Charlotte Turley

15 April 1840–1 November 1899 (Age 59)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Charlotte

When Charlotte Turley was born on 15 April 1840, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Theodore Turley, was 39 and her mother, Frances Kimberley, was 39. She married Jacob Bushman on 2 March 1857, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States for about 20 years. She died on 1 November 1899, in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Bushman
Charlotte Turley
Marriage: 2 March 1857
Priscilla Elizabeth Bushman
Charlotte Amanda Bushman
Theodore Martin Bushman
Frances Ann Bushman
Sarah Erminie Bushman
Mary Emma Bushman
Grace Honor Bushman
Jacob Isaac Bushman
Ida Roxanna Bushman
Ella Isadora Bushman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 March 1857San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1841 · The Nauvoo Legion
    Age 1
    In 1841, the Nauvoo Legion was organized. It was a group of men formed to protect the people of Nauvoo but also fought in different wars. Joseph Smith was the Lieutenant General of this group. Other leaders included Brigham Young, John C. Bennett, and others. They were part of the Illinois Mormon War (1844-1846), Mexican-American War (March of California, Capture of Tucson), Indian Wars (Battle Creek Massacre, Battle of Fort Utah, Walker War, Ute Black Hawk War, Mountain Meadows Massacre), American Civil War, and Morrisite War. The Legion was disbanded in 1887.
    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 19
    Historical Boundaries: 1859: Sanpete, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Sanpete, Utah, United States

    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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    Story Highlight

    Charlotte Turley, b. 1840 Nauvoo, Early Years

    (Artist: Julie Rogers) Charlotte Turley was born 15 April 1840 in Nauvoo, Illinois, the 9th of 10 children born to Theodore and Frances Turley. She was described as a child having dark hair and blac …

    Sources (47)

    • Charlotte Bushman in household of Jacob Bushman, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Charlotte Turley in entry for Ella Isadora Bushman Barker, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Charlotte Bushnell in household of Jacob Bushnell, "United States Census, 1860"

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