Friday, 10 March 2017

Highlights in the Newsletter
Organization Meeting Friday March 31:
The next Turley cousin get-together is Friday March 31 at 10 am in Salt Lake City. See page 1 for details. Come and bring another family member with you!

Annual Theodore Turley Temple & Family History Day is Saturday April 8:
Saturday Morning Agenda: We encourage LDS family members to attend temple services wherever they reside. We will not arrange organized brunches as we have in the past. If you are in the Salt Lake area, those wanting to participate in a sealing session officiated by Richard E. Turley, Sr., can do so at the Salt Lake Temple. The session starts at 10 a.m. You should arrive at the temple 30 minutes early.
Saturday Afternoon Agenda: Family members will meet at the Family History Library in downtown Salt Lake City at 2 p.m. in the main floor classroom A. Two of our family researchers, David R. Turley, Jr., and Mary Ann Clements, will present recent findings about Theodore Turley and his descendants. Afterwards, interested family members can visit the Salt Lake City Cemetery to see the new headstones paid for by our organization.

Beaver and Minersville Utah Field Trip Report from Sept 23-24, 2016:
Full details and report from the trip start on page 4.

Tax-Deductible Status
Donations are tax-deductible and can be paid online via PayPal. See page 36 for how to contribute.

Contact Information:
Have you moved recently? Please keep your contact information updated by submitting email and address changes to wayneturley@gmail.com or turleyfamilyorg@gmail.com. If you receive multiple copies of this email, please respond with your preferred email address.

Have fun reading the March newsletter! We have a great family. We’d love to get to know you better too, so please consider sharing something in our next edition!

Hilary Turley, Newsletter Editor

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Friday, 18 March 2016
We invite you to read about your extended family members and learn more about your heritage in the newest Theodore Turley Family Organization newsletter. If you have difficulty opening the newsletter, right click on the newsletter link to open it in a new window.

Leadership Meeting in 2 Weeks: Come to the next leadership meeting! We have a new meeting location! We will be meeting on Friday April 1st from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Eagle Gate Social Room at 109 East South Temple in Salt Lake City. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Celebrate Theodore’s 215th Birthday at the Temple on Saturday April 9th: Don’t miss this opportunity to gather with family members in your area – Salt Lake, Payson UT, Mesa AZ or Los Angeles. Full details start on page 3. Contact Information: Have you moved recently? Please keep your contact information updated by submitting changes by email to wayneturley@gmail.com or turleyfamilyorg@gmail.com. If you receive multiple copies of this email, please respond with your preferred email address.

Mailed Copy of Newsletter:
Email delivery of this newsletter is provided to all family members for free. If you or someone you know would like to receive a copy in the mail, we ask for a $10 annual donation to cover printing and mailing expenses. Please mail donations to our Treasurer made out to “Theodore Turley Family Organization”, c/o Carolee Pyper, 595 Wilford Ave, Murray, UT 84107.

I hope you enjoy all the great stories & news in the March newsletter. Any contributions to share in the next newsletter would be appreciated by June 10, 2016!

Hilary Turley, Newsletter Editor MAR_2016_TTFO_Newsletter.pdf (1.64 MB)
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Sunday, 27 September 2015

Leadership Meeting:

Come to the next leadership meeting!  We will be meeting on Friday October 2nd from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Ensign Stake Center church building (135 A Street, Salt Lake City, UT) on the lower floor, west side of building. You may bring a snack to share. Everyone is welcome to attend.   

Contact Information:

Please keep your contact information updated by submitting email changes to wayneturley@gmail.com or turleyfamilyorg@gmail.com.  If you receive multiple copies of this email, please respond with your preferred email address.

Mailed Copy of Newsletter:

Email delivery of this newsletter is provided to all family members for free.  If you or someone you know would like to receive a copy in the mail, we ask for a $10 annual donation to cover printing and mailing expenses. Please mail donations to our Treasurer made out to “Theodore Turley Family Organization”, c/o Carolee Pyper, 595 Wilford Ave, Murray, UT 84107. 

I hope you enjoy all the great stories & news in the September newsletter.  Any contributions to share in the next newsletter would be greatly appreciated by Jan 10, 2016! 


Thank you,
Hilary Turley, Newsletter Editor

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Saturday, 28 March 2015

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Big News in the Newsletter:

* Family Reunion coming summer 2016 & volunteers are welcome (see page 1)
* Membership dues & donations are now tax-deductible (see page 2)
* 54 missionaries and military personnel presently serving (see page 28)
* Theodore Turley Biography chapter 45 (see page 30)
* Kids Activity (see page 32)
* 42 brand new family members added to the membership records in past 6 months
* 73 additional email addresses added to newsletter distribution list

Leadership Meeting:

Come to the next leadership meeting!  We will be meeting on Friday April 3 at 10 a.m. at the Ensign Stake Center church building (135 A Street, Salt Lake City, UT) on the lower floor, west side of building. Lunch is included. Everyone is welcome to attend.   

Contact Information:

Please keep your contact information updated by submitting email changes to wayneturley@gmail.com or turleyfamilyorg@gmail.com.  If you receive multiple copies of this email, please respond with your preferred email address.

Mailed Copy of Newsletter:

Email delivery of this newsletter is provided to all family members for free.  If you or someone you know would like to receive a copy in the mail, we ask for a $10 annual donation to cover printing and mailing expenses. Please mail donations to our Treasurer made out to “Theodore Turley Family Organization”, c/o Carolee Pyper, 595 Wilford Ave, Murray, UT 84107. 

I hope you enjoy all the great stories & news in the March newsletter.  Any contributions to share in the next newsletter would be greatly appreciated! 


Hilary Turley, Newsletter Editor
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Saturday, 20 September 2014

SEP 2014 TTFO Newsletter.pdf (3.15 MB)

Top Highlights of the September Newsletter:

* 175 year Commemoration in Nauvoo celebrated in June, page 2

* Theodore Turley – new photograph discovered, page 18

* Josephine Turley Hatch life sketch, daughter of Alma Rubin Turley, page 22

* Current Missionaries, page 34

* Theodore Turley Biography chapter 44, page 36

* Win $25 by sending in new email addresses for your family members, page 38 

Leadership Meeting:

Come to the next leadership meeting!  We will be meeting on Friday October 3 at 10 a.m. at the Ensign Stake Center church building (135 A Street, Salt Lake City, UT) on the lower floor, west side of building. Lunch is included. Everyone is welcome to attend.   

Contact Information:

Please keep your contact information updated by submitting email changes to wayneturley@gmail.com or turleyfamilyorg@gmail.com.  

I hope you enjoy all the great stories & news in the September newsletter.  Any contributions to share in the next newsletter would be greatly appreciated! 

Hilary Turley, Newsletter Editor


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Read the September Newsletter for the full story of how this picture was discovered.  Thank you to David Turley (David – David – Richard – Edward – Edward – Isaac – Theodore) for sharing this exciting find with the family!
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Saturday, 08 March 2014
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Top Highlights of the February Newsletter:
*  Wes Turley life sketch, son of Alma Rubin Turley, page 12
*  Brianna & Whitney Turley, tennis champions, page 16
*  Rick Turley, Jr. honored by the American Historical Association, page 18
*  Theodore Turley & Frances Kimberley’s 1821 marriage record, page 19
* Current Missionaries, page 21
* Theodore Turley Biography chapter 43, page 24

Leadership Meeting:
Come to the next leadership meeting!  We will be voting on new officers for the organization on Friday April 4 at 10 a.m. at the Ensign Stake Center church building (135 A Street, Salt Lake City, UT) on the lower floor, west side of building. Lunch is included. Everyone is welcome to attend.   

Contact Information:
Please keep your contact information updated by submitting email changes to turleyfamilyorg@gmail.com or hnturley@gmail.com, or by calling 510-851-2877.  If you receive multiple copies of this email, please respond with your preferred email address. I hope you enjoy all the great stories & news in the February newsletter.  Any contributions to share in the next newsletter would be greatly appreciated!

Hilary Turley, Newsletter Editor

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Sunday, 29 September 2013
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As a descendant of Theodore Turley, we would love to share with you the latest edition of the Theodore Turley Family Organization’s newsletter.  This edition and past editions of the newsletter are available online at www.turleyfamily.org.  You may click here to open the October Newsletter pdf file directly: OCT 2013 TTFO Newsletter - online.pdf (3.04 MB).  If you have any difficulty opening the newsletter when you click directly on the link, you may also right click on the link and choose the option to open it in a new window.

Top Highlights of the October Newsletter:

* Results from a research trip to Toronto & Churchville, page 5
* T-shirt fundraiser, accepting orders through November 1, page 35
* Theodore Wilford Turley branch: WWII Ace Crash site discovered in Germany, page 16
* Theodore Wilford Turley branch: Pearl Frost Turley life sketch, page 13
* Alma Rubin Turley branch: Hazel Turley Heward life sketch, page 28

Leadership Meeting:
If you live near the Salt Lake area, or if you are traveling there this weekend, please consider attending the next Theodore Turley Family Organization leadership meeting.  The meeting will be held Friday October 4 at 10 a.m. at the Ensign Stake Center church building (135 A Street, Salt Lake City, UT) on the lower floor, west side of building. Lunch is included. Everyone is welcome to attend.  Besides the normal business of the organization, we will be discussing our tax-exempt status and electing new members to the board.  

Membership Updates:
If you have moved or changed your phone number or email address recently, please send in your new contact information.  Any corrections or updates to your membership record can be submitted by email to turleyfamilyorg@gmail.com or hnturley@gmail.com, or by calling 510-851-2877.  If you receive multiple copies of this email, please respond with your preferred email address.

Thank you for your continued support.  Any contributions to share in the next newsletter would be greatly appreciated!  I hope you enjoy all the great information in the October newsletter!

Hilary Turley, Newsletter Editor
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Sunday, 11 August 2013

The August edition of the Theodore Turley Family Organization’s Newsletter is available online at www.turleyfamily.org.  You may click here to download the pdf file directly:Aug 2013 TTFO Newsletter.pdf (2.25 MB).  

We are pleased to welcome many new members to our email distribution list. Since our March newsletter we have added 6 new people in the Alma Rubin Turley branch, 57 new people in the Frances Turley Romney branch, and our first descendant of Theodore Turley’s son Fredrick Turley.    If your direct family maintains an email contact list and you are not sure if they all receive a copy of this newsletter, please let me know so we can reach all the possible descendants.

Do you have plans on Friday October 4th?  If not, please consider joining the Theodore Turley Family Organization leadership meeting in Salt Lake City to help direct the energy and activities of the coming year. Everyone is welcome to attend.  Details are on page 1 of the newsletter.

Reader Poll:  What are the key features you would like to see added to our Turley Family website?  Please respond with your ideas & requests.  This will be one of the topics addressed at our next leadership meeting so that we may prioritize all the enhancements you think would be valuable or helpful.

Top Highlights of the August Newsletter:

Pg. 2   President’s Letter

Pg. 3   Organization Leadership

Pg. 3   April Leadership Meeting Minutes

Pg. 5   Relatives Remembered –

            Betty McClellan Peterson Williams

            Susan Duncan Turley

            Ora Mae Turley Westover

Pg. 7   Ancestor Detectors

Pg. 9   Letters to the Editor

Pg. 12 Theodore Wilford Turley Family News

Pg. 13 Alma Rubin Turley Family News: Life Sketch of Rhoda Turley Brinkerhoff

Pg. 22 George Albert Turley Family News: Life Sketch of Ida Belle Farnsworth Turley Kartchner

Pg. 26 Edward Franklin Turley Family News

Pg. 29 Charlotte Turley Bushman Family News: Life Sketch of Sarah Bushman Fowles

Pg. 32 Missionary Tracker

Pg. 34 Giveaway – Photos from Reunion

Pg. 35 T-Shirt Fundraiser

Thank you for your continued support.  I hope you enjoy all the great information in the August newsletter!

Hilary Turley, Newsletter Editor

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Thursday, 27 September 2012
The October edition of the Theodore Turley Family Organization’s Newsletter is available online at www.turleyfamily.org.  You may click here to download the pdf file directly: Oct_2012_TTFO_Newsletter.pdf (1.82 MB)
 
The Theodore Turley Family Organization has a new address!
Please send any letters, newsletter contributions, or membership renewals in care of Hilary Turley to:
6028 Old Quarry Loop
Oakland, CA 94605

The next organization leadership meeting is just days away.  Join us on Friday October 5th in Salt Lake City to help direct the energy and activities of the coming year. Everyone is welcome to attend.  See page 3 for more details.
 
Top Highlights of the October Newsletter:
1)  2012 Graduates, page 4
2)  Ancestor Detectors, page 8
3)  Letters to the Editor, page 10
4)  Relatives Remembered:
      - David Dennis Maynard (Alma Rubin Turley branch), page 11
5)  Family Spotlights:
      - Maureen Davis (Edward Turley branch), page 11
      - Leora Turley Kartchner (Alma Rubin Turley branch), page 12
      - Jessica Turley (Ernest Tolton Turley branch), page 17
      - Adrienne Williams (Clara Ellen Turley Walser branch), page 18
      - Richard Turley Jr. (Edward Turley branch), page 22
6)  Chapter 42 from Theodore Turley Biography, page 19
7)  Membership Information, including renewal methods
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Friday, 29 June 2012

The June edition of the Theodore Turley Family Organization’s Newsletter is available online at www.turleyfamily.org.  You may click here to download the pdf file directly: Jun 2012 TTFO Newsletter.pdf (2.59 MB). 


The next newsletter will feature 2012 graduates.  Please send in information on your graduate, or any other family news, stories, research efforts, or photos you would like to share by September 10, 2012


Top Highlights of the June Newsletter:

1)      October Newsletter will be a special edition honoring graduates, page 1

2)      Minutes of the last leadership meeting on March 30th in Salt Lake City, page 3

3)      Letters from Family Members, page 8

4)      Relatives Remembered:

·         Beulah Turley Hunt Stratton (Theodore Wilford Turley branch), page 10

·         Kathryn Turley (Hyrum Turley branch), page 10

·         Wally Firman Gray (Charlotte Turley branch), page 11

5)      Life stories or family spotlights about:

·         Amelia Louisa Counsell Turley (Frederick Turley branch), page 6

·         Anders Arthur Pyper (Frances Turley Romney branch), page 13

·         James Mahlan Marriott (Frances Turley Romney branch), page 13

·         Isaac Turley Jr. (son of Isaac), page 14

·         Jessica Turley (Ernest Tolton Turley branch), page 16

·         Shaun Harrison (Theodore Wilford Turley branch), page 17

·         Stan Turley (Theodore Wilford Turley branch), page 18

·         Nathan Smith (Theodore Wilford Turley branch), page 18

·         Hillary Olsen (Theodore Wilford Turley branch), page 19

·         Robie Olsen (Theodore Wilford Turley branch), page 21

·         Delilah Jane Willis Turley (Alma Rubin Turley branch), page 22

·         Mary Ann Turley Cook (daughter of Theodore), page 29

·         Edgar Wayne Turley (Hyrum Turley branch), page 30

6)      1864 Letter from Theodore Turley to his children in his own handwriting, page 32

7)      Red Book Publishing update – spectacular reunion after 71 years, page 33


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Thursday, 02 February 2012
If you are having difficulty opening or downloading the February Theodore Turley Family Newsletter, please give this version a try.  If this doesn't work, please send an email to turleyfamilyorg@gmail.com to get a copy of the newsletter emailed to you.

Sorry for the inconvenience!
~ Hilary

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Tuesday, 31 January 2012

The February edition of the Theodore Turley Family Organization’s Newsletter is available online at www.turleyfamily.org.  You may click here to download the pdf file directly: Feb 2012 TTFO Newsletter[1].pdf (2.6 MB).  The submission deadline for the next edition of the newsletter is May 10, 2012.  You are welcome to send in any family news, stories, research efforts, or photos you would like to share.

Top Highlights of the February Newsletter:

1)      Question for everyone: Who is currently doing genealogy research?

2)      Job Description of a Family Representative, page 2

3)      Minutes of the last leadership meeting on September 30th in Salt Lake City, page 3

4)      Mystery Photo identified as Mary Ann Tomlinson, page 6

5)      Mission & Birth Announcements, pages 8-10

6)      Relatives Remembered:

·         Douglas Marion Turley (Hyrum branch), page 11

·         Mary Jo Bennett Rasband (Alma Rubin branch), page 11

·         Nina McLaws Turley Adair (Joseph Hartley branch), page 12

7)      Life stories or family spotlights about:

·         Esther Turley McClellan (Esther McClellan branch), page 15

·         Abby Haws (Isaac Jr. branch), page 18

·         Anthon Homer Turley (Ernest Tolton branch), page 20

·         Sarah Greenwood (wife of Isaac), page 22

·         Hyrum Turley (Hyrum branch), page 24

·         Charles Neil DeWitt (Alma Rubin branch), page 27

8)      Family Activity with 1840 Illinois Census, page 30

9)      Red Book Publishing update – DVDs have been published & distributed, page 31

10)   Theodore Turley family tree on Ancestry.com, page 31

Membership Information

Newsletters are provided free of charge to any person with a valid email address.  Please encourage other family members to participate in the Turley Family Organization and sign up to receive free newsletters by email.  If you receive multiple copies of this newsletter announcement, please respond with your preferred email address.

If you are interested in receiving a copy of the newsletter in the mail, please send in your annual donation of $10 to cover printing and postage expenses.  Donations may be made payable to “Theodore Turley Family Organization” and sent c/o Hilary Turley, 1122 40th Street #408, Emeryville, CA 94608.  Due to the expense, newsletters will no longer be mailed to people whose paid memberships expired more than six months ago.

Thank you for your continued support.  I hope you enjoy all the great information in the February newsletter!

Hilary Turley, Newsletter Editor
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Sunday, 25 September 2011

The October edition of the Theodore Turley Family Organization’s Newsletter is available online at www.turleyfamily.org.  You may click here to download the pdf file directly: Oct 2011 TTFO Newsletter.pdf (945.86 KB).  Newsletters are being mailed this week to family members with paid memberships.  The submission deadline for the next edition of the newsletter is January 10, 2012.  You are welcome to send in any family news, stories, research efforts, or photos you would like to share.

Top Highlights of the October Newsletter:

1)      Agenda of the next leadership meeting on September 30th in Salt Lake City, page 1

2)      Theodore Turley family tree on Ancestry.com, page 5

3)      New picture discovered of Ruth Jane Giles, page 5

4)      Mission & Birth Announcements, pages 6 & 7

5)      Relatives Remembered: Ronnie Budel Turley (Hyrum Turley branch of the family), page 8

6)      Life stories or family spotlights about:

·         Nik Turley (Edward Franklin Turley branch), page 8

·         Charlotte Turley Bushman, daughter of Theodore Turley, page 9

·         William & Ann Greenwood, parents of Sarah Greenwood, Isaac’s wife, page 11

·         Carl Turley (Ernest Tolton Turley branch), page 14

·         Francis Turley (Alma Rubin Turley branch), page 16

7)      Red Book Publishing update, page 19

Membership Information

Newsletters are provided free of charge to any person with a valid email address.  Please encourage other family members to participate in the Turley Family Organization and sign up to receive free newsletters by email.  If you receive multiple copies of this newsletter announcement, please respond with your preferred email address.


If you are interested in receiving a copy of the newsletter in the mail, please send in your annual donation of $10 to cover printing and postage expenses.  Donations may be made payable to “Theodore Turley Family Organization” and sent c/o Hilary Turley, 1122 40th Street #408, Emeryville, CA 94608.  Due to the expense, newsletters will no longer be mailed to people whose paid memberships expired more than one year ago.

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Saturday, 25 September 2010

The newest edition of the Theodore Turley Family Organization’s Newsletter is now available. You may open or download the pdf file directly: Oct 2010 TTFO Newsletter.pdf (898.76 KB).  Newsletters will be sent out by mail before the end of September to family members with paid memberships. 

The submission deadline for the next edition of the newsletter is January 10, 2011.  You are welcome to send in any family news, stories, research efforts, or photos you would like to share.

 

"Like branches on a tree, our lives may grow in different directions yet our roots remain as one.”

Highlights from the October Theodore Turley Family Newsletter:

1.   Recap and Summaries of the recent July 5th Reunion in Salt Lake City.
2. Next  leadership meeting is Friday Oct. 1st at 10 a.m. in Salt Lake City (see page 2 for more details).
3.  Sandy Turley won the 2010 Newsletter Logo competition.  Designs submitted by Leah Waldvogel and Nancy Turley also received high votes.
4.  Spotlight on Theresa Turley Wagner, daughter of Edward Franklin Turley, granddaughter of Isaac & Clara Ann Tolton Turley.


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Thursday, 24 June 2010
The latest Theodore Turley Family newsletter is now available online. Please click here to open the June Newsletter.  (You will need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed to view the pdf file.)  

Highlights from this edition of the newsletter include:
  • Family Reunion July 5, 2010, page 2 & 15  (RSVPs & optional T-shirt orders needed beforehand)
  • Red Book Update, page 3
  • New Officers selected at the semi-annual leadership meeting, page 4
  • Spotlight on Henry Eyring Turley, page 9
  • Searching for copies of past newsletters, page 14
Next Submission Deadline: Please submit items for inclusion in the next newsletter by August 10th.

To receive this newsletter in the mail, we ask that you donate $10 a year to pay for the cost of printing and postage.  If you would like to receive this newsletter by email, we are happy to provide that service at no cost.

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Thursday, 11 March 2010

If you are a member of the Turley Family Organization, the next newsletter is on its way to your home.  If you’d like to receive an electronic copy instead, just send an email with your name, address and family line from Theodore Turley, and you’ll be added to the email distribution list.

Email copies of the February newsletter will be sent out next week.

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