Just to add, from 'The Fermanagh Story' by Peadar Livingston - PALMER
Palmer is derived from the French, 'le paumer' - the pilgrim, and the
Palmers came to Fermanagh from England as Plantation tenants. In 1619, we
find Thomas with Leonard Blennerhassett in Lurg. There were 31 Palmer voters
[mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Rob D
Sent: 29 April 2007 14:02
Subject: FER-GOLD PALMER
The Flax List has 3 PALMERS in Fermanagh,
19 in total.
MacLysaght 'The Surnames of Ireland'
PALMER This is essentially an English name of Norman origin le paumer, the
palmer or pilgrim. As such it is on record in Ireland since the thirteenth
century For its occasional use as the synonym of an Irish name see Mullover
(Also see 'More Irish Families')
(O) MULLOVER O Maolfhoghmhair (foghmhar, harvest). Mullover, the older
phonetic anglicization of this name, is now almost obsolete. Milford is the
present synonym. Palmer is also occasionally so used. (Mayo).
Pedler58(a)aol.com Subject: PALMER/JOHNSTON/CROZIER Date: Sun, 29 Apr 2007 my
PALMER roots seem to stop at Fermanagh. have check tithe applotment to all
available census listed. gggrandfather, JAMES PALMER m MARIA JOHNSTON
Derryvullan North, Irvinestown ChofI 17th August 1846. Maria's father
THOMAS JOHNSTON schoolmaster m MARIA CROZIER 11th Nov 1813. from marriage
certificate JAMES PALMER'S father also JAMES but that is where it ends.
JOHNSTON remained as christian name through the generations from my
gggrandparents Tom Palmer