|Birth: ||Dec. 17, 1760|
|Death: ||Jun. 30, 1852|
Was a native of Massachusetts;
He enlisted in 1777 when but 17 years of age in Capt. Sylvanus Cobb's Company, for one month, and again for three months with the same leader.
In 1778 and 1779 he served one year under Capt.________ Lockwood's Company;
Col. John Wood's Regiment.
He was taken prisoner June 7, 1779 and confined in the Small Pox Hospital, New York;
Was exchanged February 1780, and again served his country, enlisting from Salem, New York, as a substitute with Capt.______ Stevens, and as on who was placed to guard the notorious Major Andre. He early came to Illinois, settling in Winnebago County, where he died.
Ephriam Palmer in the Kishwaukee Cemetery was born in 1760 in Massachusetts and died in 1852 in Winnebago County, Illinois.
Margaret Force Palmer (1765 - 1809)*
Mary Ann Palmer Merryfield (1794 - 1874)*
Abram Elston Palmer (1802 - 1842)*
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Record added: Sep 04, 2004
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