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Saturday, April 23, 2016

1914 :: Paul Palmer Dead

Paul Palmer, an aged and respected citizen of the Gay Hill community, died at his home last Thursday evening, aged 81 years, 9 months and 24 days. He was born in Ebersweir, Baden Baden, Germany, June 22, 1832 and came to American in 1840 with his parents and settled at St. Geneveive, Mo. There in 1856 he was married to Miss Carolina Bader, who survives him. To this union eight children were born, five of whom are living -- three sons and two daughters, as follows: Mrs. Mary Menn, of Rockdale; Mrs. Carolina Braun, of Gay Hill; Louis and Joe Palmer of Rockdale, and Paul Palmer of Runnels county. Besides there there survive him 28 out of 43 grand children, and 13 great grand children. He moved to Rockdale in 1875. The funeral was at the Catholic cemetery at Gay Hill on Friday afternoon. Rockdale Reporter and Messenger, April 23, 1914

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