When Phyllis Christine Preston was born on 7 September 1900, in Tyrone Township, Livingston, Michigan, United States, her father, Robert Nelson Preston, was 32 and her mother, Cora Mae Richards, was 27. She married Austin John Hancock on 28 June 1923, in Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Waupaca, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States for about 5 years and West Bend, Washington, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. She died on 2 August 1950, in Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Memorial Park Cemetery, Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States.
habitational name from one of the many places (most notably one in Lancashire) so called from Old English prēost ‘priest’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.
occasionally from Middle English prest + son ‘son of the priest’. Priests were forbidden marriage but many produced illegitimate offspring.
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