Gen. Francis Smith Preston

Gen. Francis Smith Preston

Male 1765 - 1835  (69 years)

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  • Name Francis Smith Preston  [1
    Title Gen. 
    Born 2 Aug 1765  Greenfield, Nelson, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Burial 1835  Aspenvale Cem, Seven Mile Ford, Smyth, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 1835  Seven Mile Ford, Smyth, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 26 May 1835  [2
    Person ID I519  mytree
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2018 

    Father William Preston,   b. 25 Dec 1729, Newtown Limavady, Londonderry, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1783, Smithfield, Isle of Wight, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Susanna Smith,   b. 23 Jan 1740, Hanover, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1823, Montgomery, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 17 Jul 1761 
    Notes 
    • Miss Smith was from Hanover Co., VA.
    Family ID F340  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Buchanan Campbell,   b. 21 Apr 1778,   d. 23 Jul 1846, Abingdon, Washington, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Children 
    +1. William Campbell Preston,   b. 27 Dec 1794, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1860, Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)  [natural]
     2. Elizabeth Henry Preston,   b. 11 Aug 1796, Saltville, Washington, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1877  (Age 80 years)  [natural]
    +3. Susan Smith Preston,   b. 5 Mar 1800,   d. 13 Oct 1847  (Age 47 years)  [natural]
     4. Sarah Buchanan Preston,   b. 19 Nov 1802,   d. 8 May 1879  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
     5. Maria T. C. Preston,   bur. Seven Mile Ford, Smyth, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Charles Henry Campbell Preston,   b. 13 Sep 1807, Hanover, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1832, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)  [natural]
    +7. Anna Sophonisba Preston,   b. 9 Apr 1803, Abingdon, Washington, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1844, Baltimore, Independent Cities, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)  [natural]
     8. John Smith Preston,   b. 20 Apr 1809, Abingdon, Washington, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1881  (Age 72 years)  [natural]
     9. Thomas L. Preston,   b. 1813  [natural]
     10. Margaret Buchanan Frances Preston,   b. 13 Jan 1818, Abingdon, Washington, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1852, Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F358  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Aug 1765 - Greenfield, Nelson, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 1835 - Aspenvale Cem, Seven Mile Ford, Smyth, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1835 - Seven Mile Ford, Smyth, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Francis Smith Preston [1765-1835]
    Francis Smith Preston [1765-1835]

  • Notes 
    • Gen. Francis Preston, second son of Col. William Preston was a member of the Virginia Senate, General of Militia and a US Congressman, elected to represent Virginia's 5th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1793 to 1795.

  • Sources 
    1. [S86] Louis Salesse.

    2. [S57] Find A Grave.


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