William Palmer (c.1619 - 1697)

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Death: Died in Killingsworth
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About William Palmer


Eldest son of William Palmer and unknown wife.

William came with his father's family to New England and lived with them in Charlestown Mass He remained with his brother John in Charlestown after his father removed to Plymouth and continued to reside there until after his father's death Soon after he sold the land his father gave him in Rehoboth and came to Stonington and stayed with his brother in law Thomas Miner nearly a year when he left here and went to Killingworth, Conn. where he lived the remainder of his days The time of his death is not known

His brother Gershom Palmer under date of March 27 1697 entered on record the following instrument >"Know all men by these presents that whereas my brother William now deceased did give and bequeath unto me his house and all hie lands in Killingworth forever I settling one of my sons thereon and in compliance with my deceased brother's will I do order my eldest son Gersbom Palmer Jr to settle in said house upon said land I the said Gershom Palmer Senior do give and bequeath the aforesaid house and lot with all its privileges and appurtenances thereto belonging to my eldest son Gershom Palmer to him forever according to the tenor of the will of my brother William Palmer deceased."

This will renders it certain that he left no wife or children

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Age 78