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Descendants of Andrew Peter Pressley




Generation No. 1


1. ANDREW PETER2 PRESSLEY (DUNNEN1) was born 1804 in Cabarrus County, North Carolina, and died February 06, 1888 in Jackson Co., N. C.. He married (1) NELLIE POWE. He married (2) NANCY JANE TILLEY 1833, daughter of STEPHEN TILLEY and CATHERINE POWELL.

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NDREW PETER PRESSLEY:
I got my info for Andrew Pressley from the World Family Tree Volume #4. Andrew Peter Pressley is buried in Cullowhee Baptist Church Cemetery in the village of Cullowhee, N. C. Andrew and Nancy built their home on the creek that still bears their name. Pressley Creek is located just a few miles from the village of Cullowhee, Jackson Co., N. C.

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ANCY JANE TILLEY:
Nancy Jane Tilley is buried at Cullowhee Baptist Church Cemetery, Jackson Co., N. C.

More About N
ANCY JANE TILLEY:
Fact 9: Baptist
Fact 10: Were among the pioneering families of
Fact 11: Jackson Co., N. C.
     
Children of A
NDREW PRESSLEY and NELLIE POWE are:
  i.   MARY3 PRESSLEY.
  ii.   JAMES B. PRESSLEY, b. 1825.
     
Children of ANDREW PRESSLEY and NANCY TILLEY are:
  iii.   DAVID SWAIN3 PRESSLEY, b. March 02, 1834, Haywood County, North Carolina; d. September 13, 1918, Cullowhee, Jackson Co., N. C.; m. LAVINA.
  Notes for DAVID SWAIN PRESSLEY:
Got David's info from the World Family Tree Volume #4 and also from info given by Becky Hudgens. David Tilley was responsible for establishing the first post office in Speedwell at his home on Tilley Creek. He remained postmaster for many years. He was married twice.

  More About DAVID SWAIN PRESSLEY:
Fact 6: Post Master in Speedwell

  iv.   CATHERINE PRESSLEY, b. July 03, 1836, Macon County, North Carolina.
  Notes for CATHERINE PRESSLEY:
Got Catherine's info from the World Family Tree Volume # 4.

  v.   NANCY JANE PRESSLEY, b. October 17, 1838, Macon County, North Carolina; d. May 05, 1918, Ellijay Comm., Franklin, Macon Co., N. C.; m. WILLIAM HENDERSON HASKETT.
  Notes for NANCY JANE PRESSLEY:
Got this info from The World Family Tree , Volume #4.

  Notes for WILLIAM HENDERSON HASKETT:
Got this info from the World Family Tree Volume # 4. William made cow bells for a living. He is buried in Mountain Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

  vi.   MONTRAVILLE P. PRESSLEY, b. 1841, Macon County, North Carolina; d. May 23, 1862, Kinston, N. C..
  Notes for MONTRAVILLE P. PRESSLEY:
Montraville died in Kinston, N. C. (at a Confederate Camp).Got the info for Montraville from the World Family Tree Volume # 4. He enlisted in Co. B 25th Regiment NC to fight for the southern cause. He fought in many battles, but it was disease that took his life on Mau 23, 1862, at a Confederate camp. His great niece, Alene Pressley Cashatt, and great nephew, Clingman Pressley, were instrumental in getting a Civil War gravestone erected in honor of his military service. The stone is at Hooper Cemetery behind Speedwell Baptist Church in Cullowhee, Jackson Co., N. C. He is buried at Speedwell Baptist Church, Cullowhee, Jackson Co., N. C.

2. vii.   LEWIS CLINGMAN PRESSLEY, b. January 28, 1844, Macon County, North Carolina; d. December 19, 1917, Jackson Co., North Carolina.
  viii.   FIDELLA PATTON PRESSLEY, b. April 20, 1846, Macon County, North Carolina; d. July 18, 1912, Cullowhee, Jackson Co., N. C.; m. SARAH A. JOHNSON.
  Notes for FIDELLA PATTON PRESSLEY:
Got the info for Fidella from the World Family Tree Volume # 4 and also from some info I got from Becky Hudgens. He is buried at Speedwell Baptist Church Cemetery, Cullowhee, Jackson Co., N. C.

  Notes for SARAH A. JOHNSON:
Got the info for Sarah from the World Family Tree Volume 4.

  ix.   MARY ANN PRESSLEY, b. December 12, 1848, Macon County, North Carolina; d. June 10, 1920, Cullowhee, Jackson Co., N. C.; m. WILLIAM MACK PRIZZELL.
  Notes for MARY ANN PRESSLEY:
Got the info for Mary from the World Family Tree Volume # 4 and from info furnished on chart by Becky Hudgens. Mary Ann is buried a Cullowhee Baptist Church Cemetery, Cullowhee, Jackson Co., N. C.

  Notes for WILLIAM MACK PRIZZELL:
Got the info for William from the World Family Tree Volume # 4.

  x.   N. JANE PRESSLEY, b. 1859, Macon County, North Carolina.


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