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Frank A Palmer
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Birth: Feb. 15, 1875
Death: 1960

obit Feb 11, 1960, "Farmers & Republican", Cooperstown, NY

Frank A. Palmer, 84, surviving twin veteran of the Spanish-American War died Monday night at the home of his son Grant Palmer of Richfield Springs. He had been ill for a number of years and had returned the previous day from a 2-month stay in an Albany hospital. He was born Feb 15, 1875 in the town of Richfield, a son of Otis and Marietta (Sternberg) Palmer. He was a direct descendent of William Palmer, who in 1629 settled in Massachusetts. He attended Schuler Lake and Richfield Springs schools. Early in the Spanish American War he enlisted in the 31st Inf, Mich Vol, and was wounded in Cuba. On Sept 12, 1905, he married Blanche Edick. His twin Floyd B. Palmer died in Richfield Springs August 1956. The Palmer twins were the oldest surviving twins of the Spanish American War.

Surviving are his wife, 2 sons, Oris J. and Grant B, Richfield Springs, 1 daughter, Mrs Ruth Burrows, Hartwick, and 2 grandchildren. Services at 2 pm Thursday in Richfield Springs with burial in Twilight Rest Cemetery at a later date.

Submitted by Judy Morgan

Family links: 
  Otis Palmer (1833 - 1912)
  Marietta Sternberg Palmer (1833 - 1913)
  Blanche Edick Palmer (1882 - 1970)*
  Nathan Palmer (1853 - 1863)*
  Minnie Palmer Gorton (1862 - 1941)*
  Clara Palmer Rose (1862 - 1926)*
  Almena Palmer Perkins (1863 - 1946)*
  Frank A Palmer (1875 - 1960)
  Floyd Palmer (1875 - 1956)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Veteran of Spanish American War flag
Twilight Rest Cemetery
Otsego County
New York, USA
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Record added: Jan 31, 2011
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Frank A Palmer
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