Z.C. Palmer (1843 – )

“Z. C. Palmer, born in Nobleboro, March 22, 1843, was the fifth child of E. R. Palmer. His father was born in Nobleboro, Lincoln county, Maine, in 1805, and in 1859 moved to Aroostook county. After remaining there one year, he moved to brewer, where he lived until his death in 1S68. His business all his life was that of a house and ship carpenter. He married Sarah Dunbar, who was born in 1809 in Nobleboro. She still survives her husband at the age of seventy-eight years, and lives in Brewer. Mr. Z. C. Palmer, in 1871, married Charlotte A. Ware, daughter of James M. Ware, deceased, and has three children: Nellie G., Gertrude A., and Artell E., all residing at their father’s home, one and a half miles from ferry village. Mr. Palmer’s brothers and sisters are as follows: H. H. (deceased), married Mary Jane Maddocks, and had two children, neither of whom is living; Emeline A., married J. Lishman Clark, and has seven children living and one dead; B. A., married J. W. Chatman, and has two children; Orlando A., married Sarah Dermutt; Sarah Jane is the wife of David Tan; B. W., married Etta M. Jordan, and has had two children, one of whom is still living; S. K., married Eva Tibbets, and has two children.”

Source:  History of Penobscot County, Maine, Williams, Chase & Co., Cleveland, 1882, page 266

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