Our Genealogy - Person Sheet
Our Genealogy - Person Sheet
NameDavid Henry Givan , 1C3R, M
Birth27 Mar 1867, Harborville, Kings County, Nova Scotia, Canada104
Death22 May 1886, Boston, Massachusetts53
BurialBerwick Cemetery, Berwick, Nova Scotia
Memosec 6 - stone 17
FatherAlexander H. Givan , M (1834-1918)
MotherEliza Wasson McSorley , F (1835-1911)
Notes for David Henry Givan
Ham says the 1881 Census lists his age as 11 and his birthdate as Mar 9 1870.
The Kings County Births records have two entries for him: one lists date of birth Mar 27, 1867 and the other Mar 9, 1867.53
A notice in The New Star, Kentville dated Fri May 28, 1886 reports his death in Boston on May 22, age 19 and burial in Berwick, NS.
The Berwick cemetery records list him as living from 1868 to 1886. Inscription on the Givan stone at Berwick: “David H., son of Alex H. & Eliza Givan, Died May 22 1886, Aged 18 yrs. & 3 mos. Parents good night my work is done I go to rest with the setting sun But not to wake with the morning light So dearest parents a long good night.”99,58
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