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BiographyBenjamin Givens was born 1809 to Elisha Givens (1783-1844) and Hester Ann Peck (1787-1821) and died 10 June 1852 in Marengo, Iowa, United States of unspecified causes. He married Nancy Ann Wannamaugher (1811-1848) circa 1831 . He married Amanda Fryatt . Ancestors are from the United States.
Married Nancy about 1831, Based on 1832 DOB of eldest child
Married Amanda on 2 July 1848 in Parke Co IN
|Offspring of Benjamin Givens and Nancy Ann Wannamaugher (1811-1848)|
|Margaret Jane Givens (1832-?)|| |
|Catherine Givens (1834-?)|| |
|Eliza Ann Givens (1836-?)|| |
|Nancy Ann Givens (1836-?)|| |
|Olive Caroline Givens (1837-?)|| |
|William H. Givens (1841-?)|| |
|Lucinda E. Givens (1842-?)|| |
|Nancy Ann Givens (1845-1897)|
1851, 1852 Iowa State Census
Entries for "Givens" in Iowa Co Source: Ancestry
The way the source informaiton is set up, you can't tell what relatioship these people had to each other, or even that they were in the same household. however, this list is apparently a single household, the family of Benjamin Givens (1809-1852). Note that the last entry in this list is actually for 1852, and either reflects a State mortality schedule listing, since he died in that year, or perhaps is simply a listing of Heads of Household. Note that the 1852 census shows Benjamin living in Marengo Township.
|Amanda||Givens||IA||Iowa County||No Township Listed||1851||This would be Amanda Fryatt, Benjamins second wife.|
|Benjamin||Givens||IA||Iowa County||No Township Listed||1851|
|Elisha A.||Givens||IA||Iowa County||No Township Listed||1851||This is apparently Eliza Ann|
|Katharine||Givens||IA||Iowa County||No Township Listed||1851|
|Lucinda E.||Givens||IA||Iowa County||No Township Listed||1851|
|Nancy A.||Givens||IA||Iowa County||No Township Listed||1851|
|Oliv C.||Givens||IA||Iowa County||No Township Listed||1851|
|Susan C.||Givens||IA||Iowa County||No Township Listed||1851||Not otherwise recognized in child list|
|William H.||Givens||IA||Iowa County||No Township Listed||1851|
|Benjamin||Givens||IA||Iowa County||Marengo Township||1852||Next Year, and apparently only gives HOH|