Joshua Palmerton was born in Danby, Rutland, Vermont on March 3, 1785, the son of John Palmerton (B 3/3/1759 Danby, Rutland, Vermont: D: 7/31/1826 Saratoga, NY) and Elizabeth Wilbor (B:5/13/1759 Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island D: 1853 Collins, Erie County, NY). Joshua's parents were married on December 4, 1776 in Clarindon, Rutland, Vermont. Palmerton came from Danby, Vermont to Concord (Collins) in 1809.
Joshua's mother, Elizabeth Wilbor, was the daughter of George Wilbor (B: 9/23/1718 in Portsmouth, , Rhode Island; D: 1777) and Deborah Randall (B: 9/24/1721 in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts). Deborah and George were married about 1747 in Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island.
Joshua married Hannah Nichols, the daughter of James Nichols and Eunice Cook, on January 12, 1826 in Danby, Vermont.
Siblings of Joshua Palmerton:
Joel: B: September 4, 1814 in Collins Center, Erie, NY - D: August 27, 1815 in Collins Center, Erie, NY
Elisa (twin) B: September 12, 1816 in Collins Center, Erie, NY - married Louis Varney 1839
Elisha (twin) September 12, 1916 - married Lydia Ann Soule 1843 - Died October 10, 1849 (Optional death date: August 18, 1849)
Lydia, December 8, 1818 (A second date of birth indicates: August 12, 1818) - married Gilbert P Smith, on October 4, 1837 (Town of Collins, Erie County, NY). Lydia died December 25, 1848 she is buried in the Collins Center Cemetery Gilbert Palmer Smith was born on 10/19/1812 in Danby, Rutland, Vermont the son of Barak Smith and Mary Elizabeth Palmer. He died on 19 Jul 1900 in , Guthrie, Iowa and was buried in Springdale, Cedar, Iowa.
The Children of Lydia Palmerton and Gilbert Smith are: Nathan E Smith, B: November 1, 1838, Collins, Erie, NY D: July 7, 1877, Cedar River, Cedar, Iowa. He married Rebecca Hoopes Maris, daughter of Owen Maris and Rachel Jenkins, on December 14, 1865 in Cedar River, Cedar, Iowa. Emily Adeline Smith B: May 2, 1841 D:January 30, 1918. She married Eratus L Harris on February 11, 1863. Daniel Wheeler Smith B: February 6, 1843, Collins, Erie, NY D: March 30, 1918, Norwalk, Los Angeles, California. He married Narcissa Macy on May 28, 1870 in Springdale, Cedar, Iowa. Hannah Arletta Smith, B: June 17, 1845 Collins, Erie, NY, D: January 28, 1927 Albion, Marshall, Iowa. Married Jesse Binford, November 17, 1864 in Tipton, Cedar, Iowa. Mary Elizabeth Smith B: August 21, 1847 Collins Center, Erie, NY D: December 12, 1931 Waukon, Allamakee, Iowa. She married George Jenkins Maris, son of Owen Maris and Rachel Jenkins on June 2, 1865 in Tipton, Cedar, Iowa.
Joshua Evans, December 11, 1820 - married Charity Bennett April 14, 1846 in Collins, Erie, NY - Died January 19 1897 Sandusky, Ohio
Children of Joshua Evans Palmerton and Charity Bennett are:Charles Palmerton B: November 14, 1848, Collins Center, Erie, NY.
Phoeba, Jane: September 13, 1822 in Collins Center, Erie, NY - married Chauncey Ballard 1847, D: June 23, 1907 in Charlotte, Michigan, buried in Maple Hill Cemetery
Joseph Addison, B: October 8, 1824 in Collins Center, Erie, NY - married Sylvia "Ruth" Allen, daughter of Isaac Allen, 1854, D: January 10, 1892, buried in Pine Hill Cemetery, Gowanda, NY
Eunice Nichols, B: May 5, 1827 in Collins Center, Erie, NY - married John J Gurnsey 1851 - died August 7, 1852.
Hannah Ann, B: October 16, 1829 in Collins Center, Erie, NY - D: December 27, 1848
James Nichols, B: December 4, 1831 in Collins Center, Erie, NY - married Henerette Roberts 1854, Died October 3, 1859
Mary Randall, B: April 4, 1836 in Collins Center, Erie, NY - married Daniel Johnson in 1856 (second marriage date indicated: 1860) - Married Thomas G Paxon 1866 in Eden, Erie, NY
Children of Joseph Palmerton and Ruth Allen:
Duran Allen, B: August 5, 1856 in Collins, Erie, NY - married Cyrenia J Pratt on November 7, 1883 in Collins, Erie, NY (Children: Jay Garfield, B: August 7, 1884 in Collins, Erie, NY: Joseph Allen, B: February 22, 1896 in Eden, Erie, NY)
Eunice Ann, B: November 6, 1859 in Collins, Erie, NY
Children of Gilbert Smith & Lydia Palmerton
Mary Elizabeth Smith was born on 21 Aug 1847 in Collins Center, Erie, New York. She died on 12 Dec 1931 in Waukon, Allamakee, Iowa, buried in Wichita Cememetery, Guthrie, Iowa. Married -- George Jenkins Maris (B : June 17, 1841 in Chesterhill, Morgan, Ohio. D: 1915 in Green River/Elgin, Grand, Utah, buried in Seely Twp, Cemetary, Wichita, Guthrie. George married Mary Elizabeth Smith on 2 Jun 1865 in Tipton, Cedar, Iowa
Children of Mary Smith & Owen Maris
Emmor Bonsall Maris, B: August 31, 1866 in Springdale, Cedar, Iowa. D: October 15, 1945 in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, buried in Koshkonong Cem, Oregon County, Missouri. George married: Nellie Hedges McConnell on May 3, 1887
Joshua Palmerton died on July 12,l 1871 in Collins Center, Erie, New York Both Joshua and Hannah are buried in the Quaker Cemetery on Route 39 between the hamlets of Collins and Collins Center.
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