Samuel D. Beher
Eliza Ann Davis
Lilburn Smith
Elizabeth L. Collins
Oren Beher
Laura Jane Smith
Myrtle "Myrtie" Beher


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Myrtle "Myrtie" Beher 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 10 Aug 1879, Jackson Township, Rush, IN, USA 3 5 6
  • Marriage (1): Robert Holt on 1 Sep 1895 in , Rush, IN 1
  • Died: 14 Sep 1940, Jackson Township, Rush, IN, USA at age 61 2 5 6
  • Buried: 17 Sep 1940, Knightstown: Glen Cove Cemetery, Henry, IN, USA 5 6

   FamilySearch ID: L1S2-SF9.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1880 in Jackson Township, Rush, IN, USA. 3 The 1880 census recorded Oren Beher, farmer, 40, living with wife Laura, 29; Viola, 11; son Tosso, 8; son Howard, 4; daughter Mertie, 1; newphew Samuel Beeher, farm laborer, 18. Also in the home is servant Ada Cotton, 21. Everyone and their parents were born in Indiana except Oren and Laura's fathers in Virginia, and Oren's mother in Massachusetts.

2. Residence: on 21 Apr 1932 in Jackson Township, Rush, IN, USA. 4

3. Cause of Death: Inquest. Skull fracture, auto train accident, head injury, 14 Sep 1940, Jackson Township, Rush, IN, USA. 5

4. Obituary: Palladium-Item: Rush County Woman Killed by Train on 15 Sep 1940 in Richmond, Wayne, IN. 2 HENDERSON, Ind. Mrs. Myrtle Holt, 61 years old, wife of Robert Holt of near this place, was instantly killed about 6 p.m. Saturday when the car she was driving was struck by a Big Four freight train here. There were no witnesses to the crash and it is not known whether Mrs. Holt did not see the train or that she saw it too late to stop. She is survived by the husband, Robert; one daughter, Mrs. Gladys Gurley of Altmar, N. Y.; four brothers, T. L. Beher of Rush county, Howard Beher of Elwood, Cleveland Beher of Anderson, and H. T. Beher of Carthage; one sister, Mrs. Ola Stevens of Knightstown; and a grandson. The body was removed to the Moster Funeral home In Rushville where friends may call. Funeral arrangements have not been completed pending word from the daughter in Altmar.

Myrtle married Robert Holt on 1 Sep 1895 in , Rush, IN.1 (Robert Holt was born on 15 Nov 1873 in , , IN,8 died on 7 Jan 1955 in , Rush, IN 8 and was buried in Knightstown: Glen Cove Cemetery, Henry, IN, USA 8.)


1, Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992, Robert Holt and Myrtie Beher, 01 Sep 1895; citing reference p52; FHL microfilm 1,630,192.

2 Palladium-Item (Richmond, IN), 15 Sep 1940, page 1. Myrtle Holt Killed By Train.

3 1880 United States Census, Oren Beher, Jackson, Rush, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district ED 83, sheet 96B.

4 Rushville Republican (Rushville, IN), 22 Apr 1932, page 1. Obituary of Oren Beher.

5, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 29924. Mrs. Myrtie Holt. Father Oren Beher. Mother Laura Smith. Spouse Robert Holt, informant.

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Centennial History of Rush County, Indiana
(Historical Publishing Company, 1921 - Rush County (Ind.)), page 310, T. L. Beher biography.

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