Thomas George Liston

1896–1967 (Age 71)
Monaca, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Thomas George

When Thomas George Liston was born on 7 April 1896, in Monaca, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Michael Muvhill Liston, was 32 and his mother, Bridgette Mathilda Van Kirk, was 23. He died on 19 July 1967, in Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Monaca, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Michael Muvhill Liston
Bridgette Mathilda Van Kirk
Josanna V Liston
Daniel James Liston
Mary Liston
Ella Liston
Thomas George Liston
Edward Anthony Liston
Tresca Liston
Stella Margaret Liston
Kathryn Elizabeth Liston McClain
Irene L Liston

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 9

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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 G Liston in household of Bridgett Liston, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thomas Liston in household of Micheal Liston, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Thomas G Liston in household of Mike Liston, "United States Census, 1900"

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