The Shemwell Family

Elizabeth Jones Turley

Elizabeth Ruble JonesAge: 89 years17891879

Elizabeth Ruble Jones
Given names
Elizabeth Ruble
Married name
Elizabeth Ruble Turley
Birth September 24, 1789
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 3 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 13 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -
MarriageStephen TurleyView this family
October 19, 1809 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 22 years)

Note: War of 1812 between the Americans and the British. The Creek (or Red Stick) War in Alabama had different origins, but it coincided with the war of 1812, and the U.S. treated it as a part of the larger war, with Jackson and his forces also in charge of defeating the Creeks -
Birth of a son
#1Henry Clay Turley
February 28, 1823 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Adelia M Turley
May 10, 1827 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 42 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 46 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas -
Marriage of a childWilliam J HarrisAdelia M TurleyView this family
May 4, 1843 (Age 53 years)
Marriage of a childHenry Clay TurleyJane Theresa HiggersonView this family
May 21, 1846 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 56 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution -
Death of a husbandStephen Turley
December 22, 1851 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 67 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 71 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 77 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 77 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 79 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
Death of a sonHenry Clay Turley
April 26, 1877 (Age 87 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 88 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death about 1879 (Age 89 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Turley Family Cemetery
Last change December 15, 202115:32:53

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Stephen Turley - View this family
Stephen Turley
Birth: June 6, 1786Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: December 22, 1851El Dorado, El Dorado, California, United States
Elizabeth Jones TurleyElizabeth Ruble Jones
Birth: September 24, 1789Franklin, Virginia, United States
Death: about 1879Lamine, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Marriage: October 19, 1809Madison, Kentucky, United States
18 years
Adelia M Turley
Birth: May 10, 1827 40 37Missouri, United States
Death: December 29, 1912Saline, Missouri, United States
-4 years
Henry Clay Turley
Birth: February 28, 1823 36 33Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: April 26, 1877Cooper, Missouri, United States

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