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Bertha Palmer Lane
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Birth: Jul. 20, 1869
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Oct. 5, 1954
Boxford
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA

Bertha married William Coolidge Lane May 12, 1903. They had 2 daughters.

A sketch of her life, found among the papers of Elizabeth Bremner in 1999, states:

1869 - born
1881 - Her mother died when she was twelve
Boarding School
1885-7 - Dana Hall
1891 - Wellesley
1891-2 - Radcliffe, M. A.
1892 - Brearley School, where she was an assistant in Latin and English
1901 - Her father died. She lived in New York with the Bremners for 2 years during the winter.
1902 - Engaged in September
1903 - May 12 - married in Andover at the Episcopal Church William C. Lane
Honeymoon Saganey River
1905 - Margaret Lane was born.
1907 - Rosamond Lane Lord was born.
1920 - Caroline Matilda Lane died in Cambridge
1928 - Rosamond Lane married Milton Edward Lord in September in Boxford.
1931 - William C. Lane died.
1940 - moved to Boxford, Massachusetts
1954 - died in Boxford, October 5

Source: Charts made in 1930's and 1940's by Bertha Palmer for ancestors of Rosamond and Margaret Lane, which according to the latter, were based on a compilation by William Coolidge Lane, mainly in the years 1896-1905, with some work up until 1925, for the Lanes and the Palmers . A more recently discovered chart in the hand of the latter bears out Margaret Lane's statement that the original work was by Mr. Lane. The Gage papers indicate that Bertha Palmer also did original work. In 1945 Bertha Palmer sent a copy of the charts to the New England Historic Genealogical Society, where it remained in 1994. It is entitled, "The Pedigree of Margaret and Rosamond Lane".

Palmer, Horace Wilbur, "Palmer Families in America, Vol. III, William Palmer of Plymouth an d Duxbury, Mass." 1973, Somersworth, N. H., for information on all Palmers back to the immigrant, William Palmer, book lent by NEHGS, Oct 1994. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacob Peabody Palmer (1833 - 1901)
  Mary Ann Kimball Palmer (1834 - 1882)
 
 Spouse:
  William Coolidge Lane (1859 - 1931)*
 
 Siblings:
  Arthur Kimball Palmer (1860 - 1879)*
  Franklin Sawyer Palmer (1865 - 1935)*
  Bertha Palmer Lane (1869 - 1954)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"Be Of Good Cheer"
 
Burial:
Village Cemetery
Boxford
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: M McNamee
Record added: Mar 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67518179
Bertha <i>Palmer</i> Lane
Added by: M McNamee
 
Bertha <i>Palmer</i> Lane
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Thank you for all your contributions to the Palmer...genealogies! R.I.P.
- M McNamee
 Added: Mar. 27, 2011
 
 
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