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Abram E. Stevens M.D. b.1845 son of Oliver & Marie (McCollum) Stevens
Posted by: Michael DeLorenzo (ID *****7506) Date: December 25, 2004 at 06:07:35
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Not my family line, just sharing.

The following Biographical sketch was copied from the book "HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY COUNTIES OF WHITE AND PULASKI, INDIANA. Historical and Biographical. Illustrated. Chicago; F.A. Battey & Co., Publishers. 1883.
page 761, Tippecanoe Township, Pulaski County, Indiana.

"A. E. STEVENS, M. D., was born in Noble County, Indiana, January 20, 1845, and is one of five children born to OLIVER and MARIE (MacCOLLUM) STEVENS - ABRAM, MARY (deceased), OLIVER, ADEN, ASA (the last named, deceased.) The father was born in Ohio in 1827. He began the study of medicine before he was of age, and is now practicing in Marshall County, this State (Indiana). Our subject, ABRAM E. STEVENS, at the age of fifteen, began the study of medicine in Columbia County, Wisconsin, where his parents were then living. In 1859 - 60, he attended a course of lectures at the University College, Cleveland, Ohio. In 1861, he enlisted in the Sixth Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, and was in the service three and one - quarter years, and during this time took part in thirty two actions, chief among which were Bull Run, Chickamauga, Sevens Days' fight, the Wildnerness, Antietam, Lookout Mountain and Richmond. At the Battle of Bull Run, he was shot through the left lung, and had both legs and an arm broken. At the battle of the Wilderness he was captured by the enemy and confined in Libby Prison for three months. After the war, he returned to Columbia County, Wisconsin, and in 1866 -67, took his second course of lectures in Cleveland, receiving his degree of M. D. After living about eight years in Wisconsin, he resided two years in Iowa. In 1874, he came to Monterey, where he is now in practice. He was married, November 18, 1867, to JANE ALLEN, who has borne him four boys and three girls; the names of the living are RAY, BESSIE, and GUY.

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