Posted By:Geoffrey Acker
Subject:John Palmer, d. 1863, Potosi, Washington co. MO
Post Date:July 18, 2003 at 14:05:11
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Forum:Washington County, MO Genealogy Forum
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This is a long shot, but I'm wondering if I can get any help from anyone on this board. I am trying to locate the grave of one of my g-g-g-g-grandfathers, John PALMER. He was born in 1795 in Litchfield CT and died 4 Jan., 1863 in Potosi, Wahsington county, MO. I can't imagine what a 68 year old man would be doing so far away from his wife and family in Potter county, PA. He seems too old to have been a soldier. Does anyone know if there was much fighting during the civil war in Potosi? Is ther a link to the cemeteries there? I would appreciate any help at all. Geof Acker