LeGrand Palmer

1783–
United States

The Life Summary of LeGrand

When LeGrand Palmer was born in 1783, in United States, his father, Gideon Palmore, was 27 and his mother, Nancy Turner, was 3. He married Susan Palmer on 18 November 1805, in Charlotte, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Family Time Line

LeGrand Palmer
1783–
Susan Palmer
1785–1852
Marriage: 18 November 1805
Luke Palmer
1807–1862

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 November 1805Charlotte, Virginia, United States
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1783 · A Free America
    Age 0
    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
    1786 · Shays' Rebellion
    Age 3
    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 36
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Milford
    Palmiere
    Parmer
    Palmore

    Sources (4)

    • Legrand Palmer, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"
    • Legacy NFS Source: LeGrand Palmer - birth: 1785; Charlotte, Virginia, United States

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