Oregon City Enterprise, Friday, July 9, 1915
GRAND ARMY MAN AT REST
Funeral services of David Oliver Leavens, 73 years old, and an active member of the Oregon City Grand Army post who died suddenly Sunday at Good Samaritan hospital from an acute attack of pneumonia, were held Tuesday morning at the Portland Crematorium.
The funeral was held under the director of the local veterans. Mr. Leavens was born in Bethel, O., and came to Oregon 25 years ago. He is survived by the following children: W. M. Leavens and F. E. Leavens, of Portland; Mrs. Mamie Walace, Seattle, Mrs. Rose Wallace and R. T. Twombly, Willamette, Or., and Alma E. Leavens, of Corvallis, Or.
Name: David O. Leavens
Regiment State/Origin: Iowa
Regiment: 16th Regiment, Iowa Infantry
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Private
Film Number: M541 roll 15
Name: David C Leavens
Age at Enlistment: 21
Enlistment Date: 2 Oct 1864
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Iowa
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company A, Iowa 16th Infantry Regiment on 21 Oct 1864. Mustered out on 19 Jul 1865 at Louisville, KY.
Birth Date: abt 1843
Death Date: 4 Jul 1915
Death Place: Clackamas County, Oregon
Sources: Roster & Record of Iowa Soldiers in the War of Rebellion Sixteenth Regiment Iowa Volunteers: Roster, Research by Harold Slavik