Salt Lake City Cemetery
Salt Lake City, Utah
The Salt Lake City Cemetery is located at 200 “N” Street in Salt Lake City, Utah. The entrance is at the corner of “N” Street and 4th Avenue. According to the cemetery’s website, “Salt Lake City’s cemetery is the largest municipally-owned cemetery in the country, taking up a little over 120 acres.” The first burial was made in 1848. “There are 130,000 burial sites in the cemetery with just over 125,000 buried currently.”1
Self-guided tour maps are available as PDFs on the Salt Lake City Cemetery’s website:
- “Pioneers & Church Influencers” Map — “These pioneers of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints traveled westward from Illinois to escape religious persecution and build a prosperous society of their own in today’s state of Utah. Upon arrival in 1847, these determined individuals immediately set to work in developing the Salt Lake Valley and beyond with rapid success. Later generations of Latter-day Saint settlers, many listed here who were buried in the Salt Lake City Cemetery, have also had tremendous influence on their religious community and the history of the state.”
- “Fascinating Figures” Map — “From gunslingers and outlaws to suffragists to business leaders and beyond, this map highlights a very wide variety of some of the most unique individuals who are buried in the Salt Lake City Cemetery.”
- “Tree Tour” Map — “The Salt Lake City Sexton Mark E. Smith and Urban Forest Area Coordinator Julie Fratto have chosen just a few of the many varieties of trees that make up the diverse Urban Forest that exists within the boundaries of The Salt Lake City Cemetery.”
This list of Theodore Turley family burials is likely incomplete. Please contact us if you know of any burials to add!
Tolton, Ann Smith — Ann Smith Tolton (1791?-1868), born Ann Smith, was the paternal grandmother of Clara Ann Tolton who married Isaac Turley (1837-1908). Isaac was the son of Theodore Turley and Frances Kimberley. Members of the Theodore Turley Family Organization raised money to provide a headstone for Ann Smith Tolton, and it was installed in 2019.
FindaGrave Memorial 153977127 | FamilySearch KWV9-6PV | TTFO Special Projects
Turley, Alice Marie Clarkson — Alice Marie Clarkson (1937-2017) was the wife of David L. Turley, a great-great-grandson of Theodore Turley.
Wife of David–Lawrence–Edward Franklin–Isaac–Theodore
FindaGrave Memorial 181688605 | FamilySearch LTQQ-SWY
Turley, Alvin Hope — Alvin Hope Turley (1855-1872) was the son of Theodore Turley and Ruth Jane Giles. He died on 29 May 1872 at the age of sixteen from typhoid fever.2 Members of the Theodore Turley Family Organization raised money to provide a headstone for Alvin, and it was installed in 2016.
FindaGrave Memorial 69638372 | FamilySearch K29F-SPK | TTFO bio for Alvin Hope Turley | TTFO Special Projects
Turley, Betty Jean Nickle — Betty Jean Nickle (1928-2009) was the wife of Richard E. Turley Sr., a great-great-grandson of Theodore Turley.
Wife of Richard E.–Edward Vernon–Edward Franklin–Isaac–Theodore
FindaGrave Memorial 37798288 | FamilySearch KWCB-ZHY
Turley, Douglas Marion — Douglas Marion Turley (1943-2011) was a great-great-grandson of Theodore Turley.
FindaGrave Memorial 80220579 | FamilySearch KWH7-Q42
Turley, June Clark — June Clark (1917-2002) was the wife of Marion Turley, a great-grandson of Theodore Turley.
Wife of Marion–Hyrum–Isaac–Theodore
FindaGrave Memorial 157048973 | FamilySearch KWC1-P31
Turley, Marion — Marion Turley (1912-1989) was a great-grandson of Theodore Turley.
FindaGrave Memorial 157016102 | FamilySearch KWC1-P3Y
Turley, Mary Clift — Mary Clift (1815-1850) was a plural wife of Theodore Turley. She died on 30 March 1850 at the age of thirty-four from complications of childbirth.3 Members of the Theodore Turley Family Organization raised money to provide a headstone for Mary Clift. The headstone was installed in 2016.
FindaGrave Memorial 37273224 | FamilySearch KWV9-C8K | TTFO bio for Mary Clift | TTFO Special Projects
Turley, Richard Eyring — Richard Eyring “Dick” Turley Sr. (1930-2021) was a great-great-grandson of Theodore Turley.
Richard E.–Edward Vernon–Edward Franklin–Isaac–Theodore
FindaGrave Memorial 233062458 | FamilySearch KWCB-ZHT | Blog post announcing Richard’s death
- Salt Lake City Cemetery website from Salt Lake City’s Public Lands Department. Note: Don’t skip over the gray buttons providing tour maps and historical information towards the top of the page.
- Find A Grave information for the Salt Lake City Cemetery in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah.
- “Virtual Tour of the Salt Lake City Cemetery” — interview with sexton Mark Smith at From the Desk: Learning by Study and Faith website.
Photograph of Salt Lake City Cemetery by Mary Ann Clements.
- “Salt Lake City Cemetery,” Salt Lake City Public Lands Department, https://www.slc.gov/parks/city-cemetery/, accessed May 2023.
- Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1896, Record of the Dead Book B, p. 89, interment no. 2900, Alvin Turley, 29 May 1872, image 204 of digital film 7420258 at FamilySearch.org, digitized from FHL 1299167, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9CR-TTG6?i=203&cc=2094273&cat=23661, accessed March 2021.
- Family Memorial-Mary Clift; Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1896, Record of the Dead Book A, p. 2, interment no. 37, Mary Turley, 30 Mar. 1850, image 7 of digital film 7420258 at FamilySearch.org, digitized from FHL 1299167, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9CR-TBBP?i=6&cc=2094273&cat=23661, accessed March 2021.