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Augusta Otto Harris, Sr
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Birth: Aug. 14, 1889
Birmingham
Jefferson County
Alabama, USA
Death: Aug. 16, 1934
Muskogee
Muskogee County
Oklahoma, USA

Survivors: Wife, Serena (Rena) Elizabeth Harris/Bishop/Dilday,Born in AR.He and Serena were married 12/25/1928.
Sons: Arthur L. of Liberal KS.,William O of Glendale AZ., Alvin A.of St Louis MO.,Noval W (Blackie) of Wichita, KS. Charlie, Augustus Otto Harris Jr.Born in Blytheville, Ark.resided in Sand Springs OK then in Tulsa, OK, James Franklin Harris Sr.Born in Muskogee,OK; resided in Sand Springs OK, then in Tulsa, OK. Daughter: Dorothy Lousie Harris Born in Muskogee, Ok. Whom also resided in Sand Springs then in Tulsa. A.O. jr and Dorothy both lived in Coweta, OK upon their death in 1993. James lived in Tulsa upon his death in 2007.
Father: John Harris Born in AL. Mother: Amanda aka Mandy Catherine Harris.
Augusta Sr. Residence...631 South 32nd Street, Muskogee, OK.
Occupation: Interior Decorator and Painter.
Had surgery on 8/23/1934.
Died: 8/24/1934 at 10:40am
Cause of Death....Carcinoma of stomach.
Place of Death....Muskogee General Hospital.
Cost $127 to bury;
Race...white
Physician...Dr J T Woodburn, Muskogee

Muskogee Daily Phoenix Newspaper:
OBITUARY:
August 25, 1934
Funeral services for Otto Harris, 47, of 610 South Thirty-second street who died yesterday at a local hospital after a long illness, will be held at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the Lescher chapel. Burial will be in Frozen Rock cemetery. Surviving are his widow; two sons, James Franklin and Otto; a daughter, Dorothy Louise; and two brothers. Arthur and Charlie, all of Muskogee.

GRAVE LOCATOR:
grave is 117-E

NOTE:
I Found Otto in Tahlequah, Cherokee CO Oklahoma on June 14, 1900 census with parents and two brothers. also on April 15, 1910 Beck, McIntosh, Oklahoma census living next to his Uncle Thomas K, Aunt Martha J, their children and Otto's brother Charley. Again found Otto in 1918 Military WWl registration card, January, 23, 1920 census in Mountain Township, Van Buren Arkansas census living with wife Effie M. Dale/Harris, sons William O and Arthur Lee. Also found divorce records of 1923 and 1925 where Effie filed for divorce and their wedding date was listed also.
Also have copies of marriage license of Otto and second wife Sarina "Rena" Elizabeth Dilday/Bishop/Harris and Otto's death certificate August 24 1934 and Obituary from Muskogee Daily Phoenix Newspaper dated Aug 25 1934.
According to his military record, the 1900 census and other records, Augusta was actually born August 14, 1883. The dates on his headstone are incorrect.
Uncle Jr was named after his father, Augusta Otto Harris SR. However, my grandmother changed the last letter, "A" to the letters "US" therefore Uncle Jr's name was actually Augustus Otto Harris Jr 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John C Harris (1856 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Serena Elizabeth Dilday Mashburn Harris Bishop (1909 - 1976)*
 
 Children:
  William O Harris (1912 - 1985)*
  Augustus Otto Harris (1929 - 1993)*
  James Franklin Harris (1932 - 2007)*
  Dorothy Louise Harris Dunn (1933 - 1993)*
 
 Siblings:
  Arthur Oscar Harris (1886 - 1958)*
  Augusta Otto Harris (1889 - 1934)
  Charles Lee Harris (1895 - 1963)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: 117-E, taken from the canvass and survey [circa 1970] which was later published in the book entitled "Our People And Where They Rest," James W. Tyner, Maxine Tyner and Alice Tyner Timmons, American Indian Institute, University of Oklahoma, Norman,
 
Burial:
Frozen Rock Cemetery
Muskogee
Muskogee County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Section 29 T15N R19E
 
Created by: APNew
Record added: May 19, 2003
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Augusta Otto Harris, Sr
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Augusta Otto Harris, Sr
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Augusta Otto Harris, Sr
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