Dave Govan

about 1900–
England, United Kingdom

The Life of Dave

Dave Govan was born about 1900, in England, United Kingdom. He married Marion MacDonald on 25 August 1922, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Dave Govan
1900–
Marion MacDonald
1901–1990
Marriage: 25 August 1922

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 August 1922
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

World Events (3)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 4

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
1908

Age 8

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914

Age 14

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

Scottish:1. habitational name from Govan near Glasgow, first recorded c.1134 as Guven, possibly meaning ‘place of the smith’, although more recently a Cumbric word gir ‘hill’ has been suggested. 2. from a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac a’Ghobhainn ‘son of the smith’, from gobha ‘smith’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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