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Humphrey Palmer

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Humphrey Palmer

Birth
Honiton, East Devon District, Devon, England
Death
1807 (aged 65–66)
Guilford, Windham County, Vermont, USA
Burial
Guilford, Windham County, Vermont, USA Add to Map
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Humphrey Palmer,Revolutionary War Veteran

"Humphrey Palmer of Honiton, Devonshire county, England, whence government persecution drove him from an estate that rented for £300 per year, that was afterward confiscated, because he espoused the cause of the American colonies. He settled in East Guilford, Windham Co., Vt. Children: Humphrey, John, William, Hannah, Maria. William, born in 1786, came to Centerville about 1812, and bought of the Holland Land Co. 200 acres at $2.50 per acre."

Citation:John S. Minard, Allegany County and Its People, History of Centerville

Humphrey's gravestone at Blanchard Cemetry (Old North Cemetery) in Guilford, Vt. states:

"In memory of Mr. Humphrey Palmer, a native of Devonshire, G. Britain, came to America 1770 and died Jan 14 1807 aged 66"

Citation: Guilford, VT, Blanchard Cemetery, monument inscription

Two of his sons, Humphrey Palmer, Jr. (1788-1858) and, William B. Palmer (1786-1865) were early settlers in Allegany County, NY, and are interred in the Rogers Cemetery, Centerville, Allegany County, New York.

Other children of Humphrey Palmer and Marcy Bacon were:

Mary (1744 - )
John (1745 - )
Anna (1780 - )
Sarah (1782 - )
Hannah Childs (22 Jun 1784 - 10 May 1864) m. Capt. Stephen Gregory (1780 - 1845)Both died in Guilford,Vermont
Marcy E. (1792 - 17 Jan 1803)
Marsha (1794 - )

His wife was Marcy Bacon (1756-1842), daughter of James Bacon (1728-aft 1768) and Abigail Aikens (1728-aft 1768).
Humphrey Palmer,Revolutionary War Veteran

"Humphrey Palmer of Honiton, Devonshire county, England, whence government persecution drove him from an estate that rented for £300 per year, that was afterward confiscated, because he espoused the cause of the American colonies. He settled in East Guilford, Windham Co., Vt. Children: Humphrey, John, William, Hannah, Maria. William, born in 1786, came to Centerville about 1812, and bought of the Holland Land Co. 200 acres at $2.50 per acre."

Citation:John S. Minard, Allegany County and Its People, History of Centerville

Humphrey's gravestone at Blanchard Cemetry (Old North Cemetery) in Guilford, Vt. states:

"In memory of Mr. Humphrey Palmer, a native of Devonshire, G. Britain, came to America 1770 and died Jan 14 1807 aged 66"

Citation: Guilford, VT, Blanchard Cemetery, monument inscription

Two of his sons, Humphrey Palmer, Jr. (1788-1858) and, William B. Palmer (1786-1865) were early settlers in Allegany County, NY, and are interred in the Rogers Cemetery, Centerville, Allegany County, New York.

Other children of Humphrey Palmer and Marcy Bacon were:

Mary (1744 - )
John (1745 - )
Anna (1780 - )
Sarah (1782 - )
Hannah Childs (22 Jun 1784 - 10 May 1864) m. Capt. Stephen Gregory (1780 - 1845)Both died in Guilford,Vermont
Marcy E. (1792 - 17 Jan 1803)
Marsha (1794 - )

His wife was Marcy Bacon (1756-1842), daughter of James Bacon (1728-aft 1768) and Abigail Aikens (1728-aft 1768).


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