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Jane Breckenridge (Preston)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Derry, County Cavan, Ulster, Ireland
Death: Died in Fishersville, Augusta County, Province of Virginia
Place of Burial: Fishersville, Augusta County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Archibald Preston and Hon. Mary Forbes (Stewart), Countess of Granard
Wife of Alexander Breckenridge
Mother of George Breckenridge; John Brackenridge; Sarah McClanahan; Col. Robert Preston Breckenridge; Adam Breckenridge and 4 others
Sister of Mary Barger (Preston); Phineas Preston; John Preston; Elizabeth Poage (Preston); James Patton Preston and 1 other
Half sister of Lt. Gen. George Forbes, 4th Earl of Granard; Mary Irvine and Admiral Hon. John Forbes

Occupation: Housewife
Managed by: Private User
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About Jane Breckenridge

From Wikipedia.org page, "Breckenridge family" (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breckinridge_family):

She [Jane Preston] was sister of Robert Preston, first Speaker of Kentucky State House of Representatives. (Added by Evelyn Alexander)

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From RootsWeb page, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=dblocher&id=I293991#s2:

Father: John (Archibald) PRESTON b: 1672 in Tara and Ardsallagh, Meath, Ireland Mother: Mary STEWART b: 1677 in Mountjoy, Ireland c: in Also Of Tara, And Ardsallagh, County Meath, Ireland

Marriage 1 Alexander BRECKINRIDGE b: 1690 in Leinster, Dublin, Ireland

See page link for sources.

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From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Jane Preston:

http://thepeerage.com/p15313.htm#i153123

Jane Preston [1]

  • F, #153123,
  • b. circa 1690,
  • d. after 12 November 1746
  • Last Edited=8 Aug 2008

Jane Preston was born circa 1690 at Ireland.[1] She was the daughter of Phineas Preston and Hon. Mary Stewart.[1],[2]

She married Alexander Breckenridge.[1]

She died after 12 November 1746 at Tinkling Springs, Fisherville, Augusta County, Virginia, U.S.A..[1] She was buried at Tinkling Springs Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Fisherville, Augusta County, Virginia, U.S.A..[1]

Her married name became Breckenridge.[1]

She and Alexander Breckenridge emigrated along with their children to North America arriving on 1728.[1]

Children of Jane Preston and Alexander Breckenridge

  • 1. Letitia Breckenridge [1]
  • 2. John Breckenridge [1] b. b 1720
  • 3. George Breckenridge [1] b. b 1720
  • 4. Robert Breckenridge+[1] b. c 1720, d. a 16 Aug 1772
  • 5. James Breckenridge [1] b. b 1740
  • 6. Adam Breckenridge [1] b. b 1740
  • 7. Smith Breckenridge [1] b. b 1740

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."
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Jane Breckenridge's Timeline

1690
1690
Derry, County Cavan, Ulster, Ireland
1714
1714
Age 24
County Cavan, Ulster, Ireland
1716
1716
Age 26
County Derry, Ulster, Ireland
1718
1718
Age 28
County Antrim, Ulster, Ireland
1720
1720
Age 30
Probably Ireland
1720
Age 30
County Cavan, Derry, Ulster, Ireland
1722
1722
Age 32
Londonderry, County Derry, Ulster, Ireland
1722
Age 32
County Derry, Ulster, Ireland
1726
1726
Age 36
County Derry, Ulster, Ireland
1728
1728
Age 38
County Derry, Ulster, Ireland