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Archibald Preston

Also Known As: "Phineas"
Birthplace: Tara, Ardsallagh Townland, County Meath, Leinster, Ireland
Death: Died in Ulster, Ireland
Immediate Family:

Son of Phineas Preston and Letitia Preston
Husband of Hon. Mary Forbes (Stewart), Countess of Granard
Father of John Preston; Jane Breckenridge; Mary Barger (Preston); Phineas Preston; Elizabeth Poage (Preston) and 2 others

Occupation: ' Valleyfield ' Prestons, north of England
Managed by: Michael Legh Waddell
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About Archibald Preston

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Phineas Preston:

Phineas Preston [1]

  • M, #153130,
  • b. 1672,
  • d. before 1709
  • Last Edited=8 Aug 2008

Phineas Preston was born in 1672 at Ireland.[2]

He married Hon. Mary Stewart, daughter of William Stewart, 1st Viscount Mountjoy and Hon. Mary Coote, in 1692 at Mountjoy, Ireland.[2],[1]

He died before 1709.[1]

He was also known as Archibald Preston.[3]

He lived at Ardsallagh, County Meath, Ireland.[1]

Children of Phineas Preston and Hon. Mary Stewart

  • 1. Jane Preston+[3] b. c 1690, d. a 12 Nov 1746
  • 2. Mary Preston [2] b. 1696, d. 1749
  • 3. Colonel John Preston+[3] b. 1699, d. 1747
  • 4. Nathaniel Preston [2] b. c 1700


  • 1. [S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 2, page 1628. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 2. [S2664] Liberty unknown, "re: Preston Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 5 February 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Preston."
  • 3. [S1425] Gloria Hursey, "re: Breckinridge Family," e-mail message to James Baring, 15 August 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Breckinridge Family."


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Archibald Preston's Timeline

Tara, Ardsallagh Townland, County Meath, Leinster, Ireland
Age 15
Lima-Vady, a small town in Northern Ireland near Londonderry, Ireland
Age 18
Derry, County Cavan, Ulster, Ireland
Age 21
Age 23
Ardsallagh Townlands, County Meath, Leinster, Ireland
Age 30
County Donegal, Ulster, Ireland
April 28, 1703
Age 31
Ulster, Ireland