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  Breckinridge, Jr., Robert Jefferson
AffiliationConfederate States of America   
NameRobert Jefferson Breckinridge, Jr.
, Kentucky , United States
Born September 14, 1833
DiedMarch 13, 1915 (81 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifedRBH
Feb 08, 2011 01:44pm
InfoRobert Jefferson Breckinridge, Jr. (September 14, 1833 - March 13, 1915) was a prominent Kentucky politician and a member of the Breckenridge political family. He was the son of Robert Jefferson Breckinridge and brother of William Campbell Preston Breckinridge. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He served as a colonel in the Confederate Army in the Civil War. He later represented Kentucky in the First Confederate Congress from 1862 to 1864. After the war he served as a judge. He married Katharine Morrison in 1856.


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Father Robert Jefferson Breckinridge 1800-1871
Grandfather John Breckinridge 1760-1806
Great-Grandfather Robert Preston Breckinridge 1720-1772
Grand Uncle Alexander Breckinridge 0000-
1st Cousin Once Removed James D. Breckinridge 0000-1849
Grand Uncle James C. Breckinridge 1763-1833
Aunt Letitia Breckinridge Porter 0000-
1st Cousin Peter A. Porter 1827-1864
Uncle John Cabell Breckinridge 1788-1823
1st Cousin John Cabell Breckinridge 1821-1875
Uncle John Breckinridge 1797-1841
1st Cousin Mary Breckinridge Porter 0000-
1st Cousin Samuel M. Breckinridge 0000-
Sister Marie Breckinridge Handy 0000-
Nephew L. Irving Handy 1861-1922
Brother William C. P. Breckinridge 1837-1904
Brother Joseph Cabell Breckinridge, Sr. 1842-1920
Nephew Scott Breckinridge 1882-1941
Nephew Henry Skillman Breckinridge 1886-1960

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