Smith Cemetery ~ Virgil G. Bevens ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Bevens, Virgil G.
LAST: Bevens FIRST: Virgil MID: G.
BORN: 6 May 1896 DIED: 16 Oct 1929 BURIED: 18 Oct 1929 (Smith Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  Airlie, Polk Co, Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon
1900 OR CENSUS - Vergil S. Bevens (b May 1896, OR), enumerated with parents Jefferson (b Aug 1860, OR, married 17 years) and Josie (b Mar 1865, OR, mother of 2 children, both living) and brother Claude E. (b June 1884, OR)
MARRIAGE - Virgil B. Bevens & Marie Heath md 11 Mar 1922, Multnomah Co, Oregon
[Marie M. Bevens (33y, b WA, widowed, married at age 20y) and son Jack W. Bevens (6y, b OR) appear in 1930 census of Park Place, Clackamas Co, Oregon (ED 83, Sheet 3A), living next door to David B. & Della R. Heath who were probably Marie's parents. Marie died 30 July 1972 in Clackamas Co, Oregon (ODI)]
Virgil Bevens, youngest son of J. D. Bevens of Dallas, died in Portland this morning at 7:30. Virgil had been taken to the US Veterans hospital for treatment about three weeks ago and had been sinking rapidly. 
Funeral services will be held at Finley’s in Portland at 10 o’clock Friday. Burial will be in the Smith cemetery near Lewisville about 1 o’clock Friday. 
Virgil was a member of Company L overseas and had spent the greater part of his life in Polk county. He is survived by his wife and one child, his father and one brother Claude Bevens of Shedd. He was born at Airlie.
Itemizer Observer, (Thursday) 17 Oct 1929, 1:5
Virgil G. Bevens
1896 - 1929
OSBH DC (Multnomah County 1929) #2960
1900 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Luckiamute Pct, ED 176, FA#9)
Oregon Marriage Index
IO 17 Oct 1929, 1:5
ROW: 37-8