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Edward Preston

Birthdate: (80)
Birthplace: Chesham, Buckinghamshire, , England
Death: 1699 (79)
New Haven, New Haven County, Province of Connecticut, British North America
Place of Burial: New Haven, New Haven County, Province of Connecticut, British North America
Immediate Family:

Son of William Preston, Sr. and Elizabeth Preston (Sale)
Husband of Margaret Preston
Father of William Preston; Hannah Preston; Mary Preston; Elizabeth Aspinwall; Abigail Preston and 2 others
Brother of William Preston; John Preston; Daniel Preston, I; Elizabeth Alsop (Preston); Sarah Jane Meeker and 3 others
Half brother of Edward Ellis; Elizabeth Preston; Hannah Kimberly; Edward Preston; Jehiel Preston and 4 others

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About Edward Preston

Edward Preston. Born ca 1619 in Chesham, Buckinghamshire. Edward was baptized in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, on 14 Nov 1619.

Edward resided in New Haven and Boston.

Edward was sent to New England by his father in the Christian, the first ship from London in the year 1635, aged 13, to prepare, no doubt, for his arrival later in the year.

ca 1650 Edward married Margaret Hurst in probably Boston, MA. Born ca 1624 in England. Margaret died on 28 Dec 1690 in New Haven, CT.

It’s been suggested that Margaret was a Margaret Hurst who was either

1. The daughter of Alvary Hurst, bp. 28 Oct 1624 at Cantley, Yorkshire, or 2. The daughter of Edward Hurst, bp. 12 Oct 1620 at Yorkshire.

  1. Their children include:
  2. William Preston (30 Nov 1651-)
  3. Mary Preston (1 Jan 1653-)
  4. Hannah Preston (Died young) (14 Sep 1653-May 1669)
  5. Elizabeth Preston (29 Sep 1655-aft 1707)
  6. Abigail Preston (Jan 1664-)
  7. Samuel Preston (Jun 1668-ca 1693)

Families of Ancient New Haven by Donald Lines Jacobus, pg. 1479, 1729

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Edward Preston's Timeline

November 14, 1619
Chesham, Buckinghamshire, , England
November 14, 1619
Chesham, Bucks, England
November 30, 1651
Age 32
January 30, 1652
Age 32
September 14, 1653
Age 33
New Haven, New Haven County, CT, USA
January 1, 1654
Age 34
September 29, 1655
Age 35
January 1664
Age 44
New Haven, New Haven County, CT, USA
June 1668
Age 48
New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut