Public Records Office-Chancery Lane, London England- For original copy- Mail to; PRO, Chancery Lane, London, England WC2A 1LR They have:
List of Scots taken Prisoner At the Battle of Worcester (England) Sept. 15, 1651
Robert Abernethy, age 19, son of George Abernethy de Barrie ( said to mean George Abernethy of Barrie,Scotland) He held the rank of Captain and served under General Leslie from Banff, one of his kinsmen.
Given a choice of The Tower of London or as an agricultural servant to the colonies of Virginia, he chose the latter. He went as a prisoner of war and was deported October, 1651 to Virginia.
(Copied by Frances Jones Kirmayer from original records in London in October, 1975). ******** I descend from this Robert, then his son Robert, then his grandson Robert. Next - John B. Abernathy, son Frederick Abernathy and his second wife, Milly Davenport, son Matthew Abernathy, son Henry M.C. Abernathy and wife, Alcy Caroline Graves and their dau. Carissa Belle Abernathy md John Lewis White and they were my grandparents. I will be glad to share my work. I was accepted into D.A.R. on John B. Abernathy and into The National Society of the Sons and Daughters of the Pilgrims on Robert Abernethy (1) who married widow Sarah (Cubishe) Coppage as claimed by that surname lineage.Ginny Keefer