Posted By:Suzannah Foster
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Subject:Re: George Washington Turley-Fairfax, VA1809
Post Date:April 18, 2001 at 14:38:59
Message URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/va/fairfax/messages/209.html
Forum:Fairfax County, VA Genealogy Forum
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What a facinating story! I'm not sure that I'll be much help, but Turley is a well-known name here in Fairfax County. One of the Willcoxons (family I'm researching) married a Turley. There is a book called "Turley Family Records" available from the Virginia Room in Fairfax. I don't know whether you could get it through interlibrary loan, but the staff are often very helpful over the phone.

The only Turley information I have is from that book:

Charles Turley (1754-1824)
his son was
Alexander Turley (abt. 1786-November 1853) married Susan Doanes (d. abt. May 1854)
they had at least two children:

Charles William Turley (b. abt. 1814)
Fanny E. B. Turley (abt. Sept. 1824-Apr. 8, 1844) married Josiah Willcoxon (Jan. 18, 1813-Nov. 16, 1861)

Fanny died due to complications from childbirth. Her children were:

Gertrude Turley Willcoxon (abt. Jan. 1843-Aug. 19, 1852)
Fanny E. Willcoxon (March 30, 1844-Sept. 5, 1932) married Richard M. Weir (Oct. 6, 1830-Nov. 13, 1903) and had many children.

Best wishes.