Jay County Obituaries
Commercial Review, Monday, April 13, 1925 (an abstract)
He was born in Clark County,
Ohio, September 11, 1834. His father
was Abraham C. Smith who settled in Knox township in 1838.
Abraham died November of 1863.
Palmer was probate judge of
Jay County for 7 years. He was
one of 12 children.
2, 1869 Jennie S. Winters. A son, W.
Lea Smith, served 8 years as auditor.
His children were: Wilburn
Lea; George Henry;
Chester and Hattie Elizabeth, the latter two being deceased.
His wife preceded him in death September 9, 1923.
Burial: Green Park Cemetery.
Review, Wednesday, April 15, 1925, pg. 1