Phoebe Draper Palmer Brown was born 9 October 1797 in Rome, Oneida County, New York to William Draper (1774-1854) and Lydia Lathrop (1775-1846) and died 28 February 1879 Draper, Salt Lake County, Utah of unspecified causes. She married George Palmer (1795-1833) 8 April 1815 in Cramahe, Northumberland County, Ontario, Canada. William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899)/s, Charlemagne (747-814)/s, Henry II of England (1133-1189)/s, Hugh Capet (c940-996)/s, William I of England (1027-1087)/s, Rollo of Normandy (860-932)/s.


Phebe Draper was a veteran of the Mormon Battalion (marching alongside her 2nd husband in Co. A) and also with her son Zemira Palmer (1831-1880), a 15-year old officer's servant on the Battalion Staff.

Immediately afterwards, she and her family were the first settler's in what is now the town of Draper, Utah and she is the namesake for that town.


Through her mother, Lydia Lathrop (1775-1846), she is a direct descendant of famous early New England puritan immigrant, Rev. John Lathrop who has many noteworthy descendants in America.


Offspring of George Palmer (1795-1833) and Phoebe Draper Palmer Brown
Name Birth Death Joined with
Asahel Palmer (1819-1880)
William George Palmer (1821-1891)
Eliza Palmer (1824-1832)
Lydia Elizabeth Palmer (1827-1911)
Zemira Palmer (1831-1880) 9 August 1831 Frontenac, Quebec, Canada 22 October 1880 Orderville, Kane County, Utah Sally Knight (1836-1916)
Phebe Palmer (1832-1832)
Rhoda Palmer (1834-1879)


Offspring of William Draper (1774-1854) and Lydia Lathrop (1775-1846)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Charles Draper (1795-1870)
Phoebe Draper (1797-1879) 9 October 1797 Rome, Oneida County, New York 28 February 1879 Draper, Salt Lake County, Utah George Palmer (1795-1833)
Ebenezer Brown (1802-1878)
Carson Draper (1799-1893)
Lucretia Draper (1802-1887)
Frances Adelia Draper (1804-1865)
William Draper (1807-1886) 24 April 1807 Richmond, Frontenac County, Ontario, Canada 28 May 1886 Freedom, Sanpete County, Utah, United States Elizabeth Staker (1806-1888)
Martha Ann Raymer (1804-1849)
Mary Ann Manhardt (1827-1909)
Marial Thompson (1808-1893)
Lydia Draper (1809-1893) 7 October 1809 Durham, New Castle District, Ontario, Canada 6 December 1893 San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California, United States Frederick Matthew Van Leuven (1808-1876)
Zemira Draper (1812-1876)
Marvin Draper (1814-1815)
Alfred Rogers Draper (1815-1845)


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