Ruth's Genealogy

“I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.” -Abraham Lincoln

Jennie Margaret Melton

wife of Francis Lee Turner

(my great-granduncle)

born 21 Mar 1864

Blooming Grove, Navarro, TX

died 21 May 1887

(her 5th wedding anniversary)

Axtell, McLennan, TX

also believed to be buried here is her infant son Claude Turner

born 18 May 1887

Abbott, Hill, TX

died 25 Jan 1888

Abbott, Hill, TX

Graham- Mason Cemetery

Hill County, TX

(Frank Lee Turner was the father of Martha Rebecca and Lizzie and baby son Claudie. Grief stricken in losing his baby son and beloved wife Jenny, Frank left home in desperation. His little girls were sent to live with relatives. Frank was never heard from again.)


One thought on “Tombstone Tuesday

  1. What a sad story!


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