John Orrel Livingston

1740–1824 (Age 84)
Virginia, United States

The Life of John Orrel

When John Orrel Livingston was born after 1740, in Virginia, United States, his father, Cornelius Livingston, was 3 and his mother, Frances Muscoe, was 29. He had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Lucinda Lively Martin. He died about 1824, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 83.

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John Orrel Livingston
Lucinda Lively Martin
Catherine Livingston
John Livingston Sr.
Edith Livingston Land
Mildred Livingston
William Martin Livingston
Orrell Livingston

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Parents & Siblings

  • Cornelius Livingston


  • Frances Muscoe




  • Male1740–1824Male

  • Muscoe Livingston


  • Thomas Livingston


World Events (7)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 18

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.

Age 36

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 40

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

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)

  • Orrell Livingston, "North Carolina Estate Files, 1663-1979"
  • Robert M. Abbott in entry for Robert B. Padgett and Frances E. Abbott, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Holcombe Coffee in entry for Chas. E. Padgett and Arian E. Coffee, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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