Seeking information on John Abanthia/Abanathas/Abernathy b ca 1825 NC; m. Catherine Cook; Children: Matha, Elizabeth, Sarah, William, Eliza Jane b. 1851 (married J.K.P.Hendrix) Mary, Jasper, Newton & Theodora.This family first found on 1850 census in Hamilton Co. TN; 1860 census in Johnson Co. Ark; and 1870 in Ark. Need information regarding John's parentage and possible descendants. My great grandmother was Eliza Jane Abernathy who lived near Paris, Arkansas. She died in 1928.