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Obituaries of the Stephenson family in Portland, Oregon
Mary Elizabeth Bruce Jean Elizabeth Martin John Archibald Martin Elizabeth McAfee Clara Marie Pounder Bertha Esther Stephenson David Stephenson David Harry Stephenson George Clarence Stephenson Sarah A. Stephenson
Mary Elizabeth Bruce, Sunday Oregonian, 10 Feb 1946

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Stephenson, 80, who died in a hospital Saturday of a heart ailment, will be held 11:30 A.M., Tuesday in the Holman and Lutz chapel.

Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Paul Wright of the First Presbyterian church, of which Mrs. Stephenson was a member. Interment will be in the family plot at Riverview cemetery.

Mrs. Stephenson was born August 3, 1865, in St. Johns, New Brunswick, but had lived in Portland for 56 years.

Surviving are two children, Mrs. Gertrude S. Steigerwald and Clarence B. Stephenson, both of Portland; five granddaughters and three great-grandsons.

Mrs. Stephenson was the widow of George C. Stephenson.

Jean Elizabeth Martin, Oregonian, 3 Sep 1914, page 9

Miss Jean Martin, well known in local society circles, died Tuesday evening at the home of her mother, Mrs. J. A. Martin., 215 North Twenty-fourth street, from an abcess of the brain after a brief illness. She was 22 years old, graduate of Portland Academy and was a student at Miss McClintock's school in Boston.

John Archibald Martin, Oregonian, 8 Apr 1908

John A. Martin, former member of the City Council and a resident of Portland for 30 years past, died at an early hour yesterday morning at his home, 215 North Twenty-fourth street. Death was brought on by a general breaking down of Mr. Martin's health.

Mr. Martin came to Portland 30 years ago and engaged in the milling business. Of late years he has conducted the J. A. Martin Milling Company, retiring from active management two years ago. He was born at Prince Edward Island 55 years ago. Mr. Martin was a member of the City Council at the time W. A. Story was selected as Mayor of the city. He has always taken a lively interest in politics during his long residence in Portland. He survived by a widow and one daughter Jean. Funeral arrangements have not yet been completed.

Elizabeth J. McAfee, Oregonian, 27 Aug 1924

STEPHENSON -- In this city, Aug. 25, 1924, at her late residence, 750 Irving st., Elizabeth J. Stephenson, aged 82 years 10 months, widow of the late David Stephenson and mother of George C. Stephenson, Mrs. J. A. Martin, Sadie A., and D. H. Stephenson, all of this city. Funeral announcement later.

Clara Marie Pounder, Oregonian, 2 Jun 1978

Marie Stephenson, 91, died Thursday in a hospital. She resided at 1880 S.W. Glen View Ave.

A private graveside service will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday in Riverview Cemetery.

Survivors include two sons, David H. of Portland and Bruce E. of Saratoga, Calif.; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

The family suggests remembrances be contributed to St. Vincent Hospital.

Bertha Esther Stephenson, The Oregonian / Oregon Journal, 24 Feb 1960

Private funeral services for Mrs. Bertha Esther Martin, a Portland resident for 75 years, will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in Colonial Mortuary. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Mrs. Martin, a member of First Presbyterian Church here for 65 years, was a native of St. Johns, New Brunswick, and was 92 years old. She died Sunday at her residence, 2829 N. W. Cumberland Rd.

Survivors include a sister, Sadie Stephenson, Portland, and three nephews.

David Stephenson, Oregon Journal, 14 Mar 1923

STEPHENSON -- In this city, March 13, 1923 at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. J. A. Martin, 215 North 24th street, David Stephenson, aged 87 years, formerly of No. 370 East 11th street north; father of George C., Bertha E., Sadie A., and D. H. Stephenson. Funeral announcement later.

David Harry Stephenson, Oregonian, 19 Sep 1942

David Harry Stephenson, 62, of 2434 N. W. Overton street, a Portland mortgage loan and insurance man for several years, succumbed unexpectedly Friday. Born in 1880 at St. John, N. B. Canada, he had lived in the United States since 1885.

Surviving are the widow Marie; two sons, Bruce Edwin and David Harry Jr.; two sisters, Mrs. J. A. Martin and Sadie Stephenson. Funeral announcement will be made by Holman & Lutz mortuary.

George Clarence Stephenson, The Oregon Sunday Journal, 21 Apr 1940

George C. Stephenson, 74, a Portland resident 55 years and widely known amateur photographer, died unexpectedly early Saturday in Good Samaritan hospital. He suffered a stroke a week ago, but was thought to be improving and relatives had planned to take him home Saturday afternoon. A second stroke caused his death.

Mr. Stephenson had been employed at the Portland Iron works more than 50 years. He was active in the Trails and Mazama clubs and was official photographer for the Portland Garden club. Mr. Stephenson's photographs were used to illustrate Willard A. Eliot's book, "Forest Trees of the Pacific Coast."

Surviving are his wife, Mary E. Stephenson; two children, Mrs. I. R. Steigerwald and C. B. Stephenson; two sisters, Mrs. J. A. Martin and Sadie Stephenson, and a brother, D. H. Stephenson, all of Portland.

Funeral services will be arranged with Edward Holman & Son, and burial will be in Riverview cemetery.

Sarah A. Stephenson, Oregonian, 11 Sep 1963

STEPHENSON, Sadie A., of this city, aunt of Clarence B., David H. and Bruce E. Stephenson. Services Thursday, 10 am, at CALDWELL's COLONIAL MORTUARY, Sandy blvd. at 14th. Interment Riverview cemetery.

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