Person:William Preston (59)

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Maj. William Preston
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 -
m. 28 Mar 1802
  1. Henrietta Preston1803 -
  2. Maria Preston1804 - 1895
  3. Caroline Letitia Preston1806 - 1840
  4. Josephine Preston1809 -
  5. Julia Clark Preston1811 - abt 1815
  6. Hancock Preston1813 - 1827
  7. William Preston1816 -
  8. Susan Marshall Preston1819 - 1897
Facts and Events
Name Maj. William Preston
Gender Male
Birth? 5 Sep 1770 Botetourt, Virginia, United Statesat Greenfield
Marriage 28 Mar 1802 Botetourt, Virginia, United Statesto Caroline Hancock
Death? 24 Jan 1821 Montgomery, Virginia, United States[per Find A Grave Memorial# 75153455 - needs verification]

Will Abstract

Preston, William, (of Jefferson Co., Ky.).
Will probated Feb. 9, 1821.
Names wife, Caroline (nee Hancock); and children: Hancock, William C., Henrietta, Maria, Caroline, Josephine, Susanna; and his brother Francis.
[A Brief of Wills and Marriages of Montgomery and Fincastle Counties, Virginia, 1733-1831 by Anne Lowry Worrell, pg. 52].
References
  1.   #29. William 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).