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Sarah Breckenridge (1710 - 1791)

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Sarah Breckenridge
Born in Antrim, Irelandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Pennsylvaniamap
Descendants descendants
Died in , Augusta County, Virginia, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 16 Oct 2012
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Sarah[1] was born in 1710 in Antrim, Ireland.[2] the oldest of nine known children and three daughters of Alexander Breckenridge and Jane Preston.
In 1739, when she was in her very late twenties, she married Robert McClanahan in Pennsylvania[3] and bore him twelve children, five sons and seven daughters:
  1. Alexander McClanahan
  2. Mary McClanahan
  3. William McClanahan
  4. Leticia McClanahan
  5. Agnes McClanahan
  6. Ann McClanahan
  7. Jane McClanahan
  8. Robert McClanahan
  9. John Breckenridge McClanahan
  10. Lettice McClanahan
  11. Nancy McClanahan
  12. James McClanahan
In 1791, when she was in her very early eighties, she died of unknown causes in Augusta County, Virginia.[4]


  1. U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, National Society of the Sons of the American URL: Unable to access on 5 June 2018 by Patricia Prickett Hickin.
  2. v71t0708.ftw
  3. v71t0708.ftw
  4. v71t0708.ftw


  • WikiTree profile Breckenridge-60 was created through the import of McClanahan-20121014.ged on Oct 15, 2012 by Anonymous McClanahan.


  • Chalkley, Lyman. Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia, 1745-1800. Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County.
  • U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, National Society of the Sons of the American
  • v71t0708.ftw

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On 29 May 2018 at 15:36 GMT Nancy Allen wrote:

Hi, Please update your bio. It's difficult to follow with all that duplicate GEDCOM data. Thanks.

Sarah is 18 degrees from SJ Baty, 19 degrees from Orville Redenbacher 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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