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Josiah Given
Birth: Aug. 31, 1828
Murrysville
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Feb. 3, 1908
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. A veteran of the the Mexican War, he served in the Civil War first as a Captain in the 24th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, then as Lieutenant Colonel of the 18th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, then finally as Colonel and commander of the 74th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "faithful and meritorious services during the war". After the end of the conflict he became a prominent lawyer and judge, and served as a Iowa State Supreme Court Justice from 1889 to 1902. His older brother was Brevet Brigadier General William Given of the 102nd Ohio Infantry. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Parents:
  Josiah Given (1792 - 1850)
  Jane Glendenning Given (1790 - 1852)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Armor Given (1833 - 1896)*
 
 Children:
  Eugene Given*
  Welker Given (1853 - 1938)*
  William H Given (1858 - 1921)*
  Matilda Given Gardner (1860 - 1919)*
  John Armor Given (1869 - ____)*
  Maria Louisa Given (1871 - 1876)*
 
 Sibling:
  Josiah Given (1828 - 1908)
  Mary Ann Given (1839 - 1851)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodland Cemetery
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Block 14, Lot 86
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Jan 29, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6139603
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- James J. Stalcup
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- Jonathan Robert De Mallie, Historian
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