Preston

 

My Preston ancestors

Source material on the Preston line comes from the publication "The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 44, p. 187" and may be viewed on Google books at this link.
GENERATION #1
01. Roger Preston was born in England in 1614. In 1635, at the age of 21, he took the oath of allegiance, in London, and sailed for America in the ship "Elizabeth." His name first appears on the records of the town of Ipswich, Mass., in 1639. Roger was a tanner.  His wife, Martha, whom he married in 1642, was born 1622. Roger and Martha Preston were residents of Ipswich until 1657, when they moved to Salem, Mass., where Roger died Jan. 20, 1666. Martha, his widow, married (second) Nicholas Holt, of Andover, and thereafter was a resident of Andover, taking her sons, Samuel, John and Jacob Preston, with her to her new home.  Source: "The Preston Genealogy" by David C. Preston, 1913.  Visit this site that discusses the ancestry of Roger.

Children of Roger and Martha are Thomas, Samuel, John, Jacob and probably also Levi, Elizabeth and Mary.
GENERATION #2
02. Samuel Preston, second son of Roger and Martha Preston, was born at Ipswich, 1651. He was a resident of Andover, where he married (1) Susannah Gutterson, May 27, 1671. Susannah died Dec. 29, 1710. Samuel married (2) Sept. 24, 1713, Mary (Rolandson) Blodgett, widow of John Blodgett. Samuel Preston died at Andover, July 10, 1738, aged 87 years.  Source: "The Preston Genealogy" by David C. Preston, 1913.

Children of Samuel and Susannah are: Samuel, William, Susannah, Mary Jacob, Elizabeth, John, Joseph, Ruth, Lydia and Priscilla.
GENERATION #3
03. John Preston, son of Samuel and Susannah was born on May 01, 1685 in Andover, Essex, MA.  He married Mary Haynes, daughter of Jonathan Haynes and Sarah Moulton on January 17, 1707.  They had 12 children.  John died on July 26, 1733 in Windham, CT.  

The 12 children of John and Mary are:

1 John Preston (Abt. 1708 in Andover, CT - aft 1775 in Litchfield, CT)
   Married Eleanor Stiles (1702-) on Mar 18, 1730/31 in Windham, CT
   1. Asa Preston (Jan 8, 1732 in Windham, CT - )
   2. John Preston (1737 - abt. Nov 14, 1805 in Lichfield, CT)
       Married Marian Bristol (1739-1826)
   3. Unknown Preston (Mar 1736/7 - )
   4. Anne Preston (Aug 7, 1741 - )
   5. Stephen Preston (May 19, 1743 - )
   6. Jonathan Preston (May 10, 1746 in Windham, CT - Aug 19, 1809)
       Married Prudence Barber (1743-1812) on May 9, 1765 in Lichfield, CT
           1. Cadace Preston
           2. Benham Preston
           3. Eleanor Preston
           4. Jonathan T. Preston (1776 - Oct 30, 1836 in Addison Co., VT)
               Married Polly Hedding (1782-1822) on Sep 16, 1798 in Addison Co., VT
                 
  1. Norris Preston (1808 - Sep 25, 1881)
                        Married Mary Jaquay (1818-1870)
                              1. Sedgwick Preston (1845-1915)
                                  Married Kate Aikin (1844-1921)
2 Mary Preston (Abt. 1709 in Killingly, CT - Apr 13, 1776 in Windham, CT) Link
   Married Stephen Smith (1712-1760) on Dec 28, 1736 in Windham, CT
   1. John Smith (May 18, 1738 in Windham, CT - )
   2.
Stephen Smith (Jun 19, 1739 in Windham, CT - )
   3. Mary Smith (Jul 25, 1741 in Windham, CT - )
   4. Peter Smith (Jul 28, 1743 in Windham, CT - )
   5. James Smith (Jan 6, 1744/5 in Windham, CT - )
   6. Benjamin Smith (Feb 25, 1747/8 in Windham, CT - )
   7. Peabody Smith (Jul 27, 1749 in Windham, CT - Feb 6, 1813 in Warren, Lichfield, CT Link
       Married Hannah Beeman (1752-1824)
   8. Sarah Smith (Dec 11, 1751 in Windham, CT - )
   9. Mehitable Smith (Nov 3, 1755 in Windham, CT - Dec 12, 1839)
       Married Jonathan Fisk (1755-) on Feb 8, 1781 in Windham, CT
- 12 children
3 Susannah Preston (See Below)
4 Jonathan Preston (Feb 1713/14 in Killingly, CT - )
5 Joseph Preston (Feb 28, 1716/17 in Killingly, CT - )
6 Benjamin Preston (Jun 22, 1718 in Killingly, CT - )
7 William Preston (Abt 1721 in Killingly, CT - 1776)
8 Abigail Preston (Sep 15, 1721 in Killingly, CT - May 10, 1814)
   Married Daniel Plumly on Oct 5, 1740 in Upton, Worchester, MA
   1. Joseph Plumley (Mar 1776 in Middlebury, Addison, VT - Apr 1799 in Norfolk, CT)
       Married Deborah Field (1755-1796)
9 Theodore Preston (Bef 1724 in Killingly, CT - )
10 David Preston (Oct 10, 1725 in Killingly, CT - Jan 23, 1805 in Columbia, NY)
   Married Susannah Mason (1729-1760) on Jan 22, 1747 in Ashford, Windham, CT
   1. John Preston (Oct 25,  1756 in Ashford, CT - Dec 30, 1841 in Albandy Co., NY)
       Married Thankful Darling (1756-1837) in 1871 in Columbia, NY
          1. William Preston (Jul 13, 1782 - Jan 26, 1875)
              Married Mary Susannah Miller (1782-1839) in 1801 - 10 children

          2. Ezra Preston (Nov 4, 1784 - Jul 12, 1865)
          3. John J. Preston (Apr 26, 1787 - )
          4. Reuben Preston (Feb 6, 1790 - ) 
          5. Calvin Preston (Sep 27, 1792 - )
          6. Dr. Luther Preston (Sep 27, 1792 - Sep 29, 1828)
          7. Amanda Preston (Apr 12, 1795 - Jun 7, 1795)
          8. Amanda Preston (Apr 18, 1796 - May 5, 1887)
          9. Harriet Preston (Sep 27, 1799 - 1830)
        10. Charlotte Preston (Jun 7, 1802 - May 3, 1891) 
   2. Phebe Preston (Mar 9, 1750 in Ashford, CT  - 1750 in Ashford, CT)
   3. Mehetable Preston (Apr 19, 1748 in Ashford, CT - Feb 22, 1836)

   4. David Preston
(Feb 25, 1758 in Ashford, CT - Jul 11, 1827 in Tallmadge, Summit Co., OH)    
11 Samuel Preston (Aug 20, 1727 in Windham, CT - )
12 Sarah Preston (Feb 6, 1729/30 in Windham, CT - Mar 18, 1730/1)
GENERATION #4

04. Susanna Preston, daughter of Johan and Mary was born on September 09, 1711 in Sandisfield, MA.  she married Richard Adams, son of Richard Adams and Mercy Leonard on December 26, 1732.  Susanna died on April 24, 1788.  I descend from their son Samuel Adams who married Sarah Clark.

 

Migration pattern of my Preston family
England -- Massachusetts

 

Surnames that married into my Preston family

ADAMS

GUTTERSON HAYNES

 

Preston information on the internet
blueball.gif (111 bytes) Preston family Genforum
blueball.gif (111 bytes) http://www.smokykin.com/ged/f000/f91/a0009177.htm

 

Books

1

"The Preston Genealogy" by William Bowker Preston (1900)

2

"Descendants of Roger Preston of Ipswich and Salem Village" by Charles Henry Preston, Essex Inst., Salem, MA (1931)

3 "The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 44, p. 187" - covers the Preston line

 

My Descent From The Preston Line

Generation Father Mother
13 Roger Preston (1614-1666) Martha (1622-1702)
12 Samuel Preston (1651-1738) Susannah Gutterson (1654-1710)
11 John Preston (1685-1733) Mary Haynes (1687-)
10 Richard Adams (1708-1787) Susanna Preston (1711-1788)
9 Samuel Adams (1737-1809) Sarah Clark (1739-1818)
8 Miles Jones (1764-1812) Mehitable Adams (1771-1812)
7 Miles Jones (1794-1885) Pamelia Turner (1805-1883)
6 Darius Benjamin Jones (1834-1918) Marquerite Cowan (1835-1906)
5 Nathaniel Henry Hawk (1858-1944) Anna Irene Jones (1868-1936)
4 Ernest August Schwiening (1873-1944) Grace Myrtle Hawk (1885-1984)
3 William Edward Marshall (1901-1981) Irene Sophia Schwiening (1908-1992)
2 William Edward Marshall
1 Tod Howard Marshall

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