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Luther S. Livingston was born at Grand Rapids, Michigan, on July 7, 1864. His mother's father, Luther Lincoln, was a nature-loving wanderer who transmitted an abiding fondness for the deep woods and for lofty pines. From the neighbourhood of Taunton, Massachusetts, he took his young wife to Michigan. They were pioneers on the outskirts of what is now Detroit, and then moved on to the river bank beside the rapids, where they were among the first to claim a home site. Their daughter Keziah