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Francis Smith Preston
Francis Smith Preston
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  • Born August 2, 1765 - Smithfield, Montgomery Co., VA
  • Deceased May 26, 1836 - Columbia, Richland Co., SC,aged 70 years old
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PRESTON, Francis, (father of William Campbell Preston and uncle of William Ballard Preston and William Preston), a Representative from Virginia; born in Greenfield, Botetourt County, Va., August 2, 1765; was graduated from the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va., in 1783; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced in Montgomery and Washington Counties; member of the state house of delegates in 1788 and 1789; elected as an Anti- Administration candidate to the Third Congress and reelected as a Republican to the Fourth Congress (March 4, 1793-March 3, 1797); declined to be a candidate for renomination; settled in Abingdon, Va., and resumed the practice of law; again a member of the state house of delegates 1812-1814; colonel of Volunteers in the War of 1812; served in the state senate 1816-1820; died at the home of his son, William C. Preston, in Columbia, S.C., May 26, 1835; interment in Aspinvale Cemetery, near Seven Mile Ford, Va.
--- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

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                                                   _____|8_Archibald Preston ca 1660-1703
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                         _____|4_John Preston 1687-1748
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|2_William Preston, Col. 1729-1783
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|                     \                           _____|10_Henry Patton 1659-1743
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|                       ¯¯¯¯¯|5_Elizabeth Patton 1700-1776
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|                                                 ¯¯¯¯¯|11_Sarah Lynn 1664-1757
|--1_Francis Smith Preston, Gen. 1765-1836
|                                                                           _____|24_Lawrence Smith, Major 1629-1700
|                                                  _____|12_William Smith 1670-1734
|                                                 /                         ¯¯¯¯¯|25_Mary Dedman ca 1634-1700
|                       _____|6_Francis Smith 1715-1771
|                      /                        \                          _____|26_Thomas Ballard 1655-1711
|                     /                          ¯¯¯¯¯|13_Elizabeth Ballard 1684-1745
|                    /                                                     ¯¯¯¯¯|27_Catharine Hubbard 1660-1694..1706
|3_Susannah Smith 1739-1823
                      \                                                     _____|28_Samuel Waddy ca 1653-1703/
                       \                           _____|14_Anthony Waddy 1680-1742/
                        \                         /                         ¯¯¯¯¯|29_Sarah Owen ca 1662-1743
                         ¯¯¯¯¯|7_Elizabeth Waddy 1716-1799
                                                  \                         _____|30_John Parke 1645-1710
                                                   ¯¯¯¯¯|15_Sarah Parke 1688-1729
                                                                             ¯¯¯¯¯|31_Mary Calder ca 1648-ca 1714