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From: "Graham & Jennifer Lloyd" <>
Subject: Re: [ZA-IB] 1820 settler PALMER
Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2005 12:19:46 +0200
Your info has kept me busy for the past 2 days and has directed me in all
sorts of directions. I am not any part of the Palmer tree, but the name
Reckless appealed to me so I started to accumulate info and my tree is now
growing fast. Just hooked on all this 1820 stuff!
You mentioned that you are a Palmer descendent but have not yet attacked
this line of research yet. When you do, I have some DNs that may interest
----- Original Message -----
From: "Antony Cooper" <>
Sent: Wednesday, January 05, 2005 12:23 PM
Subject: RE: [ZA-IB] 1820 settler PALMER
> Dear Jennifer
> The following is what I have on the 1820 Settler,
> George Palmer, his wives and his children. I have
> not researched this part of my family tree properly,
> So there are undoubtably errors.
> George Palmer b. CIR 1774 or CIR 1784,
> Nottinghamshire, d. 1855.07.02 Bathurst, Cape.
> m. Millicent Reckless CIR 1810. b. CIR 1788
> Clifton with Glapton, Nottinghamshire d. BEF 1851.
> [daughter of Gervace Reckless and Millesant ?]
> m. Christiana Levy 1851.12.25. b. CIR 1792
> d. 1870.08.12 Bathurst, Cape.
> Only George, Catharine and Sarah of George's children
> are listed in his death notice, implying the others
> all predeceased him.
> The children are all Millicent's:
> Gervase Palmer b. CIR 1806 Nottinghamshire.
> Benjamin Palmer b. CIR 1808 Nottinghamshire
> d. 1843.07.23 Kaffir Hoek, Torrens River.
> m. Mary McPhaile m. 1833.02.03
> Benjamin was murdered. Mary was a widow when she
> married Benjamin.
> George Palmer b. 1811.12.22 St Nicholas, Nottingham,
> Nottinghamshire d. 1885.11.10 Grahamstown, Cape.
> m. Anne Manley m. 1835.07.28 Graham's Town
> b. CIR 1815.09 Cheshire, England d. 1887.08.09
> Somerset Street, Grahamstown, Cape.
> [daughter of Thomas Manley and Margret Robinson]
> Matilda Palmer b. 1818 Nottinghamshire.
> Millicent Palmer b. CIR 1819.
> Thomas Palmer b. 1820.12.05 Cape.
> Catherine Ann Palmer b. 1824.02.12.
> m. John Weakley m. 1841.04.14 [son of Joseph Weakley]
> Sarah Elizabeth Palmer b. 1827.05.03 Cape.
> m. James Phillips m. 1847.03.18 Bathurst, Cape.
> [son of George Phillips]
> Richard Palmer b. 1829.11.25 Cape
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Graham & Jennifer Lloyd [mailto:]
> > Sent: 05 January 2005 07:32
> > To:
> > Subject: [ZA-IB] 1820 settler PALMER
> > I need some help to put my Palmers in the right order. There
> > are so many names the same and I don't want to be RECKLESS in
> > putting this tree together
> > According to M D Nash's book, the settler, George Palmer was
> > married to Millicent (Reckless), when he emigrated, and their
> > children at the time were Gervase, Benjamin, George &
> > Matilda. They were in Calton's party and supposedly from
> > Nottingham. BUT, the DN for George Palmer, born Nottingham
> > who died 1855 at age about 73, had a wife named Christiana
> > (she signed the DN) and children George, Catherine Ann
> > Weakley and Sarah Elizabeth Phillips.
> > Christiana's DN states that she was born on the Isle of Man
> > and had no children. Died 1870 aged 78 years. No other info.
> > Is this the right 1820 Settler George Palmer?
> > Did he marry again? and if so,
> > When did Millicent die?
> > Were there other children?
> > Any additional info would be most welcomed.
> > Thanks
> > Jennifer
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