Mary Palmer

from 1773 to 1775–
Augusta, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Mary

Mary Palmer was born from 1773 to 1775, in Augusta, Virginia, United States as the daughter of William Palmer Sr. and Jane. She married William Moore on 4 March 1793, in Augusta, Hampshire, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Family Time Line

William Moore
1770–1836
Mary Palmer
1773–
Marriage: 4 March 1793
William Palmer Moore
1803–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 March 1793Augusta, Hampshire, Virginia, United States
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1776
    Age 3
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital
    Age 7
    On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
    1804
    Age 31
    Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

    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 (2)

    • Mary Palmer, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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