William and Georgina with their children in 1899
Glogian St. Petersburg
Hammer & Co Paris Panel Art Studio 6 Rundle St. Adelaide
Back Row: Ernest (18), Lily (16), William John (21)
Seated: Edwin (14), William Senior (44), Georgiana (44)
Front row: Violet (8), Olive (2) Herbert (10)
From Violet Turner 1967. Page 13 Ernest, the second son, was apprenticed to a chemist (Mr. Parker of Hindmarsh), and later to Bickfords of Currie Street. He was doing well and was about to take his final exams when he decided to give up the chemistry and go to the land.
He took a farm at Mount Compass which he later passed over to one of his sons. He then became proprietor of a service station at Somerton. He married Eva Hender (born 11 January 1881) daughter of a farmer of Cooke's Plains. the ceremony taking place on the 26th March 1914 in the Cooke's Plains Methodist Church.
Whilst living at Somerton, Ernest became a circuit steward of the Molesly Street Methodist Church. There were four sons. Eva passed away in the Adelaide Hospital on the 5th December 1963 at the age of 82. Ern had inherited his father's asthma. and after Eval' death, he became unable to care for himself and had to enter the Helping Hand Home (Methodist) in North Adelaide. But a lung cancer grew through the years of coughing and Ern died in the Adelaide Hospital on 17th June 1965. He was buried with Eva in the Brighton cemetry.
[S166] Turner, Jenny (Sax), email 24 Aug 2002 (Reliability: 3), 24 Aug 2002.
[S64] SAustralia, SA, South Australian Births 1842-1906, (c) SAGHS, Book: 254 Page: 207 (Reliability: 3), 24 Aug 2002.
Given Names: Ernest
Father: William TURNER
Mother: Georgina PENNINGTON
Birth Place/Residence: Portland Estate
District Code: PtA
Book: 254 Page: 207
[S37] Turner, Violet E. "Our Family", Turner, Violet E., (March 1967), p. 14 (Reliability: 3).
[S259] Turner, William John. Horton, Hilda 1907 Marriage Certificate SA.
[S25] Australia, SA, South Australian Marriages 1842 - 1916, Ade 111 1023 (Reliability: 3), 21 Dec 2001.
[S258] Turner, William. Pennington, Georgina 1877 Marriage Certificate SA.
[S338] Australia Marriage Index, 1788-1950, Page Number: 1023
Volume Number: 111 (Reliability: 3).
Father's Name:John Davidson Pennington
Spouse Name:William Turner
Spouse's Father's Name:Joshua Turner
Marriage Date:20 Jun 1877
Registration Place:Adelaide, South Australia
[S25] Australia, SA, South Australian Marriages 1842 - 1916, Book/Page: 258/922 (Reliability: 3), 11 Jan 2003.
Groom: TURNER Given names: Ernest
Bride: HENDER Given names: Eva
Groom Age: 33 Status: S
Groom's Father: William TURNER
Bride Age: 33 Status: S
Bride's Father: James HENDER
Place: Methodist Church Cookes Plains District: Wel