Nancy Ann Wannamaugher was born February 1811 in Dayton, Ohio, United States to Phillip Wannamaugher (1780-1835) and Katherine Justice (?-1851) . She married Benjamin Givens (1809-1852) .


Offspring of Benjamin Givens and Nancy Ann Wannamaugher (1811-1848)
Name Birth Death Joined with
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)

Vita Box

DOD: January 22 1848 Based on Gravestone transcription; Stone gives age as 36 years 11 months; identifies her as the "wife of Benjamin Givens". Some give the DOD as 27 Jan 1848
POD: Armiesburg, Parke Co In
Burial: Hesler Cemetery, Catholic Cemetery,near Montezuma IN Nancy was originally buried in the Hesler Cemetery; An early transcription of the Hesler cemetery shows her stone as the only standing stone in the cemetery; others are described as "underground". A later transcription by Bernice A. Reeder notes that the same stone (same name, text, dates) was now in the Armiesburg/Catholic Cemetery, and indicates that it had been moved. See Hesler Farm/Bug Island Cemetery for what appears to be the old transcription


Gustaf  ? Mans Anderson Brita
Johann Gustafsson (c1618-c1682) Brita Mansdotter (1634-?)
Hans Gustafsson (1662-aft1710) Mary Rawson (1666-?)
John Justice (1685-1775) Margaret Louder (1708-1790)
John Justice (1728-1788) Elizabeth (c1730-?) Nicholas Umstead (1733-1797) ?
Aquilla justice (1763-1839) Mararet Umstead (1766-1813)
Phillip Wannamaugher (1780-1835) Katherine Justice (?-1851)
Nancy Ann Wannamaugher (1811-1848)

Child List

Children of Nancy Ann Wannamaugher (1811-1848) by Benjamin Givens (1809-1852) Edit This List
Margaret Jane Givens 12 April 1832 William Merrifield 20 Aug 1850 Alt DOB 12 Mar 1832
Catherine Givens 1834
Eliza Ann Givens 1836 James Ewing 23 Jan 1867
Olive Caroline Givens 27 Sep 1837 Armiesburg, Wabash Township, Parke Co, IN John McTurk Gibson 27 Dec 1855
William H. Givens 23 Nov 1841 Alt DOB 23 Oct 1840
Lucinda E. Givens 1842 Philemon H. Hatchett 14 April 1866
Nancy Ann Givens (c1840-?) 23 Nov 1845 7 Nov 1897 Oliver Washington Patten (1837-?) 7 Aug 1865


Cemetery Records

Cemetery Surname Given Name Age at Death DOD Implied DOB Notes on Stone Commentary Source
Hesler Farm/Bug Island Givens Nancy 36y-11m 01-27-1848 w/o Benjamin (1) (2)
Hesler Farm/Bug Island Hixon child 11y d/o James & Eliza (2)
Hesler Farm/Bug Island Hixon infant 5d 03-31-1858 03-26-1858 d/o James & Eliza (1) (2)
Hesler Farm/Bug Island Wannamaugher John 46y-6m 11-27-1857 (2)
Hesler Farm/Bug Island Wannamaugher Mahala 13y-11m-14d 09-20-1854 d/o J. & L. (1) (2)
Hesler Farm/Bug Island Wannamaugher Charles 17y 04-xx-1862 c1843 s/o J. & L. (2)
Hesler Farm/Bug Island Wannamaugher John 16y 04-06-1867 c1851 s/o J. & L. (2)

(1) Stone moved to Cem. of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Armiesburg (2) The source underlying the transcription presented on the parke County Cemetery Project Page see Hesler Farm/Bug Island is probably the one taken by Mrs. George Richardson, sometime prior to 1980, as described in a letter from Bernice Reeder, 19 Jan 1980, to TL Willis.


Parke County Data park

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