Jane <I>Hearst</I> Pressly

Jane Hearst Pressly

Cedar Springs, Abbeville County, South Carolina, USA
Death 4 Apr 1873 (aged 79)
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Div 1, Diamond Square
Memorial ID 83177810 · View Source
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Jane Hearst was the daughter of of Joseph Albert and Jane (née Pressly) Hearst, of Cedar Springs, Abbeville County, South Carolina. She was born of the 17th day of June 1793. The Hearst of Cedar Springs are the great-great- grandparents of William Randolph Hearst of the publishing fame.

On July 4, 1816, Jane Hearst married John Taylor Pressly, son of David and Jane (née Patterson) Pressly; with whom she had nine children.

In October 1832, now Rev. John Pressly and Jane moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where he became minister of First A. R. P. Church. Jane Pressly was a devoted wife and helpmate in his service as a pastor to a growing congregation. Jane became well loved and appreciated for her devotion.

After Rev. Pressly died in 1870, Jane Pressly continued to be dedicated to his work until her death on April 4th 1873. Jane Hearst Pressly is buried beside her husband of 54 years in Union Dale Cemetery.


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 83177810
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jane Hearst Pressly (10 Jun 1793–4 Apr 1873), Find A Grave Memorial no. 83177810, citing Union Dale Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by GMG (contributor 47391530) .