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Parmer County was named for Martin Parmer. Martin Parmer was born in Virginia, &  lived on the Missouri frontier before it became a State.   In 1826-1827.  He was a leader of the Fredonian Rebellion in the Nacogdoches/San Augustine area.  Almost 10 years before the Texas Revolution, there was an attempt to declare Texas independence from Mexico.  In 1835, Parmer was elected as a delegate from Teneha to the Consultation of 1835 at San Felipe de Austin.

In March of 1836, Martin Parmer was elected a the delegate from the San Augustine Municipality to the General Convention at Washington on the Brazos.  Martin Parmer signed the Declaration of Independence from Mexico. He was Chairman of the committee that drafted the Constitution of the Republic of Texas.    In 1839, he appointed chief Justice of Jasper County, Texas.  Martin Parmer died in 1850.  He was married 4 times and had at least 16 children. The County Seat is Farwell.

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