Philip Livingston (1716-1778) was born 15 Jan. 1716 in Albany, Albany Co., New York, British Colonial America. He was the son of Phillip Livingston and Catharina Van Brugh. He married Christina Ten Broeck on 14 Apr. 1740 in Albany. He died 12 Jun. 1778 in York Co., Pennsylvania. He was one of the eminent men for whom Wilford Woodruff initiated proxy temple ordinance work in Aug. 1877.
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Excerpt:August 21, 1877 ~ Tuesday Aug 21, 1877 I Wilford Woodruff went to the Temple of the Lord this morning and was Baptized for 100 persons who were dead including the signers of the Declaration of Independance all except John Hancock and [William Floyd] I was Baptized for the following names [FIGURES] [FIGURE] William Hooper Benjamin Franklin Joseph Hewes John Morton John Penn George Cliymer Button ...Dates:August 21, 1877