Your Patience ABNEY (who m. John L. CHILDERS, [s/o William CHILDERS & Jane LEBO]) was a daughter of Richard N. ABNEY (b.1841 IL) & Sarah A. ARNOLD (b.1853 AR). Richard N. ABNEY was a son of William ABNEY (b.1814 TN) & Elizabeth ISHAM (b.1820 TN; d/o Richard ISHAM). William ABNEY was a son of Abner "Ab" ABNEY (b.1795 SC) & Patience STRICKLIN (b.1794 TN; d/o Willis STRICKLIN). Abner ABNEY was a son of Pvt. Paul ABNEY/ABNER (b.ca.1755; Pvt. in Cont. Army, Am. Rev. War) & Rhoda NORMAN (b.1768; d/o Eli NORMAN & Sarah Ann KEMP).
Pvt. Paul ABNEY/ABNER was almost definitely a son of Paul ABNEY (bapt.1699 VA) & an unknown wife. The latter Paul was s/o Dannett ABNEY Sr. (bapt. 1659 Leicester, England) & Mary (LEE?).