In Florence, Lauderdale County, AL on the 1860 census, there are three orphaned Abernathy children found in the James A. (53) and Lavinia E. (42) Turner household: James F. 9, Elizabeth J. 7, and Mary O. 6. All 3 are listed as having been b. in TN. A few pages further on is an 18 yr old Charles Abernathy, also b. TN, who is found in the household of John E. (26) and Martha C. (31) Smith. Both heads of household were b. VA, both wives in TN, and both households relatively well-to-do.