|Birth: ||Jul. 18, 1885|
|Death: ||Aug. 4, 1972|
ILLNESS FATAL TO WOMAN, 87
Rites Saturday For Mrs Hamilton
Mary Frances (Midge) Isgrigg Hamilton, 87, a widely known and respected lifelong resident of Greensburg, died at 3:30 a.m. today at the IOOF Nurshing Home here. Her home was at 117-1/2 North Broadway. She had been in failing health for three years and seriously ill for the past three months.
A descendant of pioneer families in Decatur County, she was born in Greensburg July 18, 1885, the daughter of William Harrison and Elvira Byrum Isgrigg.
A 1904 graduate of Greensburg High School, she was married in Greensburg Dec 14, 1907 to Frank Hamilton, who preceded her in death Feb 10, 1952. her husband served as a judge on the Indiana Appellate Court.
With a keen interest in genealogical history, Mrs Hamilton made extensive research on her and her husband's families – compiling information for a book published on the pioneering Hamilton family and for a historical sketch on the Isgrigg family.
Mrs Hamilton was a charter member of the Omega Chapter of Kappa, Kappa, Kappa, Inc.; and the Carmencita Club, which was founded in 1904.
Also, she was a member of the Lone Tree Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution; was registrar of the Daughters of Foreign Wars; and a member of the Business and Professional Women's Clu and the Greensburg Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are: two sons, Frank I Hamilton, Greesburg, and William Everett Hamilton, Terre Haute; a brother, Isaac J Isgrigg, Pontiac, Mich.; and seven grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home here. Officiating will be the Rev William Clemson, pastor of the Greensburg Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in South Park Cemetery.
Greensburg Daily News
Friday, August 4, 1972
William Harrison Isgrigg (1853 - 1941)
Elvira Byrum Isgrigg (1863 - 1936)
Frank Hamilton (1883 - 1952)*
South Park Cemetery
Created by: Mike Porter
Record added: Feb 03, 2008
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