John Montgomery Livingston

1902–1988 (Age 85)
Scotchtown, Wallkill, Orange, New York, United States

The Life of John Montgomery

When John Montgomery Livingston was born on 3 August 1902, in Scotchtown, Wallkill, Orange, New York, United States, his father, David William Livingston, was 30 and his mother, Margaret Henry, was 30. He lived in Orange, New York, United States in 1910 and Wallkill, Orange, New York, United States in 1930. He died on 12 March 1988, in Middletown, Orange, New York, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

David William Livingston
Margaret Henry
Samuel David Livingston
Jenny Marjorie Livingston
Charles Henry Livingston
John Montgomery Livingston
William P. Livingston

Parents & Siblings

  • David William Livingston


  • Margaret Henry




World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 15

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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 in household of David W Livingston, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John M Livingston in household of David W Livingston, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Montgomery Livingston, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

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