Octavia A. Walker Middleton was born in Michigan on June 4, 1845. Octavia was the wife of Wm A. Middleton. By the 1870s the couple had moved to northern California into a home in San Jose; by the 1880s they had settled in San Francisco. Mrs. Middleton died in Albany, CA on March 6, 1929.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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