Richard James Livingston

Brief Life History of Richard James

When Richard James Livingston was born on 10 March 1901, in Greenleaf Township, Sanilac, Michigan, United States, his father, Neil Stanley Livingston, was 43 and his mother, Debbie Hilts, was 15. He married Adeline Stella Hewitt on 14 July 1926, in Durham, West Grey, Grey, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Sterling Township, Macomb, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 17 March 1979, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

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Richard James Livingston
1901–1979
Adeline Stella Hewitt
1905–1984
Marriage: 14 July 1926
Deborah Livingston
1929–1929
Richard James Livingston Jr.
1930–1930
Richard William Livingston
1935–2007

Sources (12)

  • Richard J Livingston, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Richard Livingstone, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Richard J Livingston, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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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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