There must have been another Abernathy family who lived in Hughes Springs, at least for a while.They may have been related to the other Abernathy's in the area.
Julius J. Abernathy was b 1896 in Hughes Springs according to information found online from the Tennessee State Library and Archives: TENNESSEE WORLD WAR I VETERANS : GILES COUNTY Abernathy Julius J. 1896; Birthplace: Hughes Springs, TX.
He was the son of Andrew Samuel Abernathy & Sue A. May from Giles Co, TN.They evidently moved back to Giles Co. because they were buried in Old White Maplewood Cemetery, Giles Co, TN.