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James Lemuel "Lem" Palmer

James Lemuel "Lem" Palmer

Male 1867 - 1940  (72 years)

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  • Name James Lemuel "Lem" Palmer  [1
    Born 5 July 1867  Stokes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900  Gladeville, Wise, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Deed 13 June 1910  Coal Creek, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Deed 15 August 1912   Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Deed 4 June 1917  Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1920 1920  Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper 23 January 1938  Raven, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 21 February 1940  Raven, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age 72 years 
    Buried
    James L. Palmer Grave
    Photos
    James Lemel Palmer
    James Lemel Palmer
    Notes 
    • Presley is not James Father - although on all documentation of James - Presley is stated as father. Presley died in the war - James was born in 1867, a few years after Presley died. Since Elizabeth never remarried - the father of James remains a mystery.
    Person ID P1745  Burress Genealogy of Virginia | My Ancestors

    Father Unknown (not married) 
    Mother Elizabeth Jane Collins
              b. 1 October 1831, Patrick, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1 February 1925, Big Creek, Stokes, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Family ID F2605  Group Sheet

    Wife 1 Margaret Liddia Lawson
              b. 18 October 1866, Stokes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 11 May 1908, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 22 Apr 1886  Patrick, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Children 4 children 
    Family ID F930  Group Sheet

    Wife 2 Susanna Frances "Susie" Cochran Mallory
              b. 4 July 1875, Patrick, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 29 January 1950, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 08 Dec 1908  Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 3 children 
    Photos
    Susanna Mallory Palmer & James Lenoard Palmer
    Family ID F931  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 July 1867 - Stokes County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Apr 1886 - Patrick, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Gladeville, Wise, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 08 Dec 1908 - Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeed - This deed made this 13th day of June, in the year 1910, between J.L. Palmer and Susan F. Palmer, of Tazewell County, Virginia, parties of the first part and P.O. Palmer, Mary Belle Palmer, of Tazewell County, Virginia parties of the second part. - 13 June 1910 - Coal Creek, Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeed - James and Powell Deed - 15 August 1912 - Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeed - This Deed made this 4th day of June 1917 by and between J.L. Palmer & Susan Palmer his wife and Sylvester Mallory. - 4 June 1917 - Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus 1920 - 1920 - Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - J. L. Palmer is seriously ill at his home on Road Ridge. - 23 January 1938 - Raven, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 February 1940 - Raven, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S-1298258183] Virginia Marriages, 1851-1929, Dodd, Jordan, Liahona Research, comp, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.Original data - See Description for original data sources listed by county.Original data: See Description for original data sources listed by county.).
      Birth date: abt 1865 Birth place: Patrick County, Virginia Marriage date: 22 Apr 1886 Marriage place: Patrick County

    2. [S-1444881216] Deed Book, Tazewell County Deed Book, ? Page 35, 13 June 1910.
      This deed made this 13th day of June, in the year 1910, between J.L. Palmer and Susan F. Palmer, of Tazewell County, Virginia, parties of the first part and P.O. Palmer, Mary Belle Palmer, of Tazewell County, Virginia parties of the second part. Whereas, by deed dated the 18th day of June, 1906, John Ball and others conveyed to the said J.L. Palmer and P.O. Palmer jointly, a certain piece or parcel of land, situated in Tazewell County, Virginia, lying and being on the waters of Coal Creek, on the East side of the Road Ridge Road, containing 12-210 acres, the metes and bounds of said land being fully mentioned in said deed, which deed is recorded in the office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Tazewell County, Virginia, in Deed Book 59 Page 439 etc. and for a more definite description of the said land, reference is hereby made to said deed and it was understood that P.O. Palmer was to have 8 acres out of said boundary of land and the said J.L Palmer was to have the remainder of same, and the said J.L. Palmer and P.O. Palmer have this day partitioned and divided the said tract of land, as follows, therefore, this deed. Witnesseth – that in consideration of the sum of money paid into the purchase of said tract of land, by the said P.O. Palmer, the following portion of said land as his part thereof. Beginning at a stake in line of George Ball, bearing north 59.15 east 55 feet from dogwood, corner between George Ball and the land this day conveyed to J.L. Palmer, thence N. 20 15 west, 176.1 feet to a stake in a small ravine, thence N 2 20 East ___ to a stake, on the side of a hill, thence N 86 40 West to a point in the center of the road ridge road, corner to Charles Cordill, and with the said road, N. 3 0 East 306.2 feet to a stake, corner of School House lot, thence S 89 0 East 127 feet to a double maple, thence N. 1 15 East 290.6 feet to a chestnut, corner of John Ball, thence S. 89 ) East 312.8 feet to a chestnut on the bank of a small branch, thence with the branch, S 15.45 East 60 feet, S. 21.30 East 70 feet, S. 8 E 190 feet, S 15 30 East 200 feet, S 25.30 East 300 feet to a beech on the west bank of the branch, thence S. 59.15 W. 383.7 feet to the beginning, containing 8 acres, more or less. And in consideration of the sum of money paid into the purchase of said tract of land, by the said J.L. Palmer, the said parties of the second part do bargain and convey unto the said J.L. Palmer the remainder of said tract of land, as his portion thereof, which portion is bounded as follows: Beginning at a white oak, corner of George Ball, and with his line N. 44 E 417 feet to a double dogwood on a spur, N 59 15 E 55 feet to a stake, corner of the land this day conveyed to the said P.O. Palmer, thence with three lines of same, N 20.15 West 176.1 feet to a stake in a small ravine, thence N. 2 10 East to a stake, on the side of a hill, thence N. 86 40 west to a point in the center of road ridge road, corner to Charles Cordill, thence leaving said P.O. Palmer’s land and with the said road, S 4 W 83.7 feet to a stake in said road, S. 06 E 96 feet to a stake in said road, S 19.45 E 297.5 feet to the beginning, containing 42 acres, more or less. The said parties hereto covenant with each other that the said P.O. Palmer shall hold the land this day deed __ to him free of the claims of the said parties of the first part and that and that the said J.L. Palmer shall hold the land this day conveyed to him, free from the claims of the said parties of the second part. Witness the following signatures and seals: J.L. Palmer (seal) P.O. Palmer (seal) Susan P. Palmer (seal) Mary B. Palmer (seal)

    3. [S-1444881216] Deed Book, Tazewell Deed Book 80 Page 103, 15 August 1912 .
      Deed Book 80 Page 10315 August 1912 This contract made and entered into this fifteenth day of August, 1912, by and between Susan F. Palmer, party of the first part and P.O. Palmer, party of the second part.WITNESSETH that for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred ten dollars ($110.00), cash in hand paid, receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, the party of the first part bargains, sells and conveys unto the party of the second part, his heirs and assigns forever, a certain parcel of land situated on Coal Creek, in Tazewell County, Virginia and described as follows in survey made by T. P. Morgan, August 10, 1910. Beginning at a stake in the center of Coal Creek, a corner of the R. B. Griffith land, and with center of creek S 30' W. 30' S. 17' 20 W 194' to a stake; thence leaving creek N. 80' W 205' to a stake in a line of R. B. Griffith and with it reversed N. 53' E. 308' to the beginning, containing 51/100 acres.Said land contains a swelling and other improvements, all of which are concluded in this conveyance. This being the same parcel of land as conveyed by deed to said party of the first part by A. L. Cacy, and this deed is subject to such reservations as made in said deed of A. L. Cacy as respects the rights of the owners of the coal underlying said land.Witness the following signatures and seals this the date first above written.Susan F. Palmer (Seal) J. L. Palmer (Seal)Personally appeared before me L. D Kinksbury, a Justice of the Peace for Tazewell County, in my county aforesaid, Susan F. Palmer and J. L. Palmer, who being duly sworn declared that the signature appearing above is her signature and that the foregoing deed was read and understood by her. Witness my hand this the 26 day of October 1912.L. D. Kinksbury, Justice of the Peace for Tazewell County.

    4. [S-1444881254] Grave Stone, Gravestone, 21 Feb 1940.

    5. [S-1405240286] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940 LDS Library, Source Film 2048468 Page 578, 22 Apr 1886.
      Groom's Name: J. L. Palmer Groom's Birth Date: 1865 Groom's Birthplace: Stokes, N. C. Groom's Age: 21 Bride's Name: Margarett Lawson Bride's Birth Date: 1868 Bride's Birthplace: Patrick Bride's Age: 18 Marriage Date: 22 Apr 1886 Marriage Place: Patrick County, Virginia Groom's Father's Name: Presley Palmer Groom's Mother's Name: E. Palmer Bride's Father's Name: Tucker Lawson Bride's Mother's Name: L. Lawson Groom's Race: White Groom's Marital Status: Single Groom's Previous Wife's Name: Bride's Race: White Bride's Marital Status: Single