From marriage records of Edgefield County, South Carolina:
McCarty, Andrew J. and Susan P. Abney, eldest daughter of Jacob P. Abney, Oct. 28, 1849 by Wm. Atkinson, Esq. at the residence of John Kirksey. John Kirksey was the father-in-law of Jacob P. Abney.
In the will of JOhn Kirksey, he mentions his daughter, Dolly (Kirksey) Abney, and husband, Jacob P. Abney. Dolly was deceased at this time, however, Jacob was listed as son-in-law of JOhn Kirksey and given one hundred dollars as "token of remembrance for him-dated 8 Mar 1856 in Edgefield Co., S.C.