Duncan Livingston

Male9 December 1769–

Brief Life History of Duncan

Duncan Livingston was born on 9 December 1769, in Lismore, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom as the son of Miles Livingston and Mary Mcarthur.

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Family Time Line

Miles Livingston
Mary Mcarthur
Mary Livingston
1766–
Duncan Livingston
1769–
Dorothy Livingstone
1772–

Sources (1)

  • Duncan Livingston, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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Siblings (3)

World Events (6)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 33

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.

1815

Age 46

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

1830

Age 61

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in Lothian, originally named in Middle English as Levingston. The placename derives from the Middle English personal name Leving (genitive Levinges) + Middle English, Older Scots toun ‘town, village, settlement’.

Irish: surname adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Ó Duinnshléibhe and Mac Duinnshléibhe (see Dunleavy ).

Americanized form of Jewish Lowenstein .

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

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