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Palmer Cemetery
Franklin County, New York

Contributed Sep 15, 2000 by Gerta [gangenealogy@aol.com]. Total records = 20.

This is a very small cemetery located on what is now known as Palmer Road in the Village of Dickinson Center, Franklin County, New York. It is located across the road from my grandfather's farm house. When I was very young I used to walk through this cemetery and it always saddened me to see so many young people buried here. The cemetery was quite rundown 55+ years ago and needed a lot of repairs. A few years back a group of young people went into this cemetery and cleaned out weeds and other debris that had collected over the last 75-100 years. They did the best they could but some stones are upside down on the ground, some are sunk into the ground too far to read, and others have somehow either disappeared or never were there. I was unable to come up with the spouse name in most cases but was able to find out who their parents were from family members and neighbors who still live in Dickinson Center. Although this is the Palmer Cemetery, today there are few Palmers living in the area. Many have relocated and the others are dead.

Crook, Samuel W., b. 23 Jun 1819, d. 27 Jun 1886, Rest In Peace
Finlayson, Dona L. (Hall), d. 26 Jun 1884, At Rest, wife of John Finlayson
Hall, Lima, d. 7 Jun 1861, Age 19y 8m 2d, Will You Meet Me There, wife of Eldred Hall
Hall, Seth I., d. 27 Oct 1887, Age 55y, We miss thee at home, Co. C 96th NYS Inf.
Jewell, Ellen, d. 8 May 1857, dau. of D. and F. E. Jewell
Jewell, Fanny E., d. 15 Oct 1860, Age 22y 11m 8d, wife of Daniel Jewell
King, Rozella, d. 02 May 1860, dau. of J. and R. King
Kingsley, Ira E., d. 25 Feb 1893, son of A. and D. Kingsley
Palmer, ?, d. 27 Apr 1866, dau. of J. J. and A. Palmer
Palmer, Betsey, d. 16 Jul 1867, dau. of J. and S. J. Palmer
Palmer, Elvia, d. 6 aug 1865, dau. of H. S. and A. Palmer
Palmer, Idell A., d. 19 may 1853, dau. of J. and M. Palmer
Palmer, James, d. 18 Dec 1863, Age 75y 2m, Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord
Palmer, Joseph H., d. 23 Jan 1847, Age 51y, husband of B. D. Palmer
Palmer, Mary Jane, d. 3? Sep 1846, dau. of J. H. and B. D. Palmer
Palmer, Rosa M., d. 25 Mar 1865, Gone but not forgotten, dau. of E A. and H. Palmer
Ramsdell, Polly, d. 1 Feb 1838, Age 44y, wife of John Ramsdell
Ramsdell, William A., d. 15 Nov 1855, Age 20y 4m, He is gone but not forgotten, son of N. M. and P. Ramsdell
Shampine, Warren W., d. 26 Aug 1890, son of H. A. and D. D. Shampine
Somers, Alice N., d. 6 Jan 1882, dau. of J. A. and H. L. Somers

 

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