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Samuel Palmer

Birthplace: Mamaroneck, Westchester, New York
Death: Died in Mamaroneck, Westchester, New York
Immediate Family:

Son of William Palmer, Jr. and Martha Palmer
Husband of Mary Palmer
Father of Sylvanus Palmer; Solomon Palmer; Nehemiah Palmer and Obadiah Palmer
Brother of Joseph Palmer; Benjamin Palmer; Thomas Palmer; Samuel Palmer; Martha Palmer and 2 others

Managed by: Steve David Forse
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About Samuel Palmer


In the name of God, Amen. I, SAMUEL PALMER, of Mamaroneck, in Westchester County, being in perfect health. I leave to my wife Mary, all movable estate during her life, and then to my children and grandchildren, in such manner as she shall think proper. Also the use of my garden and 1/2 of my orchard, and any room and cellar in my dwelling house she shall make choice of to live in. And also what land she shall think fit to use for her own purposes. I leave to my son Obadiah, 1/4 of my neck of land where I now live, and which I bought of William Pinhorn and John Foster, with 1/4 of all thereto belonging. He having the dwelling house where he now liveth and the lots in his possession, and he is to pay 1/4 of the debt due to Mr. William Pinhorne. And he is to pay to my granddaughter, Mary Palmer, œ10. I leave to my son Nehemiah, 1/4 of said neck, and the land I have given him by deed of gift is to be part of it. And he is to pay 1/4 of the debt and to my granddaughter, Mary Palmer, œ10. I leave to my son Solomon, 1/4 of said neck, and he is to have the lot where I now live, with the dwelling house. I leave to my son Sylvanus, 1/4 of said neck, and he is to pay 1/4 of the debt. I leave to my granddaughter, Mary Palmer, œ40. I make my wife and Col. Caleb Heathcote, Francis Doughty, of Flushing, and Benjamin Haviland, of Rye, executors. Dated March 18, 1713. Witnesses, Jeremiah Fowler, Richard Parsons, Abraham Miller. There is to be a waggon road by my dwelling house to the point landing for all my sons. (Mary Palmer and Benjamin Haviland were Quakers.)

Source:, New York City Wills, 1706-1790.

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Samuel Palmer's Timeline

Mamaroneck, Westchester, New York
Age 5
November 10, 1692
Age 47
Mamoroneck, Westchester, New York
April 1, 1716
Age 71
Mamaroneck, Westchester, New York