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Judge Samuel Turley

Birth
Rowan County, North Carolina, USA
Death
1 Oct 1870 (aged 80–81)
Cooper County, Missouri, USA
Burial
Burial Details Unknown. Specifically: According to Turley Family Records (1981, p. 81) , Samuel Turley and his wife Mary Polly Farris are buried on their old homestead in Lamine Township, Cooper County, Missouri. Add to Map
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Bio Source:
Turley Family Records (1981) published by the Turley Family Research Association, p. 81.

{Samuel Turley was born about 1789 in Rowan County, North Carolina and died about 1 October 1870 in Cooper County, Missouri. His will was written 4 February 1860 and recorded at court 3 November 1870. He married 20 November 1814 in Madison County, Kentucky, Mary (Polly) Farris, daughter of Micajah Farris. Mary was born about 1796 in Kentucky, according to the 1850 census for Cooper County. She was listed with Samuel in the 1860 census. She died 10 March 1881. Both are buried on their old homestead in Lamine Township, Cooper County. All that remains of the cemetery are a few fieldstones and some large cedar trees.

Samuel Turley was listed on the Madison County, Kentucky, tax lists 1811 through 1815. He was administer for the estate of his father, Benjamin Turley, in 1812. Samuel Turley was one of a grand jury that was held at Cole's Fort, Cooper County, October 1816. He was listed on the 1817 territorial tax list for Howard County, Missouri, and in the 1830 and 1840 census of Cooper County. Samuel Turley was Justice of the Cooper County Court from 6 February 1826 to 7 May 1827.

Children of Samuel and Mary (Farris) Turley:
Elzira Turley b. 18 August 1816
Matilda Turley b. 1818, d. 1901, m. 19 December 1840 Samuel Woolridge b. 1819, d. 1902, both buried Walnut Grove Cemetery, Boonville, Missouri
David Turley b. 1823 [or Daniel b. 1829 d.y.?]
Louisa Jane Turley b. c.1825
Ephraim Turley b. 1828
Nancy Turley b. 1830
Federal Walker Turley b. May 1835
James Turley b. 1837, d. c. 6 February 1874, m. 1 July 1858 Mary L. Cathey b. c. 1838 in Missouri. Lived near Nelson, Missouri; Ch: Milton William Turley b. c. 1859, Ephraim Turley b. c. 1866; G. Harvey Turley b. c. 1868.}


~There are two known Turley Family plots or cemeteries in the Lamine Township. It is not clear which one, if either, is the "homestead" plot of Samuel and Mary Turley referred to in the Turley Family Records which simply says "All that remains of the cemetery are a few fieldstones and some large cedar trees."

One is known as the "Turley Family Cemetery" and located in Township 48N, Range 182, Section 04, in the NW quarter of the SE quadrant. It is shown in the Illustrated Atlas Map of Cooper County Missouri 1877, St. Louis Atlas Publishing Co., St. Louis, Missouri. Source:
http://digital.shsmo.org/cdm/ref/collection/plat/id/1666
, State Historical Society of Missouri, Rights: “Public Domain,” accessed November 13, 2016. Records show approximately 25-30 Turley-related burials at this site. http://www.mogenweb.org/cooper/Cemeteries/TURLEY_FAMILY_CEMETERY.pdf

The second one is known as the "Turley Family Plot," located in Township 48N, Range 18W, Section 03, in the NW quarter of the SE quadrant. This one does not appear on the 1877 plat map but does appear on the 1915 plat map. It is not known who or how many are buried there.
Bio Source:
Turley Family Records (1981) published by the Turley Family Research Association, p. 81.

{Samuel Turley was born about 1789 in Rowan County, North Carolina and died about 1 October 1870 in Cooper County, Missouri. His will was written 4 February 1860 and recorded at court 3 November 1870. He married 20 November 1814 in Madison County, Kentucky, Mary (Polly) Farris, daughter of Micajah Farris. Mary was born about 1796 in Kentucky, according to the 1850 census for Cooper County. She was listed with Samuel in the 1860 census. She died 10 March 1881. Both are buried on their old homestead in Lamine Township, Cooper County. All that remains of the cemetery are a few fieldstones and some large cedar trees.

Samuel Turley was listed on the Madison County, Kentucky, tax lists 1811 through 1815. He was administer for the estate of his father, Benjamin Turley, in 1812. Samuel Turley was one of a grand jury that was held at Cole's Fort, Cooper County, October 1816. He was listed on the 1817 territorial tax list for Howard County, Missouri, and in the 1830 and 1840 census of Cooper County. Samuel Turley was Justice of the Cooper County Court from 6 February 1826 to 7 May 1827.

Children of Samuel and Mary (Farris) Turley:
Elzira Turley b. 18 August 1816
Matilda Turley b. 1818, d. 1901, m. 19 December 1840 Samuel Woolridge b. 1819, d. 1902, both buried Walnut Grove Cemetery, Boonville, Missouri
David Turley b. 1823 [or Daniel b. 1829 d.y.?]
Louisa Jane Turley b. c.1825
Ephraim Turley b. 1828
Nancy Turley b. 1830
Federal Walker Turley b. May 1835
James Turley b. 1837, d. c. 6 February 1874, m. 1 July 1858 Mary L. Cathey b. c. 1838 in Missouri. Lived near Nelson, Missouri; Ch: Milton William Turley b. c. 1859, Ephraim Turley b. c. 1866; G. Harvey Turley b. c. 1868.}


~There are two known Turley Family plots or cemeteries in the Lamine Township. It is not clear which one, if either, is the "homestead" plot of Samuel and Mary Turley referred to in the Turley Family Records which simply says "All that remains of the cemetery are a few fieldstones and some large cedar trees."

One is known as the "Turley Family Cemetery" and located in Township 48N, Range 182, Section 04, in the NW quarter of the SE quadrant. It is shown in the Illustrated Atlas Map of Cooper County Missouri 1877, St. Louis Atlas Publishing Co., St. Louis, Missouri. Source:
http://digital.shsmo.org/cdm/ref/collection/plat/id/1666
, State Historical Society of Missouri, Rights: “Public Domain,” accessed November 13, 2016. Records show approximately 25-30 Turley-related burials at this site. http://www.mogenweb.org/cooper/Cemeteries/TURLEY_FAMILY_CEMETERY.pdf

The second one is known as the "Turley Family Plot," located in Township 48N, Range 18W, Section 03, in the NW quarter of the SE quadrant. This one does not appear on the 1877 plat map but does appear on the 1915 plat map. It is not known who or how many are buried there.


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