Re: Descendants of Wm Abernathy (VA to TN)
The information that I have was submitted to The Compendium of American Genealogy, First Families of America,(Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Company, 1968).
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It was submitted by Edna Earl Johnson Simms, a resident of West Point, Lawrence County, Tennessee.My g-aunt remembers her when she was a child and grew up with her nephew.
This is what she submitted:
Martha Abernathy (1817-59)(2nd wife of Charles Joel Herrin (1804-89)
Rachel Drake (ca. 1785 - ca. 1850) m, 1816, Freeman Abernathy (b and d Davidson County, Tennessee) son of Laban Abernathy (ca. 1748 - 1833); supplied troops in Dinwiddie Co., Va., Am Rev.)
Isaac Drake (1756-1815), Davidson Co. Tenn.; m Jane Todd of Ky
Nathaniel Drake m Mary Jackson
Samuel Drake m Margaret Pottle; m 2nd Mark Cox
John Drake(desc. from the family of Sir Francis Drake), m Margaret Weldon, of Devonsire, Eng.
This is all that I have that has some factual reference to it.