Dave Govan

Maleabout 1900–

Brief Life History 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
Marion MacDonald
Marriage: 25 August 1922

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  • Marriage
    25 August 1922Toronto, 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.


    Age 8

    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.


    Age 14

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

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire): 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.

    Irish and Scottish: from Ó Gobhann, Gowan .

    History: Christian, widow of Simon de Govane, held lands in Govan in 1293.

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

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