Person:Susan Preston (7)

Susan Smith Preston
d.13 Oct 1847
Facts and Events
Name[1] Susan Smith Preston
Married Name[1] Mrs. Susan McDowell
Gender Female
Birth[1] 5 Mar 1800 Washington, Virginia, United Statesin Salt Works
Marriage 7 Sep 1818 Abingdon, Washington, Virginia, United Statesto Gov. James McDowell
Death[1] 13 Oct 1847 age 47 -
  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).

    121. iv. Susan Smith PRESTON, born March 5, 1800 in "Salt Works", Washington Co., VA; married James McDowell. ...

    121. Susan Smith PRESTON (Francis3, William2, John1) was born on March 5, 1800 in "Salt Works", Washington Co., VA. She married James McDowell, son of Col. James McDowell and Sarah Preston, on September 7, 1818 in Abingdon, VA. She died on October 13, 1847 at age 47.
    James MCDOWELL (#134) was born on October 13, 1795 in "Cherry Grove", Rockbridge Co., VA. He died on August 24, 1851 in Lexington, VA, at age 55. James was a founder of the Virginia Historical Society and signed its Constitution at the first meeting on December 29, 1831. In 1842 he was elected Governor of Virginia for a three year term beginning January 1, 1843. ...