Re: Will of Robert Abernathy-Probated 1792 in Lincoln County, N.C.
> As for the DNA, excuse my ignorance but is the Virgina Abernathys now in VA. and the ones that went to
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> Tennessee related to the Abernathys that went to Lincoln County, N.C.?
To some of them, absolutely!!!
To others, well, we aren't quite sure just yet.
And intermingled throughout the Piedmont of Virginia, North and South Carolina were representatives of a few lines that are probably _not_ related to the "Virginia" Abernathys to which you refer.
-=IF=-, that is, we can find direct-line males to be tested and find out.
DNA has shown that there is at least one very prolificline of "Virginia" Abernathys that are most definitely NOT related to the other bunch of 'em!