Peter Turley

6 January 1835–1 May 1871 (Age 36)
Montgomery, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Peter

When Peter Turley was born on 6 January 1835, in Montgomery, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Turley, was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth Reiblin, was 39. He lived in Gallatin, Kentucky, United States in 1850. He died on 1 May 1871, at the age of 36, and was buried in Napoleon, Gallatin, Kentucky, United States.

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William Turley
Elizabeth Reiblin
Sarah Turley
Mary E Turley
Joseph Addison Turley
Thomas Jefferson Turley
William Turley
John Milton Turley
Martha Jane Turley
Benjamin Franklin Turley
James H Turley
Lucy Ann Turley
Peter Turley
Samuel Turley

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 6

Historical Boundaries - 1841: Gallatin, Kentucky, United States

Age 11

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Toirdealbhaigh, a patronymic from the personal name Toirdhealbhach, a personal name meaning ‘like Thor’ or ‘like thunder’, composed of the Old Norse name þórr ( see Thor ) + Gaelic dealbhach ‘like’, ‘in the shape of’. Compare McCurley , from the lenited form.2 Altered spelling of German Thurley, from a personal name formed with Old High German tiuri ‘dear’, ‘valuable’ + līh (?), related to Gothic leiks ‘body’, ‘shape’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Peter Turley in household of Elizabeth Turley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Peter Turley, "Find A Grave Index"

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