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Re: Palmateer Name in Canada
Posted by: Jeanne Poste Date: January 05, 2002 at 08:46:37
In Reply to: Re: Palmateer Name in Canada by Jill Johnston of 286

January 5, 2001

Dear Jill

Received your message. Thank you so much for answering me backfor answering me back.
I have a detailed listing of George and Lillia (Tufts) They had 14 children. I do have some other inforamtion on other family members if you are interested. It is by no means complete, but it is a start for you. Maybe you could fill in some of the blanks for me.
I would appreciate any family history from your end. I am willing to exhange whatever I have.
This would include full names, birtrdates, marriages and deaths and where burried if known.
Thiere are about 4 people that I know of that are doing research.
I will contact a Linda Smith. She lives around Welland. She is also doing research on the Palmateer's . Her husband family is related. She would also like additional info. to fill in blanks and would appreciate any info you have.
I have a note from a Albert Palmateer. I will have to contact him again to see if he can fill in what he knows on his family.
1 His grandfather's name was
Harvey Palmateer----he is a half brother to George---my grandfather

2 Robert Milton Palmateer ---father to Albert Palmateer

Albert is married to a Eva? --to my understanding there are no children?
He has a sister Helen. I do not know if she is married or has children.
He lives at R.R. 2 Tweed Ontario
Gather his grandfather farmed where Jim Palmateer now lives . He is the son of Donald Cosmo Palmateer --son of George Palmateer

There are still to my knowledge Palmateer's located around St. Olo, Maynooth. Bancroft area. or at least descendants. 1 or 2 families around Picton, Brighton, London Ontario, and maybe Guelph. Generally spread around Canada and the States
There are about a dozen families or so in the Port Huron Michagan area.

A Lucy Griffiths send me some info. Nacy Palmateer 1856-1925 married a Enoch Simpkins 1892-1923--son of Frederick Simpkins-1892-1958 married Mary Jane Sills 1898-1987
I have a fair amount of info from George and Lillian Palmateer family
In future if possible contact me at my hotmail address.
It may make it a little easier form me if you can. I can give you my home address if you like or if you want give me your address and I can send some copies of info I have to you for your files. I have some newspaper clippings from the newspaper that you may be interested in.

There is a Pat Truant that I have heard from . Believe she lives in the West (Alberta)
Percy Palmateer Senior and Rachel Christie are her grandparents
Percy Palmateer Junior born around March 1917 ST. OLA area.
He had 2 sisters Lavina and Ruth still in the Bancroft area. (Ruth about 10 out of Town)
Ted Palmateer (Pat uncle)-- he spells the name Polmateer--she does not know why. He lives in the Belleville area
about 63 or 64 years of age. Only couple years older than she is.
Her dad is the eldest of 6 kids. and Ted is the youngest
Had a Aunt Jean (Freeman) who died early in the 1990's and and Uncle Jim who died 1998.
He is Elton Palmateer's Father. Elton and Pat are first cousins.
She moved to Frankford and than to Trenton. married and had 3 children. Divorced and than moved to Toronto
ment and married Ron Trauant. they had 2 children
4 girls and 1 boy
Pat has 10 grandchildren 8 boys and 2 girls. Moved to Vancouver in 1986 and lived til June 2000
and than moved to Edmonton where she is working
Let me know if you want to make contact with her or this Linda
Please keep in contact with me .
I must go for now. As, I say if at all possible try and if possible to contact me by e-mail. Would appreciate any additional update on your family history
Jeanne Poste


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