James Palmer1

#1564, b. say 1781, d. before 8 December 1845
Father*Nixon Palmer b. b 1757, d. bt 1809 - 1811
Mother*Mary Beasley b. c 1753, d. b Oct 1803
     James Palmer was born say 1781 Buckingham County, Virginia. He was the son of Nixon Palmer and Mary Beasley. James and Sophia Bruce, daughter of John Bruce and Elizabeth Clay, were married circa 1808 Kentucky Did these two elope? I have found no bond, license, nor return anywhere in Kentucky.1 James and Nancy Jefferson were married 31 October 1828 Mercer County, Kentucky. James Palmer died before 8 December 1845 , Boone County, Missouri.

Children of James and Sophia

Children of James and Nancy

Last Edited=20 Jul 2019


  1. [S175] Interview with Wanza Jo Baker Campbell (California), by Pat Dunford, 1/1998. Patricia L Dunford Files (Patricia L Dunford, 3736 N Tucson Blvd, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, 85716).