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 Mary Frances “Midge” <I>Isgrigg</I> Hamilton

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Mary Frances “Midge” Isgrigg Hamilton

  • Birth 18 Jul 1885 Greensburg, Decatur County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 4 Aug 1972 Greensburg, Decatur County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Greensburg, Decatur County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 24378877

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



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  • Created by: Mike Porter
  • Added: 3 Feb 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24378877
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Frances “Midge” Isgrigg Hamilton (18 Jul 1885–4 Aug 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24378877, citing South Park Cemetery, Greensburg, Decatur County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Mike Porter (contributor 46953542) .