Stevenson, Thomas B. 1911

Obituary – Thomas B. Stevenson
East Liverpool Tribune


Thomas B. Stevenson Passed Away at 11:05 O’clock Last Night – Civil War Veteran

Thomas B. Stevenson, an aged and respected citizen of Wellsville, and a Civil war veteran, died at his family residence on Broadway at 11:05 Last night (March 29, 1911). He was 72 years of age. Death was due to hardening of the arteries and a stroke of paralysis. He was confined to his bed for seven weeks, and was surrounded by his wife and family when the death messenger came.

Mr. Stevenson was born and reared and with the exception of the time spent in the army during the Civil war, passed his entire life in Wellsville. He was a machinist, and one of the founders of what is known as the Stevenson Foundry and Machine works. He served during the entire war as a member of Company K, Third Ohio Volunteer Infantry; was captured and held for 15 months in Abby prison.

Besides his wife, Mr. Stevenson is survived by the following children: Samuel D. and Thomas G. of Akron; Harriet, at home; James G., of Midland, Pa.; Mrs. W. L. Timmons, of East Liverpool; Mrs. Mame, at home; Mrs. Hammond Mick, of Akron. The following brothers and sisters also survive: Mrs. M. J. Briggs and Samuel Stevenson of Wellsville; Mrs. Albert Maple , of Oil City, Pa., and Mrs. Belle Nicholson, of Spencer, Indiana.

The funeral arrangements have not been made.