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Born in Branford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA on 26 Dec 1746 to Benjamin Palmer and Patience Harrison. Isaac married Abigail Tyler and had 9 children. He passed away on 9 Oct 1840 in Branford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
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Surname meaning for "Palmer"
English: from Middle English, Old French palmer, paumer (from palme, paume ‘palm tree’, Latin palma), a nickname for someone who had been on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Such pilgrims generally brought back a palm branch as proof that they had actually made the journey, but there was a vigorous trade in false souvenirs, and the term also came to be applied to a cleric who sold indulgences.