Samuel Adam J Preston


Personal and Family Information

Samuel was born on 4 JUL 1858 in Michigan, USA, the son of Jasper Newton Preston and Jannett Jennie Johnston.

He died on 16 AUG 1889 in Los Angeles County, California.

His wife was Clara M Bloomberg, who he married on 1 NOV 1884 in Grand Ledge, Eaton, Michigan. They had no known children.

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Samuel Adam J Preston


Jasper Newton Preston


Samuel Preston


Rebecca Noble Sprague


Jannett Jennie Johnston



Birth4 JUL 1858
Place: Michigan, USA
Death16 AUG 1889
Place: Los Angeles County, California
BurialAUG 1889
Place: Angelus Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Cnty, California




Note 1

!Note: There seems to also be an ASJ Preston born that same year in Illinois, mother’s name Mary, sisters Mary, Ida and Bell, occupation butcher.

!Source: in the 1860 United States Federal Census

J N Preston 29, head, abt 1831, New York

Janette Preston 24, wife, abt 1836, Canada

Adam J Preston 2, son, abt 1858, Michigan <<<

Flora Preston 2/12, daughter, abt 1860, Michigan

Note: The official enumeration day of the 1860 census was 1 June 1860. All questions asked were supposed to refer to that date. By 1860, there were a total of thirty-three states in the Union, with Minnesota and Oregon being the latest editions. There were no substantial state- or district-wide losses.

!Source: in the 1870 United States Federal Census

Jasper Preston 38, head, abt 1832, New York

Jennie Preston 36, wife, abt 1834, Canada

Samuel Preston 12, son, abt 1858, Michigan <<<

Sarah Preston 10, daughter, abt 1860, Michigan

Flora Preston 7, daughter, abt 1863, Michigan

Georgiana Preston 2, daughter, abt 1868, Michigan

Ruth Oust 16, daughter, abt 1854, Michigan

Clark Gilbert ?, son, Michigan

George Jones 23, son, abt 1847, Michigan

!Source: in the 1880 United States Federal Census

Jasper M. Preston 46, head, abt 1834, New York

Janet Preston 46, wife, abt 1834, Canada

Samuel Preston 21, son, abt 1859, Michigan <<<

Sarah Preston 19, daughter, abt 1861, Michigan

Flora Preston 17, daughter, abt 1863, Michigan

!Source: in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current

Name: Samuel A.J. Preston

Birth Date: 4 Jul 1858

Birth Place: Michigan, United States of America

Death Date: 16 Aug 1889

Death Place: Los Angeles County, California, United States of America

Cemetery: Angelus Rosedale Cemetery

Burial or Cremation Place: Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States of America

Has Bio?: N

Spouse: Clara M. Preston


!Source: in the California, U.S., Voter Registers, 1866-1898

Name: Samuel A J Preston

Age: 30

Birth Year: abt 1858

Residence Year: 1888

Residence Place: Los Angeles, California, USA

Address: 446 Hope Street

Occupation: Architect

!Source: in the U.S., Passport Applications, 1795-1925

Name: Clara M Preston

Gender: Female

Age: 64

Birth Date: 16 May 1860

Birth Place: Coldwater, Michigan

Residence Place: Los Angeles, California

Passport Issue Date: 7 Jul 1924

Spouse: Samuel A J Preston

Has Photo: Yes

Note: Husband Samuel A. J. Preston, born Michigan, deceased 1889 <<<