Horace Wilson STEVENS
- Born: 3 Aug 1890, Near Kahoka, Clark Co, MO 2
- Marriage (1): Daisy Belle WICKHAM on 20 Jan 1916 in Kahoka, Clark Co, MO 1
- Died: 8 Mar 1976, Winfield, Henry Co, IA at age 85 2
- Buried: 11 Mar 1976, Trinity Cem., near Mt. Union, Henry Co, IA 2
PHOTO: submitted by Suzanne Krogh
INFO FROM DAISY WICKHAM STEVENS: Horace attended high school in Kahoka, MO. In 1912 he took a train to Henry County, IA to find a job.
1910 MO CENSUS, Clark Co, Lincoln Twp: Horace Stevens, 19, single, b. MO, parents b. IA, laborer, home farm. He was living with his parents Charles M. & Mary A. Stevens and his siblings.
WWI DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS, 1917-1918: Horace Wilson Stevens, 26, resided Mt. Union, IA; b. Aug. 3, 1890 in Kahoka, MO; farmer as tenant, for self, in Mt. Union, IA; married; claimed exemption from draft to support wife and child; medium height and build, brown eyes, black hair.
OBIT: The Mt. Pleasant News (IA): Horace Wilson Stevens, 85, of Winfield died Monday evening, March 8, 1976, at Sunrise Terrace Nursing Home.
The son of Charles M. and Mary Wilson Stevens, he was born Aug. 3, 1890, near Kahoka, Mo. He as married to Daisy Wickham on Jan. 20, 1916, at Kahoka, Mo. His entire married life was spent in the Winfield-Mt. Union area. He was a member of the United Winfield Church, Winfield.
Surviving are his widow: tow sons, Robert and Charles, both of Mt. Union; one daughter, Mrs. Frances Seyb of Winfield; one brother, Collier of Mediapolis; three sisters, Ruth Stevens and Eunice Doey, both of Grand Junction, Colo., and Helen Stevens of Washington, Iowa; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. One grandchild and one great-grandchild preceded him in death.
Services will be Thursday, March 11, at 3:30 p.m. in the United Methodist Church, Winfield. The Rev. Harold E. Schirm will officiate with interment in the Trinity Cemetery near Mt. Union.
A memorial to the church and the library has been established. Friends may call as they desire at Barton-McKasson Funeral Home, Winfield.
SSDI: Horace Stevens, b. Aug. 3, 1890; d. Mar. 1976;
issued IA; last residence: Winfield, Henry Co, IA.
Noted events in his life were:
• Event 2: Trinity Cemetary near Mt. Union, IA.
• Occupation: farmer.
• Ethnicity/Relig.: Methodist.
• Comment 1: garduated from HS in 1910.
• Comment 2: to Columbia, Mo to become a teacher.
• Comment 3: moved to Henry County, IA in 1912.
Horace married Daisy Belle WICKHAM, daughter of John William WICKHAM and Nellie Mae SMITH, on 20 Jan 1916 in Kahoka, Clark Co, MO.1 (Daisy Belle WICKHAM was born on 20 Mar 1894 in Kahoka, Clark Co, MO,3 died on 11 Feb 1979 in Rural Winfield, Henry Co, IA 3 and was buried on 14 Feb 1979 in Trinity Cem, near Mt. Union, Henry Co, IA 3.)