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John Given Family Home Page

Updated March 14, 2009

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The Given family originally being members of a race of people from Stathclyde Briton settled in lowland Scotland.
They were a mixture of Gaelic/Celts with territories ranging from Lancashire in the south, northward to the south bank of the River Clyde.
The Given name has been found in Lanarkshire seated at Lesmahago with manor and estates in that shire.
It is believed that the Given family was banished from Scotland to Ireland around 1640 as King James VI attempted to gain control of the border clans.

Researching the following family members
John Given Ireland Arrived in NY about 1835, Mobile AL 1845
Rev. David Alexander Given b. about 1849 in Mobile,Alabama, lived many years in Pike and Amite Co. MS
Rev. John Crossley Given b. 1872 Franklin Co. Mississippi
Annie Jeannette Pate b. 1879 Yalobusha County MS
Henry Benjamin Pate b. 1857 Yalobusha County MS
Elizabeth Schmitz b. 1857 Yalobusha County MS
Martha Lois Crossley Amite County MS m. D. A. Given 1868 Amite Co

Other family names being researched

Coody Warren and Yazoo County MS
Zephaniah Coody family

Culkin from Sligo County Ireland to Warren Co. MS
Patrick Culkin to America between 1853 and 1868
Thomas Culkin to America 1853 through the Port of New Orleans

Ervin Warren County MS
Looking for informatin on Eugene Ervin family

Hearn from Warren County MS
Looking for information on Herny A. Hearn family

Logue Warren and Yazoo County MS
Francis Marion Logue family

 
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