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Eleanor (Daines) Palmeter (1709 - aft. 1789)

Eleanor Palmeter formerly Daines aka Luddington
Born in Norwich, New London, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 2 Jan 1735 in New Haven, CTmap
Wife of — married 6 Aug 1764 in Windham, Windham, Connecticutmap
Descendants descendants
Died after after age 79 in Brookfield, Orange, Republic of Vermontmap
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Eleanor, daughter of Ebenezer Dains and Mercy Luddington, was born on 4 Feb 1709/10 at Norwich, New London County, CT,[1] and died after 1789 at Brookfield, Orange County, VT.[1]

On 2 Jan 1735, at New Haven, New Haven County, CT, Eleanor m1. James LUDDINGTON (b. 8 Aug 1703; d. 3 Sep 1756 in French and Indian War; s/o James Luddington and Rebecca Clark); children (surname LUDDINGTON):[2]

  1. Elizabeth (b. 23 Apr 1737; d. aft 1820; m. Zachariah DAINS)
  2. David (b. 19 Mar 1739; d. 13 Sep 1756, in Fr and Indian War)
  3. Hannah/Anna (b. 19 Mar 1744)
  4. Lemuel (b. 8 May 1748; d. aft 1818; m. Hopestill TRUSCOTT)
  5. Eunice (b. 11 May 1751; m. Zenas CLEAVELAND).

She married second on 6 Aug 1764, at Windham, Windham County, CT, Ebenezer PALMETER, son of Daniel PALMETER Sr and Joannah DAINS.[3]

She was called "my loving wife Eleanor" by the will of Ebenezer PALMETER dated 1 Aug 1768 at Windham, Windham County, CT.[4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Sabria Palmer Lamb, Some descendants of Abraham Dains and Sarah Peake, (Detroit MI, S P Lamb: 1989); digital images, (, p 100.
  2. James Shepard, "William Luddington of Malden, Mass., and East Haven, Conn., and His Descendants," (, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2018), NEHGR 58:76; giving dom, James info, ch info.
  3. Vital Records (The Barbour Collection), 1630-1870, (, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), Windham, p 182; giving "Palmiter, Eben[eze]r, m. Ellenor Luddington, Aug.6,1764."
  4. Connecticut, Wills and Probate Records, 1609-1999, (Provo UT, Operations, Inc.: 2015), Hartford, Probate Packets, Payne, Benjamin-Pettis, James, 1719-1880, Ebenezer Palmeter (images 483-4 of 1379).
  • Shepard, James. William Luddington of Malden, Mass., and East haven, Conn., and His Descendants, The New England Historical & Genealogical Register (NEHGS, Boston, Mass., 1904) Vol. 58, Page 79
  • Colonel Henry Ludington: A Memoir, by Willis Fletcher Johnson (pg 18, 19) [1]
  • THE DEAN/DAINS/DAYN(E)S GENEALOGY -PART 1- Abraham Dains in about 1640 to William M. Dean in 1892 [2]

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