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Mary Livingstone (Moffatt)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Griquatown, Cape Colony, South Africa
Death: Died in Chupanga, Mozambique
Cause of death: Died of malaria
Place of Burial: Chupanga, Mozambique
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Robert Moffat, Dr. and Mary (Gray) Moffat
Wife of Dr. David Livingstone
Mother of Robert Moffat Livingstone; Agnes Livingstone; Thomas Steele Livingstone; Elizabeth Pyne Livingstone; William Oswell Livingstone and 1 other
Sister of Ann Moffat; Robert Moffat; Robert Moffat; Helen Moffat; Elizabeth Moffat and 4 others

Managed by: Alison Liddell Muller (Griffiths)
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About Mary Livingstone (Moffatt)

From Rhodesia's Pioneer Women: Mary Moffatt, 1862 (Mrs David Livingstone). Daughter of Rev. Robert Moffat. Married Dr. Livingstone at Kuruman in 1845. Lived in Bechuanaland and in England for some years. In 1862 Mrs Livingstone travelled to the Zambesi to join her husband, but died of fever soon after; her grave is at Shupanga on the banks of the Zambesi. Pp. 113- 121 "First Steps in Civilizing Rhodesia,” by Jeannie M. Boggie. David Livingstone wrote; ".... Poor Mary sleeps on Shupanga brae and beeks forenent the sun. ..” Extract from an article by Rev. J. S. Moffat in the Cape Argus.

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Mary Livingstone's Timeline

1821
April 12, 1821
Griquatown, Cape Colony, South Africa
1845
January 2, 1845
Age 23
Kuruman, Bechuanaland
1846
January 9, 1846
Age 24
Mabotsa, Bechuanaland
1847
June 13, 1847
Age 26
Chonuane, Bechuanaland
1849
March 7, 1849
Age 27
Kolongbeng, Bechuanaland
1850
August 4, 1850
Age 29
Kolongbeng, Bechuanaland
1851
September 15, 1851
Age 30
River Zouga, Bechuanaland
1858
November 16, 1858
Age 37
Kuruman, Kalahari District Council, Northern Cape, South Africa
1862
April 27, 1862
Age 41
Chupanga, Mozambique
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Chupanga, Mozambique