Posted By:Kay R
Subject:PALMER NY>Waukesha Co.>Sheboygan Co WI
Post Date:April 10, 2007 at 11:41:18
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Forum:Waukesha County, WI Genealogy Forum
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I'm trying to find the connection between my H.J.G. (Havilah J.G.) PALMER born 1810 in New York and the PALMER family who migrated to Waukesha, Wisconsin around 1837 - 1843.

According to "Memoirs of Waukesha County," John and H.G. PALMER came to New Berlin, Waukesha County, Wisconsin in 1837.

In 1841 H.J.G.PALMER married Sarah HOPKINS, who probably died before 1846. (She is possibly the daughter of Sally HOPKINS who had a land deal with the PALMER's and is listed on the 1850 New Berlin, Waukesha Co., Wisconsin census living a few doors away)

In 1846 H.J.G. PALMER married Mrs. Lydia Louise (WORTH) HUNKINS born circa 1808 in Vermont.

The 1850 Federal Census for New Berlin, Waukesha County, Wisconsin has the following PALMER families:

1603/1425 Wm. PALMER Age 35 born about 1815 in New York,
Permelia PALMER Age 30 born about 1820 in New York
(Is this possibly Permelia HEATH?)
J.W. PALMER Age 14 born about 1836 in New York
H.A. PALMER Age 8 born about 1842 in New York
F. PALMER Age 6 born about 1844 in Wisconsin
R. PALMER Age 1 born about 1849 in Wisconsin

1671/1693 H.J.G. PALMER Age 40 born circa 1810 in New York -
Sash, Door & Blind maker
Louise Age 42 born about 1808 in Vermont
Theodore Age 3 born about 1847 in Wisconsin
Mary A. Age 7/12 born about 1850 in Wisconsin
R. H. HUNKINS Age 20 born about 1830 in Vermont,
Wm. R. HUNKINS Age 18 born about 1832 Vermont,
Franklin B. HUNKINS Age either 16 or 10 born
either 1834 or 1840 in Vermont

1694/1716 J. S. PALMER Age 68 born about in New York, Farmer
Amy PALMER Age 67 born about in New York

1695/1717 A. B. F. PALMER Age 26 born about 1824 in New
York, Farmer
R. W. PALMER Age 22 born about 1828 in Vermont
Jonathan JUDD Age 45 born about 1805 in
Michigan, Laborer
Francis BARNES Age 29 born about 1821 in
Michigan, Laborer
Thos. HUGHES Age 21 born about 1829 in Wales,
John CLARK Age 31 born about 1819 in
Scotland, Engineer

Does anyone have any information regarding these PALMER families? I know that while in the Waukesha area they bought and sold land amongst themselves and owned a Sash, Door and Blind factory.

Any information would be appreciated. If you have a connection or any questions, feel free to e-mail me.

Thanks in advance,

Kay R