When Herbert C Preston was born on 6 February 1870, in Lima, Lima, Livingston, New York, United States, his father, Alonzo Chester Preston, was 35 and his mother, Amanda Abigail Newman, was 35. He died on 24 June 1870, at the age of 0.
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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