Melvin Palmer1

#19972, (circa 1854 - 11 May 1936)
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Estelle Rose Roche
Father*Richard F Palmer1 (c 1818 - b 1880)
Mother*Margaret Casey1 (1828 - 1900)

Family

Catherine Diamond b. s 1860, d. b 1900
Children 1.Thomas Melvin Palmer9 (1882 - )
 2.Grace M A Palmer10 (1885 - )
 3.Paul J Palmer+11 (1887 - 1963)
Birth*circa 1854He was born circa 1854 at MissouriG.1 
12 July 1860He appeared on the census of 12 July 1860 in the household of Richard F Palmer and Margaret Casey at 8th Ward, St. Louis, Missouri.2 
25 June 1870He appeared on the census of 25 June 1870 in the household of Richard F Palmer and Margaret Casey, as M, age 16, b. MO, laborer.3 
Marriage*18 August 1880He married Catherine Diamond on 18 August 1880 at Macoupin Co., IllinoisG.4 
9 November 1880He and Catherine Diamond appeared on the census of 9 November 1880 at 623 7th Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri.5 
11 November 1880He appeared on the census of 11 November 1880 in the household of Margaret Casey at 916 Mound Street, St. Louis, Missouri, age 26, b. MO, carpenter, single; (prob. earlier date as Melvin is single.)6 
7 June 1900He appeared on the census of 7 June 1900 at 3154 Clifton Street, St. Louis, Missouri.7 
Death*11 May 1936He died on 11 May 1936 at St. Mary's Hospital, Jefferson Twp., St. Louis Co., MissouriG.8 

Citations

  1. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Rich. (49), b. KY, carpenter; Margt. (32), b. Ireland.
  3. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. R J (59), b. KY, ship carpenter; M (40), b. Ireland, keeping house.
  4. [S1516] Illinois Marriage Index, 1860-1920, online Ancestry.com, Melvin H Palmer and Catherine Diamond, marr. Macoupin Co. 18 Aug 1880.
  5. [S91] 1880 U.S. Federal Census, 2nd Enumeration. M H (26), b. MO, father b. Ireland [sic], mother b. KY [sic], carpenter; Catherine (26), b. NY, parents b. Ireland, keeping house.
  6. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Margaret (50), b. and parents b. Ireland, keeping house. [This is the 2nd enumeration of 1880]
  7. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. Melvin H (45), wid., b. MO Sep 1854, parents b. MO, carpenter.
  8. [S1399] Missouri Death Certificates (1910- ), File No. 21604, Reg. No. 150, Reg. Dist. 1170, Primary Reg. Dist. 6248H. Melvin H Palmer, b. St. Louis MO 28 Sep 1853, son of Richard Palmer, b. KY, and Margaret Casey, b. Richwoods MO; carpenter, wid., res. 5182A Page; d. 11 May 1936, St. Mary's Hospital, Jefferson Twp., St. Louis Co MO, age 82y 7m 13d, chronic myocarditis; inf. Paul Palmer; bur. Calvary Cemetery 13 May 1936, online http://s1.sos.mo.gov/mdh
  9. [S383] Missouri Birth Records, 1847/1851-1910, online Ancestry.com, St Louis, Record images, 1882, img. 65/94. Thomas Melvin Palmer, b. 5 Aug 1882, 2912 ___ St., son of Melvin Palmer and Catherine Diamme [mother's name from transcription, unreadable in image].
  10. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census.
  11. [S1399] Missouri Death Certificates (1910- ), File No. 63-022038, Reg. No. 5380, Reg. Dist. 318, Primary Reg. Dist. 1003. Paul J Palmer Sr., b. MO 29 Dec 1887, son of Melvin Palmer and Catherine Diamond; husb. of Ruth Palmer, res. 1572 Louisville, St. Louis MO, salesman; d. Firmin Deloge Hospital, St, Louis MO, 18 May 1963, age 75, pneumonia; inf. Ruth Palmer, same res.; bur. Calvary Cemetery 20 May 1963.