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 Eber C. Turley

Eber C. Turley

Birth
St. Francois County, Missouri, USA
Death 23 Apr 1916 (aged 72)
St. Francois County, Missouri, USA
Burial Bonne Terre, St. Francois County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 23679645 · View Source
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Grave stone photo is Eber C. Turley and his second wife Margaret Blackwell. His first wife Lavina Yeargin died on 31 Mar 1876 at AGE 25, she is Buried in the Yeargain cemetery

During the Civil War EBER C. TURLEY served as a private in company C, 3rd Missouri Cavalry. He appeared on the roll of prisoners of war of a detachment of troops of the Confederate States Army who surrendered at New Orleans, LA., 26 May 1865 (he would have been 22 years old)and paroled at Alexandria, LA. 11 Sep 1865.

Eber C. Turley was appointed postmaster at Summit, Mo., 19 Jan 1887 and served until 1889. He had a mercantile business and General Store and "mineral."

Lived in St. Louis from 1891-1897 where he owned a hotel until it burned, then moved to Bonne Terre in 1897 and died in 1916.

From St. Francois Co. maggiage register vol 2 1852-1876 pg.183: Ebro Turley and Lavinia Yargin both of St. Francois Co.,MO. married on 11 April 1867 by Peter W. Murphy, JP of Perry Town, St. Francois Co., MO.

bib. Referred to as EBER C. 5 TURLEY in the Turley Family records book. The book has a Library of Congress Catalog Card number 80-54409

Note: Often Eber C. is confused with Eber (his Uncle) or Ephraim (his father) because of a misprinted Obit in the Lead Belt News

Eber C. Turley is my GGGrandfather and I wish people would quit deleting him in their database


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  • Created by: Michael Turley
  • Added: 1 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23679645
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eber C. Turley (6 Aug 1843–23 Apr 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23679645, citing Bonne Terre Cemetery, Bonne Terre, St. Francois County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Michael Turley (contributor 46963580) .