Ida Lucinda Stearns

November 1873–3 May 1948 (Age 74)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Ida Lucinda

When Ida Lucinda Stearns was born in November 1873, in Illinois, United States, her father, Horace Stearns, was 53 and her mother, Marietta Hanson, was 26. She married Robert Henry Palmer in 1888, in Rawlins, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Rawlins, Rawlins, Kansas, United States in 1895 and Driftwood Township, Rawlins, Kansas, United States for about 40 years. She died on 3 May 1948, at the age of 74, and was buried in Cornell, Hitchcock, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Henry Palmer
1866–1965
Ida Lucinda Stearns
1873–1948
Marriage: 1888
Nellie Mae Palmer
1889–1980
Elba Banda Palmer
1902–
Effie Verena Palmer
1891–1979
Roy James Palmer
1892–1980
Grace Mable Palmer
1894–1898
Frank Harvey Palmer
1896–1967
Clyde Glenn Palmer
1899–1969
Blanche Agnes Palmer
1902–1990
Carl Gerald Palmer
1903–1968
Marietta Amanda Palmer
1910–2011

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1888
Rawlins, Kansas, United States
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

    Horace Stearns

    Male1820–1909Male

    Marietta Hanson

    Female1847–1922Female

siblings

(12)

    Stearns

    Male1864–1864Male

    Stearns

    Male1866–1866Male

    Carrie Agnes Stearns

    Female1866–1869Female

    Stearns

    Male1868–1868Male

    Female1870–1953Female

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 4

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 20

Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Stern 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ida Palmer in household of Robert H Palmer, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Ida L Stearnes in household of Horace Stearnes, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Isobel Palmer in household of Robert H Palmer, "United States Census, 1930"

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