Person:Bertha George Palmer Haley
Bertha George Palmer Haley
"Will Palmer and Cynthia Murray Palmer (Haley's Grandparents) and Bertha Palmer (Haley's Mother)." From Gather
|Born:||1897, Henning, TN|
|Died:||February 16, 1932, Normal (Huntsville), AL|
|Buried:||Bethlehem Cemetery, Henning, TN|
|Mother of:||Alex Haley|
|Wife of:||Simon Alexander Haley|
• Died in Normal (Huntsville) AL when Alex was only ten. Bertha's husband, Alex's father, was teaching at A & M at the time.
• Bertha studied music at The Ithaca Conservatory, in Ithaca NY while her husband completed his masters at Cornell.
• Gather - Photos
• Tennessee History - Bertha's story told within Alex's story here.
The Following Pages Link to this Page:
• Alex Haley
• Simon Alexander Haley