GIVEN, DAVID E.                      GRAVESTONE PHOTO                      

Buried in Lincoln Cemetery, Lebo, Coffey Co., KS.

Died:  June 7, 1900


Death of D. E. Given.


  After several weeks of severe suffering David E. Given gave up life’s struggles at his home in South Lebo, Kansas, June 7th, 1900, in the 62d year of his age.  He was born Oct. 7, 1838, in New York Co., Pa.  In the fall of 1864 he enlisted at his country’s call in the 3d Pa. Cav. From which he received an honorable discharge at the close of the civil war.  He came to Kansas in 1867 and located at Abilene in this state, from which place he came to this city about 11 years ago.  At the age of 20 years he united with the United Brethren church, and as long as we have known him his walk has been that of an upright, honorable, Christian gentlemen.  Up to about two years ago he was engaged in the bakery and restaurant business in this place when he retired on account of failing health.  His ailment was cancer of the stomach, which grew rapidly worse the last few weeks of his life.  Funeral services were conducted at the M. E. church by Revs. Stewart and Miller, and he was laid to rest in Lincoln cemetery June 8th.