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Hi, it’s me Cliff.

How are you all.  Everyone has been nice.

This website is great, but it is a load to remember everything , so if I neglect to do the proper thing, I apologize in advance.

I have been looking for my mother’s ancestry, on both sides, Turner and Smith, and both seem to have unlimited options.

There are stories that my mom told me, about her mother being an orphan, from Ireland, that do not seem to mesh with the few records that I have been able to associate with her.

I was hoping someone might have a suggestion, they were from the Cumberland Md., Bedford PA, and West Virginia area in their earlier years, then moved to Akron, Ohio.  Rebecca, Mae Smith(Turner) died in 1945, in Akron, she was buried at Mt. Peace cemetery, but they seem to have no real record of that when I went there.  

If anyone has any pointers, it would be appreciated.

Thank you!
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Mae Turner

 in the Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993

Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993 No Image
Text-only collection
Name: Mae Turner
Gender: Female
Spouse: Frank Smith
Child: Ethel Thelma Smith
Film Number: 002251801
Name: Frank Smith
Age: 35
Birth Year: abt 1885
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1920: Cumberland Ward 3, Allegany, Maryland
Street: Lexington Ave
House Number: 13 1/2
Residence Date: 1920
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital status: Married
Spouse's Name: Mae Smith
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Able to Speak English: Yes
Occupation: Laborer
Industry: B And O RR
Home Owned or Rented: Rented
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors:
Household Members:
Name Age
Frank Smith 35
Mae Smith 26
Grace Smith 8
Earl Smith 7
Irene Smith 5
Jesse Smith 3
Mildred Smith 0

Frank Smith

 in the Pennsylvania, Prison, Reformatory, and Workhouse Records, 1829-1971

Name: Frank Smith
Received Age: 22
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: abt 1887
Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Residence Place: Pennsylvania, USA
Received Date: 31 Jul 1909
Institution: Allegheny County Workhouse
Prisoner Number: 38490
Everyone has made amazing discoveries!  Thank you!
Thank you Ms Fox

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https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Turner-32713

You have her middle name as Mae or May. This will raise a suggestion (error) report. I suggest you change it to Mae and mention the possible spelling variation in the biography.

Have you tried looking on the free site familysearch.org? They have an easy copy for pasting section in their records. So easy to use.

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