George Palmer1

#9428, (6 August 1867-19 September 1940)
Father*George Palmer1 b. 9 Jan 1834, d. 10 Feb 1912
Mother*Amelia Roscoe1 b. 1836, d. Jul 1888
ChartsThe Palmers from Lincolnshire.
The Woodwards of Lincolnshire
Birth*6 AUG 1867 George Palmer was born on 6 AUG 1867 at Barnsley, Yorkshire, EnglandG.2 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1871 He lived with George Palmer and Amelia Roscoe at Inkfeld Road, Monk Bretton, Yorkshire, EnglandG, together with Willam Palmer, Emma Palmer, Sarah Ann Palmer, Isaac Palmer and Alice Palmer.3 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1881 George Palmer lived with George Palmer and Amelia Roscoe at 3 Court 3, Providence Street, Barnsley, Yorkshire, EnglandG, together with Sarah Ann Palmer, Isaac Palmer, Alice Palmer, Arthur Palmer and Ada Lily Palmer.4 
Employment*30 MAR 1881 George Palmer was employed as Horse driver in mine.4 
Marriage*1885 He married Ellen Brown in 1885 at Pennsylvania, USAG.5 
Immigration*23 AUG 1885 George Palmer and Isaac Palmer immigrated on 23 AUG 1885 to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAG.6 
Employment5 JUN 1900 George Palmer was employed as Coal Miner.7 
Residence*5 JUN 1900 He and Ellen Brown lived at Jefferson Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, USAG, together with Arthur Palmer, Estelle Palmer, Rondell Palmer and Isaac Palmer.8 
Residence2 JAN 1920 George Palmer and Ellen Brown lived at Washington Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, USAG, together with Estelle Palmer.9 
Residence*25 APR 1940 George Palmer lived at Washington Township, Fayette, PennsylvaniaG.10 
Death*19 SEP 1940 He died on 19 SEP 1940 at Washington Township, Fayette, PennsylvaniaG, aged 73.11 
Note*21 SEP 1940 He 'Died after an illness of 8 months. Surviving are 4 daughters & 2 sons: Mrs Mae Dawson, Mrs Grace Nook, Mrs Estelle Stewart, & Mrs Rondell Tolan; Arthur & Isaac Palmer.
He leaves 24 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren & a sisterAda Hartshorn of Yorkshire. on 21 SEP 1940.12 


Ellen Brown b. 26 Aug 1860, d. 21 Jun 1933
Marriage*1885 He married Ellen Brown in 1885 at PennsylvaniaG.5 
Last Edited3 May 2020


  1. [S45] Extracted from the 1871 census, age & place.
  2. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Barnsley, Yorks., Oct-Dec 1867, vol 9c 131.
  3. [S45] Extracted from the 1871 census.
  4. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census.
  5. [S66] Obit., birth, death & obit. on memorial, #111663608.
  6. [S61] Passengers, Isaac & George Palmer, laboureres, Liverpool to Philadelphia, SS Lord Gough.
  7. [S43] US census, 1900.
  8. [S43] US census, 1900, with James, May & Grace Ellen's from 1st marriage; recorded as Palmer.
  9. [S41] US census, 1920.
  10. [S98] US Census 1940.
  11. [S83] Unknown author, B.M.D. other records, death; George Palmer, age 74, father George, Fayette, Penns., fn 84092, no 14.
  12. [S66] Obit., Death notice & obit. Uniontown Morning Herald. 21 Sep 1940.
  13. [S66] Obit., birth, death & obit of mother. on memorial, #111663608.
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