Luther Moses Palmer

5 July 1827–12 January 1915 (Age 87)
Oswegatchie, St. Lawrence, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Luther Moses

When Luther Moses Palmer was born on 5 July 1827, in Oswegatchie, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, his father, Abraham Palmer, was 19 and his mother, Patience Delila Pierce, was 18. He married Julia Phidelia Ferrin in 1852, in Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Ouray, Colorado, United States in 1900 and Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 12 January 1915, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Luther Moses Palmer
Dora Elizabeth Bosh
Marriage: 21 May 1872
Lola Ann Palmer
John Quincy Palmer
Dora Elizabeth Palmer
Morris Dee Palmer
Mirth Adelia Palmer
Luther Moras Palmer
Truman Jay Palmer
Chancey Warren Palmer
James Albert Palmer

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  • Marriage
    21 May 1872Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 20
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 30
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

    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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    Mary Elizabeth Veach and her 3rd husband Luther Moses Veach

    Dr. Luther Morris Palmer was born July 5, 1827 at Ogdensburg, New York. He was the son of Abraham and Patience Delila Pierce Palmer. He crossed the plains in 1847; went to California at the time of …

    Sources (35)

    • Luther M Parmer, "United States Census, 1870"
    • L M Palmer in entry for John I Arnett Or Palmer and Berta Arnett, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • Luther Palmer in entry for John Quincy Palmer, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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