Tury Esther Livengood

30 May 1894–25 September 1982 (Age 88)
Davidson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Tury Esther

When Tury Esther Livengood was born on 30 May 1894, in Davidson, North Carolina, United States, her father, William Allison Livengood, was 33 and her mother, Crissie Jane Isabelle Livengood, was 28. She married Rufus Early Jordan on 18 April 1910, in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Midway Township, Davidson, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States in 1982. She died on 25 September 1982, in Davidson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Midway, Davidson, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rufus Early Jordan
1884–1949
Tury Esther Livengood
1894–1982
Marriage: 18 April 1910
Charlie Elery Jordan
1911–1998
Emma Lee Jordan
1914–2004
Jordan
1915–
Early Clarence Jordan
1916–1963
Essie Mae Jordan
1918–2009
Fannie Jorden
1931–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 April 1910
Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States
children

(6)

    Male1911–1998Male

    Emma Lee Jordan

    Female1914–2004Female

    Jordan

    Male1915–Male

    Male1916–1963Male

    Essie Mae Jordan

    Female1918–2009Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 3

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1917

Age 23

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Liebengut or Leibengut ( see Levengood ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lucy E Jordan in household of Rufus E Jordan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ester Jorden in household of Early Jorden, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lucy Jordan in household of Arthur L Livengood, "United States Census, 1920"

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