The Breckinridges of Kentucky

The Breckinridges of Kentucky Across than six generations beginning before the Revolutionary War the Breckinridge family has produced a series of notable leaders These often controversial men and women included a presidential cand

The Scotch Irish in Virginia Library Ireland The Scotch Irish in Virginia From Old Virginia and Her Neighbours by John Fiske, Scotch Irish in Virginia homepage Until recent years, little has been written about the coming of the so called Scotch Irish to America, and yet it is an event of scarcely less importance than the exodus of English Puritans to New England and that of English Cavaliers to Virginia. John C Breckinridge John Cabell Breckinridge .Januar in Lexington, Kentucky Mai ebenda war Offizier des US Heeres, Vizeprsident der Vereinigten Staaten und US Senator fr den Bundesstaat Kentucky Im Amerikanischen Brgerkrieg war er General im konfderierten Heer John C Breckinridge John Cabell Breckinridge January , May , was an American lawyer, politician, and soldier He represented Kentucky in both houses of Congress and became the th and youngest ever vice president of the United States, serving from to .He was a member of the Democratic party He served in the U.S Senate during the outbreak of the American Civil War, but was expelled NorthCarolinaPatriotsof Choices Redeemed North Carolina War Between the States Sesquicentennial North Carolina Patriots of Images and Stories of The Old North State s Defenders A sampling of the men sons, brothers and fathers who left their firesides and families to fight for Genealogy Records and Family and Personal Papers Genealogy Records and Family and Personal Papers Collection Descriptions Genealogy records are specifically compiled for the use of genealogists and family historians compilations of births, deaths, marriages, and other vital statistics and funeral home and cemetery records.

  • Title: The Breckinridges of Kentucky
  • Author: James C. Klotter
  • ISBN: 9780813191652
  • Page: 135
  • Format: Paperback
  • Across than six generations beginning before the Revolutionary War the Breckinridge family has produced a series of notable leaders These often controversial men and women included a presidential candidate, a U.S vice president, cabinet members, generals, women s rights advocates, congressmen, editors, reformers, authors, and church leaders Along with successAcross than six generations beginning before the Revolutionary War the Breckinridge family has produced a series of notable leaders These often controversial men and women included a presidential candidate, a U.S vice president, cabinet members, generals, women s rights advocates, congressmen, editors, reformers, authors, and church leaders Along with success, the Breckinridges, like other Americans, faced hardship and war, contended with race, lived through difficult family situations including a sex scandal and encountered personal and political failure An articulate, opinionated, and frank family, the Breckinridges have left a detailed record that allows us a vivid recreation of the range of American history and society.

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    1. This was specialized reading, and thus it won't be for everyone. The material is very good, though, and the Breckinridge family impacts Presbyterianism, the nativist and anti-catholic political movements, and the anti-slavery movements in the 19th cent.

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