Museum the New Llano Colony



Mary Mae Gregerson

Birth: She was born in 1917 in North Dakota.  

Description:  

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

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

Sister of Ray and Myrtle Gregorson.  

Job in Colony:  

Home in Colony:  

Other Info: She was often part of the program at the theater.

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.

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

 

Post-Colony History: At some point before 1970 she married a Mr. Wheeler.  

Death: She died in 1999 -- her last residence was at Jacksonville, Florida.  

Sources: Photo Archives; US Census: 1920; "Llano Colonist": April 14, 1928, October 6, 1928; "Vernon Parish Democrat": February 28, 1929; US Social Security Applications and Claims Index; US SSDI  

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."