|Birth: ||Jan. 8, 1761, USA|
|Death: ||Jun. 4, 1836|
James Turley took out an entry of land in present day Logan Co, ILL on 28 Nov 1824. The area was called Lake Fork and his was one of the first three white families there. He was the arbitrator for the Indians and they called him "Big Chief" or "Old Boss Tone".
He made aplication for a Revolutionary War pension 18 Sept 1832 in Sangamon Co. ILL at the age of 71.He served in the Revolution three times.He stated he served the first time when a resident of Fairfax Co. VA and served twice when a resident of Henry Co. VA.
He married his wife Agnes Kerby 10 May 1781 in Henry Co. VA.
William R. Turley (1735 - 1817)
Agnes Kerby Turley (1763 - 1832)*
Sarah Hoblit Turley (1786 - 1859)*
George Washington Turley (1798 - 1865)*
Maintained by: Christine Masterson
Originally Created by: teresar12
Record added: Jan 09, 2008
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