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Corp James William Thomas "Jim" Abernathy
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Birth: Aug. 3, 1833
DeKalb County
Georgia, USA
Death: Mar. 26, 1917
Cusseta
Chambers County
Alabama, USA

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"The LaFayette Sun" - February 19, 1902:

Hootalocco.

Mr. J. W. T. Abernathy has built two rooms to his neat little dwelling, which adds much to its looks and comfort.
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"The LaFayette Sun" - April 3, 1913:

Fair Play - Mr. Caleb A. Johnson, of Texas, a former citizen of this county, and father of Mrs. J. F. Thomas and Mrs. Lee Coggin, is spending some time here with them and among his old schoolmates. He visited the home of J. W. T. Abernathy Sunday evening, much to the pleasure of both. They went back to their earliest recollections, when old Sandy Ridge Church was an old split log schoolhouse, where both learned their ABC’s. Mr. Abernathy is in his eightieth year and Mr. Johnson is in seventy-ninth. Both of them were raised in this settlement and have raised large families of children are grown and have families of their own.
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"The LaFayette Sun" - March 28, 1917:

Death of Mr. J. W. T. Abernathy.

Mr. Jas. W. T. Abernathy died at the home of his son, Mr. R. F. Abernathy, near Cusseta, last Monday. On Tuesday afternoon the remains were carried to the home of Messrs. W. D. and Lee Hunter, at Buffalo, relatives of the deceased, and the burial took place at 11:00 o'clock this morning at Macedonia, of which church the deceased was a faithful member. The funeral services were conducted by Elder J. T. Satterwhite in the presence of a large congregation of relatives and friends.
Mr. Abernathy was one of the oldest citizens of the county, being in his 84th year. He leaves three sons: Mr. R. F. Abernathy, with whom he was living at the time of his death; Mr. S. M. Abernathy of New Orleans, La., two brothers, Mr. D. H. B. Abernathy of this county, and Mr. S. J. S. Abernathy of Palo Pinto, Texas. Also one sister, Mrs. Addie Dorman of Altoona, Ala. The deceased was a Confederate veteran, having served in Company I, 37th Alabama Regiment.
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Family links: 
 Parents:
  Samuel Abernathy (1798 - 1878)
  Jane Boyd Abernathy (1799 - 1870)
 
 Spouse:
  Frances Joanna Creed Abernathy (1832 - 1910)*
 
 Children:
  Franklin Abernathy*
  John Thomas Abernathy (1854 - 1908)*
  William Rankin Abernathy (1856 - 1911)*
  Samuel Meshack Abernathy (1858 - 1947)*
  James Davis Creed Abernathy (1860 - 1861)*
  Joseph William Thomas Abernathy (1865 - 1866)*
  Andre Weston Abernathy (1867 - 1926)*
  Robert Abernathy (1871 - 1945)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Davis Abernathy (1820 - 1854)*
  Mary Elizabeth Abernathy Lacy (1823 - ____)*
  Sarah Frances Abernathy (1825 - 1825)*
  Rosanna Permelia Abernathy Coggin (1828 - 1872)*
  Rhoda Louisa Abernathy Creed (1830 - 1895)*
  Nancy Lucinda Jane Abernathy (1831 - 1863)*
  James William Thomas Abernathy (1833 - 1917)
  Margaret Isabelle Abernathy Hunter (1835 - 1910)*
  David Hugh Boyd Abernathy (1838 - 1931)*
  Samuel Joseph Stewart Abernathy (1840 - 1929)*
  Edatha Naomi Abernathy Hammond (1841 - 1910)*
  Martha Ann Adeline Abernathy Dorman (1844 - 1940)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
2nd Corp. Company "I" 47th AL Inf. Regt. - CSA.

 
Burial:
Macedonia Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
Chambers County
Alabama, USA
 
Created by: Churchwell
Record added: Feb 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33900482
Corp James William Thomas Jim Abernathy
Added by: Churchwell
 
Corp James William Thomas Jim Abernathy
Added by: Churchwell
 
 
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 Added: Jul. 9, 2015
In honor of your service to the Confederate States Army. Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp No. 1921 - The Tallassee Armory Guards.
- Churchwell
 Added: Mar. 27, 2015

- Lanie
 Added: Oct. 9, 2014
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