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Elizabeth Clark Preston
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Birth: Feb. 22, 1760, USA
Death: Jun. 19, 1807
Rumney
Grafton County
New Hampshire, USA

Elizabeth (Clark) Preston m. 10 May 1779, at Rumney, to William Preston; she was the mother of 12 children, 11 of whom survived her.
She is only perhaps the Elizabeth Clark, bap. April 1760, First Congregational Church, Haddam, Conn, dau. Joseph Clark, presumed sister to Charles, Joseph, Jonathan, Susannah, and Michael Clark, all later of Rumney, born or baptized to Joseph Clark 2nd and wife Elizabeth, ancestry unknown, at Haddam.

Current evidence about the family of William Preston indicates that with his first wife, Elizabeth, 12 chldren were born, as follows:

i. William Preston, b. 1780;
ii. Collins Preston (1782-1812);
iii. Benjamin Preston (1784-1828),
iv. Elizabeth (Preston) Keyser (1786-1847);
v. Henry D. Preston (1788-1853);
vi. John Preston, b. 1789;
vii. Michael Preston (1792-1849);
viii. Wells Preston (1794-1816);
ix. Hannah Preston (twin; 1796-1797);
x. Col. Joseph Preston (twin; 1796-1868);
xi. Washington Preston (1798-1825);
xii. Adams Preston (1801-1878).

Another FindAGrave contributor has linked entries for some of the twelve children born to Elizabeth (Clark) Preston.

Sources and details available on request.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  William Preston (1754 - 1842)*
 
 Children:
  William Preston (1780 - 1837)*
  Benjamin Preston (1784 - 1828)*
  Elizabeth J. Preston Keyser (1786 - 1847)*
  Henry D. Preston (1788 - 1853)*
  Michael Preston (1792 - 1849)*
  Joseph Preston (1796 - 1868)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
ELIZABETH
wife of Maj.
William Preston
DIED
June 17, 1807
in the 47 yr of
her age
 
Note: GS photograph by Annette Lamb, October 2004; see: http://eduscapes.com/lamb/update04gg.htm
 
Burial:
Rumney Depot Cemetery
Rumney
Grafton County
New Hampshire, USA
 
Created by: GeneJ
Record added: Nov 24, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31685296
Elizabeth <i>Clark</i> Preston
Added by: GeneJ
 
Elizabeth <i>Clark</i> Preston
Cemetery Photo
Added by: BL Hughes
 
 
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In honour of my Great grandmother five times via her son John.
- Pat Todd
 Added: Mar. 31, 2014

- James Snow
 Added: Aug. 4, 2012

- Gary Bonney
 Added: Oct. 16, 2010
 
 
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