Person:John Givens (10)

John Givens, of Middle River
b.Abt. 1719 Ireland
m. 1718
  1. Margaret Givens1718-1722 -
  2. John Givens, of Middle RiverAbt 1719 - bef 1790
  3. William GivensAbt 1720 -
  4. Samuel Givens, of Augusta County, VA1721 - 1795
  5. James Givens1723 - bef 1801
  6. Martha Givens1725 -
  7. Elizabeth Anne Givens1728 - 1781
  8. William Givens, of the Calfpasture1729 - 1798
  9. Margaret Givens1731 -
  10. Sarah Givens1733 - btw 1764
  11. Jane Givens1735 -
  12. Capt. George Givens1740 - 1825
m. abt. 1742/43
  1. Ann Givensabt 1744 - 1819
  2. William Givens, of Jackson's River1746 - 1793
  3. George Givens1747 - bef 1815
  4. Agnes GivensABT 1748 -
  5. Sarah GivensABT 1752 -
  6. Samuel Givensabt 1754 - bef 1819
  7. Elizabeth GivensABT 1755 - 1847
  8. Capt. John Givens, Jr.ABT 1756 - 1812
  9. Mary GivensABT 1757 - 1859
  10. Robert Givens1759 - 1844
  11. William Givens1762 - 1847
  12. James Givens1764 - 1832
  13. Thomas Givens1767 - 1848
  14. Margaret GivensABT 1769 -
Facts and Events
Name John Givens, of Middle River
Gender Male
Birth? Abt. 1719 Ireland
Marriage abt. 1742/43 Augusta County, Virginia[estimated]
to Mary Margaret Sittlington
Death[1] bef 20 Apr 1790 Augusta, Virginia, United States[probate]
Burial? Stone Church Cemetery, Augusta, Virginia, United States

John Givens was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Land

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 234.--19th March, 1771. John King and Mary ( ) to John Givens, Ł265, 278 acres on Middle River of Shanadore. Hugh Thompson's corner. Delivered: John Givens, November 1775

Will

  • Page 220 - - 14th January, 1790. John Givens' will (Sr.) - - To wife, Margaret; to son, Thomas, 150 acres, part of home plantation; to son, James; to daughter, Mary; to daughter, Sarah Lofftis; daughter, Ann Henderson; son, John; son, George; son, Samuel; son, William; daughter, Elizabeth Lamme; daughter, Margaret Agnew. Executors, wife Margaret, son, James. Teste: D. Stephenson, George and James Crawford. Proved, April 20, 1790, by D. Stephenson and Geo. Crawford. James qualifies. Margaret Givens resuses to execute and nominates son James as sole executor.

Records

  • Page 286. 1761. Samuel Givens and Martha to Samuel Bell, £90, 159 acres, part of 311 acres patented to said Givens, on southeast side Middle River of Shanando betwixt lands of John and James Givens; cor. said James Givens. Teste: William Lamb, Wm. Walters. Delivered: Samuel Bell, 10th August, 1786.
  • Page 290.—19th April, 1761. Samuel Givens and Martha to Samuel Henderson, £110, 151 acres, part of 311 acres on Middle River Shanando; cor. John Givens; cor. Samuel Bell's part of same tract. Teste: George Crawford, John Ritchey, Samuel Bell.
  • Page 1 - Philip Harless, 80 acres, Givens Mill run. Adjacent to John Givens. March 17, 1762. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 1].
  • Page 178 - Samuel Henderson, 117 acres, Middle River. Adjoining James Givens, William Johnson. June 26, 1770. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 64].
References
  1. Family Recorded, in Bassett, Minerva Bone, and Patricia Randle Gillespie. Some Webster County, Kentucky families - Baker, Bassett, Givens, Johnson, Payne, Price, Rice and others. (Bethesda, Maryland: M.B. Bassett, c1983 (Baltimore, Maryland : Gateway Press)), 47, Secondary quality.

    1. John Givens (1719 County Antrim Ire. -19 Nov 179O Augusta Co.,VA) may have m 1st CI739 Margaret Crawford and m 2nd 1745 Mary Margaret Sitlington (1729- 1799), dau of Robert Sitlington and Mary (Polly) Feamster. Polly was the dau of Thomas and Elizabeth Feamster.

    John's will was proved April 1790 Augusta Co.,VA, and named his wife, Margaret, and 10 children.
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    [cos1776 Note: Likely error. They appear to have been married after her supposed birth. More research needed.]