Walter Butler Palmer

Walter Butler Palmer

Prairie Center, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA
Death 7 Jun 1932 (aged 63)
Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA
Burial Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 87759950 · View Source
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About Walter Butler Palmer, Born, 22 Jun 1868 in Prairie Center, LaSalle. Illinois. He was the son of Ephraim Milo Palmer and Sarah Henderson Butler. He married Irena B. Lardin on 25 Sep 1889. A year and a half later, Irena died, in
May 1891.He married 2nd wife Mary Frances White on 11 Dec 1894 in Chicago, Illinois. They were the parents of two children; Burton White Palmer and Margaret Allison Palmer. He was a family historian, breeder of trotting and show horses, and an accomplished poet. He wrote the poem "Dear Ancestor" in 1906 while he was visiting the grave of his great grandfather; Ephraim Palmer (1760-1852). Walter died 6 Jun 1932 in Ottawa, LaSalle, Illinois. Courtesy Find a Grave Contributor "Row Walker"

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