Patrick McGivern and Wife:lived near Newry in County Down
1) Mary Ann McGivern: Married Mike Murphy; moved to New York: Mike Murphy died in Ireland:Came to New York with sister, Catherine McGivern McDermott in 1851
2) Peter McGivern: Moved to New York; Married Mrs. James Roger in USA
3) Hugh McGivern: Married Margaret;Married James Sloan; Daughter, Rose came to US in 1885-86.Died in child birth in 1886 in Rock Rapids, Iowa.
4) Catherine McGivern:Married John McDermott;Came to New York with her sister, Mary Ann in 1851.The family, oral history states that Catherine and Mary Ann came by themselves to New York.They left their families in Ireland.There had been some men in the family who had been sent out of Ireland with the family funds and then disappeared.The sisters left their men in Ireland to take after the kids.They came to America to get things established.