John Peter Livingston

1878–1950 (Age 72)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of John Peter

John Peter Livingston was born on 8 December 1878, in South Carolina, United States. He married Martha Emma Gordon about 1921, in Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 1 December 1950, in Sherman, Grayson, Texas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Whitewright, Fannin, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Peter Livingston
1878–1950
Martha Emma Gordon
1887–1978
Marriage: about 1921
John Peter Livingston Jr.
1923–1966
Myrtle Frances Livingston
1926–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1921
Texas, United States
children

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World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 3

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

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.

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