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Ernest "Ern" TURNER

Male 1881 - 1965  (Age 84)
Person ID: I1562 | Tree: Turner  |  Last Modified: 29 Jun 2011
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  • Name Ernest "Ern" TURNER 
    Nickname Ern 
    Born 16 Jan 1881 Portland Estate, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Died 17 Jun 1965 Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Jun 1965 Brighton Cemetery, Brighton, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3

    Parents

    Family ID: F355 Group Sheet  
    Father William TURNER,   b. 3 Jan 1855, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1910, Petersborough, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55) 
    Mother Georgina PENNINGTON,   b. 13 Aug 1855, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1938, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82) 
    Married 20 Jun 1877 St John's Church, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9, 10

    Family

    Family ID: F542 Group Sheet  
    Wife Eva HENDER,   b. 1 Nov 1881, Coolinong, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1963, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81) 
    Married 26 Mar 1914 Methodist Church, Cookes Plains, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Children 
     

    1. James TURNER,   b. 26 Dec 1914,   d. 22 Sep 1952  (Age 37)

     

    2. Allan Ernest TURNER,   b. 1916,   d. Yes, date unknown

     

    3. Murray Jack TURNER,   b. 28 Mar 1918,   d. 18 Sep 2003, Victor Harbour, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85)

     

    4. Claude Herbert TURNER,   b. 28 Jul 1920,   d. 12 Jan 1987, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66)

    Other Personal Events

    Photos 1883  [4] – Ern Lily and William John
    Turner Ern Lily William 1883
    Turner Ern Lily William 1883
    Photos 1899 Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 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)
    Turner William 1899 Children
    Turner William 1899 Children
    Document 26 Jul 1906 Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5]  – Autographs
    • Autographs
      William Turner, July 26 (19)07
      Georgina Turner,July 26 1907
      Oliver Turner, July 26th 1907
      Herbert Turner, July 26 1907
      Edwin Turner, Dawson 1907
      Violet Turner, "Wydeville" July 1907
    Turner Violet 1907 Autographs doc
    Turner Violet 1907 Autographs doc
    Photos 1907 Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6]  – Wedding
    Turner William John 1907 and Hilda Elizabeth Horton Wedding 1907
    Turner William John 1907 and Hilda Elizabeth Horton Wedding 1907
    Turner William John 1907 Wedding
    Turner William John 1907 Wedding
    Certificate 15 Jan 1907 Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7]  – Witness
    • His brother's marriage.
    turner_william/Turner William John 1907 Marriage Cert.jpg
    turner_william/Turner William John 1907 Marriage Cert.jpg
    Photos 15 Jan 1907  [6] – Wiliam John and Hilda's wedding
    Turner William John 1907 and Hilda Elizabeth Horton Wedding 1907
    Turner William John 1907 and Hilda Elizabeth Horton Wedding 1907
    Turner William John 1907 Wedding
    Turner William John 1907 Wedding
    Document 6 Jan 1911 Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Turner William 1911 Death doc
    Turner William 1911 Death doc
    Photos Abt 1940  [4]
    Turner Ern Eva
    Turner Ern Eva
    Occupation Hindmarsh, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Apprentices to chemist Mr. Parker then to Bickfors of Currie Street. He was doing well and was about to take his final exams when he decided to give up chemistry and go on the land.
  • Event Map

    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Jan 1881 - Portland Estate, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPhotos - 1899 - Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDocument - 26 Jul 1906 - Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPhotos - 1907 - Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCertificate - 15 Jan 1907 - Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDocument - 6 Jan 1911 - Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Mar 1914 - Methodist Church, Cookes Plains, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Jun 1965 - Brighton Cemetery, Brighton, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Jun 1965 - Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - - Hindmarsh, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Turner Ernest
    Turner Ernest
  • Notes 
    • 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.

      Page 14
      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.
  • Sources

    1. [S166] Turner, Jenny (Sax)
    2. [S64] South Australian Births 1842-1906
    3. [S37] Turner, Violet E. "Our Family"
    4. [S166] Turner, Jenny (Sax)
    5. [S256] Bruce, Elva (Pomery)
    6. [S214] Jackson, Heather Bruce
    7. [S259] Turner, William John. Horton, Hilda 1907 Marriage Certificate SA
    8. [S25] South Australian Marriages 1842 - 1916
    9. [S258] Turner, William. Pennington, Georgina 1877 Marriage Certificate SA
    10. [S338] Australia Marriage Index, 1788-1950
    11. [S25] South Australian Marriages 1842 - 1916