Sunday, March 12, 2017


Our family has a very unusual genealogical history for Americans and include

Turley, Westover, LaBarr, 

Danner, Essick

Most, if not all the family branches go back before the Revolutionary War here in the New World.

Turley - 
The Turleys were here before 1705 in Fairfax County, VA -
the original Family farm was Dulles Airport some 1784 acres.
The Immigrant was John Turley b. 1649 in Belfast we think.  His arrival in the New World was
NameJohn Turley
Arrival Year1676
Arrival PlaceMaryland
Source Publication Code8510
Primary ImmigrantTurley, John
AnnotationIndex from manuscript by Arthur Trader, Chief Clerk in the Maryland Land Commission, 1917. And see nos. 4507-4511, Land Notes.
Source BibliographySKORDAS, GUST, editor. The Early Settlers of Maryland: an Index to Names of Immigrants, Compiled from Records of Land Patents, 1633-1680, in the Hall of Records, Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1968. 525p. Repr. 1986.

Paul Turley was the first Turley in our line who was born in 1705 the New World.

(Westover, Yeargain)

On the other side of the family

The Danners 1729 - b. Enroute to America whose branches reach back to Damory Castle near Blanding, England

The Essicks before 1758 Adams, PA and Reeves 1665 Surry, VA

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