Lydia (--?--)

     Lydia (--?--) married John Palmer, son of John Palmer and (--?--) (--?--).
     Her married name was Palmer.

Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1963 for Garrard County shows Lydia Palmer, widow, 75, d 4 Jun 1852 of chronic bronchitis. She would have been born 1777, thus in her 20s when sons Nixon and James were born. No parents are named, but she is listed as born in Garrard County.
John Beasley, 35, born Garrard, farmer and trader, married, also no parents named, died on 3 Dec? also of chronic bronchitis.

She should be on the 1850 census, but is not.

In the same book, we find John Palmer, 81 or 88 male, married? d 4 Sep 1875, b North Carolina, son of John (b NC) and Easter Palmer (b Garrard). In the 1850 census, "Easter" is Esther.1

Children of Lydia and John

Last Edited=30 Jan 2016


  1. [S395], online, Kentucky, Death Records, 1852-1963.