Mary Ann Palmer1

#1441, b. 13 December 1817, d. 9 September 1908
Father*James Palmer1 b. s 1781, d. b 8 Dec 1845
Mother*Sophia Bruce1 b. c 1782, d. b 1820
     Mary Ann Palmer was born on 13 December 1817 Garrard County, Kentucky. Note, Wanza Jo Baker Campbell had 1816, but I don't know the source.1,2 She was the daughter of James Palmer and Sophia Bruce.1 Mary and James Jefferson were married 6 May 1832 Boone County, Missouri, There is a Boone County record:
"State of Missouri, County of Boone:
I do hereby certify that on the 6th day of May in the year of our Lord 1832 that I the undersigned Justice [....] for the County af I did join together in the bonds of matrimony James Jefferson and Polly [?] Palmer both of the County aforesaid and state of Missouri given under my hand this 19th day of July 1832."
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and the return.

The 1850 census has James Jefferson, 35 and Mary Jefferson, 34.1,3 Mary Ann Palmer died 9 September 1908, Boone County, Missouri at age 90 years, 8 months and 27 days.1,4

Children of Mary and James

Last Edited=31 Dec 2021


  1. [S175] Interview with Wanza Jo Baker Campbell (California), by Pat Dunford, 1/1998. Patricia L Dunford Files (Patricia L Dunford, 1550 E River Road, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, 85718).
  2. [S419] FindAGrave, online, MEMORIAL ID 63667523.
  3. [S395], online, Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805-2002 Book 1821-1882, for James A Jefferson, image 127 of 397.
  4. [S419] FindAGrave, online, Find A Grave Memorial# 63667523
    by Wilton Golson.
  5. [S535] Norma Ranz Nyberg, "Palmer Jefferson Lineage," e-mail message from e-mail address (Ozark, Missouri) to Patricia Dunford, 7 January 2008. Hereinafter cited as "Palmer Jefferson Lineage."
  6. [S6] 1850 US Census Population Schedule, Washington, District of Columbia, US National Archives, Census Place: District 8, Boone, Missouri; Roll: M432_392; Page: 436A; Image: 413.