Henrietta Kate Palmer

12 November 1855–24 May 1899 (Age 43)
Waterford, Racine, Wisconsin, United States

The Life Summary of Henrietta Kate

When Henrietta Kate Palmer was born on 12 November 1855, in Waterford, Racine, Wisconsin, United States, her father, John Tracy Palmer, was 43 and her mother, Anjanetta Willard, was 33. She married Franklin Cathel Justis on 5 November 1877, in Washington, Washington, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Kansas, United States in 1870 and Washington, Kansas, United States in 1895. She died on 24 May 1899, at the age of 43, and was buried in Joy, Kiowa, Kansas, United States.

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Franklin Cathel Justis
Henrietta Kate Palmer
Marriage: 5 November 1877
Guy Tracy Justis
Ray Justis
Earl Everett Justis
Fay Cathel Justis
Med Justis
Alice Justis

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 November 1877Washington, Washington, Kansas, United States
  • Children


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    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Historical Boundaries: 1857: Washington, Kansas Territory, United States 1861: Washington, Kansas, United States
    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 12
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    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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    Sources (5)

    • K H Justis in household of F C Justis, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
    • Kate Palmer, "Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911"
    • Kate Palmer in household of John T Palmer, "United States Census, 1870"

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