Samuel Livingston

1 September 1831–16 April 1873 (Age 41)
Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Livingston was born on 1 September 1831, his father, Duncan Livingston, was 28 and his mother, Jane Clarkson, was 24. He died on 16 April 1873, at the age of 41, and was buried in Kirk of Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Duncan Livingston
Jane Clarkson
Robert Livingston
Jane Livingston
Samuel Livingston
Samuel Livingston
James Edward Livingston
Agnes Livingstone
John Livingston
Duncan Livingston
Andrew Livingstone
Agnes Livingston
Samuel Livingstone
Margaret Livingston
Archibald Livingston

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World Events (7)

1832 · The Scottish Reform Act

Age 1

The Scottish Reform Act was introduced by Parliament that introduced changes to the election laws in Scotland. The Act didn’t change the method of how the counties elected members but adopted a different solution for each pair of counties. Ultimately, it brought about boundary changes so that some burghs would have more say for the country than others.
1838 · Jenners Department Store Opens its doors

Age 7

Jenners was founded by Charles Jenner as a department store for the community. The original building was destroyed by a fire in 1892 but, with a new design in mind, the store was reopened in 1895 with new features. It was named Harrods of the North after it was given Royal Warrant in 1911 and was visited by Queen Elizabeth II on its 150th anniversary. It was sold to the House of Fraser in 2005, which in 2008, made much needed improvements to the store.

Age 12

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from a place in Lothian, originally named in Middle English as Levingston, from an owner called Levin ( see Lewin 1), who appears in charters of David I in the early 12th century.2 Irish: name adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Ó Duinnshléibhe and Mac Duinnshléibhe ( see Dunleavy ).3 Americanized form of Jewish Lowenstein .

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

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  • Samuel Livingston, "Find A Grave Index"

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