John Palmer

#7601, b. say 1745, d. circa 1823
Father*John Palmer b. 31 Jul 1714
     John Palmer was born say 1745 Virginia. He was the son of John Palmer. John and Lydia (--?--) were married. John Palmer died circa 1823, Garrard County, Kentucky.1 His estate was probated on 20 October 1823, Garrard County, Kentucky Mentioned in the will of 3 Jul 1823:
John Palmer,     Testator
James Palmer, son
Nixon (Nixson), son
Lydia, wife
Perrymum, negro
Aggy, negro
Sina, negro woman
Harry, negro boy
Jack, negro man
Annie, negro woman
John Terrel,     neighbor/executor
James Palmer, Nephew/executor
Wm Sampson, witness
David Austin, witness
Recorded by Benjamin Lechery, August 1823

Probate, 20 Oct 1823:
Thomas Kennedy, Guardian to Nixon, Orphan of John
Thomas Kennedy, witness
E? Gar? witness
W? Jennings, witness

The James Palmer, executor of the will, was likely James Palmer (who married Sophia Bruce), son of Nixon Palmer, as there were no other "James Palmer" males of appropriate age in Garrard County. James Palmer later married Nancy Jefferson in Garrard County in 1828.1

Children of John and Lydia

Last Edited=25 Feb 2021


  1. [S507] John Palmer will (3 jul 1823), John Palmer will and probate, 1823, unknown repository, unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as John Palmer will and probate, 1823.