Person:Joseph Givens (5)

Watchers
Joseph Craig Givens
b.1 APR 1872 , Audrain, Missouri
m. 8 DEC 1853
  1. Charles N Givens1854 - Abt 1905
  2. James Martin Givens1856 - 1919
  3. William M Givens1857 - 1859
  4. Alice Bell Givens1859 - 1938
  5. Samuel R Givens1860 - 1894
  6. Ada Lee Givens1865 - 1940
  7. Mary Elizabeth Givens1867 - 1930
  8. John H Givens1869 - 1940
  9. Joseph Craig Givens1872 - 1918
  10. Earnest C Givens1875 - 1915
m. 25 SEP 1907
  1. Joseph James Givens1908 - 1984
Facts and Events
Name Joseph Craig Givens
Gender Male
Birth? 1 APR 1872 , Audrain, Missouri
Marriage 25 SEP 1907 Globe, Gila, Arizonato Christa Lillis Wilkins
Death? 3 DEC 1918 Oatman, Mohave, Arizona
Burial? 8 DEC 1918 Kingman, Mohave, Arizona
Other? Notes

!ANCESTRAL FILE #3548-KV. CENSUS: 1910 - In Warrior Precinct 1, Gila, AZ - Ancestry Image 5 of 9. In the home were Joseph C Gebbons 39 MO, Christa L 21 AZ, and Joseph J 1 6/12. They reported this was their 1st marriage and they had been married 2 years. Christa reported she was the mother of 1 child and the child was living. OCCUPATION: Mine Foreman. Listed as Retail Merchant - Saloon on the 1910 census. DEATH: Killed in mine explosion while mucking out a charge that didn't explode. BURIAL: Removed for burial to Glenbar, Graham, AZ on 18 Feb 1920. Couldn't be shipped there until after the "flu" problems during WWI ended. DEATH: Death certificate on line at http://genealogy.az.gov/azdeath/019/10191453.pdf - Joseph Craig Givens died in Oatman, Mohave, AZ on 3 Dec 1918 by an accident in a mine due to a missed hole. (unexploded charge) He was born 1 Apr 1872 in St. Joseph, MO. He was a miner aged 46 years - 8 months and 2 days. His father of John Givens and mother, Betsy Craig. He was initially buried at Kingman, AZ on 8 Dec 1918. You can see it at Record Search Pilot at http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=recordResults;collectionId=1534450;givenName=Joseph%20craig;searchId=77507349008093950000;surname=givens;searchType=standard SOURCE: Wilkins Family Temple Book in possession of Robert E. Givens, Clovis, CA - He was baptized 14 Oct 1907 by Elisha T Green and confirmed by Lorenzo Hunsaker on 14 Oct 1907. He was ordained a deacon 2 Jan 1920 by Clarance Bigler, a teacher 20 Jan 1924 by Benjamin Echols of , Ariz., and Elder 6 Nov 1932 by L Valeso Dewey of the Tucson Branch of the California Mission. He was set apart as the Ward Clerk of the Tucson Branch of the California Mission 6 Nov 1932. He received his patriarchial blessing on 21 Aug 1931 by Joseph F Nash.

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