John Turley

about 1763–5 June 1830 (Age 67)
Culpeper, Virginia, United States

The Life of John

When John Turley was born about 1763, in Culpeper, Virginia, United States, his father, William Turley, was 28 and his mother, Anna Hendricks Burke, was 24. He married Susannah Squires on 18 March 1783, in Fauquier, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 5 June 1830, in Nicholas, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

John Turley
1763–1830
Susannah Squires
1765–1830
Marriage: 18 March 1783
James Turley
1794–
Thomas Turley
1796–
John Squires Turley
1798–1882
Janett or Jennett Turley
1798–
Mary Turley
1802–
Margaret Turley
1804–
Susan Turley
1806–
Julian Turley
1808–
Charles Turley
1810–
William Turley
1803–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 March 1783
Fauquier, Virginia, United States
children

(10)

    James Turley

    Male1794–Male

    Thomas Turley

    Male1796–Male

    Male1798–1882Male

    Janett or Jennett Turley

    Female1798–Female

    Mary Turley

    Female1802–Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1776

Age 13

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 17

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1781

Age 18

The American Revolution ended with the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown Virginia.

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 (3)

  • John Turley, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • Virginia, Marriages, 1660-1800

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