|Birth: ||Apr. 3, 1861|
|Death: ||Jan. 17, 1950|
Son of John Houston Palmer b. March 28, 1816 and Eliza Jane Terry b. December 22, 1821.
Paternal grandparents: Lee Palmer born July 17, 1797 in Richfield, Stanly Co., NC and Lucy Ora Stone. Married 1815 in NC; divorced 1829 in Carroll Co., TN.
Maternal grandparents: William C. Terry born abt. 1795 and Malinda Covington born abt. 1805.
Grew up in Bell County, TX. As a young man he drove cattle from ranches in the Texas panhandle to markets in Kansas.
Married Victoria Kemp Livingston on October 4, 1899 in Mills County, TX. She was a widow with three children: Harry, Amber and Genevieve. One child was born of the union, Irene Eliza. The family settled on a farm near Mobeetie, TX.
After Victoria's death in 1919 J. H. married Myrtle Pennington. They had a son Emory Houston b. May 14, 1924. The couple separated and J. H. lived his remaining years with his daughter Irene Palmer Hodges and her family.
John Houston Palmer (1816 - 1873)
Eliza Jane Terry Palmer (1821 - 1878)
Victoria C Kemp Livingston Palmer (1865 - 1919)
Myrtle Pennington Palmer (1886 - 1950)
Irene Palmer Hodges (1900 - 1987)*
William Palmer (1842 - 1862)*
Daniel Lee Palmer (1843 - 1927)*
John Adams Quitman Palmer (1848 - 1904)*
Mary Ann Palmer McDaniel (1850 - 1921)*
Daughter Palmer (1852 - 1857)*
Julia Ann Palmer Whitworth (1855 - 1912)*
John Houston Palmer (1861 - 1950)
James E. B. Palmer (1863 - 1865)*
White Deer Cemetery
Maintained by: Diane Carmichael Blank
Originally Created by: Nancy Abraham
Record added: May 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51985524