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Gov. Nehemiah Palmer

Birthdate: (79)
Birthplace: Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
Death: February 17, 1717 (79)
Stonington, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Place of Burial: Wequetequock Burial Ground, Stonington, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Walter Palmer, of Stonington and Rebecca Elizabeth Palmer (Short)
Husband of Hannah Lord Palmer
Father of Leutentent Joseph Palmer; Elihu Palmer; Johnathan Palmer; Daniel Palmer, Sr.; Nehemiah Palmer, Jr. and 2 others
Brother of Hannah Fish; Elihu Palmer; Moses Palmer, Sr.; Benjamin Palmer; Deacon Gershom Palmer and 1 other
Half brother of Grace Miner; Gershom Palmer; Grace Frances Minor; John Palmer, Sr.; William Palmer and 4 others

Managed by: Hatte Blejer
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About Gov. Nehemiah Palmer

1. Charlestown was established in 1629, making it five years older than B oston. Early English colonists resided here first, but many moved across t he Charles River to Boston because of the poor water in Charlestown. Charl estown was also the site of one of the first battles of the American Revol ution. The British punished the citizens of Charlestown for their particip ation in the battle by burning the town to the ground. Charlestown was reb uilt quickly after the war.

2. Nehemiah's will dated 29 September, 1716 was probated 8 April, 1718.

3. Colonial Families of the United States of America: Volume 3 page 377 r ecords Nehemiah's mother as "Esther."




            
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Gov. Nehemiah Palmer's Timeline

1637
November 2, 1637
Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts
November 23, 1637
Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
November 23, 1637
Charlestown, Middlesex, Massachusetts
November 23, 1637
Stonington,New London,Connecticut
November 23, 1637
Stonington, New London, Connecticut
November 23, 1637
., Stonington, New London, Connecticut
November 23, 1637
Stonington, New London, CT
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., Stonington, New London, Connecticut
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., Stonington, New London, Connecticut
November 23, 1637
Stonington, New London, Connecticut