Terence Ambrose Liston

1897–1963 (Age 65)
Orillia, King, Washington, United States

The Life of Terence Ambrose

When Terence Ambrose Liston was born on 7 December 1897, in Orillia, King, Washington, United States, his father, Terence John Liston, was 28 and his mother, Mary Ellen Bow, was 34. He married Anna C. Rotter on 28 September 1922, in Kent, King, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Seattle, King, Washington, United States in 1930 and Des Moines, King, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 27 August 1963, in Kent, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Saint Patrick Catholic Cemetery, Kent, King, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Terence Ambrose Liston
Anna C. Rotter
Marriage: 28 September 1922
Ann Louise Liston
William Liston
Mary Liston
Patrica Liston
Raymond Liston

Spouse & Children

28 September 1922
Kent, King, Washington, United States


  • Ann Louise Liston


  • William Liston


  • Mary Liston


  • Patrica Liston


  • Raymond Liston


Parents & Siblings



  • Male1897–1979Male

  • Male1897–1963Male

  • Edward J. Liston


  • Mary Liston


  • Thomas R Liston


World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1899 · Mount Rainier National Park is Established

Age 2

Mount Rainier was established as a state park on March 2, 1899 with legislation was signed by President McKinley. Mount Rainier is a volcanic peak surrounded by forests.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 19

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)

  • Terence A Liston, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Terence Liston in household of Terence Liston, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Terence Liston, "United States Census, 1930"

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