Henrietta Kate Palmer

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

The Life 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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Family Time Line

Franklin Cathel Justis
1854–1921
Henrietta Kate Palmer
1855–1899
Marriage: 5 November 1877
Guy Tracy Justis
1878–1947
Ray Justis
1880–1883
Earl Everett Justis
1885–1960
Fay C. Justis
1887–1963
Med Justis
1890–1961
Alice Justis
1893–1894

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 November 1877
Washington, Washington, Kansas, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    John Tracy Palmer

    Male1812–1887Male

    Anjanetta Willard

    Female1822–1894Female

siblings

(10)

    John Austin Palmer

    Male1846–1926Male

    James M Palmer

    Male1848–1902Male

    Albert A Palmer

    Male1849–1917Male

    Everett Galatin Palmer

    Male1850–1936Male

    George Elijah Palmer

    Male1853–1928Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1861

Age 6

Kansas is the 34th state
1863

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 The Amendment was later repealed.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

1 English: from Middle English, Old French palmer, paumer (from palme, paume ‘palm tree’, Latin palma), a nickname for someone who had been on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Such pilgrims generally brought back a palm branch as proof that they had actually made the journey, but there was a vigorous trade in false souvenirs, and the term also came to be applied to a cleric who sold indulgences.2 Swedish (Palmér): ornamental name formed with palm ‘palm tree’ + the suffix -ér, from Latin -erius ‘descendant of’.3 Irish: when not truly of English origin (see 1 above), a surname adopted by bearers of Gaelic Ó Maolfhoghmhair ( see Milford ) perhaps because they were from an ecclesiastical family.

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

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Sources (3)

  • K H Justis in household of F C Justis, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Kate Palmer in household of John T Palmer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Kate Palmer in household of John T Palmer, "United States Census, 1860"

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