William M. Stevens
WILLIAM M. STEVENS, the son of D.T. and Sarah Stevens, was born in Appanoose County, near Centerville, Iowa, Dec. 18, 1854, and died Sept 5, 1938 aged 83 years, 8 months and 18 days.
[He] Came to Missouri 20 years ago. He married Sept 18, 1881 [sic, 1887 listed elsewhere] to Sarah Conger. To this union were born, one son, Clyde Stevens. Survived by the son, wife, two grandsons, 1 brother, R.M. Stevens of Brewster Washington.
Buried Lakeside Cemetery.
(Source: unknown newspaper, probably dated, Friday, 9 Sep 1938, provided by Chariton Co., Mo., Historical Society in Salisbury to Joyce Posey)