Thomas Clark Liston

1825–1902 (Age 76)
Newhaven, Midlothian, Scotland

The Life of Thomas Clark

When Thomas Clark Liston was born on 26 October 1825, his father, John Liston, was 25 and his mother, Margaret Colquhoon Clark, was 30. He married Helen Watson in 1848, in Torthorwald, Dumfriesshire, Scotland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 13 May 1902, in Forth, Lanarkshire, Scotland, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Clark Liston
1825–1902
Helen Watson
1828–
Marriage: 1848
Lucy Liston
1850–
Margaret Clark Liston
1856–
Thomas Clark Liston
1859–
Helen Watson Liston
1861–
Georgina Winton Liston
1863–
Thomas Liston
1866–
Helen Liston
1868–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1848
Torthorwald, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
children

(7)

  • Lucy Liston

    Female1850–Female

  • Margaret Clark Liston

    Female1856–Female

  • Thomas Clark Liston

    Male1859–Male

  • Helen Watson Liston

    Female1861–Female

  • Georgina Winton Liston

    Female1863–Female

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1800–1848Male

  • Margaret Colquhoon Clark

    Female1795–1850Female

siblings

(3)

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Essex, so named from the Old English personal name Lissa (probably a pet form of Lēofsige; see Livesay 2) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.2 Scottish: habitational name from places in West Lothian and Midlothian, which probably have the same origin as in 1. This surname is also found in Ireland.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Clark Liston in entry for Helen Watson Liston, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Thomas Liston, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
  • Thomas Clark Liston in entry for Helen Watson Liston, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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