Charles A. Turley

4 April 1788–24 November 1849 (Age 61)
Hardy, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Charles A.

When Charles A. Turley was born on 4 April 1788, in Hardy, Virginia, United States, his father, Charles Turley, was 34 and his mother, Ann Cockrell, was 31. He married Frances Harness on 27 August 1812. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 24 November 1849, at the age of 61, and was buried in Olivet Cemetery, Moorefield, Hardy, West Virginia, United States.

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Charles A. Turley
Frances Harness
Marriage: 27 August 1812
Sarah C Turley
Ann Rebecca Turley
Col John A. Turley
Charles A Turley
Mary C Turley
Susan Elizabeth Turley
George W Turley
Patterson D Turley
Hannah V Turley
Frances E Turley
William Turley
Samuel Turley
James Turley

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  • Marriage
    27 August 1812
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    George Washington elected first president of United States.
    1789 · The United States Constitution
    Age 1
    Originally comprising seven articles, the United States Constitution is the backbone of the law in the Nation. The first three articles talk about the separation of powers, dividing the government into three branches: the legislative, the executive, and the judicial. Articles Four, Five and Six describe the what each state governments have rights to do, how the states and the federal government should act in their relationship, and how the constitutional amendments are shared between all states. The Seventh Article explains and establishes the procedure used by the thirteen States to ratify it. It is regarded as the oldest written and codified national constitution in force. Since the Constitution came into force in 1789, it has been amended 27 times, including an amendment to repeal a previous one.
    Age 20
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (Down): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Toirdealbhaigh, a patronymic from the personal name Toirdhealbhach, a personal name based on an Irish form of the Old Norse name Thórr ‘Thunder’ + the Gaelic word dealbhach ‘like, in the shape of’. Compare McCurley , from the lenited form of the same name.Altered form of German Thurley, from a personal name formed with Old High German tiuri ‘dear, valuable’ + līh (?), related to Gothic leiks ‘body, shape’.English (Staffordshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire): variant of Thurlow or Trillo .

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

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    Sources (4)

    • Dr Turley, "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971"
    • Charles Augustus Turley, "Find A Grave Index"

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