|Palmer, Perry Anson (1868 - 1935)|
|PALMER DUNN MCNIECE DRAKE|
----Source: Greenwood Gleaner 7/18/1935
OBITUARY OF P. A PALMER
Perry Anson Palmer was born Oct. 4, 1868 in Sheboygan County, Wis. and passed away July 7, 1935 at the age of 66 years, 8 months and 3 days. He came to the Town of York, Clark County, with his parents when four years old. He spent his younger life helping his father in a grist mill at Hemlock and farming in the Town of York.
On Aug. 6, 1891 he was united in marriage to Rose Anna Dunn of the Town of York. To this union four children were born, Dorothy (Mrs. J. C. McNiece) of Portland, Ore. Lulu (Mrs. Frank Drake) of Greenwood, Wis. James L. Palmer of Portland, Ore. and Harvey M. Palmer of Neillsville, Wis.
In the fall of 1898 he purchased a farm in the Town of Warner five miles north of Greenwood. He continued to farm there until the fall of 1919 when he sold this farm and purchased a farm in the Town of York. He lived here until the spring of 1933 when he purchased a small farm on the outskirts of Greenwood, where he resided until death.
He suffered a great deal the past several years from a nervous breakdown, which he could not overcome.
He was among the pioneers of Clark County and has always been a hard working and honest man. He was a kind and loving husband and father.
He leaves to mourn his loss his wife, four children, twelve grandchildren and one great-grandchild, also one sister, Mrs. Grace Erb of Tacoma, Wash, and one brother, Lee Palmer of Tacoma, Wash.
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