Pressly, John T, Dd
Pressly, John T., D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, noted as a professor in divinity and an author, was born in Abbeville District, S. C., in 1803. He studied for the ministry at the Theological Seminary in New York under Dr. John Mason. His first pastorate was in his native village, from which he was called to a professorship in the Theological Seminary, and the charge of the First Associate Reformed (now United Presbyterian) Church in Alleghany, Pa., both of which stations he filled with distinguished ability and success for nearly forty years. He died at Alleghany Aug. 13, 1870. — Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia, 10, 573.