I don't know if this is of interest to you but might be.I did not have the date of death for William nor his two daughters Dionysia and Arianna.Do you have source info for this info.I would appreciate knowing it if you do so I can add it to my data base. Thanks. John Abernathy
Giles County Historical Society Bulletin, 12 Apr 1976, pp 3-5, A History of the David Abernathy Family.
The third Abernathy family to emigrate from Virginia to Giles County is the David Abernathy family; so designated because David is the oldest known ancestor. David died in Dinwiddie Co., VA circa 1790.As the name "Liles" appears often in the family, his descendants believe that David probably married a Liles.His known children were Jesse, Ann, Clarissa, and Liles. It is believed that Liles married an Edwards.His known children were William, called "Pollar Mound Billy"; Burwell; Jess, and perhaps James, who died in Sussex County, VA in 1799. Liles is the progenitor of the David Abernathy family in Giles.One of his sons, Burwell, and five of his grandchildren moved to Giles County.In addition to Burwell, they were Mary Ann Abernathy, daughters of his son "Poplar Mound Billy," and Liles Edwards, William David and Elizabeth, all children of his son Jesse. ... "Poplar Mound Billy's" two daughters and their families followed their Uncle Burwell.Mary Ann Aberanthy had married "Esquire" Tom Batte in Greenville Co., VA in 1811.He became a prominent Eldton citizen.Dr. McFerrin said, "In 1830 Thomas Batte and others located a campground known as "Prospect" near the Elk River.The Batte's had a son, Dr. William Batte, who was a flutist and an outstanding physician in Pulaski both before and after the Civil War.Dr. Batte married first, Mildred Field by whom he had a daughter, Julia, who marired Capt. W. R. Garrett, once a county superintendent of schools in Giles County andauthor of Garrett and Goodpasture's History of Tennessee.Dr. Batte's second wife was Mary Elizabeth Rivers Sykes. Mary Ann's sister, Narcissa, married her cousin, James Abernathy in 1822 in Greenville Co., VA, came to Giles and settled near Elkton.Their daughter Ann was T. B. Daly's second wife and mother of Thomas E. Daly.Thomas E. married Georgia Bull and moved to Pulaski.He was a member of the Daly and Abernathy hardwared firm, Mayor of the City, and cashier of the National People's Bank.At the turn of the century he built the Victorian brick house at the corner of Third and Madision.They had no children.
The Abernethy Family, Arvord Abernerthy, 2000, p 87.