To begin, I tired contacting Ginny but e mail keeps returning.So, Here is what I found... I have found Henry M C Abernathy in 1850 cenus with his father Mathew Abernathy , Giles Co., Tn. Found him with wife and childernin 1870Cobert Co., Al Also found him with wife and grandchildern in 1880 cenus. Alicy Caroline was liveing with her son John F Abernathy , 1900 cencus Lauderdale Co., ALI CANNOT find Henry M C Abernathy and wife, childern in 1860 cenus.......did he sense a war was comeing and hide. I know he spent some time in Limestone Co., Al..not sure what year. By late 1870 s he was a Minister of the Gospel....he performed a marriage in Morgan Co, Al mid 1670 s...sisther of his daughter in law Rachael Ryland Abernathy.I found a Henry C Abernathy enlisten 1862 age 30, 5th Infanty , Alabama, no further information. How do I find out if thisis OR isnt my Henry..it dosent say what co and I havent a clue where he was in 1860...can anyone pleaseeeeeeee help.