Sarah Olive Palmeter

Female23 January 1773–20 August 1861

Brief Life History of Sarah Olive

When Sarah Olive Palmeter was born on 23 January 1773, in Cornwallis Township, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, Nathan Palmeter, was 23 and her mother, Susanna Sanford, was 18. She married John Simeon Ward about 1826, in Mabou Harbour Mouth, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 20 August 1861, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

John Simeon Ward
Sarah Olive Palmeter
Marriage: about 1826
Joseph Ward
Nathan Palmeter Ward
Robert Sanford Ward
Susanna Ward
Colin Campbell Ward

Sources (8)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Olivie Palmeter - Government record: birth-name: Olivie Palmeter
  • Sarah Palmetter, "Canada, Nova Scotia Church Records, 1720-2001"
  • Sarah Palmeter or Palmerter, "Canada, Nova Scotia Church Records, 1720-2001"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1826Mabou Harbour Mouth, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (9)

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    Age 50

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    Name Meaning

    Altered form of English Parmenter or Parmeter , and possibly also of their French (and Walloon and Flemish) cognate Parmentier (compare Palmatier ).

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

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