Biography of George W. Palmer
Esses County, NY Biographies





Palmer, Geo. W., Willsborough, son of Clement C. and Lucinda (McEveny) Palmer, was born in Nicholsville, St Lawrence county, N. Y., Feb. 12. 1823; settled in Essex in 1839; came to Willsborough in 1874 as manager of J. N. Stower's Store, proprietor of iron works; at Stower's failure was appointed receiver for B. Noble. Mr. Palmer commenced business as a general merchant in 1877. and built the large store he now occupies in 1884. Has been supervisor of Essex and Willsborough. also commissioner of highways. Wife, Mary A. Stafford, daughter of Stephen and Mary (Ring) Stafford, of Essex. Children three living: Emily, now Mrs. Herbert Baker; Elliott S. Palmer, of Willshorough; Fred C. Palmer, of Vermillion second wife, Marion Baker, daughter of M. S. and Eliza (Collins) Baker, of Willsborough. Children two living: Lillian and Lulali Belle.

From:
History of Essex County
with illustrations and biographical sketches
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Edited by: H. P. Smith
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1885


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