Robert Breckinridge, Jr.

Robert Breckinridge, Jr.

Male 1754 - 1833  (79 years)

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  • Name Robert Breckinridge  [1
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 1754  Augusta, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Sep 1833  Floyd's Station, St Matthews, Jefferson, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I725  mytree
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2018 

    Father Robert Breckinridge,   b. 1712, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1772, Fincastle, Botetourt, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Poage,   b. 1732, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1757, Botetourt, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1752 
    Family ID F334  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1754 - Augusta, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Sep 1833 - Floyd's Station, St Matthews, Jefferson, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Gen. Robert Breckinridge was among the earliest recorded pupil of Augusta or Liberty Hall Academy and is numbered 5 on the Catalogue. He was a lieutenant in the Continental Army, and was made general of militia after the war. He represented Botetourt Co. in the Virginia Legislature. Subsequently, he moved to Kentucky, was a member of the Convention of 1788 that ratified the Federal Constitution, and there was also a member of the Legislature and of the State Convention. He was the first speaker of the Kentucky House of Delegates.

  • Sources 
    1. [S73] History of Washington College, Dr. W. H. Ruffin, President of Washington College 1833-1848/Feb 1893, Page 115.

    2. [S50] Dinwiddie Papers, Vol. 2, Pedigree #2696.


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