John Motley Livingston

1873–1964 (Age 90)
Eastover, Richland, South Carolina

The Life of John Motley

When John Motley Livingston was born on 10 July 1873, in Eastover, Richland, South Carolina, United States, his father, John B Livingston, was 37 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Motley, was 26. He died on 4 June 1964, in Eastover, Richland, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

John B Livingston
Sarah Elizabeth Motley
Cornelia Frances Livingston
Maggie E Livingston
Harry P Livingston
William H. Livingston
John Motley Livingston
James David Livingston
Mamie Peninnah Livingston
Mattie Rebecca Livingston

Parents & Siblings

  • John B Livingston


  • Sarah Elizabeth Motley




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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1878 · Liberian Exodus

Age 5

April 21, 1878, around 206 African Americans boarde the ship Azor for Liberia.The cause for this is with the rise of political power, it makes life even harder for the African Americans.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 25

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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.

Sources (3)

  • Mr John Motley Livingston, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • John Motley Livingston in entry for Miss Mamie P Livingston, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • John Motley Livingston, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"

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