Theodore Turley: A Biography

By Richard E. Turley, Jr.

“…I’ve been serializing a history of Theodore in the newsletter…. That will ultimately get revised again and again and again with a lot of these Papers materials woven into it into a very good, thorough biography of Theodore.” –Richard E. Turley, Jr., April 2019 TTFO Temple and Family History Day Presentation

Table of Contents
1: Early Life in England (1995 Issue #1)
2: The Pre-Conversion Canadian Years, 1825-1837 (1995 Issue #2)
3: Joining the Latter-day Saints, 1837 (January 1996)
4: Church Life in Canada, 1837-1838 (April 1996)
5: Gathering with the Saints, 1838 (January 1997)
6: Trouble in Zion, 1838 (May 1997)
7: Helping the Poor to Move, December 1838 to April 1839 (September 1997)
8: Fleeing Far West, 5-18 April 1839 (January 1998)
9: Prophecy Fulfilled, 18-26 April 1839 (October 1998)
10: Refugees in Search of a Home, 26 April to 11 June 1839 (March 1999)
11: The First House Built by a Saint in Nauvoo, 11 June to 18 July 1839 (October 1999)
12: Preparing for a Mission: Life in Commerce to 20 September 1839 (January 2000)
13: Starting for England, 21 September to 11 October 1839 (June 2000)
14: The Journey to Kirtland, 1839 (October 2000)
15: From Kirtland to the East Coast, November to December 1839 (February 2001)
16: New York City, December 1839 (June 2001)
17: The Voyage to England, 19 December 1839 to 1 January 1840 (October 2001)
18: Early Missionaries Continue their Voyage to England, 2 January-11 January 1840 (February 2002)
19: From Liverpool to Birmingham, 12-29 January 1840 (October 2002)
20: With the Family in Birmingham, 30-31 January 1840 (February 2003)
21: Preaching, Sight-Seeing, and Genealogy, 1-3 February 1840 (June 2003)
22: Trying to Convince the Family (October 2003)
23: Imprisoned (February 2004)
24: Keen Reflections from Jail (June 2004)
25: Still in Prison (October 2004)
26: Free at Last (February 2005)
27: On with the Work, May 8-28, 1840 (June 2005)
28: Preaching Again to the Family, Theodore’s Greatest Desire, May 28-June 14, 1840 (October 2005)
29: “Satan Rages in the People” (February 2006)
30: The Manchester Conference (June 2006)
31: Preparing to Leave England (October 2006)
32: Preparing to Leave England (continued) (February 2007)
33: Leading the Emigrating Saints (June 2007)
34: “Sickness, Vomiting, Groaning and Bad Smells” (October 2007)
35: “Much Grieved in Consequence” (Missing)
36: All Hands on Deck (June 2009)
37: He Appeared Vexed (February 2010)
38:They are Mad and Swear Vengeance (June 2010)
39: Making Preparations for Landing (October 2010)
40: New York (March 2011)
41: Steaming Up the Hudson (June 2011)
42: The Erie Canal (October 2012)
43: What to Do? (February 2014)
44: Overland Journey (September 2014)
45: Nauvoo (March 2015)
46: A Growing Family (March 2016)
47: Polygamy (March 2017)
48: Censured (Forthcoming)