Person:James Preston (35)

     
Gov. James Patton Preston, 20th Governor of Virginia
m. 17 Jan 1761
  1. Elizabeth Preston1762 - 1837
  2. John Preston1764 - 1827
  3. Gen. Francis Smith Preston, Esq.1765 - 1835
  4. Sarah Preston1767 - 1841
  5. Anne Preston1769 -
  6. Maj. William Preston1770 - 1821
  7. Susanna Preston1772 -
  8. Gov. James Patton Preston, 20th Governor of Virginia1774 - 1843
  9. Mary Preston1776 - 1824
  10. Letitia Preston1779 - 1852
  11. Thomas Lewis Preston1781 -
  12. Peggy Preston1784 -
  • HGov. James Patton Preston, 20th Governor of Virginia1774 - 1843
  • WAnn Barraud Taylor1778 - 1861
m. 23 Jun 1801
  1. Sarah Barraud Preston1804 - 1804
  2. Hon. William Ballard Preston1805 - 1862
  3. Gen. Robert Taylor Preston1809 -
  4. Col. James Francis Preston1813 - 1861/62
  5. Virginia Ann Preston1816 - 1833
  6. Susan Edmonia Preston1818 - abt 1825
  7. Catherine Jane Grace Preston1821 - 1852
  8. Susan Prestonabt 1825 - 1835
Facts and Events
Name Gov. James Patton Preston, 20th Governor of Virginia
Gender Male
Birth[1] 21 Jun 1774 Montgomery, Virginia, United Statesat Smithfield
Marriage 23 Jun 1801 Norfolk (independent city), Virginia, United Statesto Ann Barraud Taylor
Death[1][2] 4 May 1843 Montgomery, Virginia, United Statesage 68 - at Smithfield


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James Patton Preston (June 21, 1774 – May 4, 1843) was a U.S. political figure. He served as the 20th Governor of Virginia between 1816 and 1819. He was the brother-in-law of John Floyd and uncle of James McDowell and John Buchanan Floyd.

Preston County, West Virginia was formed in 1818 and named in Governor Preston's honor.

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 James Patton Preston, in 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).

    31. James Patton PRESTON (William2, John1) was born on June 21, 1774 in "Smithfield", Montgomery Co., VA. He married Ann Barraud Taylor on June 23, 1801 in Norfolk, VA. He died on May 4, 1843 in "Smithfield", Montgomery Co., VA, at age 68.
    James was elected to the State Senate of Virginia in 1802. He was elected on December 10, 1816 the 13th Governor of Virginia by the General Assembly and served until Jan. 25, 1819.
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    [Note Error: per wikipedia he was the 20th Gov. of VA, NOT the 13th.]

  2. Governor James Patton Preston, in Hanson, George Adolphus. Old Kent: the eastern shore of Maryland; notes illustrative of the most ancient records of Kent County Maryland, and of the parishes of St. Paul's, Shrewsbury and I. U. and genealogical histories of land and distinguished families of Maryland, and their connections by marriage, etc. (Baltimore, Maryland: John P. Des Forges, 1876), p 170.

    GOVERNOR JAMES PATTON PRESTON (b. 27th March 1778, d. 4th May 1843, at Smithfield, Va.), son of Col. William Preston and Susanna Smith, was in 1813 a Colonel in the U.S. Army, and Governor of Virginia, 1816-1819, m. 23d June 1801, Anne Taylor, dau. of Robert Taylor and Sally Curle Barraud, who d. 8th June 18671, aged 84 years, and had child., ...
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