John F. Abrams' father was Alexander Abrams b. 1775, d. Nov 1842. (See "The Abrams Family Genealogy 1745-1979" by George Carter Abrams page 100) Alexander married Mary Beard ca 1807.She was b. 1783d. 24 Apr 1848. Both are buried in the Old Mount Tabor Cemetery within a few feet of the Old Mount Tabor Methodist Church site in Newberry Co., SC[I have seen Alexander's tombstone.The grave site is back in the woods and the tombstones are lying on the ground. One of my distant cousins who lives in the area took me there].
Alexander's father was James Abrams b. 1745, probably in County Antrim Ireland. He died 16 Sept 1822.He married Mary Tedford ca 1773 in Newberry Co.She was born 1748 probably in County Antrim Ireland and died 4 Oct 1831. Both are buried at King's Creek ARP Cemetery (near the original church site where they probably were members).