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
Tury Esther Livengood
Marriage: 18 April 1910
Charlie Elery Jordan
Emma Lee Jordan
Early Clarence Jordan
Essie Mae Jordan
Fannie Jorden

Spouse and Children

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



    Emma Lee Jordan





    Essie Mae Jordan


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+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.

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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