Our ancestors, Colvill Abercrombie and wife Mary Lindley as well as daughters, Mary (Abercrombie) Sims and Ruth (Abercrombie) Sims were all sustaining members of the Rabun Creek Baptist Church in Laurens Co., SC. Colvill & wife Mary (Lindley) Abercrombie are buried in the Rabun Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. As you know, Mary Abercrombie was married to Hiram Sims, Sr.Mary's sibling/sister, Ruth Abercrombie was married to Alfred Franklin Sims, a sibling/brother to Hiram Sims, Sr.
Best evidence I've seen tends to support that Colvill Abercrombie, our ancestor, was a son of John Abercrombie and 1st wife Sarah Mitchell.He, John Abercrombie was born about 1742 and died 1816 and is also buried in the Rabun Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. yes, the Lindleys were Quakers, but Mary, wife of Colvill Abercrombie became a mamber of the Rabun Creek Baptist Church in Laurens Co., SC.The minuted of the Rabun Creek Baptist Church record that our ancestors, Colvill Abercrombie and wife Mary (Lindley) Abercrombie and daughters, Mary and Ruth were sustaining members.
By the way, I'm forwarding a message to your prersent e-mail address.I had first sent it to your old e-mail address.