Funeral services of Amos Slavens, a pioneer who died at the home of his son, William H. Slavens, 101 East Ninth street North, were conducted yesterday afternoon from the Evangelical Church of Warren, Or. Mr. Slavens died suddenly Thursday night at the age of 76 years. He had been a resident of Warren, Columbia County, for 46 years. He was married in 1855 to Miss Elizabeth Reydam. In Ohio, and they came to Oregon in 1865, settling In Columbia County, where they lived up to a few months ago. There were 11 children In the family, of whom the following are living: Daniel SIavens, Vancouver, Wash.; John, William H. and Amos R. of Portland; F. Marion Slavens. Hood River; Mrs. M. J. Scott. Kalama; Mrs. Julia Traynor. Mrs. S. E. Osfleld, Mrs. Fred Cassidy, Miss L. Slavens, Portland; Mrs. Thomas Geoghegan, Seattle.
The Morning Oregonian (Portland, Oregon), November 20, 1911.