When Cora A. Preston was born on 3 February 1864, in Lima, Lima, Livingston, New York, United States, her father, Alonzo Chester Preston, was 29 and her mother, Amanda Abigail Newman, was 29. She died on 25 June 1869, in Hinton Township, Mecosta, Michigan, United States, at the age of 5.
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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