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Joseph Loring Palmer (1869 - 1929)

Joseph Loring "Joe" Palmer
Born in Boothbay, Lincoln, Maine, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Father of [private son (1910s - 1980s)]
Died at age 60 in San Benito, Cameron, Texas, United Statesmap
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Joseph was the son of John Fullerton Palmer and Rebecca Wentworth Loring. He was born 26 January 1869 in Boothbay, Maine.[1]

In 1880, the family is living in Pownal, Maine.[2]

1880 Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
John F Palmer Self Male 28 Maine, United States
Rebecca W Palmer Wife Female 30 Maine, United States
Joseph L Palmer Son Male 11 Maine, United States
Maud F Palmer Daughter Female 8 Maine, United States
John E Palmer Son Male 7 Maine, United States
Charles Y Palmer Son Male 5 Maine, United States
Ellen C Palmer Daughter Female 2 Maine, United States
Roy W Palmer Son Male 1 Maine, United States

In 1900, the family had moved to Fairmont, Minnesota. Joseph's mother Rebecca died the year before, in Minnesota. [3]

1900 Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
John Palmer Head Male 66 Maine
Joe Palmer Son Male 29 Maine
Maud Palmer Daughter Female 25 Maine
Ellen Palmer Daughter Female 23 Maine
Roy Palmer Son Male 20 Maine
Edgar Palmer Son Male 18 Minnesota
Maggie Palmer Daughter Female 13 Minnesota

On 16 October 1903, Joseph married Lulu Belle (Allen) Palmer (1873-1954), daughter of Stephen Allen and Rosannah Swearingen, in Martin, Minnesota.[4]

In 1910, the family is living in Pleasant Prairie, Minnesota.[5]

1910 Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
Joseph L Palmer Head Male 41 Maine
Lulu B Palmer Wife Female 30 Minnesota
Francis M Palmer Daughter Female 5 Minnesota
Gordon A Palmer Son Male 4 Minnesota

Joseph and Lulu Belle were listed on their daughter Frances Marie Byrd's death certificate in 1974.[6]

Joseph died in Cameron, Texas, on 16 November 1929.[7] He is buried in Mont Meta Memorial Park, San Benito, Texas.[8][9]


  1. "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 2 March 2021), Joseph L Palmer, 26 Jan 1869; citing Boothbay, , Maine, United States, multiple sources, Maine; FHL microfilm.
  2. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 19 February 2021), Joseph L Palmer in household of John F Palmer, Pownal, Cumberland, Maine, United States; citing enumeration district ED 43, sheet 436A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,254,478.
  3. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 6 August 2021), Joe Palmer in household of John Palmer, Fairmont village Ward 1, Martin, Minnesota, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 165, sheet 17B, family 342, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,775.
  4. "Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 9 March 2021), Joseph L Palmer and Lulu B Allen, 1903.
  5. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 6 August 2021), Joseph L Palmer, Pleasant Prairie, Martin, Minnesota, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 125, sheet 6B, family 112, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 710; FHL microfilm 1,374,723.
  6. "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 20 February 2021), Joseph Loring Palmer in entry for Frances Marie Byrd, 20 Sep 1974; citing certificate number 63851, State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2,243,363.
  7. "Texas Death Index, 1903-2000," database, FamilySearch ( : 24 May 2014), Joseph Palmer, 16 Nov 1929; from "Texas, Death Index, 1903-2000," database, Ancestry ( : 2006); citing certificate number 52480, Cameron, Texas, Texas Department of Health, State Vital Statistics Unit, Austin.
  8. "United States, Cemetery Abstracts, 1949-1969", database, FamilySearch ( : 1 July 2021), Joseph Loring Palmer, 1929.
  9. Find a Grave, database and images (accessed 06 August 2021), memorial page for Joseph Loring “Joe” Palmer (26 Jan 1869–16 Nov 1929), Find A Grave: Memorial #84709012, citing Mont Meta Memorial Park, San Benito, Cameron County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Kelly & Connie Byrd (contributor 47428292).

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