My Turner connection ( or not )
My granny Nellie Crackett was born Ellenor Turner. When I started on my genealogy adventure the Turner line was one of the few that I felt sure about but that certainty was quickly dispelled when hunting for vital records further up the line. I discovered that my great grandfather George Murray Turner was about 3 years old when his “parents” married. His birth record states that he was illegitimate and gives his birth name as George Murray. However, following his mother’s subsequent marriage he was raised as a Turner so I have decided to document the Turner connection while being aware that there is most likely a biological father still to be identified. George was raised by William Robinson Turner, son of John Thomas Turner son of John Turner. Although I have not yet checked records further back I have seen a few trees taking the line back several generations and plan to take a closer look at these.