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Re: Palmateers in the Mohawk Valley
Posted by: Jeanne Poste Date: January 03, 2002 at 15:48:02
In Reply to: Re: Palmateers in the Mohawk Valley by June Simpson of 286

January 3, 2001

Dear June

I am responding to your message--re Edmond Canton Palmateer.
As, you may or may not now is that Caton Edmund Palmateer born Nove 9 1822/1826 son of Henry Palmateer and Nellie Rogers .
Caton Edmund Palmateer first married to Elizabeth Ann "Elly Ann" "Annie" " Varty Born 1825/1831 Hunford Township -daughter of Christopher Varty and Abigail Sedore.
Matilda Brown born April 20, 1838 Shefflied Township, Lennox and Addignton County Ontario
Issue of
Caton E. Palmateer and E. Annie Varty

1-- Elizabeth Ann Palmateer

2-- Harvey'Henry Palmateer

3--Ezra Palmateer

4--Sarah Eliza (?Esther) Palmateer

5--Lucinda Palmateer

6-- Ida Eva Palmateer

Isssue of Caton Palmateer and Matilida Brown

1-- Mary Emma Palmateer

2--Charlotte Palmateer-- first married to a Thomas A. Forsythe son of William I. or J. Forsythe and Catherine?--
Married second to Walter Harrison
Gather she had two children from the first marriage --not sure if 1 of each.
I am friends with a Forsythe. I did ask if we were related but were not sure. 1 son and 2 sisters.- from a Henry Forsythe and Mabel Holgate. Is there a possible connection. Thomas is about 75 and sisters Dorothy and Lois in middle fifthies. I asked Thomas and he did not think so. I do not know Henry father name

3-George Wilson Palmateer married a Lillian G. Tufts. They had 12 children between them. Of this family only 1 daughter and 3 sons are lively. There are about 100 descendants from this family. I am still awaiting some additional info on younger ones.

My mother was 1 or these 14 children. Her name Elsie Pearl.

4--Ella Palmateer

5-- Harvey William Palmateer

There are Palmateer's still in the Tweed area. also Picton area .Brighton I gather London Ontario and quite a few listed in Port Huron Michigan.
There is a Linda Smith also doing research.
There is another person doing research as will. The list I gave you is only partial. Some orginated from ST. Ola area of Bancroft and Maynooth.
If you like I can give you her e-mail address. and I will see if she can give more info to you and I will also send what I have on George Palmateer family.
Contact me by e-mail address if you wish or by my address which I will give to you by my email address.
I have to add some additional info to what I have on file. As, I am haveing a little trouble do so may have to import everything and dilite what I have on file. Have on Disk as will.
Contact me at
I am hoping to get a newer computer at home in the near future so I won't have to stop the library or use my daughter computer when I go to see her.
Please get in touch with me.
Jeanne Poste

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