Monday, July 13, 2015

City Directory   
The Bonifay House.  This early structure was still standing in the 1960's, 

Pensacola, Florida


Living at 715 Gregory:  "Ivy" [Isaac's nick name] L. [for Lorenzo] Givens: Laborer.  Wife's name: Stella [Collins]. 


Isaac L. Givens; Carpenter.  Lives at 6 South, 10th Avenue. Wife, Stella in the household, along with:
1.  Isaac Givens, Jr.
2.  John T. Givens
3.  Veronica Givens.


Isaac L. Givens is a laborer and living at 314 E. Scott Street.  In the household is his wife, Stella and also daughter, "Veranica" Givens.

If you know more about this family, please share.  I can get the outline of our ancestors' lives, but sure would love to learn of their stories, obtain photographs, and other little tidbits! 

Sunday, July 05, 2015

Profiles in the Givens Family of Baldwin County, Northwest Florida, etc.

Syrena Amanda Turner (born Givens) was born on month? day? 1897, at ?, Florida, to Henry Thomas Givens and Samantha Catherine Givens (born Martin).
Henry was born on September 29 1874, in Baldwin, Alabama, United States.
  • Samantha was born on October 24 1872, in Alabama.

  • Syrena married first name Turner.
They had 2 children.

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