D1 - John Livesay -
C1 - Robert Livesay / sey -
B1 - Thomas Livezey -
A1 - Thomas Livesey -
The LHS has assigned a letter identification (ID) to Livesay/ey immigrants when their
identification and proof of North American immigration period can be established.

This system is separate from any identification system of English ancestry remaining in the UK.

Additional lines will be added when identified.
Every attempt is made to integrate these lines with the place or origin and their families.
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~ Among the variations in the spelling of our surname are ~
LEVESEY, LEVSAY, LIEVSAY, LIFSAY, LIFSEY, LIVASY, LIVCEY,

LIVECY, LIVESAY, LIVESEY, LIVESLEY, LIVESY, LIVESEYE, LIVEZEY,

LIVSEY, LIVSHEY, LIVEZLY, LIVEZLEY, LIVZEY, LOVESEY, LOVESY, LOVESAY, LUFSEY, LYVESAYE
Arrived in Bergen County, New Jersey, from Holland. Some sources suggest he was a descendant of Sir Michael Livesay of East Church, Kent, England.
Was born in 1730 at Feniscowles Old Hall near Blackburn, Lancashire, England to Thomas and Alice (Marsden) Livesey. He married Margaret Stones in
1749. They immigrated to the Colonies with their 4 children, Ann, Thomas Jr. John, Alice before 1762. Their 5th child George was born in 1763 at Fort
Bedford, Pennsylvania. Later they migrated to Southern Virginia and 4 more children were born. The majority of the members of LHS are descendants of
(A1) Thomas Livesey.                                                                                                     
Was born, in Runcorn Parish, Cheshire, England and came to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area between 1682 and 1683. He originally settled on 500 acres
in Pennypack, Dublin Township, now it is the 23 rd. Ward of Philadelphia. This family line was well documented by the Livezey Family Association
which published book and several supplements covering the numerous descendants of Thomas Livezey. The Association later dissolved.
~ Family Lines ~
A1 - Thomas Livesey -
K1 - J.F.B. Livesay -
G1 - John Livesay -
F1 - Buckley Livsey -
M1 - Thomas Livesey -
L1 - Thomas Livesay -
E1 - Henry Livesey -
J1 - Tom Livesey -
N1 - George Livesay -
I1- Thomas John Livesey -
H1 - James Livesey
O1- George Livesey -
P1 - Richard Livesey -
B1 - Thomas Livezey -
C1 - Robert Livesay / sey -
Was found in Prince George County, Virginia, by 1704, and migrated to Henrico County, Virginia, by 1697. It is believed that William Lifsey of
Brunswick County, Virginia, ancestors of the Lifsey of Southwest Virginia, North Carolina and Georgia may be descendants of this John Livesay.
D1 - John Livesay -
Was born in 1834 at Darwin, England and came to America as a child arriving in New York. When he became of age he migrated to Wisconsin, after
he married moved to Omaha, Nebraska. His descendant were stone masons and builders.
E1 - Henry Livesey -
Was born in Manchester, England, He entered the United States through the port of New Orleans. He later settled in Warrenton, Missouri.
F1 - Buckley Livsey -
Native of Blackburn, England, who came to America with his brother, (H1) James Livesey. He settled in the Arkansas River Valley and established the
Livesey Ranch.  He was a descendants of the Feniscowles Old Hall branch of the family in the Pleasington area of Blackburn. He was related to (A1)
Thomas Livesey.
I1 - Thomas Livesey-
Native of Blackburn, England, who came to the Pueblo area of Colorado during the 1870's. With his brother, (I1) Thomas John Livesey. He settled in
the Arkansas River Valley and established the Livesey Ranch.  He was a descendants of the Feniscowles Old Hall branch of the family and thus
related to (A1) Thomas Livesey
H1 - James Livesey -
Father of Gershom Livesay, of France and London, England.  His descendants settled in Fairfield, Connecticut, Chemung County, New York and
Lewanee County, Michigan.
G1 - John Livesay -
L1 - Thomas Livesay -
M1 - Thomas Livesey -
K1 - J.F.B. Livesay -
J1 - Tom Livesey -
From Liverpool, West Bradford, Yorkshire, and Lancashire, England, He migrated to Pennsylvania then Virginia. His descendants are found in the
early records of Virginia, Massachusetts and Illinois.
Was from Rochedale, Lancashire, England, He migrated to St. Louis, Missouri, and Salt Lake City, Utah, He was the son of Thomas Livesey of
Macclesfield, Cheshire, England.
From the Isle of Wight, migrated to Canada in the 1890's and founded the Canadian Press. He is the father of Dr. Dorothy Livesay, internationally
acclaimed poet and author.
From Earby, Lancashire, England, He migrated to Canada in the 1953. He is a descendant of (B4-J1) Joseph Livesey, of Walton-le-Dale and Preston,
Lancashire, England. Founder of the Temperance Movement.
Q1 - David Livsey -
From Manchester, Lancashire, England, who migrated to Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, His descendants are found in California and Canada.
N1 - George Livesay -
From Accrington, Lancashire, England, arrived in Providence, Rhode Island, in 1876, where he joined a large community of former Lancashire residents.
O1 - George Livesey -
From Lancashire, England, who came to the States in 1848 and settled in Buffalo, New York.
P1 - Richard Livesey -
Was from Hedgewood Lane, Lancashire, England.  He migrated and settled in Montgomery, Kendall County, Illinois.
Q1 - David Livsey -
Broken or incomplete lines are not listed with a letter or number at present.
Last updated on March 2014
Do you have Information on your Livesay/Livesey or any of the other spellings and Related Families.
That you would like to share with the
Livesay Historical Society please send it to:
 livesayhistoricalsocietyusa@gmail.com  
or US mail:
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Historian  & Web Designer   
Annette (Coppa) Livesay
805 Branchwood Drive
Kernersville N.C. 27284

The Thomas Livesey line - First in his family to Immigrate from Pleasington, Blackburn, Lancashire,
England to America.

Example : A1-   Thomas Livesey 1729 - 1797 - A1s   Margret Stones 1730 - 1780

Their Children                          Spouse:
s                                                Additional  Marriages
The sequence of children's birth
                                                                       1st - s1     2nd - s2    3rd - s3
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Margaret Walton                       
Rebeca Carter                         
 
Robert Carter                         
Nancy Anderson                   
Abraham Griffith                  
Susannah McGeehee             
Sarah Mosby McGehee         
Enoch Osborne                      
A1- 1 - Ann  
2 - Thomas Jr.  
3 - John  
4 - Alice  
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5 - George     
6 - Margaret         
7 - Peter
8 - Andrew
9 - Mary
0     10th Child    
a     11th Child    
b
    12th Child   
c
     13th Child   
= A12s
= A13s
= A14s
= A15s
= A16s
= A17s  
= A18s
= A19s
=  A11  
= A12
= A13
= A14
= A15
= A16
=A17
=A18   
=A19
=A10
=A1a
=A1b
=A1c
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.                   Periods in a number, such as A153.22c.72s - Are only for ease of reading, with no other significance.

(a)                  Adopted child
(a1)  (a2)        More than 1 adopted child

(s)                  Single step-child
(s1) (s2)         More than 1 step-child

Numbers or letters in parentheses are used in place of a normal generation number.
When adopted children or step-children are in the same family with birth children.
The birth children are given the usual generation numbers.
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