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Womer Cemetery ~ Nancy Emeline Bevens ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Bevens, Nancy Emeline
LAST NAME: Bevens FIRST NAME: Nancy MIDDLE NAME: Emeline NICKNAME: 
MAIDEN NAME: Crowley AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
GENDER: F TITLE: 
BORN: 15 Nov 1869 DIED: 17 Oct 1943 BURIED: 19 Oct 1943 ~ Womer Cemetery
OCCUPATION:  
BIRTH PLACE:  Coos Co., Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Philomath, Benton Co., Oregon
NOTES: 
1900 OR CENSUS - Nancy Bevens, age 30, mother of 3 children 2 of whom are living at the time of the census, b. Nov 1869 in Oregon, is enumerated with her husband of 12 years, Gilbert, age 33, occupation logger, b. Oct 1866 in Oregon, along with Jessie, age 11, b. May 1889 in Oregon, and Velna, age 7, b. Apr 1893 in Oregon.
DEATH CERTIFICATE: 
OSBH DC (Benton County 1943) #?
OBITUARY: 
Nancy Emeline Bevens, wife of G.J. Bevens, died at the home of her daughter Mrs. Jessie Edwards in Philomath Sunday, October 17. Mrs. Bevens had not been well for some time but was only seriously ill for a few hours before her death. 
The daughter of John and Jane Weddle Crowley, well known early Oregon pioneers, she was born in Coos county November 15, 1869. At the age of five months she came with her parents to Linn county by pack train over the mountains before a road had been built through what was then a wilderness. Since that time she had spent most of her life in Polk and Benton counties. She married Mr. Bevens, then a resident of Airlie, on September 2, 1887. Mrs. Bevens was a member of the Independence Baptist church. Mr. and Mrs. Bevens had only recently moved to Falls City to live. 
Surviving besides Mr. Bevens are three daughters: Mrs. Jessie Edwards, Philomath; Mrs. Velna Edwards and Mrs. Golda Truax, Pedee; a sister, Mrs. Fannie Willis, Netarts and one brother, George Crowley of Portland. A son, Glenn, died at the age of eight. 
Funeral services under the direction of the Keeney funeral home Corvallis, were held in the Evangelical church at Kings Valley on Tuesday, October 19. Rev Loyal H. Vickers of the Corvallis Baptist church officiated and interment was in the family plot in the Womer cemetery at Pedee. 
Monmouth Herald (Thurs) 21 Oct 1943, 4:3
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Mother
Nancy E. Bevens
1869 - 1943
SOURCES: 
Saucy Survey & Photographs
ODI
1900 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Luckiamute, ED 176, sheet 6A)
MH 21 Oct 1943, 4:3
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