Thomas Jefferson Liston

1881–1958 (Age 77)
Otway, Scioto, Ohio, United States

The Life of Thomas Jefferson

When Thomas Jefferson Liston was born on 5 January 1881, in Otway, Scioto, Ohio, United States, his father, Moses Liston, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Jane Davis, was 26. He married Margaret A Hamilton on 18 February 1920, in Otway, Scioto, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Brush Creek Township, Scioto, Ohio, United States for about 20 years and District 1227, Thomas, Georgia, United States in 1940. He died on 11 March 1958, in Thomasville, Thomas, Georgia, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Tavares, Lake, Florida, United States.

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Thomas Jefferson Liston
Margaret A Hamilton
Marriage: 18 February 1920
Thomas Robert Liston

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18 February 1920
Otway, Scioto, Ohio, United States


  • Thomas Robert Liston


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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

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.
1887 · Eatonville is Incorporated

Age 6

On August 15, 1887, the town of Eatonville was incorporated into Orange County, Florida. The town is significant for being one of the first all-black, self-governed municipalities in the country.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 21

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

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 J Liston in household of Moses Liston, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Thomas J Liston in household of Moses Liston, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thomas J Liston, "United States Census, 1940"

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