Doug, You may already have the children but just in case I am posting.John
The Robert Abernethy Family, 2000, by Arvord Abernethy p 37, gives Joseph Abernethy, about 1784 NC - 10 Jun 1871, married Glafirra Abernethy, moved to Cape Girardeau, MO in 1815, lived most of their lives in Broteau Township in Perry Co., MO.Children were:
1.Polly Rivers, about 1805 NC.
2.Betsy, about 1808.
3.Robert, about 1809.
4.Martha, about 1810.
5.Aaron, about 1814.
6.Dicey, about 1816, NC or MO.
7.William, about 1817 in NC or MO.
8.Jacob, about 1819, probably MO.
9.Battee, about 1820.
10.Baxter, about 1822.
11.Miles, about 1824.
12.Wallace, about 1825.
Ibid., 96, gives Giaffira born 22 Mar 1785, died 18 Aug 1855, buried Apple Creek Cem. (must be in MO), Baxter is not listed but Eleanor is.The dates are slightly different so I am relisting them below.Those born after 1815 I am showing born in MO, those before in NC.
1.Mary (Polly), about 1805.
2.Elizabeth T., about 1806, married John Wallace.
3.Robert, about 1808, married Rebecca S. Morton.
4.Martha J., about 1810.
5.Battie, about 1811.
6. Aaron, about 1814, died 1900.
7.Eleanor Nance, born 7 Dec 1816, died 26 Jan 1896, married 9 Jan 1838, Joseph J. McLard.
8.Joab (Jacob), abt 1818, died about 1909.
9.Dize, about 1821-1822.
10.Wm. Beal, about 1823, 1908, married Eliza King.
11.John W., about 1825-1908, married Sarah Jane Warren, and Elizabeth Jane Hatcher.
12.Miles R., about Apr 1829, married Patsy L. Little.