upon her & commanded the devil to Depart, & the fever to stand rebuked in the name of Jesus Christ & it was done though not without a great struggle & we left her came in her mind & prin ciply delivered of her pain. We took supper at Brother Thomas Millers their was 8 saints in the family & they looked good. I spent the night with Elder Clayton at Sister Elizabeth Hardmans I administered unto 6 sick persons & travled ...
    Dates:
    January 19, 1840