Ida Jane Preston

23 December 1858–22 January 1869 (Age 10)
Lima, Lima, Livingston, New York, United States

The Life of Ida Jane

When Ida Jane Preston was born on 23 December 1858, in Lima, Lima, Livingston, New York, United States, her father, Alonzo Chester Preston, was 24 and her mother, Amanda Abigail Newman, was 24. She lived in Wheatfield Township, Ingham, Michigan, United States in 1860. She died on 22 January 1869, in Hinton Township, Mecosta, Michigan, United States, at the age of 10.

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Family Time Line

Alonzo Chester Preston
1834–1921
Amanda Abigail Newman
1834–1899
Hannah Adelia Preston
1855–1935
Mary J. Preston
1857–
Ida Jane Preston
1858–1869
Mina P. Preston
1861–1926
Cora A. Preston
1864–1869
Sarah E Preston
1866–1946
Eliza M Preston
1868–1869
Herbert C Preston
1870–1870
Orson Benjamin Preston
1874–1941

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World Events (6)

1863

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 5

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1865

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the extremely numerous places (most notably one in Lancashire) so called from Old English prēost ‘priest’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; the meaning may have been either ‘village with a priest’ or ‘village held by the Church’.2 Scottish: habitational name from Presto(u)n, now Craigmillar, in Midlothian. This name has also been established in Ireland since the 13th century.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • I J Preston in household of A C Preston, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ida Jane Preston, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"
  • Ida Jane Preston, "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"

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