Details for Reuben Jonathan Palmer

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5339007894


Marker Number 7894
Atlas Number 5339007894
Marker Title Reuben Jonathan Palmer
Index Entry Palmer, Reuben Jonathan
City Montgomery
County Montgomery
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 240818
UTM Northing 3365012
Subject Codes pioneers
Marker Year 1972
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark No
Marker Location corner of Pond St. and SH 105
Private Property No
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size grave marker
Marker Text (January 18, 1829 - March 20, 1868) Born in Appomattox County, Va., son of Reuben DeJarnette and Martha P. (Christian) Palmer; he was educated at Randolph-Macon College. Moved to Texas in 1856. A Montgomery lawyer; served in 9th Legislature, State of Texas, and in Secession Convention, 1861. Married Frances Winifred, the daughter of Robert G. and Agnes (Wood) Branch. Had three children: Robert Guerrant, Cora Christian (later Blanding), and Edward Gray.

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