Thomas Tilton Liston

1878–1918 (Age 39)
Martins Ferry, Pease Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States

The Life of Thomas Tilton

When Thomas Tilton Liston was born on 16 August 1878, in Martins Ferry, Pease Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States, his father, Martin Liston, was 36 and his mother, Victoria Tilton, was 24. He married Beatrice Sicily Perry in 1897, in Martins Ferry, Pease Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Pease Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Ohio, United States in 1918. He died on 17 April 1918, in Martins Ferry, Pease Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Upland, Belmont, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Tilton Liston
Beatrice Sicily Perry
Marriage: 1897
Walter Ernest Liston
Roy T Liston
Elizabeth L. Liston
Thomas Perry Liston
Vera Liston

Spouse & Children

Martins Ferry, Pease Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Martin Liston


  • Female1853–1930Female



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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 12

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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 T Liston, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Thomas Liston in household of Marten Liston, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Thos T Listen in household of Victoria Listen, "United States Census, 1900"

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