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 Myrta Gay <I>Hamilton</I> Berry

Myrta Gay Hamilton Berry

Birth
Clarksburg, Decatur County, Indiana, USA
Death 19 Mar 1897 (aged 32)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Kingston, Decatur County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 52394457 · View Source
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The third daughter of William M. and Euphemia (Donnell) Hamilton, Myrta grew up in the Clarksburg neighborhood of Decatur Co., IN. Myrta was musically inclined from her childhood, her mother being both a pianist and organist. She was a member of the Kingston Presbyterian Church.

An accomplished vocalist, Myrta graduated from Oberlin Conservatory, Oberlin, OH in 1887, subsequently teaching voice at Knox College, Galesburg,. IL for two years. She then continued her vocal studies in Berlin, Germany.

Myrta married John M. Berry in Decatur Co. Dec. 16, 1893. The couple moved to Chicago, IL where Myrta sang professionally. Sadly, this talented young woman died shortly after her 32nd birthday.


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  • Maintained by: Janet Ketchum Armbrust
  • Originally Created by: Mike Porter
  • Added: 14 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 52394457
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Myrta Gay Hamilton Berry (18 Feb 1865–19 Mar 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52394457, citing Kingston Cemetery, Kingston, Decatur County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Janet Ketchum Armbrust (contributor 46868268) .