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Octavia Abbey Magruder Eckles
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Birth: Feb. 19, 1884
Algiers
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Aug. 2, 1966
Biloxi
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.


REFERENCES:

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',
 
 
Burial:
Southern Memorial Park
Biloxi
Harrison County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: raoul
Record added: Dec 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102432651
Octavia Abbey <i>Magruder</i> Eckles
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