Winfield Scott Preston

29 October 1848–3 May 1858 (Age 9)
Paintsville, Johnson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Winfield Scott

When Winfield Scott Preston was born on 29 October 1848, in Paintsville, Johnson, Kentucky, United States, his father, Moses Coby Preston Jr, was 51 and his mother, Nancy Martin Peery, was 33. He died on 3 May 1858, in Johnson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 9, and was buried in Preston Cemetery, Paintsville, Johnson, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Moses Coby Preston Jr
1797–1868
Nancy Martin Peery
1815–1883
Winfield Scott Preston
1848–1858
George Ballard Preston
1851–1889
Angeline Auxier Preston
1853–
Mary Ellen Preston
1854–1902
Nancy Josephine Preston
1856–1909
Louisa Christina Preston
1859–1933

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World Events (1)

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 2

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

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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Sources (3)

  • Winfield S Preston in household of Moses Preston, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Winfield Preston, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Winfield Scott Preston, "Find A Grave Index"

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