Leland Spencer Palmer

Male22 February 1898–27 September 1904

Brief Life History of Leland Spencer

When Leland Spencer Palmer was born on 22 February 1898, in Enterprise, Morgan, Utah, United States, his father, George David Palmer, was 32 and his mother, Annetta Hall, was 30. He died on 27 September 1904, in his hometown, at the age of 6, and was buried in Enterprise Cemetery, Enterprise, Morgan, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George David Palmer
Annetta Hall
Edna Annetta Palmer
Kathrine Louise Palmer
Leland Spencer Palmer
Annetta Amanda Palmer

Sources (6)

  • Leland S. Palmer in household of George D. Palmer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Leland Spence Palmer, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • 1900 United States Federal Census

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Siblings (4)

World Events (6)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 2

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 3

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English palmer(e) ‘palmer, pilgrim to the Holy Land’ (Anglo-Norman French palmer, Old French pa(l)mer, paum(i)er), so called from the palm branch carried by such pilgrims. The term was also used to denote an itinerant monk who traveled from shrine to shrine under a vow of poverty. This surname is also common in Ireland, where it has been recorded from the 13th century onward.

Irish: when not of English origin (see 1 above), a surname adopted for Gaelic Ó Maolfhoghmhair (see Milford ), the name of an ecclesiastical family.

Swedish (mainly Palmér): ornamental name formed with palm ‘palm tree’ + the suffix -ér (a derivative of Latin -erius) or -er (from German).

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

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