Born: 5 July 1834 in Churchville, Ontario, Canada.1
Died: 29 July 1834 in Churchville, Ontario, Canada2
Buried: Churchville Cemetery in Churchville, Ontario, Canada3
FamilySearch ID: KWVM-XQB
FindaGrave Memorial ID: None
Obia was the child of Theodore Turley and Frances Kimberley.
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Obia Turley was the sixth child of Theodore Turley and Frances Kimberley. It is unclear if Obia was a boy or a girl, as the name was used for both genders at the time. Traditionally, the family has considered Obia a son of Theodore and Frances. The baby only lived a few weeks. According to Theodore’s own handwritten records, Obia was born on 5 July 1834 in Churchville and died 29 July 1834. Theodore noted that the baby was buried at Churchville, likely meaning the Churchville Cemetery.4
- Family Memorial for Frances Kimberley and children
- Theodore Turley: A Biography by Richard E. Turley, Jr. – see especially 2: The Pre-Conversion Canadian Years
- Ann Lewis’ website: “Obia Turley, b. 5 July 1834, d. 29 July 1834, Churchville, Ontario, Canada”
July 5: Obia Turley was born to Theodore Turley and Frances Kimberley in Churchville, Ontario. Obia was their sixth child.5
July 29: Obia Turley died and was buried in Churchville, Ontario.6
Churchville, Ontario: Obia Turley was born in Churchville and died there after only living a few weeks. Obia is likely buried at the Churchville Cemetery.