Biography of

Jasper M. Stebbins, Co D

J.Stebbins Obituary
Lebo Star
January 19, 1917


J. M. Stebbins Passed Away

Last Sunday Jasper M. Stebbins, who has been an invalid for the past two years, passed away at his home in this city at the age of 78 years. He was born in Ottawa County, N. Y. and his parents moved to Ohio when he was young. They came to Kansas in 1857 and settled in McPherson County. In 1861 the subject of this sketch went back to Ohio and enlisted in the 18th Ohio infantry and served three years in the Civil War. In 1864 he was married to Mary Payne and to this union was born nine children, six of whom are still living and five of them were present for the funeral. He lived in Iowa a few years after the war and then came to Kansas and has been a resident of this city for a number of years. His wife died in 1905 and he was married a second time to Mrs. Goodrich in 1908, who was with him faithfully thru his lingering illness.
The funeral was held from the M. E. Church Tuesday afternoon, being preached by Rev. Funston and interment was made in Lincoln cememtery. The relatives have the sympathy of the community in their hour of sorrow.