Geniel Livingston

5 September 1908–17 June 1984 (Age 75)
Fountain Green, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Geniel

When Geniel Livingston was born on 5 September 1908, in Fountain Green, Sanpete, Utah, United States, her father, Joseph Franklin Livingston, was 24 and her mother, Mercie Ella Ivory, was 25. She married Lavar Windon Thatcher on 24 June 1931. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years. She died on 17 June 1984, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lavar Windon Thatcher
Geniel Livingston
Marriage: 24 June 1931
Mervyn Livingston Thatcher

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 June 1931
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1909 · The NAACP is formed
    Age 1
    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
    1909 · The Cathedral of the Madeleine
    Age 1
    The Cathedral of the Madeleine is a Roman Catholic church that was completed in 1909 and currently serves as a cathedral for the Catholic community in Salt Lake City. It is the only cathedral in the U.S. under the patronage of St. Mary Magdalene.
    1928 · The Tower Theater
    Age 20
    The Tower Theatre is a historic film theater operated by the Salt Lake Film Society. The theater presents independent films and is a venue for the Sundance Film Festival. It also presents classic films on occasional weekends and hosts a movie-rental library for those that want to expand their cinematic knowledge.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Memories of my Grandma Geniel

    Eating Eskimo Pies and toast with cheese spread at her house Swimming at the pool next door while she watched through the window Playing in the basement and upstairs room Watching her knit. …

    Sources (18)

    • Geniel Livingston, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Gerriel Livingston Thatcher in household of La Var Window Thatcher, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Geniel Livingston, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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