Family:Francis Preston and Sarah Campbell (1)

Facts and Events
Marriage[1][2] 10 Jan 1793 Botetourt, Virginia, United Statesin The Stone House
Children
BirthDeath
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6 Jul 1852
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13 Oct 1847
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13 Jan 1818 Abingdon, Virginia
References
  1. International Genealogical Index. (LDS Church, 1999-2005).
  2. Dorman, John Frederick. The Prestons of Smithfield and Greenfield in Virginia: descendants of John and Elizabeth (Patton) Preston through five generatons. (Louisville, Kentucky: Filson Club, c1982).

    27. Francis PRESTON (William2, John1) was born on August 2, 1765 in Greenfield, Botetourt Co., VA. He married Sarah Buchanan Campbell on January 10, 1793 in The Stone House, Botetourt Co., VA. He died on May 26, 1835 in Columbia, SC, at age 69.
    Francis was a member of the Virginia Senate, General of Militia and Member of Congress.
    Children of Francis Preston include:
    117. i. Isaac Trimble PRESTON was born in 1793 in Rockbridge Co., VA. He married Catherine Lawn Layton on November 20, 1828 in New Orleans, LA. Isaac married Margaret Newman Hewes on January 1, 1845. He died on July 6, 1852.
    Sarah Buchanan CAMPBELL, daughter of Gen. William and Elizabeth (Henry) Campbell, was born on April 22, 1778 in Aspenvale, Smyth Co., VA. She died on July 23, 1846 in Abingdon, VA, at age 68.
    Children of Francis Preston and Sarah Buchanan Campbell were as follows:
    118. i. William Campbell PRESTON, born December 27, 1794 in Philadelphia, PA; married Maria Eliza Coalter; married Louisa Penelope Davis.
    119. ii. Eliza Henry PRESTON was born on August 11, 1796 in "Salt Works", Washington Co., VA. She married Edward C. Carrington on May 16, 1820 in Abingdon, VA.
    120. iii. Francis Smith PRESTON was born on June 21, 1798 in "Salt Works", Washington Co., VA. He died on March 21, 1801 at age 2.
    + 121. iv. Susan Smith PRESTON, born March 5, 1800 in "Salt Works", Washington Co., VA; married James McDowell.
    122. v. Sarah Buchanan PRESTON was born on February 14, 1802 in "Salt Works", Washington Co., VA. She married John Buchanan Floyd, son of John Floyd and Letitia Preston, on June 1, 1830 in Washington Co., VA. She died on May 7, 1879 in Abingdon, VA, at age 77.
    123. vi. Ann Sophonisba PRESTON, born April 9, 1803 in "Salt Works", Washington Co., VA; married Robert Jefferson Breckinridge (#85). See #85 for this family.
    124. vii. Jane Robertson PRESTON was born on June 30, 1804 in "Salt Works", Washington Co., VA. She died in August, 1804.
    125. viii. Maria Thornton Carter PRESTON was born on December 12, 1805 in "Salt Works", Washington Co., VA. She married John Montgomery Preston on September 20, 1837 in Washington Co., VA. She died on October 18, 1842 in Abingdon, VA, at age 36.
    126. ix. Charles Henry Campbell PRESTON was born on September 13, 1807 in "Salt Works", Washington Co., VA. He married Mary S. Beale in January, 1829 in Botetourt Co., VA. He died on January 13, 1832 in "Salt Works", Washington Co., VA, at age 24.
    127. x. John Smith PRESTON was born on April 20, 1809 in "Salt Works", Washington Co., VA. He married Caroline Martha Hampton on April 28, 1830 in Columbia, SC. He died on May 1, 1881 in Columbia, SC, at age 72.
    John lived in 1840 in Columbia, SC. He was commissioned assistant adjutant general with rank of lieutenant colonel on August 13, 1861. In July 1863 he became superintendent of the Bureau of Conscription in Richmond and was first promoted to colonel on Apr 23, 1863 and then Brigadier General on June 10, 1864.
    128. xi. James Madison PRESTON was born on May 18, 1811 in "Salt Works", Washington Co., VA. He died on January 22, 1812.
    129. xii. Thomas Lewis PRESTON was born on November 20, 1812 in Abingdon, VA. He married Elizabeth Breckinridge Watts, daughter of Edward Watts and Elizabeth Breckinridge, on September 18, 1842 in Roanoke Co., VA. He married Anna Maria Saunders on August 31, 1846 in Campbell Co., VA. He died on March 20, 1903 in "Wyndhurst", Albemarle Co., VA, at age 90.
    130. xiii. Robert Gamble PRESTON was born on October 9, 1815 in "Salt Works", Washington Co., VA. He died on December 18, 1815.
    + 131. xiv. Margaret Buchanan Frances PRESTON, born January 13, 1818 in Abingdon, VA; married Wade Hampton III.