Harry Leigh Givens

Male16 November 1876–13 January 1960

Brief Life History of Harry Leigh

When Harry Leigh Givens was born on 16 November 1876, in Craig, Virginia, United States, his father, John Lewis Givens, was 42 and his mother, Alice L. Scott, was 27. He married Edna Maria Tingler Givens on 28 March 1899, in Alleghany, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in New Castle, Craig, Virginia, United States for about 40 years and Charleston District, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 13 January 1960, in Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in South Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States.

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Harry Leigh Givens
Edna Maria Tingler Givens
Marriage: 28 March 1899
Edith Nannie Givens
Minnie A Givens
William M. Givens
Emily Frances Givens
Kate Leigh Givens
Mary L Givens
Genova G Givens
Virginia L Givens
John Lewis Givens
Harry Jackson Givens
Jack R Givens
Hattie Belle Givens

Sources (22)

  • Harry L Givens, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harry L. Givens, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917"
  • Harry Leigh Givens, "Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940"

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  • Marriage
    28 March 1899Alleghany, Virginia, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 5

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

    Age 18

    On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 22

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Fife) and Irish (Tipperary and Tyrone): variant of Given with English post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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