John Luther Livingston

1895–1965 (Age 70)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of John Luther

When John Luther Livingston was born on 14 March 1895, in Mississippi, United States, his father, John Livingston, was 40 and his mother, Emily A Burns, was 33. He married Birdie Theresa Webster (Bates) on 8 February 1920, in Nashville, Howard, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in McCurtain, Oklahoma, United States in 1935 and White Township, McCurtain, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died on 27 November 1965, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Southland Cemetery, Grand Prairie, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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John Luther Livingston
Birdie Theresa Webster (Bates)
Marriage: 8 February 1920
Winfred Livingston
Inez Livingston
James Livingston
Dale Livingston

Spouse & Children

8 February 1920
Nashville, Howard, Arkansas, United States


  • Winfred Livingston


  • Inez Livingston


  • James Livingston


  • Dale Livingston


Parents & Siblings

  • John Livingston


  • Female1862–1948Female



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World Events (8)

1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 6

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 12

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 19

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

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 L Livingston in household of John Livingston, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John L Livingston, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Luther Livingston in entry for Mr Carroll Dale Livingston, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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