b.13 Dec 1654 Ancrum, Roxburghshire, Scotland
d.1 Oct 1728
m. 23 Jun 1635
Facts and Events
Robert Livingston the Elder (December 13, 1654 – October 1, 1728) was a New York colonial official, fur trader, and businessman; he was granted a patent to 160,000 acres (650 km²/ 250 sq mi) along the Hudson River, and became the first lord of Livingston Manor.
He married Alida Schuyler (widow of Nicholas Van Rensselaer) in 1679. They had nine children together, including Philip, Robert and Gilbert. He was also uncle of Robert Livingston the Younger, grandfather of Philip Livingston and William Livingston.