Biography of Ralph Stevens
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Stevens, Ralph, was born in the town of Campbell, October 5, 1838. He is the son of Jonas Stevens, who was born in the town of Sangerfield, Oneida county, March 13, 1803, and came to the town of Campbell in 1806, where he resided up to his death, which occurred September 25, 1887. He married Elizabeth, daughter of Jedediah Miller of Ulysses, N. Y., by whom he had five children: George, Hannah, Harmon, Ralph, and Jane. Ralph Stevens was educated in Campbell, and afterward engaged in farming and lumbering. In 1862 he enlisted in the 107th N. Y. Vols., and served about three years. He was wounded in the battle of Dallas, where he lost his right leg, and returned home in March, 1865, and since then has devoted his time to farming. He married Margaret Gilmore of Tioga county, Pa., by whom he had six children: Jennie M., William B., Sherman M., Benjamin J., Adaline R., and Edward R. For his second wife he married Miss Jane Jacobus of Urbana. Mr. Stevens has filled the minor offices of the town, is a member of Knox Post, No. 549, Mason Lodge, No. 735, and K. of H. No. 372. In politics he is a Republican.

From:
Landmarks of Steuben County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Harlo Hakes
Assisted by: L. C. Aldrich and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1896


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