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Palmer, Hiram S. 1828 - 1915


Posted By: Cindy Maust Smith (email)
Date: 10/8/2020 at 17:24:54

Red Oak Express, February 19, 1915, Red Oak, Iowa, Page 9

Hiram S. Palmer, for many years a resident of Montgomery county, died on Saturday, February 13, at the home of his son, E.L. Palmer, at Boules, Nebr., where he had made his home for the past ten years his death being due to complications of old age and paralytic stroke. He had been bedfast for the past four years.

Mr. Palmer was a native of Vermont, born on March 6, 1828, and he was united in marriage with Harriet Mariah Fuller at Cambridge, N.Y., on September 1, 185(?). Five children were born to this union. They are E.L. and A.T. Palmer, of Boules, Nebr; J.S. Palmer, of Red Oak, Mrs. J.W. Roberts of St. Edwards, Neb., and William Palmer who died 12 years ago. The deceased is survived also by one sister, Mrs. Mary Robinson, of Grundy Center, Iowa. Mrs. Palmer passed away on May 9, 1892 at the age of sixty-seven years.

Mr. Palmer came to Montgomery county from the state of Illinois, settling in West township where he was engaged in farming for several years.

The remains were brought by the son, E.L. Palmer to Red Oak, arriving here on Sunday evening, and the funeral was held at the Salem church Tuesday at 10 o'clock, Rev. J.B. Meloy having charge of the service. The pallbearers were Jacob Rost, Simon Rost, P. Hier, John Hier, M.P. Giles and Chas Bruce. Interment was in the Salem cemetery by the side of his wife.


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