John Oswald Livingston

1895–1955 (Age 59)
South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

The Life of John Oswald

When John Oswald Livingston was born on 18 September 1895, in South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, his father, David Livingston, was 33 and his mother, Louisa Matthews, was 30. He married Marguerite Cecelia Leitch on 6 October 1923, in Brunswick, Victoria, Australia. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 1 July 1955, in his hometown, at the age of 59, and was buried in Fawkner, Victoria, Australia.

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Family Time Line

John Oswald Livingston
Marguerite Cecelia Leitch
Marriage: 6 October 1923
David Matthews Livingston

Spouse & Children

6 October 1923
Brunswick, Victoria, Australia


Parents & Siblings

  • David Livingston


  • Louisa Matthews




World Events (8)


Age 6

First Federal election.

Age 6

The Australian flag flown for the first time.

Age 16

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from a place in Lothian, originally named in Middle English as Levingston, from an owner called Levin ( see Lewin 1), who appears in charters of David I in the early 12th century.2 Irish: name adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Ó Duinnshléibhe and Mac Duinnshléibhe ( see Dunleavy ).3 Americanized form of Jewish Lowenstein .

Possible Related Names

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

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