Thomas Jefferson Liston

1841–1916 (Age 74)
Blanchester, Marion Township, Clinton, Ohio, United States

The Life of Thomas Jefferson

When Thomas Jefferson Liston was born on 15 June 1841, in Blanchester, Marion Township, Clinton, Ohio, United States, his father, William Albert Liston Sr., was 54 and his mother, Elizabeth, was 37. He married Emma Amanda Alexander on 17 January 1867, in Douglas, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. He lived in Cimarron, Oklahoma, United States in 1900 and Cimarron Township, Payne, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. He died on 17 April 1916, in Ripley, Payne, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Ripley, Payne, Oklahoma, United States.

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Thomas Jefferson Liston
Emma Amanda Alexander
Marriage: 17 January 1867
Alice A. Liston
Charles Grant Liston
Hatty Liston
Katie Ann Liston
Lucinda Clarina Liston
Evy Liston
Bertha Nettie Liston

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17 January 1867
Douglas, Kansas, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 19

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 20

Kansas is the 34th state

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Essex, so named from the Old English personal name Lissa (probably a pet form of Lēofsige; see Livesay 2) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.2 Scottish: habitational name from places in West Lothian and Midlothian, which probably have the same origin as in 1. This surname is also found in Ireland.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Thomas J Listen, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Thomas Liston, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Thomas J Liston, "United States Census, 1910"

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