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Livingston Billings
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Birth: Feb. 24, 1785
Poughkeepsie
Dutchess County
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 12, 1823
Monticello
Sullivan County
New York, USA

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Livingston Billings was the first lawyer of Monticello, and he came here from Poughkeepsie before Sullivan was yet a county. Traditions say that he came here on horseback expecting to find a thriving village, and that he rode through Main Street, now Broadway, over the westward hill, without suspecting that he had passed through the place. He continued his journey until he reached the home of Uzziel Royce, where upon inquires he was told that he had already passed through the future Capitol.

~~Republican Watchman, Monticello, NY, Friday, June 24, 1927
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The last session of the board at which Livingston Billings officiated as clerk was held on Oct. 7th, 1823. He died Nov. 12th of that year, at the early age of 37, and his remains were entombed in the old village cemetery.

~~Republican Watchman, Monticello, NY, Friday December 3, 1886.
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Birth year determined from age (37) at death.

Parents:
Andrew Billings
Cornelia Livingston
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Andrew Billings (1743 - 1808)
  Cornelia Livingston Billings (1752 - 1820)
 
 Sibling:
  Cornelia Billings Street (1781 - 1838)*
  Livingston Billings (1785 - 1823)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint John Street Cemetery
Monticello
Sullivan County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Peter Mc
Record added: Feb 18, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65822118
Livingston Billings
Added by: Sullivan Purcell
 
 
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 Added: Jul. 16, 2014
 
 
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