Sarah Olive Palmeter

23 January 1773–20 August 1861 (Age 88)
Cornwallis, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Sarah Olive

When Sarah Olive Palmeter was born on 23 January 1773, in Cornwallis, 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

Spouse and Children

about 1826
Mabou Harbour Mouth, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada


Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

Name Meaning

Probably a variant of English Parmeter ( see Parmenter ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Olive Palmerton in entry for Robert Sanford Ward, "Washington Deaths and Burials, 1810-1960"
  • Olive Palmerton in entry for Robert Sanford Ward, "Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Olivie Palmeter - Government record: birth-name: Olivie Palmeter

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