John M. Livingston

1857–
Tennessee, United States

The Life of John M.

When John M. Livingston was born about 1857, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Thomas Elliot Livingston, was 35 and his mother, Mary Polly Smith, was 34.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Elliot Livingston
1822–1902
Mary Polly Smith
1823–1894
Ambrose Haydon Livingston
1850–1913
John M. Livingston
1857–
Lucretia A. "Lettie" Livingston
1858–1882
Matilda Livingston
1861–
James Livingston
1863–
Henry B Livingston
1853–1934
Nancy J Livingston
1855–1881

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(7)

  • Ambrose Haydon Livingston

    Male1850–1913Male

  • Henry B Livingston

    Male1853–1934Male

  • Nancy J Livingston

    Female1855–1881Female

  • Male1857–Male

  • Lucretia A. "Lettie" Livingston

    Female1858–1882Female

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World Events (3)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 5

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1863

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 6

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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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