"Mr. Artemus Gurley was a farmer. He was a man highly respected, and held many offices of trust. He represented his town in the Legislature in the years 1804, 1807, and 1819."
"A kind husband, affectionate parent, and a worthy, upright magistrate; and died in the midst of usefulness, universally regretted." (Monument, old Gurley burying-ground)
Transcribed from the source listed below by Mark Gurley, March 3, 2014.
Family: "North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000" Book Title: Peabody Genealogy Ancestry Record 61157 #226915 (accessed 17 April 2022) Name: Artemas Gurley; Gender: Male; Birth Date: 9 Apr 1769; Birth Place: of Mansfield, Conn; First Marriage Date: 29 Mar 1792; Second Marriage Date: 24 Mar 1805; Death Date: 18 May 1822; Father: Jacob Baker Gurley; Mother: Hannah Brigham; Spouse: Sarah Steele Martha Shepard; Child: Lovinia Gurley Sarah Steele Gurley Abigail Gurley Uriah Brigham Gurley Artemas Shepard Gurley George Gurley Charles Artemas Gurley Mary Gurley.
Gurley, Albert E. 1897. The History and Genealogy of the GURLEY FAMILY, Willimantic, Connecticut, 1897 - Press of the Case, Lockwood, and Brainard Company, Hartford, Connecticut.
Burial: "U.S., Find a Grave Index, 1600s-Current" Ancestry Record 60525 #23592415 (accessed 17 April 2022) Artemas Gurley burial (died on 18 May 1822) in Mansfield City, Tolland County, Connecticut, United States of America.
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