|Death: ||Jul. 3, 1850|
According to the 22 Oct 1931 Augusta Eagle, William D. Abernathy came to the area from Jacksonville, Ill. with Joel Catlin in 1832. He was the proprietor of a general store and on 12 Mar 1834 he was appointed Postmaster.
The article notes that although he moved to Warsaw, Ill. later in life and died there during the cholera epidemic, Mr. Abernathy is buried in Augusta Cemetery.
[The surname may also be spelled Abernathy].
According to the History of Hancock County (Board of Supervisors, 1968), both Joel Catlin and William Abernathy were from Harwinton, Conn.
Married Evelina Hawley in 1833, daughter of Rufus Hawley and Betsey Richards, sister of Mrs. Joel Catlin.
William C Abernethy (1770 - 1856)
Azubah Dexter Abernethy (1779 - 1826)
Maria Josephine Abernethy*
Emily Maria Abernethy (1818 - 1850)*
William Dexter Abernethy (1801 - 1850)
George H. Abernethy (1805 - 1844)*
Henry Conant Abernethy (1814 - 1898)*
Henry C Abernethy (1814 - 1898)*
Plot: Row 9 Sec 1
Created by: rootsjockey
Record added: Jan 01, 2013
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