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Letitia Preston Floyd
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Birth: Sep. 29, 1779
Montgomery County
Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 13, 1852
Burkes Garden
Tazewell County
Virginia, USA

Married to Governor John Floyd; mother of Governor John Buchanan Floyd

LETITIA (PRESTON) FLOYD (1779-1852) Letitia Preston, sixth daughter of William and Susanna (Smith) Preston, was born 29 Sept. 1779, "Smithfield," Montgomery Co., Va., and died 13 Dec. 1852, Burkes Garden, Va. She married 13 May 1804, Franklin Co., Ky., John Floyd, son of John and Jane (Buchanan) Floyd who was born on 24 April 1783 near Louisville, Kentucky and became 1st Gov of Va (1828-34). He d 16 Aug 1837.

Source:
The Prestons of Smithfield and Greenfield in Virginia: descendants of John and Elizabeth (Patton) Preston through five generations; John Frederick Dorman; Filson Club, 1982.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Preston (1729 - 1783)
  Susanna Smith Preston (1740 - 1823)
 
 Spouse:
  John Floyd (1783 - 1837)
 
 Children:
  John Buchanan Floyd (1806 - 1863)*
  Benjamin Rush Floyd (1812 - 1860)*
  Letitia Preston Floyd Lewis (1814 - 1886)*
  Eliza Lavalette Floyd Holmes (1816 - 1887)*
  Nicketti Buchanan Floyd Johnston (1819 - 1908)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Preston Madison (1762 - 1837)*
  John Preston (1764 - 1827)*
  Francis Smith Preston (1765 - 1835)*
  Sarah Preston McDowell (1767 - 1841)*
  William Preston (1770 - 1821)*
  Susanna Preston Hart (1772 - 1833)*
  James Patton Preston (1774 - 1843)*
  Mary Preston Lewis (1776 - 1821)*
  Letitia Preston Floyd (1779 - 1852)
  Thomas Lewis Preston (1781 - 1812)*
  Margaret Brown Preston Preston (1784 - 1843)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lewis Family Cemetery
Sweet Springs
Monroe County
West Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jul 11, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 5020133
Letitia <i>Preston</i> Floyd
Added by: Jason Floyd
 
 
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- thefifthofnov
 Added: Jul. 31, 2014
Happy Mothers Day
- JF
 Added: May. 12, 2013
May all your work and good deeds be sacred in the hearts that you have brought into life with love from your Great Grandson.
- Jason Floyd
 Added: May. 6, 2013
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