Hi Jim, Do you have the siblings of James Abercrombie, father of Emily?Do you think the date 1807 is fairly correct for him?Also was his father William the William Abercrombie born abt 1767 in Laurens SC? Was his father William the son of still yet another James Abercrombie?Is there any near date of birth for him?What about his wife, do you have her name and date of birth and place?
The Abercrombie family came from Scotland originally, and I have read that no one knows who the 1st one to America was. Did they come to SC first or some other area? I wonder if you have any idea if the Abercrombie's lived on a Cherokee reservation in GA, as her granddaughter told me that Emily did not speak English.Does that sound logical to you?I can't tell if Fayette is on Indian lands or not.
James Abercrombie called himself James Crumby in the 1850 Census, so they must have came abt 1845 to ALA, as James M. Jr. was born abt 1844 in GA.In 1860, James, Sr. calls himself Abercrombie, and do you know why he changed his name and which name he used in Georgia?Sorry to ask you so many questions.I appreciate your patience and knowledge. Colleen