Peninsula Genealogical Society - Door Co., WI


 PALMER Family

Sturgeon Bay, Door Co., WI

updated 1 Apr 2011


 

The following is a photo that was shared to the PGS by Myrle WELHAVEN of her PALMER Grandparents: Frederick Bertram PALMER and wife Lucy HENDRICKS on their 50th Wedding anniversary in 1943. They were married on 24 Dec 1893 Frederick PALMER laid the first cement sidewalks in the city of Sturgeon Bay.  You can still find his name incised on the sidewalks by the Moravian Church and Catholic Church in Sturgeon Bay. (2010) 

 

The PALMER Family was researched a bit by Sue HOHNEKE for this webpage beginning with Frederick's father Jedidiah PALMER and his descendants.  If you have any additions/corrections you would like to make, please contact the PGS at pengensoc@yahoo.com

 


CLICK ON THE IMAGE BELOW TO SEE IT ENLARGED!

 

 

 

Above: LEFT: Frederick Bertram and Lucy (HENDRICKS) PALMER- 50th Wedding Anniversary contributed by grandaughter Myrle WELHAVEN - RIGHT:  picture of F. B. PALMER sidewalk stone from sidewalk in City of Sturgeon Bay now at the Door County Historical  Museum contributed by Ginny HAEN (27 Jan 2011).


Modified Register for Jedidiah David PALMER

 


First Generation


 

1. Jedidiah David PALMER was born1,2 in Apr 1839 in ,, New York, USA. He died3 on 24 Dec 1905 in Sturgeon Bay, Door County, Wisconsin, USA.  Jedidiah was counted in a census4 in 1900 in City of Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin, USA. He was counted in a census5 in 1905 in City of Sturgeon Bay, Door, Wisconsin, USA.

Jedidiah married6 Clarissa PENNOCK daughter of Oliver Augustus PENNOCK and Mary HUBER about 1857. Clarissa was born7,8,9 on 24 Dec 1834 in ,, Ontario, Canada. She died10 in 1907. Clarissa was counted in a census11 in 1900 in City of Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin, USA. She was counted in a census12 in 1905 in City of Sturgeon Bay, Door, Wisconsin, USA.
 

They had the following children:

 

2 F i. Eleanor C. PALMER was born13 on 5 Apr 1855 in ,,, Canada. She died14 on 20 Nov 1874 in Gibson, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA.

 

3 M ii. Oliver Augustus PALMER was born15,16 in 1859 in ,,, Canada.

Oliver married17 Louisa MITCHELL daughter of John MITCHELL and Laura SEYMOUR on 7 Sep 1892 in , Brown County, Wisconsin, USA.

 

4 F iii. Harriet A. PALMER was born18 on 4 Jul 1860 in ,,, Canada. She died19 on 22 Mar 1890 in Jacksonport, Door County, Wisconsin, USA.
 

 

+ 5 M iv. Frederick Bertram PALMER was born on 8 Feb 1871. He died on 2 Nov 1946.

 

6 F v. Etta May PALMER was born20 on 10 Jul 1872 in Manitowoc, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA. She died21 on 17 Jan 1954 in Wisconsin Rapids, Wood, Wisconsin, USA.

Etta married22 Frank KUNTH son of Fredrick KUNTH and Fredricka OLDRICH on 27 Dec 1898 in , Brown County, Wisconsin, USA.

 


Second Generation


 

5. Frederick Bertram PALMER (Jedidiah David) was born23 on 8 Feb 1871 in Tornado,, Wisconsin, USA. He died24 on 2 Nov 1946 in Greenfield, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. Frederick was counted in a census25 in 1900 in City of Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin, USA. He was counted in a census26 in 1905 in City of Sturgeon Bay, Door, Wisconsin, USA. He was counted in a census27 in 1910 in Sturgeon Bay City, Door County, Wisconsin, USA. He was counted in a census28 in 1920 in West Allis City, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. He was counted in a census29 in 1930 in West Allis City, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.

 

Frederick married30 Lucy HENDRICKS daughter of Desire HENDRICKS and Johanna VAN MARDIRAN on 24 Dec 1893 in , Brown County, Wisconsin, USA. Lucy was born31 in Feb 1872 in ,, Wisconsin, USA.


 

Lucy was counted in a census32 in 1900 in City of Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin, USA. She was counted in a census33 in 1905 in City of Sturgeon Bay, Door, Wisconsin, USA. She was counted in a census34 in 1910 in City of Sturgeon Bay, Door, Wisconsin, USA. She was counted in a census35 in 1920 in West Allis City, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. She was counted in a census36 in 1930 in West Allis City, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.


 

They had the following children:

 

7 F i. Loraine PALMER was born37 in Aug 1895 in ,, Wisconsin, USA. Loraine was counted in a census38 in 1905 in City of Sturgeon Bay, Door, Wisconsin, USA. She was counted in a census39 in 1910 in Sturgeon Bay City, Door County, Wisconsin, USA. She was counted in a census40 in 1920 in West Allis City, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.

Loraine married41 Clyde CORTSEN . Clyde was born42 about 1895 in ,, Denmark.


Clyde was counted in a census43 in 1920 in West Allis City, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.

 

8 F ii. Irene PALMER was born44 in Jul 1898 in ,, Wisconsin, USA. Irene was counted in a census45 in 1905 in City of Sturgeon Bay, Door, Wisconsin, USA. She was counted in a census46 in 1910 in Sturgeon Bay City, Door County, Wisconsin, USA. She was counted in a census47 in 1920 in West Allis City, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
 

+ 9 M iii. Donald David PALMER was born in Jan 1899.

 

10 F iv. Grace PALMER was born48 about 1904 in ,, Wisconsin, USA. Grace was counted in a census49 in 1905 in City of Sturgeon Bay, Door, Wisconsin, USA. She was counted in a census50 in 1910 in Sturgeon Bay City, Door County, Wisconsin, USA. She was counted in a census51 in 1920 in West Allis City, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.

 

11 M v. Herbert W. PALMER was born52,53 on 10 Sep 1905 in Sturgeon Bay, Door County, Wisconsin, USA.  Herbert was counted in a census54 in 1910 in Sturgeon Bay City, Door County, Wisconsin, USA.

 

12 M vi. Nyal PALMER was born55 about Jun 1916 in ,, Wisconsin, USA.   Nyal was counted in a census56 in 1920 in West Allis City, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. He was counted in a census57 in 1930 in West Allis City, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.


 


Third Generation


 

9. Donald David PALMER (Frederick Bertram, Jedidiah David) was born58,59 in Jan 1899 in Sturgeon Bay, Door, Wisconsin, USA.  Donald was counted in a census60 in 1900 in City of Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin, USA. He was counted in a census61 in 1905 in City of Sturgeon Bay, Door, Wisconsin, USA. He was counted in a census62 in 1910 in Sturgeon Bay City, Door County, Wisconsin, USA. He served in the military63 in 1920 in US Soldier-State of Texas. He was counted in a census64 in 1920 in West Allis City, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
 

He had the following children:

 

13 F i. Myrle PALMER .


 


 

Appendix A - Sources

 

1. Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930: PALMER, Frederick B. and HENDRICKS, Lucy-24 Dec 1893 (FamilySearch.org (beta site)-found 11 Nov 2010)."Groom: Frederick B. PALMER-Bride: Lucy HENDRICKS-Marriage date: 24 Dec 1893-Marriage Place: Brown, Wisconsin-Groom's Father's Name: Jediah PALMER-Groom's Mother's Name: Clara PENNOCK-Bride's Father's Name: Desire HENDRICKS-Bride's Mother's Name: Johanna Van MARDIRAN-Indexing project (Batch) Number: 100732-8-System Origin: Wisconsin-EASy-Source Film Number: 1275776-Reference Number: 69.".

2. 1900 Census-WI, Brown, City of Green Bay: PALMER, Jeddiah D., Clara, Bert and Lucy and family."10th St. by Webster Ave.: PALMER, Jeddiah D.-Head-W-M-b. April 1839-(63)-Married 43 years-b. New York-father b. ?, mother b. Vermont-Labour general (?)-can read-can write-owned home-mortgaged-house; PALMER, Clara-wife-W-F-b. Dec 1839-(60)-Married 43 years-6 children born-3 still living-b. Canada Eng.-father b. Canada Eng.-Mother b. Vermont-can read and write; PALMER, Bert-Son-W-M-b. Feb 1871-(29)-Married 6 years-b. Wisconsin-father b.New York, mother b. Canada-General work; laborer; PALMER, Lucy-his wife-W-F-Feb 1872-(28)-married 6 years-b. Wisconsin-father b. Belgium, mother b. Belgium; PALMER, Loraine-("=his) child-W-F-b. Aug 1895-(5)-father and mother b. Wisconsin; PALMER, Irene-dau.-W-F-b. Jul 1898-(2)-b. Wisconsin, father and mother b. Wisconsin; PALMER-Donald-son-W-M-b. Jan 1899-(1)-Single; father and mother b. Wisconsin.".

3. Ancestry.com-found 11 Nov 2010-Sarah's Family Tree-sastrekker.

4. 1900 Census-WI, Brown, City of Green Bay: PALMER, Jeddiah D., Clara, Bert and Lucy and family.

5. 1905 WI Census: Door Co., City of Sturgeon Bay: PALMER: Judia D., Clarisa A. and Frederick D. , Lizzy and family ."PALMER, Judia D.-Head-White-Male-Married-born N. Y.-parents born: Canada & N.Y.-Retired; PALMER, Clarisa A.-Wife-White-Female-72-Married-born Canada-parents born Canada & N. Y. (ditto Judia D.'s)-Domestic; PALMER, Frederick D.-Son-White-Male-33-Married-born Wis.-parents born: N. Y. & canada-cement walls; PALMER, Lizzy-Dau. in law-White-Female-32-married-born Wis.-parents b. Belgium; PALMER, Laurine-Dau.-White-Female-10-Single-born Wis.-parents b. Belgium; PALMER, Irene-Dau.-White-Female-7-Single-born Wis.-parents b. Belgium; PALMER, Donald-son-White-Male-6-Single-born Wis.-parents b. Belgium; PALMER Grace-dau.-White-Female-1-Single-Born Wis.-Parents born Belgium.".

6. 1900 Census-WI, Brown, City of Green Bay: PALMER, Jeddiah D., Clara, Bert and Lucy and family.

7. 1900 Census-WI, Brown, City of Green Bay: PALMER, Jeddiah D., Clara, Bert and Lucy and family.

8. Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930: PALMER, Frederick B. and HENDRICKS, Lucy-24 Dec 1893.mother of Groom.

9. Ancestry.com-found 11 Nov 2010-Sarah's Family Tree-sastrekker.

10. Ancestry.com-found 11 Nov 2010-Sarah's Family Tree-sastrekker.

11. 1900 Census-WI, Brown, City of Green Bay: PALMER, Jeddiah D., Clara, Bert and Lucy and family.

12. 1905 WI Census: Door Co., City of Sturgeon Bay: PALMER: Judia D., Clarisa A. and Frederick D. , Lizzy and family .

13. Ancestry.com-found 11 Nov 2010-Sarah's Family Tree-sastrekker.

14. Ancestry.com-found 11 Nov 2010-Sarah's Family Tree-sastrekker.

15. Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930: PALMER, Oliver Aug. and MITCHELL, Louisa. (FamilySearch.org - beta site).

"Groom's Name: Oliver Aug. PALMER-Bride's Name: Louisa MITCHELL-Marriage Date: 7 Sep 1892-Marriage Place: Brown, Wisconsin-Groom's Father's Name: Jedediah PALMER-Groom's Mother's Name: Clara PENNOCK-Bride's Father's Name: John MITCHELL-Bride's Mother's Name: Laura SEYMOUR-Indexing Project (Batch) Number: 100732-8-System Origin: Wisconsin-EASy-Source Film Number: 1275776-Reference Number: 2622.".

16. Ancestry.com-found 11 Nov 2010-Sarah's Family Tree-sastrekker.

17. Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930: PALMER, Oliver Aug. and MITCHELL, Louisa.

18. Ancestry.com-found 11 Nov 2010-Sarah's Family Tree-sastrekker.

19. Ancestry.com-found 11 Nov 2010-Sarah's Family Tree-sastrekker.

20. Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930: KUNTH, Frank and PALMER, Etta May (FamilySearch.org - beta site)."Groom's Name: Frank KUNTH-Bride's Name: Etta May PALMER-Marriage Date: 27 Dec 1898-Marriage Place: Brown, Wisconsin-Groom's Father's name: Fredrick KUNTH-Groom's Mother's Name: Fredricka OLDRICH-Bride's Father's Name: Jedediah PALMER-Bride's Mother's name: Clarissa PENNOEK-Indexing Project (Batch) Number: 100736-9-System Origin: Wisconsin-EASy-Source Film Number: 1275777-Reference Number 1955.".

21. Ancestry.com-found 11 Nov 2010-Sarah's Family Tree-sastrekker.

22. Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930: KUNTH, Frank and PALMER, Etta May.

23. Ancestry.com-found 11 Nov 2010-Sarah's Family Tree-sastrekker.Birthplace for Fredrick Bertram PALMER: Tornado, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA - (should this be Tornado, Door County, Wisconsin??-slhohneke).

24. Ancestry.com-found 11 Nov 2010-Sarah's Family Tree-sastrekker.

25. 1900 Census-WI, Brown, City of Green Bay: PALMER, Jeddiah D., Clara, Bert and Lucy and family.

26. 1905 WI Census: Door Co., City of Sturgeon Bay: PALMER: Judia D., Clarisa A. and Frederick D. , Lizzy and family .

27. 1910 Census: WI, Door, Sturgeon Bay City: PALMER, Frederick B. and Lucy and family."PALMER, Frederick B.-Head-Male-White-39-Married once-15 years married-Wisconsin-father born Canada (Eng.), mother born Canada (Eng.)-English-Contractor-current roofing; PALMER, Lucy-Wife-Female-White--39-Married once-15 years married-5 children born-5 children still living-born Wisconsin-father and mother b. Belgium Fr.; PALMER, Loraine J.-Daughter-female-white-15-Single-Wisconsin-b. Wisconsin-father and mother born Wisconsin; PALMER, Irene B.-Daughter-Female-White-12-Single-born Wisconsin-father and mother born Wisconsin; PALMER, Donald D.-Son-Male-White-11-Single-born Wisconsin-father and mother born Wisconsin; PALMER, Grace R.-Daughter-Female-White-5-Single-born Wisconsin-father and mother born Wisconsin; PALMER, Herbert W.-Son-Male-White-4-Single.".

28. 1920 Census: WI, Milwaukee, West Allis City: PALMER, Frederick, Lucy and family."653 68th Avenue: PALMER, Frederick-Head-Owned home-mortgaged-Male-White-48-Married-b. Wisconsin-father and mother b. Wisconsin-Machinist-Manufacturing Plant; PALMER, Lucy-Wife-Female-White-48-Married-born Wisconsin-fther born France-French-mother born Holland-French; PALMER, Irene-daughter-Female-White-22-Single-Wisconsin-parents born Wisconsin-Stenographer at Manufacturing plant; PALMER, Donald-Son-Male-White-20-Single-born Wisconsin-parents born Wisconsin-U.S. Soldier-State of Texas; PALMER, Grace-Daughter-Female-White-15-Single-born Wisconsin-parents born Wisconsin; PALMER, Nyal-Son-Male-White-3 6/12-single-born Wisconsin-parents born Wisconsin; daughter and husband living with them: CORTSEN, Clyde-Head-renting-Male-White-25-Married-Immigrated to U.S. 1907-Na-1915-can read and write-born Denmark (Danish)-father and mother born Denmark (Danish)-Electrician-manufacturing plant; CORTSEN, Lorraine-wife-Female-White-25-Married-b. Wisconsin-parents born Wisconsin.".

29. 1930 Census: WI, Milwaukee, West Allis City: PALMER, Frederick B., Lucy and family."PALMER, Frederick B.-Head-Owned-Value of home: $8000-Male-White-59-Married-married at age 21-b. Wisconsin-parents born Wisconsin-Janitor-Public School; PALMER-Lucy-Wife of Head-Female-White-59-Married-age 21 when married-born Wisconsin-Father and mother born Belgium; PALMER, Nyal-Son-Male-White-13-Single-born Wisconsin-parents born Wisconsin.".

30. Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930: PALMER, Frederick B. and HENDRICKS, Lucy-24 Dec 1893.

31. 1900 Census-WI, Brown, City of Green Bay: PALMER, Jeddiah D., Clara, Bert and Lucy and family.

32. 1900 Census-WI, Brown, City of Green Bay: PALMER, Jeddiah D., Clara, Bert and Lucy and family.

33. 1905 WI Census: Door Co., City of Sturgeon Bay: PALMER: Judia D., Clarisa A. and Frederick D. , Lizzy and family .

34. 1910 Census: WI, Door, Sturgeon Bay City: PALMER, Frederick B. and Lucy and family.

35. 1920 Census: WI, Milwaukee, West Allis City: PALMER, Frederick, Lucy and family.

36. 1930 Census: WI, Milwaukee, West Allis City: PALMER, Frederick B., Lucy and family.

37. 1900 Census-WI, Brown, City of Green Bay: PALMER, Jeddiah D., Clara, Bert and Lucy and family.

38. 1905 WI Census: Door Co., City of Sturgeon Bay: PALMER: Judia D., Clarisa A. and Frederick D. , Lizzy and family .

39. 1910 Census: WI, Door, Sturgeon Bay City: PALMER, Frederick B. and Lucy and family.

40. 1920 Census: WI, Milwaukee, West Allis City: PALMER, Frederick, Lucy and family.

41. 1920 Census: WI, Milwaukee, West Allis City: PALMER, Frederick, Lucy and family.

42. 1920 Census: WI, Milwaukee, West Allis City: PALMER, Frederick, Lucy and family.

43. 1920 Census: WI, Milwaukee, West Allis City: PALMER, Frederick, Lucy and family.

44. 1900 Census-WI, Brown, City of Green Bay: PALMER, Jeddiah D., Clara, Bert and Lucy and family.

45. 1905 WI Census: Door Co., City of Sturgeon Bay: PALMER: Judia D., Clarisa A. and Frederick D. , Lizzy and family .

46. 1910 Census: WI, Door, Sturgeon Bay City: PALMER, Frederick B. and Lucy and family.

47. 1920 Census: WI, Milwaukee, West Allis City: PALMER, Frederick, Lucy and family.

48. 1905 WI Census: Door Co., City of Sturgeon Bay: PALMER: Judia D., Clarisa A. and Frederick D. , Lizzy and family .

49. 1905 WI Census: Door Co., City of Sturgeon Bay: PALMER: Judia D., Clarisa A. and Frederick D. , Lizzy and family .

50. 1910 Census: WI, Door, Sturgeon Bay City: PALMER, Frederick B. and Lucy and family.

51. 1920 Census: WI, Milwaukee, West Allis City: PALMER, Frederick, Lucy and family.

52. 1910 Census: WI, Door, Sturgeon Bay City: PALMER, Frederick B. and Lucy and family.

53. Wisconsin Births, 1820-1907: PALMER, Herbert - b. 10 Sep 1905, Door-Reel 0053-Record #001454.

54. 1910 Census: WI, Door, Sturgeon Bay City: PALMER, Frederick B. and Lucy and family.

55. 1920 Census: WI, Milwaukee, West Allis City: PALMER, Frederick, Lucy and family.

56. 1920 Census: WI, Milwaukee, West Allis City: PALMER, Frederick, Lucy and family.

57. 1930 Census: WI, Milwaukee, West Allis City: PALMER, Frederick B., Lucy and family.

58. Family information from Myrle (PALMER) WELHAVEN-2010.

59. 1900 Census-WI, Brown, City of Green Bay: PALMER, Jeddiah D., Clara, Bert and Lucy and family.

60. 1900 Census-WI, Brown, City of Green Bay: PALMER, Jeddiah D., Clara, Bert and Lucy and family.

61. 1905 WI Census: Door Co., City of Sturgeon Bay: PALMER: Judia D., Clarisa A. and Frederick D. , Lizzy and family .

62. 1910 Census: WI, Door, Sturgeon Bay City: PALMER, Frederick B. and Lucy and family.

63. 1920 Census: WI, Milwaukee, West Allis City: PALMER, Frederick, Lucy and family.

64. 1920 Census: WI, Milwaukee, West Allis City: PALMER, Frederick, Lucy and family.

 


 

Thank you, Myrle (PALMER) WELHAVEN, for sharing this photograph of your early Door Co. Ancestors!

 


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