Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
March 2, 1905
DEATH of IRA A. PALMER
Ira A. Palmer died at his home in Nevada, Mo., Sunday morning, Feb. 19, 1905, at the age of 72 years and one month. He
was born in Canada Jan. 21, 1833, and at an early age he was taken by his parents to Warren County, ILL., where he grew
to manhood. He engaged in the manufacture of two-horse cultivators in Monmouth, ILL., which he followed for several
years. During this time he was married to Sarah J. Morris, of Monmouth, who died in 1868, leaving seven children.
On February 4, 1871 he married Lavina L. (Lupher) Grace, who died in 1879, leaving two children. In 1871 Mr. Palmer
with family came to Ringgold county, and resided on his farm in Liberty township for a number of years until he moved
to Tingley where he lived for some seven years. In July 1883 he was married to Mrs. Rosella (Spencer) Nicholas who came
with two children. Mr. Palmer and wife then had moved to Nevada, Mo., at the turn of the century. In July 1883 he
was married to Mrs. Rosella (Spencer) Nicholas who together with his sons and daughters survive him. The remains were
brought to Tingley yesterday for burial, brief services held at the Christian church, of which he was an active member.
He was highly esteemed by his many acquaintances of Tingley and surrounding country, who regret his departure. Internment
at Tingley Cemetery.
Submission by Janet Ann Palmer Proctor Brawner, great-granddaughter of Ira A. Palmer, April of 2010
courtesy of Bobbie, Mount Ayr Public Library
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