Robert Breckinridge

Male 1712 - 1772  (60 years)


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  • Name Robert Breckinridge  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 1712  Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    Death 1772  Grove Hill, Fincastle, Botetourt, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Exact location unknown 
    Died 15 Sep 1772  Fincastle, Botetourt, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 
    • Col. Robert Breckinridge was a Captain of Augusta Co. Militia in service against the French and Indians in 1756 and 1758.

      He was one of the original incorporators of the town of Staunton, Virginia. He transferred his residence to Botetourt Co., where he acted as Justice of the Peace and Colonel of the Militia.

      His will was proved 7 Nov. 1773 in Botetourt Co., Virginia, naming his wife, Lettice, and children, William, John, Alexander, Robert, James, Preston and Elizabeth.
    Person ID I494  mytree
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2017 

    Father Alexander Breckinridge,   b. Abt 1686, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1747, Rockfish, Nelson, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Jane Preston,   b. 1690, Londonderry, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1747  (Age 57 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married Abt 1710 
    Family ID F335  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Lettice Preston,   b. 1728, Londonderry, Londonderry, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1798, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 10 Jul 1758  [5
    Children 
    +1. William Breckinridge,   b. 2 May 1759,   d. 7 Nov 1838, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +2. Elizabeth Breckinridge,   b. 1760, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1838, Fayette, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +3. John Breckinridge,   b. 2 Dec 1760, Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1806, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
    +4. James Breckinridge,   b. 7 Mar 1763, Fincastle, Botetourt, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1833, Fincastle, Botetourt, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     5. Jane Breckinridge,   b. 1765,   d. in youth
    +6. Preston Breckinridge,   b. 17 Mar 1770, Botetourt, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1819, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F252  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Mary Poage,   b. 1732, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1757, Botetourt, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years) 
    Married 1752 
    Children 
    +1. Alexander Breckinridge,   b. 1752, Augusta, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1801  (Age 49 years)
     2. Robert Breckinridge, Jr.,   b. 1754, Augusta, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1833, Floyd's Station, St Matthews, Jefferson, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F334  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1712 - Ayrshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - Exact location unknown - 1772 - Grove Hill, Fincastle, Botetourt, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Sep 1772 - Fincastle, Botetourt, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S147] Waddell Annals of Augusta County.

    2. [S73] History of Washington College, Dr. W. H. Ruffin, President of Washington College 1833-1848/Feb 1893, Page 114.

    3. [S33] Campbells History of Virginia.

    4. [S26] Botetourt County, Va., Summary of Wills.

    5. [S57] Find A Grave.


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