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Delilah E. Bevans

Female 1832 - 1906


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  • Name  Delilah E. Bevans  [1
    Alt. Birth  10 Jul 1832  Highland County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Born  19 Jul 1832  Highland County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender  Female 
    Census  1880  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Delila Stafford, wife, married, female, white, age 47, born in Ohio, occupation keeping house, father's birthplace Pennsylvania, mother's birthplace Pennsylvania
    Iowa State Census  1895  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Dehla A. Stafford, age 64, born in Ohio, white
    Died  1 Nov 1906  near Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried  3 Nov 1906  Brown/Rice Cemetery, Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Obituary  9 Nov 1906  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    The Wapello Tribune 
    • Mrs. John Stafford died at her home west of Morning Sun Thursday, November 1st, after an illness over several months. The funeral services were held from her late home Saturday, a large number of old friends and neighbors were present to take part in the last sad rites of a friend. The interment was in the old cemetery north of Morning Sun.

      Mrs. Stafford's maiden name was Bevans. She was born in Highland county, Ohio, July 10, 1832. When about six years of age she removed with her parents to Peoria County, Illinois. Here on August 29, 1850, she was married to John Stafford. They came to Iowa in 1853, and in the spring of 1853 they settled on the homestead west of town which farm was their home all these years until death now parts them.

      The bereaved husband, one daughter, Mrs. Marietta Long, and one son, J. C. Stafford, survive the deceased. Also one sister, Mrs. John Mellinger of that city--last of a family of twelve.
    Cemetery Info/Epitaph  Louisa County, Iowa, Cemetery Records  [3
    • Name: D. A. Stafford; Title: Mrs.; Sex: F; Born: 1832; Died or Buried: 1906; Age: 74; Buried: Brown/Rice (township = Morning Sun); County/State: Louisa, Iowa; Military Service: none; Book: LCC 1990 - page MS-12; Notes: born 19 July 1832; died 1 Nov 1906; Mrs.
    Person ID  I5088  All Families
    Last Modified  26 Jan 2014 

    Father  John Brown Bevans, Jr.,   b. 1790, Fayette County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1865, Mahaska County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Margaret Frost,   b. 1790, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1838, Elmwood, Peoria County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Highland County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID  F594  Group Sheet

    Family  John Stafford,   b. 20 Oct 1828, Kent County, Delaware Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1917, west of Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  27 Aug 1850  Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Alt. Marriage  29 Aug 1850  Peoria County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7
    Illinois Marriage Index 
    • Groom: Stafford, John; Bride: Bevans, Delilah E.; Date: August 27, 1850; Vol./page: I/ 191; License No.: 1649; County: Peoria
    Children 
     1. Viola P. Stafford,   b. 1 Aug 1852, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1887, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Marietta Stafford,   b. Feb 1857, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1937, Worthington, Nobles County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. James Grant "Grant" Stafford,   b. 21 Aug 1865, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1947, Mercy Hospital, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  26 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F2049  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S259] Elmwood Connection, The - Bevans/Umphrey Families Info, Jerry L. Sanner (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S1154] Stafford, Delilah E. (Bevans) - Obituary, (originally published in The Wapello Tribune, Friday, November 9, 1906, Page 1; Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S634] Louisa County, Iowa - Cemetery Records Through 1997 (Rootsweb) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S628] 1880 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      From LDS Familysearch.org, online. Census Place: Family History Library Film: Morning Sun, Louisa, Iowa; NA Film Number: 1254350; Page Number: T9-0350 475D.

    5. [S29] 1895 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 4).
      Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa

    6. [S260] Illinois Marriage Index 1763-1900 (Illinois State Archives) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S12647] Stafford, John - Obituary, (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, June 7, 1917; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).