Preston-Johnston family.

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Soldiers, politicians.

The Preston-Johnston family included Confederate general and diplomat William Preston (1816-1887) and his father, Major William Preston, a Revolutionary War officer and U.S. Congressman. General Preston married Margaret Wickliffe and their son, Robert Wickliffe Preston, married Sarah Brant McDowell, granddaughter of Virginia Governor and Congressman James McDowell. Their daughter, Margaret Preston, married Philip Preston Johnston II.

From the description of Preston-Johnston family papers, 1755-1962 1825-1962. (University of Kentucky Libraries). WorldCat record id: 15214384

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associatedWith Howard, Benjamin, 1760-1814. person
associatedWith Johnston, Eugene M. person
associatedWith Johnston, Margaret Preston, 1885-1964. person
associatedWith Johnston, Marius E. person
associatedWith Johnston, Philip Preston, 1840-1925. person
associatedWith Johnston, Philip Preston II, 1877-1937. person
associatedWith Johnston, R. W. P. person
associatedWith Potts, William S., 1802-1852. person
associatedWith Preston, Robert Wickliffe, 1850-1914. person
associatedWith Preston, Sarah Brant McDowell, 1850-1923. person
associatedWith Preston, William. person
associatedWith Preston, William, 1816-1887. person
associatedWith Second Presbyterian Church corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Chattanooga (Tenn.)
Arctic regions
Africa, North
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns


Active 1755

Active 1962

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