|Birth: ||Apr. 9, 1803|
|Death: ||Dec. 21, 1844|
She was the dau. of Gen. Francis Smith Preston and Sarah Buchanan Campbell.
"Sophy" married Dr. Robert Jefferson Breckinridge in Abingdon, VA on 11 Mar 1823. They had eleven children. In 1844 just three short months after giving birth to her last child (Charles Henry Breckinridge), Sophy died from a "terrible infection". She was 44 years old, when she left her husband and eight young children behind. Cherished and loved by all of her family.
Her grave marker lies at the base of a memorial she shares with her husband in the Lexington Cemetery, in the Breckinridge family plot.
Francis Smith Preston (1765 - 1836)
Sarah Buchanan Campbell Preston (1778 - 1846)
Robert Jefferson Breckinridge (1800 - 1871)*
Mary Cabell Breckinridge Warfield (1829 - 1902)*
Robert Jefferson Breckinridge (1834 - 1915)*
William Campbell Preston Breckinridge (1837 - 1904)*
Joseph Cabell Breckinridge (1842 - 1920)*
Chas. H. Breckinridge (1844 - 1867)*
William Campbell Preston (1794 - 1860)*
Susanna Smith Preston McDowell (1800 - 1847)*
Sarah Preston Floyd (1802 - 1879)*
Ann Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge (1803 - 1844)
John Smith Preston (1809 - 1881)*
Margaret Buchanan Frances Preston Hampton (1818 - 1852)*
Created by: Sara Pollastrini
Record added: Jul 12, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9088462