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David Palmer

Birthplace: Stonington, New London, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Groton Heights, New London Co., CT
Cause of death: Killed at Fort Griswold
Immediate Family:

Son of Nathaniel Stanton Palmer and Mary Chesebrough
Husband of Abigail Gardner
Father of Mary Kibbe
Brother of Lucy Palmer; Nathaniel Palmer; Mary Palmer and Elizabeth Noyes

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About David Palmer

Died in defense of Fort Griswold, September 9, 1781.

David was in the Revolutionary War and was killed at the massacre of Fort Griswold.

In the Old Palmer Ground near the head of Palmer's Cove at Noank, is the following inscription: In Memory of Mr David Palmer who was flain in Fort Griswould fep 6th 1781 in y 38 year of his Age

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David Palmer's Timeline

June 4, 1742
Stonington, New London, Connecticut Colony
November 15, 1773
Age 31
Stonington, New London, CT, USA
May 9, 1781
Age 38
Groton, New London County, Connecticut, United States
September 6, 1781
Age 39
Groton Heights, New London Co., CT