|Acting colonial governor of New York between 4th and 5th governors|
|Preceded by||Sir Edmund Andros|
|Succeeded by||Thomas Dongan|
A granddaughter of Brockholls is Susanna French, daughter of Mr. Philip French, of New Brunswick, NJ. Susanna French was wife to William Livingston, "War-Governor" during the American Revolution, and was the mother of Henry Brockholst Livingston, who was associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court from 1806-1823.
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