Genealogy has fascinated me for as long as I can remember. The data included in the Personal Research section of this site spans over four centuries and is the product of more than 30 years of research, fueled by a love of history and a nostalgic desire to know who I am and where I come from. My journey began with the smallest of moments. While on a family vacation in England when I was 13, my grandfather, knowing my love of all things equestrian, gave me a faded, dog-eared photo of a man on a horse.
The picture was 50 years old and the man was my great grandfather, Leonard Turner. Granddad was patient, answering all my questions and then some; spending hour upon hour of that month long visit feeding my hunger for the past. And so it began….