Person:Mary Preston (57)

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Name Mary Preston
Married Name Mrs. Mary Preston Lewis
Gender Female
Alt Birth[1] 7 Oct 1772 Montgomery, Virginia, United Statesat Greenfield
Birth[2] 29 Sep 1776 Botetourt, Virginia, United Statesat Smithfield
Marriage 8 Nov 1793 Montgomery, Virginia, United Statesto Maj. John Lewis
Alt Death[1] 2 Feb 1824 Sweet Springs, Monroe, West Virginia, United States
Death[2] 4 Feb 1824 Sweet Springs, Monroe, West Virginia, United Statesage 47 -
  1. 1.0 1.1 . [Note: Dead Link]
    Mary Preston 1772-1824 - Smithfield Prestons
    Mary Preston b.10-7-1772 d.2-24-1824, eighth child of Col. William Preston and Susanna Smith, was born at "Greenfield" in Botetourt Co., Va. and died at her home in Sweet Springs, West Virginia. She married Capt. John Lewis b.8-24-1758 d.6-5-1823 of Sweet Springs in October 1793. Both are buried at Sweet Springs. They had 9 children:
    Original 8/19/97. Last updated 4/10/2007. Page by F. L. Preston
    [cos1776 Note: Birth date & place does not agree with Dorman (below), but does match what Dorman has for sister Susanna Preston who m. Nathaniel Hart. At this time, I do not know which is correct and therefore include both with this one as an alternate, only because it does say that she was the 8th child and Dorman's birth info is a better fit with the other known facts of her siblings.]

  2. 2.0 2.1 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).

    32. Mary PRESTON (William2, John1) was born on September 29, 1776 in "Smithfield", Montgomery Co., VA. She married Maj. John Lewis on November 8, 1793 in Montgomery Co., VA. She died on February 4, 1824 in Sweet Springs, WV, at age 47.