Richard Palmer1

Father*Thomas Palmer1
     Richard Palmer was the son of Thomas Palmer.1
     Richard Palmer witnessed the will of Edward Palmer on 30 November 1715; Edward Palmer, will of; of the Parish of York Hampton in the County of York, dated Nov 30, 1715. Brother James Palmer his riding horse and the horse arms, his said brother to return the Pistolls Holsters and Carbine to the testator's son richard when he reaches the age of one and twenty years. Brother Richard Palmer his wearing clothes. Gives the remainder of his estate to his wife Elizabeth and his son Richard share and share alike. Appoints his brothers James Palmer and James Luck his executors. Proved Mch 19 1715/16 by the oaths of John Doswell Jr. & William Palmer (Wm Gordon was also a witness to the will). Nov 30, 1715. Ibid p 496.2
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  1. [S565] Stan Palmer, "Palmer's In America," e-mail message to Pat Dunford, 7 Oct 2015.
  2. [S65] Edward Pleasants, Clayton Torrence and Mary Lightfoot Garland Valentine Edward Pleasants Valentine papers, abstracts of records in the local and general archives of Virginia relating to the families of Allen, Bacon, Ballard, Batchelder, Blouet, Brassieur (Brashear) Cary, Crenshaw, Dabney, Exum, Ferris, Fontaine, Gray, Hardy, Isham (Henrico County) Jordan, Langston, Lyddall, Mann, Mosby, Palmer, Pasteur, Pleasants, Povall, Randolph, Satterwhite, Scott, Smith (the family of Francis Smith of Hanover County) Valentine, Waddy, Watts, Winston, Womack, Woodson, I, II, III, IV (Richmond, VA: Valentine Museum, 1927).