I have found the following information: Robert Abernathy (b) 1749 and (d) 1824. He Married Sarah Nichols on June 23, 1783 In Lincoln Co. N.C., She (d) After 1824. Robert served in the Revolutionary War. Robert & Sarah had the following children. Berryman (b) Abt. 1780, (d) Bef. 1876 Robert Amy (b) 1789 (d) Aft. 1864 She married David P Whitener on Feb. 20, 1812 in Lincoln Co. NC Anna (b) 1792 (d) July 22, 1834, she married Philip Shuford on Feb. 9, 1807 in Lincoln Co. NC Turner (b) 1792 in Catawba Co. NC. (d) May 15, 1865.