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Alexander Breckenridge (1686 - 1743)

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Alexander Breckenridge
Born in Irelandmap
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Husband of — married [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Staunton, Augusta County, Colony of Virginiamap
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Biography

Ireland Native
Alexander Breckenridge was born in Ireland

"Col. Robert Breckenridge who was born 1720 in Derry Co., Ireland as was his father Alexander b 1686 in Derry Co., Ireland who married Jane Preston b 1695 in Lima-Vadey, Londonderry (Derry)Co., Ireland. After several of the children were born they moved to Raloo, Antrim Co., Ireland (not that far apart).

"Alexander's father was John Breckenridge b. in Ayrshire, Scotland and wife Barbara. Both died in Cloger, Tyrone Co., Ireland.His father was Alexander Breckenridge b. in Bradentrae, Ayreshire, Scotland. and died in 1689 in Cloger, Tyrone Co., Ireland.

"Braedalbane mentioned by James Breckenridge is believed to be the name of Bradentrae. The land there is very similar to Kentucky. Except not as cold…".[1]

Helped Create Warwick Township, Bucks County, PA Alexander Breckenridge along with 19 other men founded Warwick Township from the unorganized territory called "Middlebury", by petition on February 13, 1733. they named it after a small town in central England.[2][3]

Sources

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Name

Name: Alexander /Breckenridge/[4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15][16][17][18]

Birth

Birth: Parish of Raloo, near Larne From werelate.org
Date: ABT 1686
Place: Ballyrickard, County Antrim, Ulster (northern Ireland)[19][20][21][22]

Death

Death:
Date: 23 SEP 1743
Place: Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, United States[23][24][25][26][27]

Event

Event:
Type: Arrival
Date: 1728
Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania[28]
Event:
Type: Arrival
Date: 1728
Place: Pennsylvania[29]
Event:
Type: Arrival
Date: 1728
Place: Augusta Co., Virginia[30]

Residence

Residence:
Date: BET 1726 AND 1871
Place: Augusta, Virginia, USA[31]
Residence:
Place: Virginia[32]

Marriage

Husband: Alexander Breckenridge
Wife: Jane Preston
Child: Smith Breckinridge
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Robert Breckenridge
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Lettice Breckinridge
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: George Preston Breckenridge
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: James Breckenridge
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Marriage:
Date: ABT 1710
Place: Lima-Vadey, Derry County, Northern Ireland[33][34][35][36]

Alexander was born in 1670. He passed away in 1743.

Sources

  1. Info found on Geneology.com page, "Birth Info on Alexander Breckenridge I", by Frank Breckenridge, as of 7/11/2017; he writes, "This was posted on My GenForum 4-14-99 by“DTBene”, message number 121 of 1305." He's been unable to locate DTBene, but everything else he has researched seems to fit this claim.
  2. Taken from "Township History" page of their website, [1], information as of 8/3/2017.
  3. The History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Chapter XXV, Warwick, 1733, from the discovery of the Delaware to the present time by W. W. H. Davis, A.M., 1876 and 1905* editions; USGenWeb Archives, Page Link and information as of 8/3/2017 [2]
  4. Source: #S148
  5. Source: #S154 Page: Source number: ; Source type: ; Number of Pages: ; Submitter Code: . Data: Text: Birth date: 1700 CONT Birth place: SC CONT Marriage date: CONT Marriage place: 9
  6. Source: #S4 Data: Text: Birth date: 1686 CONT Birth place: CONT Death date: 1743 CONT Death place: Object: @M292@ Object: @M361@
  7. Source: #S4 Object: @M346@
  8. Source: #S4 Data: Text: Birth date: CONT Birth place: Ireland CONT Death date: 1743 CONT Death place: Augusta, Virginia Object: @M362@
  9. Source: #S283 Data: Text: Residence date: 1726-1871 CONT Residence place: Augusta, Virginia, USA Object: @M412@
  10. Source: #S181 Page: Ancestry Family Trees
  11. Source: #S166 Page: Place: Pennsylvania; Year: 1728; Page Number: . Data: Text: Arrival date: 1728 CONT Arrival place: Pennsylvania
  12. Source: #S4 Data: Text: Death date: 1744 CONT Death place: Object: @M319@ Object: @M363@
  13. Source: #S166 Page: Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Year: 1728; Page Number: . Data: Text: Arrival date: 1728 CONT Arrival place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  14. Source: #S229 Data: Text: Birth date: 1670 CONT Birth place: CONT Death date: 1742 CONT Death place:
  15. Source: #S65 Data: Text: Residence date: CONT Residence place: Virginia
  16. Source: #S166 Page: Place: Augusta Co., Virginia; Year: 1728; Page Number: . Data: Text: Arrival date: 1728 CONT Arrival place: Augusta Co., Virginia
  17. Source: #S166 Page: Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Year: 1740; Page Number: . Data: Text: Arrival date: 1740 CONT Arrival place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  18. Source: #S4 Data: Text: Death date: 1743 CONT Death place: Object: @M586@ Object: @M638@
  19. Source: #S154 Page: Source number: ; Source type: ; Number of Pages: ; Submitter Code: . Data: Text: Birth date: 1700 CONT Birth place: SC CONT Marriage date: CONT Marriage place: 9
  20. Source: #S4 Data: Text: Birth date: 1686 CONT Birth place: CONT Death date: 1743 CONT Death place: Object: @M292@ Object: @M361@
  21. Source: #S4 Data: Text: Birth date: CONT Birth place: Ireland CONT Death date: 1743 CONT Death place: Augusta, Virginia Object: @M362@
  22. Source: #S229 Data: Text: Birth date: 1670 CONT Birth place: CONT Death date: 1742 CONT Death place:
  23. Source: #S4 Data: Text: Birth date: 1686 CONT Birth place: CONT Death date: 1743 CONT Death place: Object: @M292@ Object: @M361@
  24. Source: #S4 Data: Text: Birth date: CONT Birth place: Ireland CONT Death date: 1743 CONT Death place: Augusta, Virginia Object: @M362@
  25. Source: #S4 Data: Text: Death date: 1744 CONT Death place: Object: @M319@ Object: @M363@
  26. Source: #S229 Data: Text: Birth date: 1670 CONT Birth place: CONT Death date: 1742 CONT Death place:
  27. Source: #S4 Data: Text: Death date: 1743 CONT Death place: Object: @M586@ Object: @M638@
  28. Source: #S166 Page: Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Year: 1728; Page Number: . Data: Text: Arrival date: 1728 CONT Arrival place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  29. Source: #S166 Page: Place: Pennsylvania; Year: 1728; Page Number: . Data: Text: Arrival date: 1728 CONT Arrival place: Pennsylvania
  30. Source: #S166 Page: Place: Augusta Co., Virginia; Year: 1728; Page Number: . Data: Text: Arrival date: 1728 CONT Arrival place: Augusta Co., Virginia
  31. Source: #S283 Data: Text: Residence date: 1726-1871 CONT Residence place: Augusta, Virginia, USA Object: @M412@
  32. Source: #S65 Data: Text: Residence date: CONT Residence place: Virginia
  33. Source: #S154 Page: Source number: ; Source type: ; Number of Pages: ; Submitter Code: . Data: Text: Birth date: 1700 CONT Birth place: SC CONT Marriage date: CONT Marriage place: 9
  34. Source: #S154 Page: Source number: ; Source type: ; Number of Pages: ; Submitter Code: . Data: Text: Birth date: 1690 CONT Birth place: or CONT Marriage date: CONT Marriage place: 9
  35. Source: #S4 Data: Text: Death date: 1743 CONT Death place: Object: @M586@ Object: @M638@
  36. Source: #S4 Object: @M586@ Object: @M638@


  • Source: S148 Author: Ancestry.com Title: Virginia Land, Marriage, and Probate Records, 1639-1850 Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.Original data - Chalkley, Lyman. Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia, 1745-1800. Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County. Baltimore: Genealogical P; Repository: #R1
  • Repository: R1 Name: Ancestry.com Address: http://www.Ancestry.com E-Mail Address: Phone Number:
  • Source: S154 Author: Yates Publishing Title: U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.Original data - This unique collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases. Originally, the information was derived; Repository: #R1
  • Source: S166 Author: Gale Research Title: Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2010.Original data - Filby, P. William, ed. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s. Farmington Hills, MI, USA: Gale Research, 2010.Original data: Filby, P. William, ed. Passenge; Repository: #R1
  • Source: S181 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.; Repository: #R1 NOTEThis information comes from 1 or more individual Ancestry Family Tree files. This source citation points you to a current version of those files. Note: The owners of these tree files may have removed or changed information since this source citation was created.
  • Source: S4 Author: Ancestry.com Title: U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.Original data - Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970. Louisville, Kentucky: National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Microfilm, 508 rolls; Repository: #R1
  • Source: S65 Author: Kinard, June. comp. Title: Early Immigrants to Virginia from the 1500s and 1600s Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.Original data - Published by The Researchers, PO box 39063, Indianapolis IN. 46239-0063.Original data: Published by The Researchers, PO box 39063, Indianapolis IN. 46239-0063.; Repository: #R1
  • Source: S593 Title: U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 Publication: Name: Yates Publishing. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.; Repository: #R18
  • Source: S602 Title: Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s Publication: Name: Gale Research. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2010.; Repository: #R18
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New Entries FAQ Custom Indexes Abbreviations Site Map Previous Page Next Page Robert Breckenridge1 M, #153121, b. circa 1720, d. after 16 August 1772 Last Edited=16 Aug 2005 Robert Breckenridge was born circa 1720 at IrelandG.1 He was the son of Alexander Breckenridge and Jane Preston.1 He married, secondly, Letitia Preston, daughter of Colonel John Preston and Elizabeth Patton, on 6 July 1758 at Augusta County, Virginia, U.S.A.G. He died after 16 August 1772 at Fincastle, Botetourt County, Virginia, U.S.A.G.1 He emigrated with his parents to North AmericaG, arriving on 1728.1 He held the office of Sheriff of Augusta County, Virginia in 1755.1 He fought in the Big Sandy expedition against the Indians in March 1756.1 He was commander of the company of soldiers attached to the First Virginia Regiment in March 1756.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Botetourt County, Virginia.1 His last will was dated 16 August 1772.1 Children of Robert Breckenridge and Letitia Preston Robert Breckinridge1 Hon. John Breckinridge+1 b. 2 Dec 1760, d. 14 Dec 1806 Citations [S1425] Gloria Hursey, "re: Breckinridge Family," e-mail message to James Baring, 15 August 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Breckinridge Family." Alexander Breckenridge1 M, #153122, b. 1686, d. before 23 September 1743 Last Edited=16 Mar 2015 Alexander Breckenridge was born in 1686 at IrelandG.1 He married Jane Preston, daughter of Phineas Preston and Hon. Mary Stewart.1 He died before 23 September 1743 at Tinkling Springs, Fisherville, Augusta County, Virginia, U.S.A.G.1 He was buried at Tinkling Springs Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Fisherville, Augusta County, Virginia, U.S.A.G.1 His will was proven (by probate) on 24 May 1750.1 He and Jane Preston emigrated along with their children to North AmericaG, arriving on 1728.1 Children of Alexander Breckenridge and Jane Preston Letitia Breckenridge1 Sarah Breckenridge2 John Breckenridge1 b. b 1720 George Breckenridge1 b. b 1720 Robert Breckenridge+1 b. c 1720, d. a 16 Aug 1772 James Breckenridge1 b. b 1740 Adam Breckenridge1 b. b 1740 Smith Breckenridge1 b. b 1740 Citations [S1425] Gloria Hursey, "re: Breckinridge Family," e-mail message to James Baring, 15 August 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Breckinridge Family." [S7488] Linda Stewart, "re: Breckenridge Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 16 March 2015. Hereinafter cited as "re: Breckenridge Family." Jane Preston1 F, #153123, b. circa 1690, d. after 12 November 1746 Last Edited=16 Mar 2015 Jane Preston was born circa 1690 at IrelandG.1 She was the daughter of Phineas Preston and Hon. Mary Stewart.1,2 She married Alexander Breckenridge.1 She died after 12 November 1746 at Tinkling Springs, Fisherville, Augusta County, Virginia, U.S.A.G.1 She was buried at Tinkling Springs Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Fisherville, Augusta County, Virginia, U.S.A.G.1 Her married name became Breckenridge.1 She and Alexander Breckenridge emigrated along with their children to North AmericaG, arriving on 1728.1 Children of Jane Preston and Alexander Breckenridge Letitia Breckenridge1 Sarah Breckenridge3 John Breckenridge1 b. b 1720 George Breckenridge1 b. b 1720 Robert Breckenridge+1 b. c 1720, d. a 16 Aug 1772 James Breckenridge1 b. b 1740 Adam Breckenridge1 b. b 1740 Smith Breckenridge1 b. b 1740 Citations [S1425] Gloria Hursey, "re: Breckinridge Family," e-mail message to James Baring, 15 August 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Breckinridge Family." [S2664] Liberty unknown, "re: Preston Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 5 February 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Preston." [S7488] Linda Stewart, "re: Breckenridge Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 16 March 2015. Hereinafter cited as "re: Breckenridge Family." John Breckenridge1 M, #153124, b. before 1720 Last Edited=16 Aug 2005 John Breckenridge was born before 1720.1 He was the son of Alexander Breckenridge and Jane Preston.1 He emigrated with his parents to North AmericaG, arriving on 1728.1 Citations [S1425] Gloria Hursey, "re: Breckinridge Family," e-mail message to James Baring, 15 August 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Breckinridge Family." George Breckenridge1 M, #153125, b. before 1720 Last Edited=16 Aug 2005 George Breckenridge was born before 1720.1 He was the son of Alexander Breckenridge and Jane Preston.1 He emigrated with his parents to North AmericaG, arriving on 1728.1 Citations [S1425] Gloria Hursey, "re: Breckinridge Family," e-mail message to James Baring, 15 August 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Breckinridge Family."


James Breckenridge1 M, #153126, b. before 1740 Last Edited=16 Aug 2005 James Breckenridge was born before 1740.1 He was the son of Alexander Breckenridge and Jane Preston.1 Citations [S1425] Gloria Hursey, "re: Breckinridge Family," e-mail message to James Baring, 15 August 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Breckinridge Family." Adam Breckenridge1 M, #153127, b. before 1740 Last Edited=16 Aug 2005 Adam Breckenridge was born before 1740.1 He was the son of Alexander Breckenridge and Jane Preston.1 Citations [S1425] Gloria Hursey, "re: Breckinridge Family," e-mail message to James Baring, 15 August 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Breckinridge Family." Smith Breckenridge1 M, #153128, b. before 1740 Last Edited=16 Aug 2005 Smith Breckenridge was born before 1740.1 He was the son of Alexander Breckenridge and Jane Preston.1 Citations [S1425] Gloria Hursey, "re: Breckinridge Family," e-mail message to James Baring, 15 August 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Breckinridge Family." Letitia Breckenridge1 F, #153129 Last Edited=16 Aug 2005 Letitia Breckenridge is the daughter of Alexander Breckenridge and Jane Preston.1 Citations [S1425] Gloria Hursey, "re: Breckinridge Family," e-mail message to James Baring, 15 August 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Breckinridge Family." Phineas Preston1 M, #153130, b. 1672, d. before 1709 Last Edited=3 Jan 2018 Phineas Preston was born in 1672 at IrelandG.2 He married Hon. Mary Stewart, daughter of William Stewart, 1st Viscount Mountjoy and Hon. Mary Coote, in 1692 at Mountjoy, IrelandG.2,1 He died before 1709.1 He was also known as Archibald Preston.3 He lived at Ardsallagh, County Meath, IrelandG.1 Children of Phineas Preston and Hon. Mary Stewart Mary Preston+4 Jane Preston+3 b. c 1690, d. a 12 Nov 1746 Mary Preston2 b. 1696, d. 1749 Colonel John Preston+3 b. 1699, d. 1747 Nathaniel Preston2 b. c 1700 Citations [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1628. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37] [S2664] Liberty unknown, "re: Preston Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 5 February 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Preston." [S1425] Gloria Hursey, "re: Breckinridge Family," e-mail message to James Baring, 15 August 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Breckinridge Family." [S37] BP2003. [S37]

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On 5 Mar 2018 at 01:18 GMT M Bale wrote:

Breckinridge-171 and Breckenridge-156 appear to represent the same person because: represents the same person with various birth dates and countries, however family members are the same.

On 19 Mar 2016 at 19:21 GMT US Presidents Project WikiTree wrote:

Please note that it was BRECK"I"NRIDGE that was the same as this profile and that merge was completed.

On 18 Mar 2016 at 03:51 GMT Jim Lofgren wrote:

Breckenridge-14 appears to be a Roy Breckenridge, son of Daniel and Minnie. Did you perhaps have a different person in mind rather than B-14?

On 18 Mar 2016 at 02:10 GMT Evelyn (Breckenridge) Alexander wrote:

Breckenridge-14 and Breckenridge-156 ARE the same person. They need to be merged and the information distilled. The profile managers seem to be the same on both as well.

On 2 Nov 2014 at 00:07 GMT Robin Lee wrote:

Breckinridge-14 and Breckenridge-156 appear to represent the same person because: some of the data is different, need to work the sources for this person to figure out which data is correct.

On 25 Sep 2014 at 21:04 GMT Robin Lee wrote:

Breckinridge-14 and Breckenridge-32 appear to represent the same person because: same wife and son,



Alexander is 24 degrees from Rosa Parks, 20 degrees from Anne Tichborne and 10 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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