John Matthew Livingston

1804–1873 (Age 68)
Peach Bottom Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John Matthew

When John Matthew Livingston was born on 4 September 1804, in Peach Bottom Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Livingston, was 32 and his mother, Jeanette "Jennie" Dinsmore, was 21. He married Sarah Ramsay on 2 August 1836. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 15 July 1873, in Jackson Township, Ashland, Ohio, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

John Matthew Livingston
1804–1873
Sarah Ramsay
1809–1894
Marriage: 2 August 1836
Elizabeth W. Livingston
1837–
Jane M. Livingston
1841–
Sarah A. Livingston
1844–
Thomas R. Livingston
1846–
Thomas Ramsey Livingston
1846–
Hugh Matthew Livingston
1851–1899
John Andrew Livingston
1848–
John A Livingston
1849–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
2 August 1836
children

(8)

  • Elizabeth W. Livingston

    Female1837–Female

  • Jane M. Livingston

    Female1841–Female

  • Sarah A. Livingston

    Female1844–Female

  • Thomas R. Livingston

    Male1846–Male

  • Thomas Ramsey Livingston

    Male1846–Male

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • John Livingston

    Male1772–1843Male

  • Jeanette "Jennie" Dinsmore

    Female1783–Female

siblings

(11)

  • Sarah Jane Livingston

    Female1802–Female

  • Dr Andrew Livingston

    Male1803–Male

  • Male1804–1873Male

  • Mary Livingston

    Female1806–Female

  • Anne Livingston

    Female1810–Female

+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1808

Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1810 · Change of capital city

Age 6

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 21

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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)

  • John M Livingston, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Livingston, "United States Census, 1860"
  • J M Livingston, "United States Census, 1850"

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