Bennett Westley Palmore
Caledonia Moore Goodman
Marvin Atwell Palmore Sr.


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Mae Elizabeth (Mazie) Jeffs

Marvin Atwell Palmore Sr.

  • Born: 10 Aug 1877, Hamilton, Cumberland Co., VA
  • Marriage: Mae Elizabeth (Mazie) Jeffs circa 1902 in Virginia
  • Died: 2 Aug 1967, Chesterfield Co. VA at age 89
  • Buried: Sunset Memorial Park, Chester, VA

bullet   Cause of his death was Cardiac Arrest / Congestive Heart Failure.


bullet  General Notes:

The 1910 United States Federal Census for North Carolina, Northampton Co., Pleasant Hill Twp, District 82 records Marvin A. (31 - VA/VA/VA) and Mazie (26 - VA/England/England) Palmore with children Marvel (6 - VA), Bennett (4 - VA), Virginia (2 - VA), and Marvin Jr. (0/12 - VA). Marvin is an agent for the railroad. They have been married 8 years.

The WWI Draft Registration Cards taken Sept 12, 1918 for Marvin Atwell Palmore records his date of borth as born Aug 10, 1877. He is living at Drewrys Bluff with his wife, Mazie and is working for the Atlantic Coastline Railroad. His physical description is medium height and build with gray eyes and brown hair.

The 1920 Federal Census for Chesterfield Co., VA, Bermuda District 5 records Marvin A. (42) and Mazie E. (35) Palmore with children Marvel E. (15), Bennett W. (14), Virginia C. (12), Marvin A. (10), and Frances W. (2 6/12). Marvin is a Rail Road Station Agent.

The 1930 Federal Census for Chesterfield Co., VA, Dale District 5 records Marvin A. (52) and Mazie (46) Palmore with children Marvin A. (20), Frances W. (12), and Woodroe (sic) (6). Marvin is a Rail Road Agent.

Note: Marvin is the son of Bennett W. and Caledonia Palmore of Cumberland Co., VA: from in Sept 2006
Caledonia Moore Goodman b: 19 November 1851 in Cumberland, Virginia d: 20 May 1942
.............. +Bennett Westley Palmore b: 17 November 1846 in Cumberland, Virginia m: 12 December 1872 in Cumberland, Virginia d: 9 January 1923 in Cartersville, Goochland, Virginia
.................. 4 Marvin Atwell Palmore b: Abt. 1878 in Virginia
..................... +Mazie E. Jeffs b: Abt. 1885 in Virginia
.................. 4 Julian Ivanhoe Palmore b: 14 January 1882 in Virginia d: 8 October 1961
..................... +Nora Justis b: Abt. 1881 in West Virginia m: Abt. 1904
.................. 4 Mary Eleanor Palmore b: 22 September 1884 in Cumberland, Virginia d: 11 September 1974
..................... +Andrew Floyd Moon b: 8 October 1888 in Fluvanna, Virginia d: 24 September 1962

The 1959 Hill's Richmond [VA] Suburban Directory lists Marvin A. Palmore (Mae E) h2713 Watkins av DSq

bullet  Research Notes:

Surname "Palmore" is pronounced PAUL / mor (like Arnold Palmer) as per a March 2006 telephone conversation with Marvin's son, Woodrow Wilson Palmore (see notes on Marvin's daughter-in-law, Mary Hagen Palmore).

Marvin was born in Cartersville, VA.

bullet  Medical Notes:

Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014
Name: Marvin Atwill Palmore
Residence: 4101 Nibe Mile Road, Richmond, VA
Occupation: Retired Agent for A. C. L. R. R. [Altantic Coast Line Railroad]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age at Death: 89
Birth Date: 10 Aug 1877
Death Date: 2 Aug 1967
Death Place: Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia
Burial: Sunset Memorail Park
Registration Date: 3 Aug 1967
Father: Bennett W Palmore
Mother: Caledonia M Goodman
Spouse: Mae Elizabeth Jeffs
Certificate Number: 1967022054
Informant: Woodrow W. Palmore (son)


Marvin married Mae Elizabeth (Mazie) Jeffs, daughter of Johnstone J. Jeffs and Elizabeth Waller, circa 1902 in Virginia. (Mae Elizabeth (Mazie) Jeffs was born on 29 Mar 1884 in Virginia, died on 27 Dec 1963 in Chesterfield Co. VA and was buried in Sunset Memorial Park, Chester, VA.) The cause of her death was Myocardial Infarction.

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