Elmer Hall Palmer
ELMER HALL11 PALMER (EARL SWEET10, ROWLAND BRIGGS9, GEORGE GARDNER8, AMOS7, PHINEAS6, AMOS5, WAIT4, WILLIAM3, GERSHOM2, WALTER1)
was born December 25, 1926 in Boston, MA. He married ANNE DOROTHY FOSTER June 11, 1948 in Providence, RI, daughter of WILLIAM FOSTER and DORIS WALMSLEY.
Notes for ELMER HALL PALMER:
ELMER H. was born on Christmas morning at home on Alpha Rd., Dorchester MA. He attended schools in Dorchester and Public Latin School in Boston, MA. His family removed to Cranston, RI, after the 1938 Hurricane, which did extensive damage to properties of his father EARL. He graduated from Cranston High School and after service in the US NAVY during WW II attended The Rhode Island School of Design, majoring in Textile Engineering. He worked for a short time after marriage in the Hardware Business in Warwick, RI. He then moved to Sarasota, FL and then to Los Angeles, CA pursuing work in the Hardware Trade. His daughter CAROL was born on the 24th anniversary of his birth in Sarasota, FL. Upon return to Rhode Island he opened his own hardware store, with his father, in East Greenwich, RI. In subsequent years he and his father developed land of his grandfather ROWLAND B. into a Mobile Home Park. ELMER H. has had a rather busy life belonging to many fraternal, genealogical and heritage societies, to wit: Boy Scouts of America, 3rd Cranston-Life Scout-Snr. Ptr. Ldr.; DEMOLAY-Fidelity Chapter, Chevalier, Legion of Honor, EXECUTIVE OFFICER RI, ACTIVE MEMBER INTERNATIONAL SUPREME COUNCIL, EMERITUS MEMBER, Alumni Assoc. Charter # 54
Harmony Lodge # 9 F&AM--WORSHIPFUL MASTER 1977
Harmony Chapter # 15 R.A.M.--EXCELLENT HIGH PRIEST 1960 Doric Council # 7 R.& S. M.--THRICE ILLUSTRIOUS MASTER 1965 TRUSTEE St. Johns Commandery # 1 K.T.--EMINENT COMMANDER 1963 Grand Commandery of Mass. & R.I.--RT. EM. GRAND COMMANDER 1971 TRUSTEE Gr. Fund---1994- Grand Encampment, U.S.A.---KNIGHT COMMANDER TEMPLE Plantations Conclave Red Cross Constantine-- PUISSANT SOVEREIGN 1977 Roger Williams Priory # 48 Knights York Cross of Honor
Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Valley of Providence
Princes of Jerusalem--SOVEREIGN PRINCE---Coroneted 33 Degree
ACTIVE for RHODE ISLAND,--Supreme Council, N.M.J., U.S.A.
Palestine Temple A.A.O.N.M.S.
Royal Order of Jesters, Providence Court # 71
Moslem Grotto, M.O.V.P.E.R.
Palestine, Marhaba Shrine Club of R.I.
Rhode Island Convention Anoited High Priests
Council of Anoited Kings of Connecticut
Council of Anoited Kings of Rhode Island
Mass. and R.I. Association of K.T. Commanders
Presiding Council Club Knights Templar, PRESIDENT 1962
ColoniaL Council No. 19, Knight Masons of New England
Royal Order of Scotland
National Sojourners, Narragansett Bay Chapter #14
Rhode Island Preceptory Demolay Legion of Honor, PAST PRESIDENT
Sword of Bunker Hill, Gaspee Order # 99
Masonic Veterans Association of R.I.
Honorary Life Member, Commanderies #8,10,11 and 51
Honorary Member Grand Commandery of Vermont
TRUSTEE--Kentish Guards, R.I.M 1774, COMMANDANT 1980-1986
Varnum Continentals, R.I.M 1775
Continentel Marines, R.I.M 1775 Sloop Providence
Rhode Island Genealogical Society, Founder LIFE MEMBER #2
Rhode Island Historical Society
New England Historic Genealogical Society \par Stonington, CT Historical Society
Sons of American Revolution, Life Member (12 Proven Lines)
John Peck Rathbun Chapter #4 PAST GOVERNOR--TREASURER
=R.I. State Society, PAST GOVERNOR
National Trustee Founders and Patriots of America, Life Member--PAST GOVERNOR
PAST DEPUTY SECRETARY GENERAL
Descendants of the Colonial Clergy, Life Member (WAIT PALMER)
Descendants Colonial Governors, Life Member,(Benedict Arnold)
Descendants of Colonial Tavern Keepers, LIFE Member,(Sml. Cole)
Society of Colonial Wars (Nehemiah Palmer)
Baronial Order of Magna Charta, Life Member
Society of Mayflower Descendants(Stephen Hopkins-Thomas Rogers)
Roger Williams Society, Life Member
Surgeon John Greene Society, Life Member
WALTER PALMER SOCIETY PRESIDENT 1981-2002 LIFE MEMBER #3
Denison Society, Life Member
Rev. John Crandall Society, Life Member
First Families of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
GOVERNOR GENERAL (18 Proven Lines) 1997-1998
Society of Descendants of The Founders of Hartford (Thms. Lord)
Sons and Daughters of The Colonial and Antebellum Bench and
Bar 1565-1861 (Maj. John Greene)
Squantum Association PRESIDENT 1985-1988
East Greenwich Veteran Firemens Club, Life Member
100 Club of Rhode Island
Walter Palmer Society/ WP3L Compiler
Children of ELMER PALMER and ANNE FOSTER are:
ELIZABETH ANNE13 PALMER, b. February 24, 1949, Providence, RI.
CAROL LYNNE PALMER, b. December 25, 1950, Sarasota, FL. \
DEANA SUSAN PALMER, b. January 20, 1953, Providence, RI. \
ALICE JANET PALMER, b. March 16, 1954, Providence, RI.
BARBARA JEAN PALMER, b. April 04, 1956, Providence, RI; m. PAUL JOHN BOGOSIAN, July 07, 1984, E. Greenwich, RI
Notes for BARBARA JEAN PALMER:
Barbara Jean graduated from Ithaca College with a Bachelor of Education degree. She is a speech therapist in the Cumberland R.I. School System. Paul is an attorney with the law firm of Hodosh, Spinella and Angelone in Providence, R.I.
6. NANCY JOAN PALMER, b. January 11, 1959, Warwick, RI.
7.RICHARD LESLIE HALL PALMER, b. September 11, 1960, Providence, RI.
Generation No. 2
2. ELIZABETH ANNE12 PALMER (ELMER HALL11, EARL SWEET10, ROWLAND BRIGGS9, GEORGE GARDNER8, AMOS7, PHINEAS6, AMOS5, WAIT4, WILLIAM3, GERSHOM2, WALTER1,) was born February 24, 1949 in Providence, RI. She married DONALD EDWARD DERRICK January 09, 1971 in Sarasota, FL, son of FRANCIS DERRICK and DOROTHY MCDERMOTT.
Notes for ELIZABETH ANNE PALMER:
ELIZABETH ANNE (BETSY) IS A GRADUATE OF SKIDMORE COLLEGE WITH A BS DEGREE IN STUDIO ART. SHE HAS ESTABLISHED A REPUTATION AS A PASTEL ARTIST.
DONALD IS A GRADUATE OF RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE WITH A BS DEGREE. HE RECEIVED HIS MASTERS DEGREE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION FROM DARTMOUTH. HE IS AN EXECUTIVE OF THE LUMINESCENT SYSTEMS CO. IN LEBANON, NH, A SUBSIDIARY OF ASTRONICS CORPORATION, BUFFALO, NY.
Children of ELIZABETH PALMER and DONALD DERRICK are:
DAVID EDWARD14 DERRICK, b. November 12, 1975, Spokane, WA.
ii. JOSEPH PALMER DERRICK, b. July 14, 1978, Tulsa, OK.
3. CAROL LYNNE12 PALMER (ELMER HALL11, EARL SWEET10, ROWLAND BRIGGS9, GEORGE GARDNER8, AMOS7, PHINEAS6, AMOS5, WAIT4, WILLIAM3, GERSHOM2, WALTER1) was born December 25, 1950 in Sarasota, FL. She married JOHN HOGAN READEY October 22, 1977 in E. Greenwich, RI, son of JOHN READEY and BETTY FRANKLIN.
Notes for CAROL LYNNE PALMER:
CAROL IS A GRADUATE OF UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT WITH A DEGREE IN EDUCATION AND AN ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN DENTAL HYGENE. SHE WORKED AS A DENTAL HYGIENIST BEFORE CHILDREN WERE BORN. JOHN IS ENTREPRENEUR OWNING TWO NIGHT CLUBS IN RHODE ISLAND. ]
Children of CAROL PALMER and JOHN READEY are:
JOHN HOGAN14 READEY, b. April 03, 1979, S. Kingston, RI.
iiWILLIAM JAMES READEY, b. September 19, 1980, S. Kingston, RI.
iii.CARRIE ANNE READEY, b. February 24, 1982, S. Kingston, RI.
iv ROBERT DANIEL READEY, b. August 03, 1985, S. Kingston, RI.
4. DEANA SUSAN12 PALMER (ELMER HALL11, EARL SWEET10, ROWLAND BRIGGS9, GEORGE GARDNER8, AMOS7, PHINEAS6, AMOS5, WAIT4, WILLIAM3, GERSHOM2, WALTER1) was born January 20, 1953 in Providence, RI. She married KEVIN PATRICK DOLAN September 18, 1976 in E. Greenwich, RI, son of FRANCIS DOLAN and MARY QUIRK.
Notes for DEANA SUSAN PALMER:
Deana Susan worked for several years as a bank teller. Recently employed by the U.S. Postal Service.
Kevin is a carpenter by trade.
Children of DEANA PALMER and KEVIN DOLAN are:
i. ALANA SUE14 DOLAN, b. May 08, 1983, S. Kingston, RI.
ii. SHAUNA JEANNIE DOLAN, b. October 06, 1988, S. Kingston, RI.
iii. MEGHAN LISA DOLAN, b. February 10, 1992, S. Kingston, RI.
5. ALICE JANET12 PALMER (ELMER HALL11, EARL SWEET10, ROWLAND BRIGGS9, GEORGE GARDNER8, AMOS7, PHINEAS6, AMOS5, WAIT4, WILLIAM3, GERSHOM2, WALTER1) was born March 16, 1954 in Providence, RI. She married DAVID HOWARD BLISS June 05, 1976 in E. Greenwich, RI, son of CARL BLISS and NANCY HOWARD.
Notes for ALICE JANET PALMER:
Alice Janet graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a degree of Batchelor of Education. She is a home economics teacher.David is a manager of a Radio Shack store in East Greenwich, Rhode Island. Children of ALICE PALMER and DAVID BLISS are:
i.ERIN ANNE14 BLISS, b. May 08, 1979, Waterville, ME.
ii.RYANN LYNNE BLISS, b. May 08, 1979, Waterville, ME
6. NANCY JOAN12 PALMER (ELMER HALL11, EARL SWEET10, ROWLAND BRIGGS9, GEORGE GARDNER8, AMOS7, PHINEAS6, AMOS5, WAIT4, WILLIAM3, GERSHOM2, WALTER1) was born January 11, 1959 in Warwick, RI. She married CHARLES RANDOLPH PHILLIPS September 26, 1981 in E. Greenwich, RI, son of LEWIS PHILLIPS and THERESA.
Notes for NANCY JOAN PALMER:
Nancy Joan graduated from Dean Junior College with an Associate degree in Physical Education. She works part time for the town of East Greenwich Recreation Department. Charles is a cabinet maker and owns his own business, Charles Phillips Woodworking Co. \
Children of NANCY PALMER and CHARLES PHILLIPS are:
i. REBECCA ANNE14 PHILLIPS, b. May 11, 1984, S. Kingston, RI.
ii.\ DANIEL CHARLES PHILLIPS, b. January 16, 1987, S. Kingston, RI.
7. RICHARD LESLIE HALL12 PALMER (ELMER HALL11, EARL SWEET10, ROWLAND BRIGGS9, GEORGE GARDNER8, AMOS7, PHINEAS6, AMOS5, WAIT4, WILLIAM3, GERSHOM2, WALTER1) was born September 11, 1960 in Providence, RI. He married JUDITH MARIE MACDOUGALL May 03, 1986 in E. Greenwich, RI, daughter of BERNARD MACDOUGALL and LEONORA DEVINE.
Notes for RICHARD LESLIE HALL PALMER:
Richard runs the family mobile home business started by his grandfather and father on his great grandfather's land in Exeter, Rhode Island. Split Rock Mobile Home Park. He is the Commandant - Col. in the Kentish Guard, Rhode Island Militia and the Drum Major of the Kentish Guard Fife and Drum Corps.
Children of RICHARD PALMER and JUDITH MACDOUGALL are:
i. OLIVER HALL14 PALMER, b. January 13, 1988, S. Kingston, RI.
ii. ANDREW LEO MACDOUGALL PALMER, b. July 04, 1990, S. Kingston, RI.
iii.\ ABIGAIL ELIZABETH SWEET PALMER, b. July 04, 1990, S. Kingston,
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