Rev. William Lewis Breckinridge

Rev. William Lewis Breckinridge

Male 1803 - 1876  (73 years)

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  • Name William Lewis Breckinridge  [1, 2
    Title Rev. 
    Born 22 Jul 1803  Cabell's Dale, Fayette, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1850  [3
    Presbyterian Minister 
    Residence 1850  Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 1876  Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 26 Nov 1876  Cass, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I560  mytree
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2018 

    Father John Breckinridge,   b. 2 Dec 1760, Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1806, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Hopkins Cabell,   b. 22 Feb 1769, Buckingham, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1858, Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 28 Jun 1785  [4
    Notes 
    • After his marriage he lived for a while in Aberlmarle Co. on the James River. He moved to Kentucky in 1792.
    Family ID F344  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frances Caroline Prevost,   b. 24 Aug 1806, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1870, Cabell's Dale, Cass, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 10 May 1824  Fayette, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • She was from Louisiana.
    Children 
     1. Joseph Cabell Breckinridge,   b. 11 Mar 1825, Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1839, Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 14 years)  [natural]
     2. John Bartow Breckinridge,   b. 27 Oct 1826, Cabell's Dale, Fayette, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    +3. Robert James Breckinridge,   b. 2 Dec 1828, Cabell's Dale, Fayette, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1867, Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)  [natural]
    +4. Marcus Prevost Breckinridge,   b. 17 Oct 1830, Cabell's Dale, Fayette, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1870, Alton, Madison, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)  [natural]
    +5. William Lewis Breckinridge, Jr.,   b. 12 Nov 1832, Fayette, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1890, Webster Groves, St Louis, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)  [natural]
     6. Lewis G. Breckinridge,   b. 19 Sep 1834, Danville, Boyle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1835, Danville, Boyle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     7. Frances Prevost Breckinridge,   b. 12 Oct 1836, Cabell's Dale, Fayette, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1900, Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)  [natural]
    +8. Mary Hopkins Breckinridge,   b. 1 Feb 1839, Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1880, Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)  [natural]
     9. Stanhope Prevost Breckinridge,   b. 30 Apr 1841, Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     10. Theodosia Prevost Breckinridge,   b. 11 Aug 1843, Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1844, Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
    +11. Joseph Cabell Breckinridge,   b. 22 Nov 1846, Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1907, Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [natural]
     12. Letitia Porter Breckinridge,   b. 24 Aug 1849, Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1852, Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F391  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Jul 1803 - Cabell's Dale, Fayette, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 May 1824 - Fayette, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1876 - Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Nov 1876 - Cass, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    1850 US Census - Louisville, Jefferson, KY - District 3 (p296A)
    1850 US Census - Louisville, Jefferson, KY - District 3 (p296A)

  • Notes 
    • William L. Breckinridge was President of Danville College in Kentucky. He was pastor of the 1st Presbyterian Church in Louisville.

  • Sources 
    1. [S94] Melissa Ward (sarafina@delcarsdungeon.com), Papers left to her grandson, CHL III.

    2. [S86] Louis Salesse, Page 8.

    3. [S189] 1850 United States Federal Census, (Name: National Archives and Records Administration;), Year: 1850; Census Place: Louisville District 3, Jefferson, Kentucky; Roll: M432_207; Page: 296A; Image: .
      William L. Breckinridge,
      Frances,
      Robert J.,
      Marcus P.,
      William L.,
      Fanny P.,
      Mary H.,
      Stanhope,
      Joseph C.,
      Letitia P.

    4. [S86] Louis Salesse, Page 7.


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