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Joseph W. Palmer

 
 
Joseph W. Palmer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 21, 2011
1. Joseph W. Palmer Marker
Inscription.
Served 1777 and 1778 in
Col. Moses Jaque’s
New Jersey Regiment.

In March 1779 he entered the Navy.
He was wounded by a musket ball
in the right leg from which
he suffered until death in 1851.

 
Location. 40° 30.924′ N, 74° 14.087′ W. Marker is in Staten Island, New York, in Richmond County. Marker is on Bethel Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located to the west of Bethel United Methodist Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7003 Amboy Road, Staten Island NY 10307, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Staten Island Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Conference House (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Conference House (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named The Conference House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Billopp House (approx. 1.3 miles away); City Hall (approx. 1.7 miles away in New Jersey); Record Office (approx. 1.7 miles away in New Jersey); Surveyor General's Office (approx. 1.7 miles away in New Jersey). Click for a list of all markers in Staten Island.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker in Staten Island image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 21, 2011
2. Marker in Staten Island
The grave of Revolutionary War soldier Joseph W. Palmer is seen in this photo.
Marker in Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 21, 2011
3. Marker in Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery
The grave of Joseph W. Palmer is seen here near the Bethel M.E. Church.
Bethel M. E. Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 21, 2011
4. Bethel M. E. Church
This church was erected in 1840. It was destroyed by fire on January 10, 1886 and rebuilt later that year. The grave of Joseph W. Palmer can be found on the left (west) side of this structure.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 540 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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