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Lethe Ann "Lettie" Fair Pressly
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Birth: Jan. 13, 1825
Prosperity
Newberry County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 15, 1849
Starkville
Oktibbeha County
Mississippi, USA

Lethe Ann Fair, daughter of James Fair and Anne Glasgow, was born the 13th day of January 1825 in Prosperity, Newberry Co., South Carolina. Known as Lettie by her family, her father was a successful planter, served in the South Carolina Legislature and a Trustee of Erskine College in Due West, South Carolina.

Lettie Fair met her future husband while he was studying at Erskine Theological Seminaries and in 1842, she married Rev. David Pressly, son of Samuel Pressly, M. D., and the former Miss Elizabeth Hearst of Cedar Springs, South Carolina.

On April 7, 1843. Rev. Pressly was installed pastor of Starkville A.R.P. Church; so Lettie settled in Starkville raising her young family. This union produced three children. Their first son dying in Due West, before they moved.

Lethe Ann Fair Pressly departed this life near Starkville, Oktibbeha Co., Mississippi October 15th, 1849. She is buried in the A.R.P. Cemetery.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Fair (1795 - 1872)
  Ann Glasgow Fair (1789 - 1870)
 
 Spouse:
  David Pressly (1820 - 1891)
 
 Children:
  Infant Pressly (1843 - 1843)*
  Annie Fair Pressly Bell (1844 - 1912)*
  Calvin Preston Pressly (1847 - 1919)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

Wife of Rev. David Pressly.
Age 24 yrs. 9 mos. 2 days
 
Note: Her husband Rev. David Pressly, D.D. was minister of Starkville Associated Reform Presbyterian (A.R.P.) Church for over 40 years.
 
Burial:
Associated Reform Presbyterian Cemetery
Starkville
Oktibbeha County
Mississippi, USA
 
Maintained by: GMG
Originally Created by: Frances Reynolds
Record added: Jul 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73182350
Lethe Ann Lettie <i>Fair</i> Pressly
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Lethe Ann Lettie <i>Fair</i> Pressly
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Lethe Ann Lettie <i>Fair</i> Pressly
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 Added: Apr. 2, 2014
 
 
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