Womer Cemetery ~ George Edward Bevens ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Bevens, George Edward
LAST: Bevens FIRST: George MID: Edward
BORN: 5 Sep 1887 DIED: 26 Jul 1971 BURIED:  (Womer Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  Kings Valley, Polk Co., Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Dallas, Polk Co., Oregon

Marriage of Parents – Walker W. Bevens & Martha Crowley m 9 Dec 1886 at res of John Crowly by F.H. Chenowirth, JP. Wit: John Crowly & T.P. Bevens

1900 OR CENSUS - George E. Bevens, age 12, b. Feb 1887 in Oregon, is enumerated with Walker W., age 44, occupation farmer, b. Jun 1855 in Oregon, and his wife of 13 years Martha E., age 32, mother of 4, b. Jul 1867 in Oregon, along with Lillie M., age 10, b. Oct 1889 in Oregon, Joicy, age 6, b. Mar 1894 in Oregon, and Opal A., age 3, b. May 1898 in Oregon. 

1910 OR CENSUS – George E. Bevens (22y, b Oregon, single, occupation laborer) enumerated as hired hand with Fred Stafford family

WWI DRAFT - George Edward Bevens, age 30, b. Sep. 5, 1887 in Kings Valley, Oregon, occupation baker, tall, medium build, blue eyes and light brown hair.

1920 OR CENSUS – George Bevens (29y, b Oregon, single, occupation manager of transfer company) enumerated as boarder with Howard R. Frevert family

1930 OR CENSUS – George E. Bevens (42y, b Oregon, single, occupation laborer in furniture store)

1940 OR CENSUS – George E. Bevens (52y, b Oregon, single, occupation electrical appliance repair); living in Medford, Jackson Co, Oregon in 1935

WWII Draft Registration Card – George Edward Bevens, of 318 Marie St, Medford, Jackson Co, Oregon; born 5 Sept 1888, Polk Co, Oregon; employed by Talent Saw Mill, Talent, Oregon; person who knows address Mrs Joyce McCaleb, 318 Marie St.


George Edward Bevens, 83, 603 Orchard Avenue, Dallas, died Monday July 26 at a Dallas hospital following a short illness. Born in Kings Valley, he had been a Willamette Valley resident all of his life. He was a salesman for Adolf’s Electric in Dallas, before retiring in 1953. Surviving are sisters Mrs Opal Campbell of Grants Pass and Mrs Lillie Vance of Medford; and a brother Ted of Prospect. Services were held Thursday, July 29, at the Dallas mortuary, Rev Forrest Damron officiating. Interment was in Womer cemetery at Pedee.

Enterprise Herald, Thursday, August 5, 1971, 7:1


George E. "Pinkie"
Sept. 5, 1887
July 26, 1971


Saucy Survey & Photographs

Polk Co, Oregon, Marriage Records, 1879-1888, page 31

1900 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Luckiamute, ED 176, sheet 7A)

1910 OR CENSUS (Tillamook Co, Little Nestucca, ED 261, sheet 6B)

WWI Draft Registration, 1917-1918 (Ancestry.com)

1920 OR CENSUS (Multnomah Co, Portland, ED 22, sheet 18A)

1930 OR CENSUS (Clackamas Co, Oregon City, ED 74, sheet 4B)

1940 OR CENSUS (Jackson Co, Central Point, ED 15-19, sheet 81A)

WWII Draft Registration Card (Ancestry.com)

Enterprise Herald, 5 Aug 1971, 7:1