PRESTON of St. Clair, Co., Missouri
Osceola Sun May 16 1878 reported the death of Mrs. Margaret Preston, one of the most aged residents of the county occurred Wed. of last week, near Howard's Mills caused by dropsy from which disease she had been a sufferer for several months. She was the relict of the late Geo. Preston and had lived the great portion of her life—about 60 years-on the farm where she died,. She leaves five children.