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Womer Cemetery ~ Esther A. Bevens ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Bevens, Esther A.
MAIDEN NAME: Anderson AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 26 Apr 1903 DIED: 17 Sep 1982 BURIED:  ~ Womer Cemetery
BIRTH PLACE:  Big Stone Lake, South Dakota
DEATH PLACE: Dallas, Polk Co., Oregon

Name of father Nels Anderson
Maiden name of mother Petrea Madsen
Parents are buried in Dallas Cemetery

1910 OR CENSUS – Esther Anderson (6y, b South Dakota) enumerated with parents Nels (45y, b Denmark, immigrated 1886, naturalized, married 15y) and Petrea (36y, b Denmark, immigrated 1879, mother of 7 children) and 6 siblings, Anna (15y, b South Dakota), William (12y, b South Dakota), Emma (10y, b South Dakota), Florence (8y, b South Dakota), Cora (4y, b South Dakota) and Mable (2y, b Oregon)

1920 OR CENSUS – Ester A. Anderson (16y, b South Dakota) enumerated with father Nels (54y, b Denmark, immigrated 1887, naturalized 1890, widowed) and 6 siblings, Louis N. (22y, b South Dakota), Florence K. (18y, b South Dakota), Cora E. (14y, b South Dakota), Mabel E. (12y, b Oregon), Ethel O. (7y, b Oregon) and Ernest R. (4y, b Oregon)

MARRIAGE – Homer D. Bevens & Esther Amelia Anderson md 8 June 1924, Polk Co, Oregon

1930 OR CENSUS - Esther A. Bevens, age 26, b. South Dakota, is enumerated with her husband Homer D., age 27, occupation tanner, b. Oregon, along with Eldon E., age 5, b. Oregon, and Nelda B., age 2 yrs 7 ms, b. Oregon.

1940 OR CENSUS – Esther A. Bevens (36y, b South Dakota) enumerated with husband Homer D. (37y, b Oregon, occupation tanner) and 3 children, Eldon E. (15y, b Oregon), Nelda B. (12y, b Oregon) and Stanley W. (1y, b Oregon); family was living in same place in 1935


OSBH DC (Polk County 1982) #82-15783


Esther A. Bevens, 79, of 568 SW Levens St, Dallas, died Friday, Sept 17, at the Dallas Nursing Home. She was born in Big Stone Lake, SD, the daughter of Nels and Petrea Anderson on April 26, 1903. She married Homer Bevens on June 8, 1924, in Dallas. A longtime resident of Dallas, she was a member of the Dallas First Christian Church, and for several years she was employed as a nursing aide. Surviving are her husband, Homer, of Dallas; two sons, Eldon of Dallas and Stanley of Torrance, Calif; one daughter, Nelda Kingsbury of Corvallis, along with nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Also surviving are two brothers, Bill Anderson of Forest Grove and Ernest Anderson of Rickreall, and three sisters, Mabel Anderson of Eugene, Cora Coats of Beaverton and Ethel Fisher of Salem. Services were held at 2 pm, Tuesday, Sept 21, at the Bollman Funeral Home with the Rev Gordon Milldrum officiating. Burial will be in Womer Cemetery, Pedee. Contributions in her memory can be given to the March of Dimes in care of the funeral home.

Itemizer Observer, Wednesday, September 22, 1982


Esther V.
1903 - 1982
[shares marker with Homer]


Saucy Survey & Photographs

1910 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, S Dallas, ED 249, sheet 3B)

1920 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Dallas, ED 383, sheet 3A)

Oregon Marriage Index

1930 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Dallas, ED 40, sheet 4B)

1940 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Dallas, ED 27-6, sheet 7B)

IO, 22 Sept 1982


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