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William Preston b abt 1760, m. Hannah Sweet/ Azuba

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William Preston b abt 1760, m. Hannah Sweet/ Azuba

Posted: 3 Apr 2002 11:25AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 13 Aug 2003 7:15PM GMT
Surnames: Preston, Sweet, Love, Hays, Carnes/Karns, Bonnell/Bunnell
Have census records for William Preston b abt 1760 and Elijah Preston b 16 April 1799, "Upper Canada" - or Ontario -- together on same page in 1820 Cadiz twp, Harrison Co OH, and 1830 Dohrman twp, Tuscarawas, OH. Elijah's family is himself and wife in 1820. William is over 45, with his wife and six children under 15 (3 boys/ 3 girls). In 1840 Elijah is found on Monroe Twp, Guernsey Co, OH, with eldest son George signing just below him. 1850, same place, finds both again, and in the family of Elijah, there is a 69 year old woman -- Azuba Preston b. NY living with the family. If this was Elijah's mother... it places the line coming from NY via Ontario where Elijah was born in 1799. I have found two references to a loyalist William Preston in Ontario, but nothing solid. I did find an Elijah Preston b. 1799 no place listed with parents William Preston and Zuba Sweet on familysearch. I found the Othniel Preston family with son William born abt 1760 m. to a Hannah Sweet. Did Elijah have siblings -- does anyone know more about these Sweet girl/s?
If William was a loyalist, perhaps the family was torn apart by politics? Both Othniel's were in Rev - continental army... but I do know that other sibs moved to Ontario.

Thanks for any help/leads... Nancy Arnold Bumgartner
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
nancykarnold 3 Apr 2002 6:25PM GMT 
janklesaria 6 Mar 2006 9:44PM GMT 
Nancy Arnold 7 Mar 2006 12:48AM GMT 
janklesaria 7 Mar 2006 1:19AM GMT 
BlueTigerDanc... 21 Sep 2013 4:18AM GMT 
BlueTigerDanc... 21 Sep 2013 4:51AM GMT 
j_a_preston 10 Dec 2013 8:28PM GMT 
j_a_preston 24 Sep 2013 8:55PM GMT 
j_a_preston 24 Dec 2013 2:22PM GMT 
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