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Lydia Collins Magruder Breshears
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Birth: Nov. 7, 1890
Oregon, USA
Death: Jan. 26, 1972
Yakima County
Washington, USA


Mrs. Lydia C. Breshears, 80, of Cowiche, died Wednesday in Summitview Manor Nursing Home.

Mrs. Breshears was born at Hillsboro, Oregon, and moved to Elgin, Oregon, in 1897 with her parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. John Carter Magruder. Mr. Magruder installed the first electric plant and water works in Elgin

Mrs. Breshears was reared and educated in Elgin, and in 1911 she and Herman Breshears were married in LaGrande, Oregon. They moved to Yakima in 1915, living in Gleed, Cowiche Canyon and Yakima. Mr. Breshears died in 1952.

She was a member of the First Christian Church.

Survivors include two sons, Robert and Leroy, both of Cowiche; a sister, Mrs. Carrie Feiger of LaGrande; a brother, John Magruder of Kirkland; seven grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Published in the Yakima Herald Republic on 1/26/1972.
Family links: 
  John Carter Magruder (1855 - 1939)
  Flora Edna Collins Magruder (1862 - 1940)
  Herman Belle Breshears (1889 - 1952)
  Robert Carter Breshears (1914 - 2007)*
  Lloyd Belle Breshears (1918 - 1961)*
  Fred Alvin Magruder (1885 - 1963)*
  Lydia Collins Magruder Breshears (1890 - 1972)
*Calculated relationship
Terrace Heights Memorial Park
Yakima County
Washington, USA
Created by: Jan Breshears Thomas
Record added: Feb 15, 2011
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Lydia Collins <i>Magruder</i> Breshears
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distant cousin!wanting to know who you are now hoping i meet you later
- gloria.. colins family researcher
 Added: Mar. 16, 2012

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