Hi John My great grandmother was Mariah Louisa Eason, her parents were :
Alfred Harris Eason and Mary Ann Abernathy, my 2nd. great grandparents.
Mariah L. Eason, married William Henry Scott, in Giles, Co. Tn. on Nov.10, 1858.
They moved to Dancyville, Haywood, Co. Tn. they are in the 1860 census Dist. # 2 Dancyville, Tn.
William Henry Scott, was the son of Lunsford W. Scott and Mary Ann Simmons, from Halifax, N.C.
They had moved to Hardeman, Co. Tn. in the 1830's. I ask myself :
"How did William Henry Scott, met Mariah L. Eason, from Giles, Co. Tn." ?
After reading your information, on a Clayton Abernathy, there is a :
House # 567-524Dist. 4 Haywood, Co. Tn. Clayton Abernathy, 41 farmerb. Tn. Winniford, 38b. Tn. Ann J., 9 Mary F., 11 ................... House # 568-525 Levi Abernathy, 36farmerb. Tn. Emeline, 32 Elizabeth, 14 Thomas, 13 Nancy A. E., 9 .................. House # 833-737 Alex Eason, 29b. Tn. Sarah, 25b. Tn. ........... Could Mariah L. Eason, had she been in Dancyville, Haywood, Co. Tn. and meet William Henry Scott ?
There where other kin in Haywood, Co. Tn. of the Eason's. Mariah's grandparents, where :
Robert and Lydia Harris-Eason And Charles Clayton Abernathy and Susannah Waddy Harris.
From your post there was a Milton Abernathy, living in Dancyville, Tn. in 1837.
So Mariah L. Eason, had cousin's all over Haywood, Co. Tn.
Do you have any information on these cousin's ?
Mariah L. Eason, born April 15, 1841 died in Dancyville, Tn. in 1883.
William Henry Scott, was a Capt. in the 9th. Inf. the Dancyville's Grays.