By Mary Ann Clements We ran out of time at our fall TTFO meeting, so I wasn’t able to present new research findings. Below are the items I was planning to I discuss. Enjoy! Mormon History Association presentation I gave
Did Theodore Turley Make Dies for Gold Coins in Utah?
By Mary Ann Clements Summary: It’s likely that Theodore Turley did help with making replacement dies for minting gold coins in Utah in the summer of 1850. This included a revised design for the $5 gold coin. Many of us
Minutes from Fall 2021 TTFO Meeting
By Adrienne Williams, TTFO Secretary Attending (24): Janet Packham, Mary Ann Clements, Kay Lovell, Anna Clare & Earl Shepherd, Ted Pyper, Peggy & Sarah Simpson, Daniel Pyper, Gaye Breillatt, Nancy Turley, Margaret B. Summers, Russ Christensen, Adrienne Williams, Sherman Feher,
Setting the Record Straight: Frances Kimberley vs. Frances Amelia Kimberley
By Mary Ann Clements Earlier this week as I was working on the webpage for Theodore Turley’s first wife, Frances, something bothered me. I’d grown up my entire life knowing that Theodore Turley’s first wife, my great-great-great-grandmother, was named Frances
Celebrating the U.S. Census with Theodore Turley’s Census Records
By Mary Ann Clements Right now you can participate in an event that’s only happened 24 times in the history of the United States of America. Every ten years since 1790, the federal government has conducted a count of all
From the Inbox: Do We Have a Turley Coat of Arms?
On December 18th, we received a question from Branden T. He asked, “Is there a copy or pictures of the Theodore Turley Family Crest/Coat of Arms?” This is a question about which many Turley descendants (especially those carrying the Turley
Minutes from the October 12th Semi-Annual TTFO Meeting
Theodore Turley Family OrganizationMinutes for meeting held October 12, 2009 Recorded by Adrienne Williams, TTFO Secretary Those in attendance: Luana Rogers, David Turley, Richard Turley Sr., Kay Lovell, Ann Lewis, Carolyn Lunt, Arnold Wagner, Sharon and Howard Gray (and their
Do We Have Theodore’s Death Date Wrong?
By Mary Ann Clements Over the years, Theodore Turley’s descendants have disagreed about various details of his life, but one item has rarely been disputed, his death date of 12 August 1871. Now, historical evidence has come to light that
Crossing the Plains with the Silas Richards Company
One hundred and seventy years ago, Theodore Turley was in a wagon train en route to Salt Lake City. On the morning of July 24, 1849, Theodore woke up with other members of the Silas Richards Company in their encampment
“In the Valley of the Great Salt Lake”
On July 24th, both the state of Utah and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints worldwide celebrate Pioneer Day, a commemoration of the arrival of Latter-day Saint pioneers into the Salt Lake Valley in 1847. Theodore