Burton Palmer

#1569, b. 12 March 1788, d. March 1858
Father*Nixon Palmer1 b. b 1757, d. bt 1810 - 1811
Mother*Mary Beasley1 b. c 1753, d. b Oct 1803
     Burton Palmer was born on 12 March 1788 Madison County, Virginia. (now Garrard County.) He was the son of Nixon Palmer and Mary Beasley.1 Burton and Rebecca Bruce, daughter of John Bruce and Elizabeth Clay, were married 10 February 1814 Garrard County, Kentucky.2
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A marriage bond was filed for Burton and Rebecca Bruce dated on 9 February 1814 Garrard County, Kentucky. The bond was signed by Burton Palmore to Rebecca Bruce, Bond, John Bruce, Return, Levi Baldock.3 Burton Palmer died March 1858, Lincoln County, Missouri at age 69 years and 11 months No idea where Wanza got this date, but his probate began 18 Mar 1858.1 and may have been buried Palmer Cemetery, Eversmeyer farm near Silex MO TWN 50 N R1W survey 1745 sect 17., Lincoln County, Missouri; according to the following notes on Burton Palmer by Anna Palmer: Buried in Palmer Cem Eversmeyer farm. near Silex Lincoln Co Mo TWN 50 N R 1 W survey 1745 sect 17. I visited cem 9/84 Burton's stone was broken in half but dates legible were Born March 12 1788 died March 9 1858 69 yrs 28 days The stone for his wife Rebecca was also broken and the inscription showed wife of Barton.4 His estate was probated on 18 March 1858 Burton Palmer died intestate.
"State of Missouri
County of Lincoln
John M Reeds being duly sworn upon his oath says that Clarissa Fentim, Mary B Clare, Geo. A. Palmer of Lincoln Co. Mo, Patsy Bruce of Johnson Co. Texas, C B Palmer of Guadaloupe Co. Texas, Mary R Palmer, daughter of Nixon Palmer Decd of Grayson Co. Texas, and J H Palmer of Marion Co. Oregon are the only heirs and legal representatives of Burton Palmer late of Said County deceased, to the best of his knowledge and belief that the the decd died without a will and that He will de,

p 250, Mr Reeds received his letters of administration on 18 March 1858.5 His estate was probated on 18 March 1858 p 175
Know all men by these presents that Mr John M Reeds, as principal, and George A Palmer, Richard Fentim [Jr] and Daniel A Clare as securities are held and firmly bound unto the State of Missouri in the just and Full sum of Thirty Thousand dollars lawful money of the United States, to the payment whereof well and truly to be made [we] and [cash] of us bind ourselves, our respective heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and [sincerely] firmly by wh[ ] presents,
Sealed and dated this 18th day of March 1858.
The condition of the above bond is that if John M Reeds administrator of the Est. of Burton Palmer deceased shall faithgully administer said estate, account for [ ] and deliver, all money and property of said estate and perform all other things touching said administration required by law, is the order or decree of any court having jurisdiction then the above bond to be void, otherwise to remain in full force.
John M Reeds
George A Palmer
Richard Fentim
Daniel A Clare

Know ye that whereas Burton Palmer, late of the county of Lincoln in said State, died intestate as it is said, having at the time of his death, property in this State which may be lost, destroyed or diminished in value, if speedy care be not taken of the same to the end therefore, that the said property may be collected preserved and disposed of according to law we do hereby appoint John M Reeds administrator of all and singular the goods and chattels, rights and credits, which were of the said Barton Palmer at the time of this death will full power and authority to secure and dispose of said property according to law...18 March 1858.


State of Missouri County of Lincoln
John M Reeds being duly sworn upon his oath says that Clarissa fentim, Mary B Clare, Geo A Palmer of Lincoln Co. Mo Patsy Bruce of Johnson Co. Texas, C B Palmer of Guadaloupe Co. Texas, Mary R Palmer, daughter of Nixon Palmer Decd of Grayson Co. Texas and J H Pamer of Marion Co. Oregon are the only heirs and legal representatives of Burton Palmer late of Said County deceased, to the best of his knowledge and belief, that tho decd died without a will that he will [dc] [no further information, and next page begins with a different case]

p 301
Know ye that whereas Burton Palmer, late of the county of Lincoln in said State, died intestate as it is said, having at the time of his death, property in this State which may be lost, destroyed or diminished in value, if speedy care be not taken of the same to the end therefore, that the said property may be collected preserved and disposed of according to law we do hereby appoint George A Palmer administrator of all and singular the goods and chattels, rights and credits, which were of the said Burton Palmer at the time of this death will full power and authority to secure and dispose of said property according to law...15 November 1859.6
     He owned property Burton Palmer and his sons owned over 1000 acres of property in Lincoln and Montgomery Counties through the General Land Office. The property extended from the Mississippi River to the western part of Montgomery County.

Children of Burton and Rebecca

Last Edited=10 Feb 2020

Citations

  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).
  2. [S113] Court Clerk, Marriage Bonds and Returns-Garrard County, Kentucky (Lancaster, Garrard County, Kentucky: Garrard County Clerk, varied dates), Box 4 Bond 826.
  3. [S639] Kentucky County Marriage Records, 1783-1965, online Ancestry.com, Garrard, 1797-1861, image 483 of 608, record number 826.
  4. [S26] Anna Palmer, "About Burton Palmer," e-mail message to Patricia L Dunford, 9/6/2000.
  5. [S395] Ancestry.com, online Ancestry.com, Missouri, Wills and Probate Records, 1766-1988, p 175.
  6. [S395] Ancestry.com, online Ancestry.com, Missouri, Wills and Probate Records, 1766-1988; Lincoln Administrators Bonds, Vol A-D, 1826-1899, Burton Palmer probate.
  7. [S64] Ed Hayden, "Ed Hayden Ancestry Chart", ca 1999 (unk.).
  8. [S326] Missouri Digital Heritage: Missouri Death Certificates, 1910-1968, online http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/, George A Palmer, File 23 19357.