Sarah Wilma Livingston

10 August 1905–20 April 1994 (Age 88)
Lowndes, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Sarah Wilma

When Sarah Wilma Livingston was born on 10 August 1905, in Lowndes, Mississippi, United States, her father, John Thomas Livingston, was 29 and her mother, Nancy Kate Dowdle, was 28. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Henry Lake Vaiden Sr. She lived in Columbus, Lowndes, Mississippi, United States in 1930 and Beat 2, Lowndes, Mississippi, United States in 1940. She died on 20 April 1994, in Lowndes, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Rowan Cemetery, Lowndes, Mississippi, United States.

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Henry Lake Vaiden Sr
Sarah Wilma Livingston
Lucy K Vaiden
Henry Lake Vaiden Jr

Spouse and Children



    Lucy K Vaiden


    Henry Lake Vaiden Jr


Parents and Siblings

    John Thomas Livingston





    Thomas Dewitt Livingston



    John Rufus Livingston


World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 2

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.

Age 24

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah W Livingston in household of C*S Livingston, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sarah W Livingston in household of Kate Livingston, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Wilma Vaiden in household of Kate Livingston, "United States Census, 1930"

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