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 John Adams Quitman Palmer

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John Adams Quitman Palmer

  • Birth 10 Mar 1848 Calhoun County, Mississippi, USA
  • Death 19 Jun 1904 Elmer, Jackson County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Burial Hess, Jackson County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Plot Row D, space 32
  • Memorial ID 8579200

Known as Quitman.

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.

Married Elizabeth Belle "Betty" Barr on September 9, 1869 in Mississippi. The couple had 11 children: Walter Sprague, Thomas Cole, Sion Eugene "Gene", Eulela "Lela" Jane, Jefferson Allen, Robert Ira, George Luther, Blanche Julia, Ora Stone, Auby Ershail, Vickie Belle.

Served in the Confederate Army toward the end of the Civil War.

Was a farmer in Mississippi, Texas, and Oklahoma.

Moved from Mississippi to Bell County, Texas soon after his marriage and to Mills County, Texas in 1878. Attracted by the opening of new land in Oklahoma Territory the family settled at Elmer in 1900.



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  • Added: 31 Mar 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8579200
  • Diane Carmichael Blank
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Adams Quitman Palmer (10 Mar 1848–19 Jun 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8579200, citing Hess Cemetery, Hess, Jackson County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Diane Carmichael Blank (contributor 46610574) .