Archive for March, 2009

Frank Palmer's Tombstone

Frank J. Palmer is my second Great Grandfather. He was born to James Palmer and Sarah Powers on 9 Jul 1865 in Constantine, St. Joseph, Michigan.

He married Clara Wagar on 4 Mar 1988 in Three Rivers, St. Joseph, Michigan. Clara was born 22 Mar 1866 in Constantine, St. Joseph, Michigan to Stephen Wagar and Susana Holmes.

Frank died on 17 Mar 1891 in Three Rivers, St. Joseph, Michigan from an eye infection.

He was 25 years old when he died and he left behind a 2 year old son and a wife who was 25 weeks pregnant (assuming a 40 week pregnancy).

Frank is buried in the Riverside Cemetery in Three Rivers, Michigan.

The gravestone reads:

Frank J Palmer
July 9, 1865 – March 17, 1891

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Craig at Geneablogie started a surname meme. He says:

List the surnames you are researching and the general localities. Then tell the names of your “Most Wanted Ancestors,” that is, the ones you most want to find behind that brickwall.

Thomas at Destination: Austin Family suggested:

I have been particular with the formatting of the information below and use ________ Surname hoping this will allow more people using Google and other search engines to find my post. Also I am using _______ County for the same reasons.

Names and Places

BREWER Surname: Iowa, North Carolina,

BURROW Surname: New York

CARNEY Surname: Kansas, Tennessee

HAVEN Surname: Kansas, Massachussets, Michigan

PALMER Surname: Michigan, New York

PETTIS Surname: New York, Wisconsin

POWERS Surname: Michigan, Vermont

WINN Surname: New York, Wisconsin

Most Wanted Faces

Parents of William Bray WINN (b. Aug 1814). Parents of Austin S. HAVEN (b. Aug 1809). Parents of Thomas BREWER (b. abt 1813). Parents of Asa CARNEY (b. 1810). Parents of James Palmer (b. abt 1825).

Who are you looking for?

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