Elizabeth Turley

1737–1799 (Age 62)
Halifax, Halifax, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Turley was born in 1737, in Halifax, Halifax, Virginia, British Colonial America, her father, John Turley, was 38 and her mother, Jane Hancock, was 34. She married Simeon Justice in 1757, in Halifax, Virginia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died in 1799, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States, at the age of 62.

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Simeon Justice
Elizabeth Turley
Marriage: 1757
Margaret Justice
Thomas Justice

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Halifax, Virginia, British Colonial America



    Thomas Justice


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World Events (5)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 21

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.

Age 38

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 43

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

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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