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Box 6 Folder C Sheet 8

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FRED G. PRESTON, 3rd. child of George W. and Sally (Goff) Preston, was born Aug. 27, 18571. He married Feb. 15, 1880, Fannie Carlton, who was born July 17, 1861. He married (2) Harriet Miller, daughter of Nelson Miller. Mr. Preston gave considerable time to oil painting and produced some artistic work. Children of this couple were:

1. Martin A. Preston.
2. Ira G. Preston.
3. Hazel B. Preston.
4. Infant Preston, b. & d. Jan. 6, 1891.

RILEY SEDGWICK PRESTON, 3rd. child of Ira and Deborah (Goff) Preston, was born April 30, 1820, in Rush, Monroe Co., N. Y., removing to Michigan with his parents in 1827. He married April 20, 1841, Eliza Carlton. For a time after their marriage they lived upon the old Preston homestead, and about 1847 removed to Section 12, Shelby Twp. Macomb County, where his brother George W. Preston had previously lived. Mrs. Preston died Feb. 28, 1882, having been an invalid for many years, and Mr. Preston died April 14, 1883. Their children were:

1. Julius W. Preston, b. May 29, 1845. (163,831)
2. Gilbert Preston, b. Jan. 30, 1851, died Sep. 27, 1854
3. Lillias Preston, b. Aug. 15, 1857. (163,833)

JULIUS W. PRESTON, 1st child of Riley S. and Eliza (Carlton) Preston, was born May 29, 1845. He married April 2, 1865, Cornelia Van Horn, who was born July 2, 1846. He died April 28, 1942. Mr. Preston followed engineering to some extent. He was a Prohibitionist in politics. To them were born the following children:

1. Ella V. Preston.
2. Ina L. Preston.
3. William Preston.
4. Ward Preston.
5. Maud M. Preston.

LILLIAS PRESTON, 3rd. child of Riley S. and Eliza (Carlton) Preston was born Aug. 15, 1857. She married June 3, 1885, J. Frank Broughton, who was born Feb. 25, 1859, and died Oct. 16, 1889. Mr. Broughton was licensed to preach, and had been assigned to a charge at Davisburg, Mich., when he died. Mrs. Broughton took up the work and was engaged in evangelistic work for many years. She made her home at Fenton, Mich. They had no children. SHe married 2d, Rev R. C. [Miglis?]