Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.

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Sometimes spelt Livingstone.


Thomas Livingston.
He mar Feb 1753 ["Old Deer", Aberdeen] to Mary Robertson [poss. "Mally", born think 1735].
Mary died 10 Jan 1816, age think 81 yrs.
She was bur St. Nicholas', Aberdeen.
They had issue:

  1. Dr. William Livingston,
    born 1760.
    Prof of Medicine at Marischal College, Aberdeen.

  2. Thomas Livingston,
    bapt 4 Nov 1762 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen].

  3. Capt. Hay Livingston,
    bapt 14 Dec 1774 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen].
    Hay does NOT stand for Henry. Hay is a prominent Scottish surname.
    Listed as Captain, in 30th Regiment of Foot, at marriage 1796.
    He mar 3 Mar 1796 to Elizabeth Martin [descendant of Robert III, King of Scotland and of Henry I].
    They mar at St.Nicholas', Aberdeen. See mar notice in Aberdeen Journal, around March 1796.
    She would be "the Lady of Captain Livingston" who helped get Christian Milne's poems published in 1805.
    Capt. Hay and Elizabeth had issue:

    1. Elizabeth Livingston,
      bapt 5 Mar 1798 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen].
      She mar 17 June 1819 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen] to Dr. Patrick Blaikie and had issue.

    2. Alexander Livingston,
      bapt 5 July 1799 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen].

    3. Thomas Livingston,
      bapt 5 Sept 1801 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen].
      He is probably Dr. Thomas Livingston, physician in Aberdeen, and for upwards of 32 years first physician to the Infirmary, who died 9 Mar 1875, age 75 yrs [grave, St.Nicholas', Aberdeen].

    4. Mary Livingston,
      bapt 3 Mar 1805 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen].

    5. Margaret Livingston,
      bapt 27 Apr 1811 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen].
      She mar 27 June 1831 [St.Nicholas', Aberdeen] to Capt. Andrew Armstrong Barnes and had issue:

      1. Joseph Edmund Barnes,
        bapt 27 Apr 1832, at Dumbarton.

Livingston graves, St. Nicholas', Aberdeen

Livingston graves, near E wall (centre) of St. Nicholas' churchyard, Aberdeen.

Livingston grave, St.Nicholas', Aberdeen.
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From findagrave. Added 2015.


Must be related

The following Elizabeth Livingston is on the Smith grave at St.Nicholas', Aberdeen.

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