Thomas J Givens1

#4944, (23 August 1786 - 23 July 1834)

Family

Rachel Jones
Children 1.Mary Givens4 (1807 - 1840)
 2.Michael Baker Givens+4 (1809 - 1841)
 3.Maria Givens4 (1814 - )
 4.Jackson C Givens4 (1815 - 1855)
 5.Julia Givens4 (1818 - 1841)
 6.Elizabeth Givens4 (1820 - )
 7.Thomas Jefferson Givens4 (1825 - )
 8.Martha Givens4 (1827 - 1850)
Birth*23 August 1786He was born on 23 August 1786 at Mecklenburg Co., North CarolinaG.1 
Marriage*22 October 1805He married Rachel Jones on 22 October 1805 at Lincoln Co., KentuckyG.2 
7 November 1811He fought and was wounded iin the Battle of Tippecanoe on 7 November 1811; Battle of Tippecanoe.3 
Death*23 July 1834He died on 23 July 1834 at Posey Co., IndianaG, at age 47.1 
Burial*July 1834He was buried in July 1834 at Templeton Graveyard, Mount Vernon, Posey Co., IndianaG.1 

Citations

  1. [S420] Holland St. John, online \http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi\, old broken ground marker. "Col. Tho's Givens, died [covered]." Narrative: Thomas J Givens, first son of John Givens and Mary Reed, b. Mecklenburg Co. NC 23 Aug 1786, d. Posey Co. IN 23 Jul 1834. His family removed to Lincoln Co. KY ca. 1795 and then, ca. 1809, to Posey (then Knox) Co. IN. Occupations: farmer, innkeeper, judge, state senator; served in Indiana militia at the Battle of Tippecanoe. Marr. Rachel Jones; children Mary Givens McKinney (1807 - 1840), Michael Baker Givens (1809 - 1841), Maria Givens Redman (1814 - ), Jackson C. Givens (1815 - 1855), Julia Givens Cash (1818 - 1841), Elizabeth Givens Cash (1820 - ), Thomas Jefferson Givens (1825 - ) and Martha Givens Nesler (1827 - 1850). Memorial 50828885, created by Holland St John, photo added by Crystal G.
  2. [S50] Kentucky Marriage Records 1802-1850, online Ancestry.com, Thomas Givens and Rachel Jones, 22 Oct. 1805, Lincoln Co.
  3. [S284] William P. Leonard, History and Directory of Posey County (Evansville: A.C. Isaacs, 1882), p. 24, naming Thomas Givens (wounded), Robert Jeffries (d. 1876), Thomas Duckworth (d. 1877) and Timothy Downey [sic] (d. 1828). Timothy "was a brother of Davis, Judge, Josiah and Job Downey, all of whom came to the County with him [in 1807]."
  4. [S420] Holland St. John, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi, FindaGrave Memorial 50828885 for Thomas J Givens (1786-1834), q.v.