Given's Graveyard
Arcadia, Bienville Parish, Louisiana

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From south end of Arcadia, turn left on Co. Rd 147. Sign about 2 miles on left. Park and walk in about 1/8 mile on dirt road. 32.5187N, 92.8878W

Recorded by Norah Harper October, 1999 and submitted on March 25, 2001.

From SE or near right corner of cemetery:
William L. McGuire
Co B 12 LA Inf CSA

(No stone on next plot, but said to be Jeraldine McGuire)

Mrs. Louise McGuire
April 14, 1865 Dec 24, 1932
"Gone to a brighter home where grief cannot come"

Thomas Howard McGuire
Jan 23, 1898 May 31, 1937
"None knew thee but to love thee"

Next row:
T. S. Givens
May 20,1838 Oct 28, 1909
"Kind father of love, thou art gone to thy rest,
Forever to bask mid the joy of the blest."

Easter A. McGuire, Wife of T. S. Givens
Dec 20, 1837 Apr 3, 1914
"We shall meet again, sweet mother, in a brighter clime than this."

J. W. Givens
"Sleep in Jesus"

Next row:
Mary Bam McGuire
Born Sept 2, 1866
Died Sept 12, 1878
"Lead Kindly Light"

James A. McGuire
Born Dec 6, 1830
Died Jan 29, 1897

McGuire Ella McGuire
Jan 25, 1865 Mar 26, 1926
"All things to the glory of God"

Next row:
Hillman "Hill" McGuire
Dec 14, 1879 Jan 27, 1959

Ida McGuire
1871- 1905

Sam McGuire
1874- 1921

Bessie McGuire
1898- 1922

Gracie McGuire
1901- 1925

Eassie A. McGuire
Nov 6, 1884 Nov 30, 1957

Next row:
Claudia P. McGuire
July 12, 1890 Oct 30, 1924
"Jesus loves the pure and holy"

Ollie daughter of I. W. and E. A. McGuire
Born Dec 12, 1877 Died Mar 7, 1908
"Asleep in Jesus"

In memory of Capt I. W. McGuire
Born Apr 24, 1834
Died Mar 29, 1896
"A precious one from us has gone, a voice we loved is stilled.
A place is vacant in our home, which never can be filled."

Easter Amanda McGuire
1847- 1935

Martha J. McGuire
Born Sept 1, 1813
Died Feb 15, 1889

Infant son of R. L. and M. J. Jones
Aug 21, 1893
"Budded on earth to bloom in heaven"

Garland Son of R. L. and M. J. Jones
Born June 4, 1895 Died Nov 28, 1896
"Our darling one hath gone before to greet us on the blissful shore"

Myrtle Dau of R. L. and M. J. Jones
Born Jan 23, 1898 Died Jun 13, 1900
"Too good for earth, God called her home"

Next row:
Manda Givens
Mar 19, 1834 Feb 20, 1842

Easter A. dau. Of Mr. And Mrs. J. G. McGuire

Infant son of Mr. And Mrs. J. G. McGuire

John Givens McGuire
May 10, 1841 July 12, 1879
"Gone but not forgotten"

John Ritchard McGuire
Born Oct 29, 1898 Died Dec 3, 1903
"Too good for earth, God called him home"

"Come ye blessed"
James Augusta Son of W. H. and Hattie McGuire
Sept 23, 1904 July 2, 1925
"His words were kindness, his deeds were love, his spirit humble, he rests

Hattie McGuire
1876- 1962

Next row:
W. T. Givens
Co E 13 LA Partisan Rangers

James Drew Infant son of J. W. and Sallie Smith
Born Oct 1, 1886 Died Dec 2, 1886
"We loved this tender little one and would have wished him stay, but let our
Father's will be done. He shines in endless day."

Lt. John Givens
Co B 12 Conf. Inf.

Next row:
Jas W. H. Givens
Born Apr 12, 1812 Died Jan 6, 1894
"Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal."

Jas A. H. Givens
Founder of this cemetery
(bears a Masonic symbol)

Lucinda Rippitoe Wife of Jas A. H. Givens
Born Nov 17, 1820 Died July 9, 1899
"She hath done what she could."
Mark 14:18

Still Infant Daughter of Dr. J. H. and Sue Givens
the 28th day of Jan, 1874

In memory of Maggie dau of Mr. And Mrs. J. H. Givens
Born Jan 28,1882 Died Feb 17,1882
"Little Maggie is gone"

Corp. John K. Bruton
Co D 29 GA Inf

Next row:
Margaret F. Wife of H. W. Pruit
Oct 1, 1848 Aug 23, 1882
"Lord, she was thine and not my own. Thou hast not done me wrong."

Henry W. Pruit
Born Feb 16, 1841 Died Nov 5, 1921
Aged 80 yrs 8 mos 19 days
"Gone from our home, but not from our hearts."

Infant dau of Annie and J. E. Givens
Born and died Jun 17, 1904
"At rest"

Annie Pruit
Wife of J. E. Givens
Born Mar 12, 1873 Died Apr 1, 1913

Jim Ed
Sallie S.
Oct 1, 1873 Oct 23, 1954                                     Jan 18, 1880
Aug 11, 1970

Luticia - Wife of William Hagen                       William Hagen
Died Oct 9, 1865 Age 37 years                          Died Jun7, 1890 Aged
72 years
"She died as she lived - trusting in God"       "His many virtues formed the
noblest monument to

his memory."
Next row:
W. B. son of E. A. and F. A. Givens
Born Nov 24, 1894 Died Jan 6, 1897

Next row:
George N. Givens
1867- 1937

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