Roger Preston 1614-1666
New England Prestons - Andover and Ipswich, MA
Roger Preston was born in 1614 in London, England and died 1-20-1666 in Lynn, MA. He
was a Tanner. Roger married Martha Unknown (1622-1702/3) in 1642 in Ipswich, Essex, MA and
they had 7 children: (After Rogers death, Martha married Nicholas Holt on 5-21-1666. They
had 7 children.)
- Thomas Preston 1643-1697, born in Ipswich, MA. Thomas
married Rebecca Nurse (1647-1719) on 4-15-1669 in Salem Village, Essex, MA. Rebecca was
the daughter of Francis Nurse and Rebecca Town and granddaughter of William Towne and
Joanna Blessing. They had 8 children.
- Mary Preston b.xxxx d.xxxx m. on 11-8-1670 Nathaniel Ingersoll
(1647/8--). They had 3 children:
Elizabeth Preston b.xxxx d.xxxx married William Henfield on 7-12-1671
in Salem Village, MA. William died in the West Indies. They had 3 children:
- Elizabeth Ingersoll b.3-11-1672/3.
- John Ingersoll b.11-7-1674.
- Nathaniel Ingersol b.xxxx d.1704.
Samuel Preston b.1651 in Ipswich, MA d.7-10-1738
in Andover, MA. He was a Carpenter/Yeoman. Samuel married Susannah Gutterson (b.ca.1654
d.12-29-1710) on 5-27-1672 in Andover, MA. They had 11 children. (Samuel married second on
9-24-1713 Mary Rowlandson (1666-1738/9), in Andover.)
John Preston b.xxxx d.xxxx. Born in Ipswich, MA. John married Sarah Gerry
(b.7-3-1665 d.xxxx) on 11-2-1687 in Andover, MA. They had 7 children:
- Elizabeth Henfield b.4-4-1672.
- Hannah Henfield b.1674 d.1674.
- Hannah Henfield b.4-4-1676/7.
Jacob Preston b.1658 in Ipswich, MA and died before 11-25-1679 at sea.
Levi Preston b.7-16-1662 in Salem, MA and died 1-17-1752 in
Fairfield, Cumberland, NJ. Levi married Abigail Brooks, dau. of Capt. Timothy Brooks and
Mary Russell, on 10-16-1695 in Swansea, Bristol, MA. Abigail was born in Billerica, MA and
died in Cohansey, NJ. They had 7 children:
- Rebecca Preston b.1-23-1689 in Andover, MA d.5-1-1727 in Windham, CT. Rebecca married
Joseph Preston on 12-21-1709 and they had 2 children:
- Joseph Preston
Rebecca married Robert Holt on 5-22-1718 and they had 6 children:
- Abigail Holt
- Sarah Holt
- Abigail Holt
- Ephraim Holt
- Martha Holt
- Ezekiel Holt
- John Preston (twin), b.3-17-1691 d.3-17-1691.
- Thomas Preston (twin) b.3-17-1691 d.3-18-1691.
- John Preston b.6-13-1692 d.6-17-1699.
- Sarah Preston b.2-26-1695 d.11-7-1712.
Hannah Preston b.6-17-1698 and married Nathaniel Farnum on 5-19-1719
in Andover, MA. They had 11 children:
- Nathaniel Farnum
- Hannah Farnum
- Sarah Farnum
- Anne Farnum
- Solomon Farnum
- Rebecka Farnum
- Asa Farnum
- Jeremiah Farnmum
- John Farnum
- Martha Farnum
- Aaron Farnum
- Martha Preston b.4-1702.
- Levi Preston b.3-22-1697 d.6-1731 in Fairfield, Cumberland, NJ. He married Mary Unknown
and they had 3 children:
- Hannah Preston married Samuel Leake.
- Abigail Preston married Samuel Hannah.
- Esther Preston b.6-20-1723 d.9-3-1781 and married Arthur Davis in 1743.
- Martha Preston b.4-7-1699 married Samuel Bennett. They had one child,
- John Preston, 3rd child of Levi and Abigail Brooks Preston, b.2-26-1701 d.1750. He
married Unknown Preston and they had 1 child:
- John Preston
- Mary Preston b.8-14-1703 married Nathaniel Bishop. They had 9
Abigail Preston, 5th child of Levi and Abigail Preston, b.2-3-1705 d.4-7-1782.
Isaac Preston, 6th child of Levi and Abigail Brooks Preston,
b.9-10-1707 d. 1749. Isaac married Elizabeth Dare and they had 6 children:
- Isaac Bishop
- Preston Bishop
- Jeremiah Bishop
- Zephaniah Bishop
- Nathaniel Bishop
- Mary Bishop
- Abigail Bishop
- Elizabeth Bishop
- Hannah Bishop
Freelove Preston, 7th child of Levi Preston and Abigail Brooks,
b.6-29-1714 married William Dare and they had 7 children:
- Capt. Levi Preston b.1732 in Cumberland Co., NJ d.1795. He married Dedamia Unknown and
they had one child, Nancy Preston.
- Col. Isaac Preston b.11-20-1735 in Fairfield, Cumberland, NJ and
d.3-6-1777 in Forks of the Raritan, Somerset, NJ. He married Hannah Bower and they had 9
- Bathsheba Preston b.10-14-1756.
- Hannah Preston b.5-22-1759 d.3-17-1835. She married Ezekiel Foster on 1-1-1782.
- Elizabeth Preston b.3-15-1762.
- Priscilla Preston b.7-13-1763 and married Jeremiah Foster.
- Isaac Preston b.4-26-1765.
- John Bower Preston b.10-23-1769.
- David Preston b.11-29-1772 d.11-17-1800.
- Ruth Preston b.8-29-1774.
- Theodosia Preston b.5-21-1776.
- Elizabeth Preston, child of Isaac and Elizabeth Dare.
- William Preston b.xxxx d.xxxx.
- John Preston b.xxxx d.xxxx.
- Joseph Preston b.xxxx d.xxxx.
- Mary Dare
- William Dare
- Levi Dare
- Abigail Dare
- Freelove Dare
- Rachel Dare
- Jonathan Dare
Much of the above information was taken from a page called Ancestors of Albert Lee Still.
Last updated 4/10/2007
Page by F. L. Preston