F. J. Prettyman
Prettyman was born on April 7, 1860, in Brookeville, Maryland, the son of Elijah Barrett Prettyman and Lydia Forrest Prettyman. He was educated at Rockville Academy, Emerson Institute, St. John's College, Annapolis, Maryland, and Washington and Lee University.
He served in Baltimore as a supply pastor in 1884-5. Thereafter he served these churches in succession: St Paul’s, Baltimore, 1888–1891; Lexington, Virginia; Martinsburg, West Virginia; Staunton, Virginia; Mt Vernon Place, Washington, D.C.; Trinity & Calvary, Baltimore, 1905-1909. He served as Chaplain of the Senate (1903–1904) and (1913–1921). Following his ministry in Washington, he returned to Baltimore to serve Wilson Memorial 1927-1931. Thereafter he was pastor in Fredericksburg, Virginia (1930–37). He retired in October 1937.
Prettyman died October 12, 1945, and was buried in Rockville Cemetery, Maryland, alongside his wife, parents and children.
- Who's Who in American Methodism, by Carl Fowler Price, p, 175
- Madison Hall Notes, Volume 2, by Young Men's Christian Association (University of Virginia)
- Directory of Ministers and Maryland Churches They Served 1634-1990, by Edna Kanely, p. 168
- Rockville Cemetery, Baltimore Road, Rockville, Montgomery Co., MD
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- The Prettyman Family In England and America 1361-1968, By Reverend Edgar Cannon Prettyman
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