Samuel Preston

5 November 1825–9 July 1906 (Age 80)
Wycoller, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Samuel

When Samuel Preston was born on 5 November 1825, in Wycoller, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Preston, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Lowcock, was 38. He married Louisa Coe on 5 November 1848, in Bingley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1880 and Clifton, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1900. He died on 9 July 1906, in Weston, Franklin, Idaho, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Weston, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Preston
Louisa Coe
Marriage: 5 November 1848
John Arthur Preston
Mary Hannah Preston
William Preston
Thomas Preston

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 November 1848Bingley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 5
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 29
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    Name Meaning

    English: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.

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

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    Life Sketch of Samuel Preston

    Samuel Preston (1825-1906) In 1868, a family by the name of Preston traveled across the plains with the William S. Seeley Pioneer Company to Utah. The father, Samuel Preston (age 42) and his wife Lou …

    Sources (21)

    • Samuel Preston, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Samuel Preston in entry for John Arthur Preston and Aggie Fife Heal, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
    • Samuel Preston in entry for Wm. Preston, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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