Miles N Palmer

22 March 1842–18 January 1923 (Age 80)
Broome, New York, United States

The Life of Miles N

When Miles N Palmer was born on 22 March 1842, in Broome, New York, United States, his father, John Palmer, was 27 and his mother, Mary or May L., was 27. He married Ellen Parmelia Austin about 1863, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States in 1910 and Rochelle, Flagg Township, Ogle, Illinois, United States in 1923. He died on 18 January 1923, in Ogle, Illinois, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Dement Township, Ogle, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Miles N Palmer
1842–1923
Ellen Parmelia Austin
1842–1920
Marriage: about 1863
Anna Palmer
1860–
Nellie Palmer
1868–
Lydia May Palmer
1873–
Harry Palmer
1875–
Amelia Palmer
1883–1959

Spouse and Children

    Male1842–1923Male

    Ellen Parmelia Austin

    Female1842–1920Female

MARRIAGE
about 1863
New York, United States
children

(5)

    Anna Palmer

    Female1860–Female

    Female1868–Female

    Lydia May Palmer

    Female1873–Female

    Harry Palmer

    Male1875–Male

    Amelia Palmer

    Female1883–1959Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 6

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1865

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English, Old French palmer, paumer (from palme, paume ‘palm tree’, Latin palma), a nickname for someone who had been on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Such pilgrims generally brought back a palm branch as proof that they had actually made the journey, but there was a vigorous trade in false souvenirs, and the term also came to be applied to a cleric who sold indulgences.2 Swedish (Palmér): ornamental name formed with palm ‘palm tree’ + the suffix -ér, from Latin -erius ‘descendant of’.3 Irish: when not truly of English origin (see 1 above), a surname adopted by bearers of Gaelic Ó Maolfhoghmhair ( see Milford ) perhaps because they were from an ecclesiastical family.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Miles Palmer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Miles Palmer, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Miles Palmer in household of Jennie Bean, "United States Census, 1910"

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