Given, James

Row/Grave: D/5



Notes from the Van Voorhis Book:


_Gt Grandfather of Mrs. Bayard Verplanck_


_To Mr. Given and his brother‑in‑law Mr. Wm Van Wyck who lived next door we are indebted for the largest elm trees in the Village of Fishkill._  

_James Given:  A ruling elder in this church  In August 1816 he formed the Sunday‑school and was its Supaintendent [sic]  until his death for 46 years.

A man of spotless integrity, warm affections, and unusual public spirit  a sincere Christian.   He  filled up his long and laborious life with usefulness to his family ‑ the place ‑ and the church.































First Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Fishkill Town, Dutchess County, N.Y.