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Archibald H. Grimke, William Lloyd Garrison the Abolitionist, Chapter
: the father of the man. (search)
Chapter 1: the father of the man. William Lloyd Garrison was born in Newburyport, Massachusetts, December 10, 1805. Forty years before, Daniel Palmer, his great-grandfather, emigrated from Massachusetts and settled with three sons and a daughter on the St. John River, in Nova Scotia. The daughter's name was Mary, and it was she who was to be the future grandmother of our hero. One of the neighbors of Daniel Palmer was Joseph Garrison, who was probably an Englishman. He was certainly a Daniel Palmer was Joseph Garrison, who was probably an Englishman. He was certainly a bachelor. The Acadian solitude of five hundred acres and Mary Palmer's charms proved too much for the susceptible heart of Joseph Garrison. He wooed and won her, and on his thirtieth birthday she became his wife. The bride herself was but twenty-three, a woman of resources and of presence of mind, as she needed to be in that primitive settlement. Children and cares came apace to the young wife, and we may be sure confined her more and more closely to her house. But in the midst of a fast-i
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 1, Chapter
: Ancestry.— 1 - 1764 . (search)
Chapter 1: Ancestry.—1764-1805. Daniel Palmer removes from Rowley, Mass., to the river St.
twenty-fourth, that of his father-in-law, Daniel Palmer.
The latter's portion consisted of two lo from one-third to half a mile in width.
Daniel Palmer was great-grandson of Sergeant John Palmer ing Philip's War. Born at Rowley, in 1712, Daniel Palmer married in 1736 Elizabeth Wheeler, of Cheb
Ms. Lydia Silloway, great-granddaughter of D. Palmer. muscular strength.
Before he left for the rthday, August 14, 1764, he was married to Daniel Palmer's daughter Mary, perhaps in that church wh sfaction his crops of grain and potatoes.
Daniel Palmer, we know, had pitched his log cabin too ne (Mrs. Ebenezer Little), gr-grand-daughter of D. Palmer. apprehended no danger.
Long before she got acob Barker, Phin's Nevers, Israel Perley, Daniel Palmer, Moses Pickard, Edward Coye, Tho's Hartt, rael Perley, Phin's Nevers, Esq'rs and Messrs. Daniel Palmer, Moses Pickard, Edward Coye, Tho's Har [1 more...]