Rev John Henry Livingston
Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York, USA
|Death||20 Jan 1825 (aged 78)
New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA
|Burial||New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA|
|Memorial ID||116697502 ·|
Sarah Livingston Livingston
1752–1814 (m. 1776)
The inscription was in Latin and English.
Sacred/to the Memory/of the/Rev. John H. Livingston, D.D.S.T.P./Born at Poughkeepsie, State of New York, May 30th 1746/Educated for the Ministry at the University of Utrecht, in Holland/Called to the pastoral office of the Reformed Dutch Church/in New-York, 1770/ Appointed by the General Synod of the Reformed Dutch Church/ in America, their Professor of Didactic and Polemic/Theology in 1784. And elected to the Presidency of Queen's/College, New-Jersey, in 1810/There in performance of the duties of his office, and blessed in/the enjoyment of mental energy, high reputation, and dis-/tinguished usefulness, he suddenly, but sweetly fell/asleep in Jesus, January 20th, 1825, in the 79th/year of his age, the 55th of his Ministry, and/the 41st of his Professional
labours,/In HIm,/With dignified appearance, extensive erudition, almost unrivalled/talents as a sacred orator and professor, were blended manners/polished, candid and attractive, all ennobled by the entire devo-/tion to his Savior, which became such a servant to yield to such/ a Master.
In token of their gratitude for his services, and veneration/ for his memory, the General Synod have ordered this Monu-/mental Stone to be erected.
- Created by: Shirley Stanton
- Added: 7 Sep 2013
- Find a Grave Memorial 116697502
Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev John Henry Livingston (30 May 1746–20 Jan 1825), Find a Grave Memorial no. 116697502, citing First Reformed Church Cemetery, New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Shirley Stanton (contributor 46546723) .