Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Giles Turley

Male 1754 - 1831  (77 years)


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  • Name Giles Turley 
    Birth 1754  Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 31 May 1831  Rockingham County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I79548  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father Sampson Turley,   b. Bef 1728, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 20 Oct 1812, Fairfax County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 84 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Martha MNU Turley,   b. Bef 1732   d. Aft 1768, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 38 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Bef 1748  Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13273  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nancy MNU Turley,   b. Abt 1758, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 3 Dec 1833, Rockingham County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1774  Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Susannah Turley,   b. Bef 1783, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F28867  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
    • === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      Oct. 6, 1756 - The Fairfax Co., Va. will of John Turley, probated Nov. 16, 1756:
      --wife Jane.
      --Legatees: son Sampson and wife Martha Turley, Jane Turley, Henrietta Turley, John Turley and Giles Turley (children of Sampson and Martha Turley.)
      --Sister Elizabeth Simmons.
      Executrix: Martha Turley (daughter-in-law.)
      Witnesses: Charles Green, John West, William Veale, Paul Turley, Peter Turley.
      Source: King, J. Estelle, "Abstracts of Wills and Inventories of Fairfax County, Virginia, 1742-1801, with Rent Rolls for 1761 and 1774," p. 12
      ===
      Fairfax Co. Va Wills Liber C-D; Page 50-52
      Will of JANE TURLEY.
      I JANE TURLEY of Truro Parish in county of Fairfax .. give and bequeath to MARTHA TURLEY, the wife of my son, SAMPSON TURLEY, during her natural life the use of a negro girl .. after said MARTHA'S decease, negro girl and her Increase shall be equally divided amongst my grandchildren, HENRIETTA TURLEY, GILES TURLEY, MARTHA TURLEY, ANN TURLEY, SAMPSON TURLEY, JAMES TURLEY, ELIZABETH TURLEY and SUSANAH TURLEY ..
      but insomuch as said negro girl is only mortgaged to me by my son, SAMPSON TURLEY, for the sum of Forty pounds by Deed duly admitted to record in Fairfax Court which mortgage is not yet forfeited, If therefore my son, SAMPSON TURLEY, shall hereafter redeem the said girl by paying the Forty pounds within the time limited .. it is my will the Forty pounds shall be equally divided amongst all my said grandchildren ..
      I give MARTHA TURLEY, the wife of my son, SAMPSON TURLEY, my blew cloth cloak ..
      to my granddaughter, JEAN TURLEY, two feather beds and furniture as they shall be found standing below stairs at the time of my decease .. (also a number of other items) .. my suit of silk cloaths consisting of a Gown and Petticoat, my spinning wheel, Box iron and heaters and all the Wool & Cotton which shall be in the house spun and unspun ..
      to my granddaughter, HENRIETTA TURLEY, one feather bed and furniture as it shall be found standing in the second room above stairs .. (also other items) ..
      to my granddaughter, MARTHA TURLEY, one feather bed and furniture as the same shall be found standing in the first room above stairs ..
      to my granddaughter, ANN TURLEY, my other feather bed and furniture as the same shall be found standing in the closet ..
      to MARY WALDEN, my black Cumbarzine Gown and Petticoat ..
      to JOHN WALDEN, son of JOHN WALDEN and MARY, his wife, one three year old black Mare colt ..
      to my friend, JOHN TILLETT, one cow and calf..
      to ELIZABETH CONNELL Twenty shillings current money ..
      to my grandson, JOHN TURLEY, my large Bible,
      to my grandson, GILES TURLEY, one three year old bay mare ..
      it is my will all my wearing apparel (except what is already given and such as I may hereafter think fit to bequeath by word of mouth) shall be equally divided between my two granddaughters, JANE TURLEY and HENRIETTA TURLEY ..
      residue of my Estate to be sold ..
      money I give to my grandson, JOHN TURLEY, to be paid him by my Executors at his age of twenty one and not before .. it being my desire the money shall remain till that time in the hands of my Executors.
      I appoint my much esteemed friend, Mr. ALEXANDER HENDERSON, Merchant, and JOHN TILLETT, Executors .. this 8 day September 1768.
      Presence: Elijah Williams. Jane x Turley
      John Simpson, Moses Simpson
      At a court held .. 15th May 1769 .. will presented (by Executors) .. admitted to record and on motion of Executors .. certificate is granted them for obtaining a probate thereof in due form.

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