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Patience Delila Pierce Palmer

February 15, 1809–March 25, 1894

Born at Oswegatchie, St. Lawrence County, New York; daughter of Elizabeth Taylor and Isaac Pierce. Died at Aurora, Sevier County, Utah Territory; buried at Fayette, Sanpete County, Utah Territory. 1 (See Document 1.2)


  1. [1] “Patience D. Pierce Palmer,” Patriarchal Blessing Index, 1833–1971 (closed to research), CHL. Temple Records Index Bureau of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 10 December 1845 to 8 February 1846 (Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 38, Patience Delila Palmer. Richard E. Turley Jr. and Brittany A. Chapman, eds., Women of Faith in the Latter Days, 1775–1820 (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2011), 1:207–220. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Feb. 2016), Patience Delila Pierce LKVB-S5N . Find a Grave, database and images (, accessed Nov. 2013), memorial no. 50939515, Patience Delila Pierce Palmer; Fayette Cemetery, Fayette, UT.