Letitia Preston1

F, #153131, b. July 1728, d. March 1797
Last Edited=10 Feb 2008
     Letitia Preston was born in July 1728 at Londonderry, County Londonderry, Ireland.1,2 She was the daughter of Colonel John Preston and Elizabeth Patton.1 She married Robert Breckenridge, son of Alexander Breckenridge and Jane Preston, on 6 July 1758 at Augusta County, Virginia, U.S.A.. She died in March 1797 at age 68 at Botetourt County, Virginia, U.S.A..1 She was buried at Cabell's Dale, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, U.S.A..1 She was buried in 1884 at Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, U.S.A..1
      From 6 July 1758, her married name became Breckenridge.1

Children of Letitia Preston and Robert Breckenridge

Citations

  1. [S1425] Gloria Hursey, "re: Breckinridge Family," e-mail message to James Baring, 15 August 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Breckinridge Family."
  2. [S2664] Liberty unknown, "re: Preston Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 5 February 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Preston."

Colonel John Preston1

M, #153132, b. 1699, d. 1747
Last Edited=8 Aug 2008
     Colonel John Preston was born in 1699 at Londonderry, County Londonderry, Ireland.2 He was the son of Phineas Preston and Hon. Mary Stewart.1,2 He married Elizabeth Patton circa 1723 at County Donegal, Ireland.2 He died in 1747 at Staunton, Virginia, U.S.A..2

Children of Colonel John Preston and Elizabeth Patton

Citations

  1. [S1425] Gloria Hursey, "re: Breckinridge Family," e-mail message to James Baring, 15 August 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Breckinridge Family."
  2. [S2664] Liberty unknown, "re: Preston Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 5 February 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Preston."

Elizabeth Patton1

F, #153133, b. 25 December 1700, d. 25 December 1776
Last Edited=10 Feb 2008
     Elizabeth Patton was born on 25 December 1700 at Ireland.2 She married Colonel John Preston, son of Phineas Preston and Hon. Mary Stewart, circa 1723 at County Donegal, Ireland.2 She was also reported to have died on 25 December 1776 at Greenfield, Botetourt County, Virginia, U.S.A..2
      From circa 1723, her married name became Preston.2

Children of Elizabeth Patton and Colonel John Preston

Citations

  1. [S1425] Gloria Hursey, "re: Breckinridge Family," e-mail message to James Baring, 15 August 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Breckinridge Family."
  2. [S2664] Liberty unknown, "re: Preston Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 5 February 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Preston."

Robert Breckinridge1

M, #153134
Last Edited=16 Aug 2005
Consanguinity Index=6.25%
     Robert Breckinridge is the son of Robert Breckenridge and Letitia Preston.1
     He gained the rank of subaltern officer in the service of the Revolutionary Army.1 He held the office of Speaker of the House of Representatives [U.S.] in 1792.1

Citations

  1. [S1425] Gloria Hursey, "re: Breckinridge Family," e-mail message to James Baring, 15 August 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Breckinridge Family."

Mary Hopkins Cabell1

F, #153135, b. 22 February 1769, d. 26 March 1858
Last Edited=16 Aug 2005
     Mary Hopkins Cabell was born on 22 February 1769 at Buckingham County, Virginia, U.S.A..1 She was the daughter of Colonel Joseph Cabell and Mary Hopkins.1 She married Hon. John Breckinridge, son of Robert Breckenridge and Letitia Preston, on 28 June 1784 at Buckingham County, Virginia, U.S.A.. She died on 26 March 1858 at age 89 at Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A..1 She was buried at Cabell's Dale, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, U.S.A..1 She was buried in 1884 at Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, U.S.A..1
      Mary Hopkins Cabell also went by the nick-name of Polly.1 Mary Hopkins Cabell also went by the nick-name of 'Grandma Black Cap'.1 From 1785, her married name became Breckinridge.1

Child of Mary Hopkins Cabell and Hon. John Breckinridge

Citations

  1. [S1425] Gloria Hursey, "re: Breckinridge Family," e-mail message to James Baring, 15 August 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Breckinridge Family."


Colonel Joseph Cabell1

M, #153136, b. 19 September 1732, d. 1 March 1798
Last Edited=16 Aug 2005
     Colonel Joseph Cabell was born on 19 September 1732.1 He was the son of Dr. William Cabell.1 He married Mary Hopkins. He died on 1 March 1798 at age 65.1
     He gained the rank of Colonel in the service of the Revolutionary Army.1

Child of Colonel Joseph Cabell and Mary Hopkins

Citations

  1. [S1425] Gloria Hursey, "re: Breckinridge Family," e-mail message to James Baring, 15 August 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Breckinridge Family."

Dr. William Cabell1

M, #153137
Last Edited=16 Aug 2005

Child of Dr. William Cabell

Citations

  1. [S1425] Gloria Hursey, "re: Breckinridge Family," e-mail message to James Baring, 15 August 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Breckinridge Family."

Mary Hopkins1

F, #153138, b. January 1735, d. 12 July 1811
Last Edited=16 Aug 2005
     Mary Hopkins was born in January 1735.1 She married Colonel Joseph Cabell, son of Dr. William Cabell. She died on 12 July 1811 at age 76.1
      Her married name became Cabell.1

Child of Mary Hopkins and Colonel Joseph Cabell

Citations

  1. [S1425] Gloria Hursey, "re: Breckinridge Family," e-mail message to James Baring, 15 August 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Breckinridge Family."

Reverend Samuel Stanhope Smith1

M, #153139
Last Edited=16 Aug 2005
     Reverend Samuel Stanhope Smith married Ann Witherspoon, daughter of John Witherspoon.
     He was President at Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A..1

Child of Reverend Samuel Stanhope Smith and Ann Witherspoon

Citations

  1. [S1425] Gloria Hursey, "re: Breckinridge Family," e-mail message to James Baring, 15 August 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Breckinridge Family."

Ann Witherspoon1

F, #153140, b. before 1771
Last Edited=27 Aug 2005
     Ann Witherspoon was born before 1771. She was the daughter of John Witherspoon.1 She married Reverend Samuel Stanhope Smith.
      Her married name became Smith.1

Child of Ann Witherspoon and Reverend Samuel Stanhope Smith

Citations

  1. [S1425] Gloria Hursey, "re: Breckinridge Family," e-mail message to James Baring, 15 August 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Breckinridge Family."