Lee Surber Palmer1,2,3

#7620, b. 16 June 1874, d. 16 November 1957
Father*John Marion Palmer1 b. Jun 1829, d. 1906
Mother*Nancy McDonald1 b. Nov 1832
     Lee Surber Palmer was born on 16 June 1874 Garrard County, Kentucky.1,4,2 He was the son of John Marion Palmer and Nancy McDonald.1 Lee Surber Palmer died 16 November 1957 , in Lancaster, Garrard County, Kentucky at age 83.2
     Lee is listed as widowed on his death certificate.
His birth record, with his parents, lists his dob as 16 Jun 1874.
His WW I draft card lists that date and has his wife listed as "Binnie?"
in Kirksville, Madison County.
L S (45) and Binnie Hudgens (40) Palmer are listed in the 1920 census in Tevis, Madison County. Children are:
Tomprie J, 23 (son)
Ellen, 21
Julia, 13
Robert, 10
Lena Belle, 8
Herschel, 3 (daughter)

In 1900, they are in Kirksville, living wiht Binnie's parents, Tom and Nancy.
Binnie is 21, b Mch 1879
Thomas, grandson of Tom and Nancy, age 3, b Sep 1896, Ellen, granddaughter, 2, b Sep 1897.
Lee, son-in-law, was born Nov 1873, ge 36.

There is a marriage record for them in Madison County, 3 Jul 1895. She is Isabinda, as she is on earlier censuses.
Last Edited=25 Feb 2017


  1. [S243] 1880 US Census Population Schedule, Washington, District of Columbia, US National Archives, Brandy Springs, Garrard, Kentucky; Roll: 415; Family History Film: 1254415; Page: 555B; Enumeration District: 045; Image: 0173.
  2. [S395] Ancestry.com, online Ancestry.com, Kentucky, Death Records, 1852-1963 for Lee S. Palmer.
  3. [S311] World War I Draft Registration Cards 1917-1918 (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com), Lee Surber Palmer in the U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  4. [S509] , Birth, Name: Lee Palmer Birth Date: 16 Jun 1874 Birth County: Garrard Ethnicity: White Gender: Male Father's Name: John M Palmer Mother's name: Nancy Mcdonald County of Residence: Garrard.