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Myrtle Gregerson

Birth: She was born in 1914 at North Dakota.  

Family Information: Daughter of Katie (Gregorson) Mickey; Step-daughter of Clarence C. Mickey.

Sister of Ray and Mary Gregorson.  

Description:  

Pre-Colony History: In 1920 she was living in North Dakota with her parents and siblings.  

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Other Info:

She was often part of the theater programs.

In April 1928 Miss Wilson was teaching piano classes to several boys and girls in the colony. The Girls' Melody Way Club had had twelve weeks of classes and included Hope and Ruth Shoemaker, Beatrice Jensen, Lynn Rogers, Rhea Mae Baldwin, Irene Hewitt, Vivian and Iris Busick, Mary and Myrtle Gregerson.

Also in April 1928 she and Volney Rogers exhibited bird houses of their own construction on the stage during a theater production; they had been decorated with red and blue ribbons by Comrade Turner who also gave some surprising stunts during the show.

In October 1928 she was part of a group of girls including: Helen Joe Daugherty, Iris Busick, Mary Gregorson, Myrtle Gregorson, Lynn Rogers and Vivian Busick who sang "Old Kentucky Home".


Photo is labeled (spelled as labeled): "Grammar School - Clarence Fread, Myrtle Fread, Byrn Busick, Iris Busick, Vivian Busick, Reah Mae Baldwin, Lin Rogers, Mary Gregson, Helen Joe Dougherty, Warren Shoemaker, Myrtle Gregson".
 

Post-Colony History: In 1933 she married Robert Burton in Florida. In 1969 she married Charles Wood, also in Florida.  

Death: She died in 1990 at Florida.  

Sources: Photo Archives; US Census: 1920; "Llano Colonist": April 14, 1928, October 6, 1928; Florida Marriage Records; US Social Security Application and Claims Index  

 

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