Oregon City Enterprise, Friday, August 21, 1914
CIVIL WAR VETERAN DIES AT MAPLE LANE
Short Illness is Fatal to Allan R. Stephens – Funeral to be Held Thursday
Allan R. Stephens, a veteran of the Civil War, died at his home at Maple Lane Tuesday morning after an illness of only a few days. He became ill Sunday morning and, excepting a rally Monday, he slowly grew worse until his death.
The funeral will be held at the family residence at 2 o’clock Thursday afternoon under the auspices of Meade post. Rev. T. W. Milliken will officiate.
Mr. Stephens was born 74 years ago at Knoxville, Tenn. He stayed loyal to the union during the war and with his twin brother enlisted in Company C, First Tennessee volunteers and served through three years and three months. When the company was mustered out of service his brother was captain of the company.
Mr. Stephens was a blacksmith by trade. While living in the east he was interested in railroad work and held a position of foreman there, but since he moved to the west he has followed his trade and farmed at Maple Lane.
All of his children were at his bedside when death came, excepting two, William B. Stevens, who is in California; and Linn Stevens, at Powell River. The other children are: George W. Stevens, F. A. Stevens, Mrs. Mollie Bofer, Mrs. Minnie Garll, Mrs. Eleza Neukirchner, of La Grande; and Mrs. Nellie McCarll, of Lents.
Oregon Death Index:
Name: A R Stephens
Death Date: 18 Aug 1914
Death Place: Clackamas
Name: Allen R. Stephens
Regiment State/Origin: Tennesee
Regiment: 1st Regiment, Tennessee Infantry
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Private
Film Number: M392 roll 14
Name: Allen R Stephens
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Tennessee
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company B, Tennessee 1st Infantry Regiment.
Death Place: Clackamas County, Oregon
Sources: Index to Compiled Military Service Records, Research by Harold Slavik
Meade Post No. 2, G. A. R. Register:
#192, Allen R. Stephens, Age 60, Born Tennessee, Lives Beavercreek, Farmer
Muster In: Aug. 1, 1861, Private, Co B, 1st Tennessee
Muster Out: Sept. 17, 64, Private, Co B, 1st Tenn.
Muster In Meade Post No. 2 G. A. R., Jan 19, 1901
Civil War Pension Index: Stephens, Allen R.
Widow: Stephens, Sarah Jane
P 1 Tenn Inf.
1890 July 31, Invalid, Application: 841356, Certificate: 722822, Ore
1914 Dec. 14, Widow, Application: 1038430, Certificate: 789427, Oregon