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  1. Laura Alabama Floretta Abernathy: Birth: 6 AUG 1867 in Chambers, Alabama, USA. Death: 27 OCT 1946 in Chambers, Alabama, USA

  2. Minnie Margaret Louvella Abernathy: Birth: 1870 in Chambers, Alabama, USA.

  3. John Rufus Abernathy: Birth: 1876.

  4. Vanamma Buena Vista Abernathy: Birth: 16 OCT 1878 in Chambers, Alabama, USA. Death: 19 JUN 1950 in LEBANON, DeKALB, ALABAMA

  5. Samuel Franklin Davis Abernathy: Birth: 13 JAN 1882 in Chambers, Alabama, USA.

  6. Martha Ola Vodella Abernathy: Birth: 23 MAR 1884 in Chambers, Alabama, USA. Death: 15 OCT 1968 in Chambers, Alabama, USA

a. Note:   Census Place:Chappell Hill, Chambers, Alabama Source:FHL Film 1254005 National Archives Film T9-0005 Page 50C
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 THIS ARTICLE WAS PROBABLY WRITTEN ABOUT 1924 WILLIAM F. ABERNATHY The following article is from an undated issue of "The LaFayette {ALABAMA} Sun": THE THIN GRAY LINE PASSES IN REVIEW That we may not forget the heroes who fought our battles of yore, and who crowned themselves with everlasting honor, The Sun will furnish this column for a short sketch of the lives of these great and good men. Born in DeKalb County, Georgia, January 9th, 1839; moved to the Rock Springs community, Chambers County, Alabama, when about four years of age. At the age of 23, he was married to Miss LAURA AWILDA MILFORD, November 28, 1861, at the residence of PHILLIP MILFORD, Chambers County, Alabama. Enlisted in the Confederate army in spring of 1862, Company "I" 47th AL Reg; served under both General JACKSON and General LEE; was at Appomattox Court House at time of surrender of General ROBERT E. LEE. No deaths have been recorded in this family to date; Mr. ABERNATHY, his wife, and six children born to them, are all living: LAURA A. F. ABERNATHY, Buffalo, Chambers County, AL; MINNIE L. M. (Mrs. J. M. MALEY) Columbus, GA; J. R. B. ABERNATHY, LaFayette, Chambers County, AL; VANAMA B. V. ABERNATHY, Buffalo, Chambers County, AL; SAMUEL F. D. ABERNATHY, Roanoke, Randolph County, AL; MARTHA O. V. (Mrs. W. H. HOUSE) Buffalo, Chambers County, AL. Mr. ABERNATHY has been a member of the Missionary Baptist church for almost sixty years, and has ben a citizen of Chambers County, AL, for eighty-one years. Mr. ABERNATHY is at the present time enjoying good health. ************************************************************ ABERNATHY, William F. 47th Ala. Inf., Co. I 01/19/1838 07/20/1929 Lebanon Presb. Ch. Cem., Chambers Co., Alabama is NOT responsible for the content of the GEDCOMs uploaded through the WorldConnect Program. The creator of each GEDCOM is solely responsible for its content.