Inez M Palmer

5 April 1907–about 1980 (Age 72)
Pocahontas, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Inez M

When Inez M Palmer was born on 5 April 1907, in Pocahontas, Virginia, United States, her father, Leroy Alexander Palmer, was 21 and her mother, Ocie M Hickman, was 18. She married James Hosea Lanier in 1923, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Freemansburg, Lewis, West Virginia, United States in 1910 and Bellaire, Pultney Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States in 1920. She died about 1980, in Pocahontas, Virginia, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

James Hosea Lanier
1903–about 1972
Inez M Palmer
1907–about 1980
Marriage: 1923
William Harold Lanier
1924–about 1974
Loral Gene Lanier
Janet Maxine Lanier
1929–about 1952

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1923Virginia, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 1
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
    1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility
    Age 10
    Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
    Age 20
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    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 (10)

    • Inez Matilda Palmer, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • Inez Palmer in household of Roy A Palmer, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Inez M Palmer in entry for John Robert Gordon and Janet M Lanier, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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