Hello,I believe this William C. ABERNATHY was a sibling to my gr. grandmother, Caroline Amanda ABERNATHY.His children: Thomas M., b. 3, March 1868;William M., b. 14 Sept. 1870; George E., b. 23, Sept 1873; Clara, b. 4 March 1875; James R., b. 22 Nov. 1878; John C. b. 8 Jan. 1881;Louis, b. 19 Oct. 1883; Matilda J., b. 31 May 1887.Two sons died young: William M. d. 2 Nov. 1872; George E. d. 10 Feb. 1874.William C. was b. 11 Sept. 1842 in Clinton Co. IL.Hope this is helpful to you. Are you a descendant of William C. ABERNATHY? Carol B.