Samuel French Given

31 October 1882–12 July 1951 (Age 68)
Braxton, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Samuel French

When Samuel French Given was born on 31 October 1882, in Braxton, West Virginia, United States, his father, James Corley Given, was 29 and his mother, Martha Harriet Brown, was 29. He married Mildred Fay Hottle in 1914, in Charleston, Harper, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Birch Magisterial District, Braxton, West Virginia, United States in 1900. He died on 12 July 1951, in Kanawha, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Kanawha, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel French Given
Mildred Fay Hottle
Marriage: 1914
Jean H. Given
Olser Hottle Given
Osler Hottle Given
Enid Ruth Given

Spouse and Children

Charleston, Harper, Oklahoma, United States


    Jean H. Given


    Olser Hottle Given


    Osler Hottle Given


    Enid Ruth Given


Parents and Siblings

    James Corley Given


    Martha Harriet Brown




    William Anderson Given



    Edna Florence Given


    Miss Given



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World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 4

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 19

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Dhuibhín or Mag Dhuibhfhinn ( see McGiffin ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel F Given, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Samuel F Given, "United States Census, 1930"
  • S F Given, "United States Census, 1910"

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