Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Benjamin Palmer

Male Bef 1704 - 1735  (> 31 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Palmer 
    Born Bef 1704  Wicomico Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 May 1735  Wicomico Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Admin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I119342  Tree1
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2021 

    Father Joseph Palmer,   b. Bef 1657,   d. 23 Jun 1704, Wicomico Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years) 
    Mother Alice Genesis,   b. 1655, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1736, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married Abt 1684  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13404  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 


    • http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=119&last=&g_p=G4&co llection=NN Grant
      Title Palmer, Alice.
      Publication 27 August 1712.
      Gen. note "For and during her natural life and after her decease to her sons, Joseph, Thomas, Benjamin and Isaac Palmer.".
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 398 acres beginning &c. on a point between two small creeks the Island Creek opposite to an island in great Wiccocomoco River.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 4, 1710-1712 , p. 119 (Reel 289).


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      1729-1737 Administrations Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 187
      Palmer, Benjamin, est. adm. by Thomas Palmer. 21 May 1735
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      1706-1720 Deeds & Wills - Northumberland Co Va; (Antient Press): Page 9-11
      IN THE NAME OF GOD. Amen. March the 26th day 1703, I JOSEPH PALMORE of WICCOCOMOCO PARISH in the County of Northumbria and Colony of Virga., Cooper, being in perfect memory and remembrance praised be God for it doe make this my Last Will & Testamt in manner and forme following. that is to say First and principally I bequeath my Soule into the hands of God my heavenly Father. hopeing through the meritorious death and passion of Jesus Christ my only Savior & Redeemer to receive full pardon and forgiveness from all my sins & offences, And my body I committ to the Earth from whence it was taken to be interred in Christian buryall at the discretion of my Wife,
      Item. That parcel of land called THE LITTLE HOUSE, nere from the head of ye Cove to a marked Persimmon Tree standing in the OLD FEILD thence to a marked small Spanish Oak and from thence strait to HENRY MAYSE his line. I doe give and bequeath unto my Son. JOHN PALMORE and to his heires lawfully begotten of his body for ever,
      Item My Plantacon I now live on from the Land I have given to my Son JOHN, to a Cedar Post standing in the OLD FEILD from thence to the head of LITTLE BRANCH to THOMAS DOWNINGs line. I give and bequeath unto my Son, JOSEPH PALMORE, to him his heires lawfully begotten of his body for ever;
      Item That part of my Land on the Eastside of the CHURCH ROAD from the Land I have given to my SonĄ JOSEPH, to the lines of THOMAS & GEORGE DOWNING, I doe give and bequeath unto my Son THOMAS PALMORE, and to his heires lawfully begotten of his body for ever
      Item The rest of my land on the West side of the CHURCH ROAD from my Son. JOHNs, line to the line of HENRY MAYSE. I give & bequeath unto my Son, BENJAMIN PALMORE, and to his heires lawfully begotten of his body for ever.
      Item Upon consideration that my Son, ISAAC. hath noe land, I will and require that my four Sons. JOHN JOSEPH, THOMAS & BENJAMIN. to whome I have given my Land shall pay unto my Son, ISAAC. Twelve hundred and fifty pounds of tobacco a peece but if either at my said Sons to whome I have given any land should departe this life without heir lawfully of his body, then I give and bequeath his portion of land unto my Son, ISAAC and to hie heires lawfully begotten of his body for ever: and doe acquitt my surviveing Sons from their debt to my Sone, ISAAC
      Item I give and bequeath unto my Son. JOSEPH PALMORE, a good feather bed bolster and pillow, a new well sett rugge & blanketts
      Item All the rest of my personall Estate I leave unto my beloved Wife. ALICE PALMORE. dureing her Widdowhood but if my Wife should chance to marry, I will and desire that my personall Estate be equally devided betwixt my Wife and all my Children: and doe authorise and appoint my three trusty Friends, RICHARD WRIGHT. my Brother ROBERT PALMORE and Mr THOMAS DOWNING. Exrs. of this my Last Will & Testamt to have the care and tutele of my Children in their minority and to take my Children's Estate into their hands if they think fitt if my Wife should marry, rattifying & allowing this to be my Last Will and Testament utterly revokeing and disannulling all other Wills &. Testaments by me formerly from time to time made In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seale this day and yeare first above written
      Signed sealed in ye pr'sence of us
      RICHARD WRIGHT, HENRY MAYSE, JOSEPH PALMORE
      THO DOWNING, DENNIS COUDRE
      Die Junii 73d. 1704. This Will was proved in Northumberland County Court by the Oaths of HENRY MAYSE & DENNIS COUDRY, two of ye witnesses to the sd. Will & is admitted to Record. Test THO. HOBSON, CI Cur
      Die Fehry 22d 1710 This Original] Will was pr:sented to the Court by RICHARD WRIGHT the Record being burnt) on the said WRIGHTs mocon the same is admitted to Record Test THO HOBSON, Cl Cur Northld.

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