Person:Sarah Preston (32)

Sarah Preston
d.3 Jul 1841
m. bef. 1793
  1. Susan McDowell1793 - 1849
  2. Elizabeth Preston McDowell1794 - 1854
  3. Gov. James McDowell1795 - 1851
Facts and Events
Name[1] Sarah Preston
Married Name[1] Mrs. Sarah McDowell
Gender Female
Birth[1] 3 May 1767 Botetourt, Virginia, United Statesin Greenfield
Marriage bef. 1793 to Col. James McDowell
Death[1] 3 Jul 1841 age 74 -
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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 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).

    28. Sarah PRESTON (William2, John1) was born on May 3, 1767 in "Greenfield", Botetourt Co., VA. She married Col. James McDowell in February, 1792 in Montgomery Co., VA. She died on July 3, 1841 at age 74.
    Col. James MCDOWELL, son of James and Elizabeth (Cloyd) McDowell, was born on August 1, 1770 in "Cherry Grove", Rockbridge Co., VA. He died on September 15, 1835 at age 65.
    Children of Sarah Preston and Col. James McDowell were as follows:
    132. i. Susan Preston MCDOWELL, born February, 1793; married William Taylor.
    + 133. ii. Elizabeth Preston MCDOWELL, born July 8, 1794 in Rockbridge Co., VA; married Thomas Hart Benton.
    134. iii. James MCDOWELL, born October 13, 1795 in "Cherry Grove", Rockbridge Co., VA; married Susan Smith Preston (#121). See #121 for this family.