Family:John Preston and Elizabeth Patton (1)

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Marriage? 1724 County Donegal, Ulster Provicence, Northern Ireland
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This was one of the First Families of Early Orange/Augusta County, Virginia [[1]]



Descendants of John Preston


Generation No. 1

1. JOHN2 PRESTON (ARCHIBALD1) was born 1687 in Newton-Limavady, Derry (now Londonderry), Ireland, and died 1747 in Tinkling Springs, Augusta County, Virginia. He married ELIZABETH PATTON 1724 in County Donegal, Ulster Provicence, Northern Ireland, daughter of HENRY PATTON and SARAH LYNN. She was born 25 Dec 1700 in Ulster, Donegal, Ireland, and died 25 Dec 1776 in Greenfield, Botetourt County, Virginia.

More About JOHN PRESTON and ELIZABETH PATTON: Marriage: 1724, County Donegal, Ulster Provicence, Northern Ireland

Children of JOHN PRESTON and ELIZABETH PATTON are:

  • i. LETITIA3 PRESTON, b. 1728, Londonderry, Ireland; d. Mar 1797, Kentucky; m. ROBERT BRECKENRIDGE, COL., 06 Jul 1758, Augusta County, Virginia; b. Abt. 1720, Prob. County Derry, Ireland; d. 1772, Botetourt County, Virginia.

More About ROBERT BRECKENRIDGE and LETITIA PRESTON: Marriage: 06 Jul 1758, Augusta County, Virginia

  • ii. WILLIAM PRESTON, COL., b. 26 Dec 1729, Newton Limavaddy, Londonderry County, Northern Ireland; d. 28 Jun 1783, Smithfield, Montgomery County, Virginia; m. (1) UNKNOWN SPOUSE, WFT Est. 1747-1757; m. (2) SUSANNAH SMITH, 17 Jul 1761, Hanover County, Virginia; b. 04 Feb 1738/39, Spotsylvania County, Virginia; d. 19 Jun 1823, "Smithfield", Montgomery County, Virginia.

More About WILLIAM PRESTON and UNKNOWN SPOUSE: Marriage: WFT Est. 1747-1757

More About WILLIAM PRESTON and SUSANNAH SMITH: Marriage: 17 Jul 1761, Hanover County, Virginia

  • iii. MARGARET PRESTON, b. Abt. 1730, Newton Limavaddy, Londonderry County, Northern Ireland; d. 1802, Kentucky; m. JOHN BROWN, REV., 1753; b. Abt. 1728; d. 1803, Frankfort, Kentucky.

More About JOHN BROWN and MARGARET PRESTON: Marriage: 1753

  • iv. ANN PRESTON, b. 1731, Newton Limavaddy, Londonderry County, Northern Ireland; d. 1813, Kentucky; m. FRANCIS SMITH; b. 1745, Virginia.
  • v. MARY PRESTON, b. 1739, Beverly Manor, Augusta County, Virginia; d. 1814, Kentucky; m. JOHN HOWARD; b. WFT Est. 1730-1740.
  • vi. JAMES PRESTON, b. 1741, Beverly Manor, Augusta County, Virginia.