I found your Caleb Abernathy in a booklet I received from Nora Ahrens of Jackson, Mo.
Caleb F. Abernathy b. 1826 married 10-26-1848Letitia Allbright, b. 1829
1) Benjamin David Abernathy b. 1850 2) Thomas B. Abernathyb. 1855 3) Martha Abernathyb. 1856 4) Emma Abernathyb. 1866 5) Arthur Abernathy b. 1866 6) Susie Abernathyb. 1872
Caleb Abernathy is the son of Martha Abernathy b. 1793 NC, probably Lincoln County.His father was Joshua Abernathy b.1783 NC,died 1-26-1849. Joshua Abernathy is listed in the York Chapel Graveyard Book as being buried there. Did not see wife Martha listed.
Also it mentions that Joshua Abernathy is the grandson of David Abernathy b.5-29-1726 Va. and Martha Ann Turner from Aberdeen, Scotland.David Abernathy was in the American Revolution
Information about Martha and her parents:
65. Jones ABERNETHY (1)(2) was born in Aug 1764 in VA. Was a member of the NC Legislature, 1807-08. Col. in the War of 1812. Judge 1823-27 and Treasurer 1825-28, 1833 of Perry CO. Founder of York Chapel 1821 He died in Jul 1835 in Perry Co, MO. was born in Aug 1764 in VA. Was a member of the NC Legislature, 1807-08. Col. in the War of 1812. Judge 1823-27 and Treasurer 1825-28, 1833 of Perry CO. Founder of York Chapel 1821 He died in Jul 1835 in Perry Co, MO.
He was married to Elizabeth Ann RUTLEDGE. Elizabeth Ann RUTLEDGE (1)(2) died UNKNOWN. Jones ABERNETHY and Elizabeth Ann RUTLEDGE had the following children:
231 i. Frances F ABERNATHY was born in 1785 in NC. She died about 1850 in MO. 232 ii. Mary ABERNATHY was born on 11 Mar 1789 in NC. She died on 10 Aug 1829 in MO. +233 iii. Sarah Ann ABERNATHY. 234 iv. Martha ABERNATHY was born in 1793 in NC. She died on 28 Apr 1860. 235 v. Elizabeth ABERNATHY was born in 1795 in NC. She died in 1847 in MO. 236 vi. Robert J ABERNATHY was born in Dec 1795 in NC. He died in Mar 1836 in MO. 237 vii. James F ABERNATHY was born in Jan 1798 in NC. He died in Apr 1829 in MO. He is/was Taught school at York Chapel, Perry Co, MO. 238 viii. Alonzo ABERNATHY died on 8 Oct 1844 in MO. He served in MO. Legislature 1834 Judge of Perry Co. 1837-1844 He was born in NC.
Joshua Abernathy's parents were Patty Abernathy( daughter of David Abernathy and Martha Turner) Patty Abernathy married David Abernathy ( son of James Abernathy & Elizabeth Cox)
I descend directly back myself to 2 of Martha Abernathy's sisters- Elizabeth Abernathy & Sarah Ann Abernathy.I have 3 lines of descendency going back to the same Abernathys in Virginia!
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