John Henry Livingston

LIVINGSTON, John Henry. b. Poughkeepsie, New York, 30 May 1746; d. New Brunswick, New Jersey, 20 January 1825. He was the son of Henry Livingston, a member of both the legislature of colony and of the state of New York and a one of the drafters of the constitution of the state of New York, who, with his cousin, Phillip (a signer of the Declaration of Independence and John Henry’s father-in-law), led one of the richest, most politically influential families in the early United States. John Henry was educated at Yale College (BA 1762) and the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands (STD 1769). He married Sarah Livingston in 1775; their son, Henry A. Livingston (1776-1849), was a New York State...

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