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Octavia Abbey Magruder Eckles
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Birth: Feb. 19, 1884
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Aug. 2, 1966
Harrison County
Mississippi, USA

Octavia Magruder Eckles, age 83 years, widow of Harry Lee Eckles (1882-1937), died at 2 a.m. Tuesday, August 2, 1966 at the Howard Memorial Hospital in Biloxi, Mississippi.

Mrs. Eckles was born at Algiers, Louisiana to R.H. Magruder (1856-1900+) and Octavia Magruder (1857-1900+) and had been a resident of Biloxi since 1918. Before marrying Harry Lee Eckles circa 1904, probably in Perry County, Mississippi, she had lived in Hattiesburg, Mississippi where her father worked as a broker.


The Daily Herald, 'Harry Lee Eckles', November 24, 1937.

The Daily Herald, 'Mrs. Octavia M. Eckles', August 2, 1966, p. 2.

The Sun Herald, 'Sandra Lee Eckles Thompson',
Southern Memorial Park
Harrison County
Mississippi, USA
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Record added: Dec 21, 2012
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Octavia Abbey <i>Magruder</i> Eckles
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