Modena Henrietta Palmer

27 October 1915–1990 (Age 74)
Kelso, Cowlitz, Washington, United States

The Life of Modena Henrietta

When Modena Henrietta Palmer was born on 27 October 1915, in Kelso, Cowlitz, Washington, United States, her father, James Bennum Palmer, was 44 and her mother, Belle Lawrence, was 38. She lived in Marysville, Yuba, California, United States in 1930 and Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States in 1946. She died in 1990, in Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States, at the age of 75.

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James Bennum Palmer
Belle Lawrence
Thornton E. Palmer
Lillian Marie Palmer
Claris Ruth Palmer
Malvina Belle Palmer
Stanley Luther Palmer
Frank Howard Palmer
Vivian Blanche Palmer
Ralph Walter Palmer
Modena Henrietta Palmer
Modena Henrietta Palmer
Calvin Lee Palmer

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1916 · Boeing Aircraft

Age 1

The Boeing Aircraft was named and created by William Boeing. The first two planes were Bluebill and Mallard and the first flight was July 15, 1916. Boeing aircrafts made their debut during WWI. 
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 20

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Palm, a palm, and ere, an agent, meaning a palm bearer

Sources (2)

  • Modena Palmer in household of James Palmer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mrs Moderna Williams in entry for James B Palmer, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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