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William Delacey Abernathy
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Birth: Feb., 1880
Giles County
Tennessee, USA
Death: 1965
Pulaski
Giles County
Tennessee, USA

William DeLacey Abernathy, born on 28 Feb 1880, married Elizabeth Buford in 1919. Engaged in farming, William became a sheep expert. He died in 1965 in Pulaski, Tennessee.
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ABERNATHY, William DeLacey The Pulaski Citizen 25 Aug 1965
William DeLacey Abernathy, 85 year old retired farmer of the Pleasant Valley Community, died at Fairhaven Nursing Home on Monday morning at 5 o'clock after several weeks illness.
Funeral services were conducted at 10 a. m. Wednesdayat Bennett-May Funeral Home by the Rev. W. H. Mansfield, the Rev. Walter R. Cortner, and the Rev. J. C. Elkins with burial taking place in the Abernathy Cemetery in Pleasant Valley.
Mr. Abernathy was a native of Giles County, son of the late James Edward and Rebecca Denty Abernathy, members of pioneer families of the county.
He was a member of the Pleasant Valley Methodist Church.
Mr. Abernathy's wife, the former Miss Elizabeth Buford, died March 23, 1964.
He had made his home in Pleasant Valley since birth, and was widely known throughout the United States and Canada as an authority on the breeding and raising of sheep.
He is survived by two sons, U. S. Navy Commander Buford Abernathy of Louisville, Ky., and William DeLacey Abernathy of Columbia, and three grandchildren.


 
 
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 Parents:
  James Edwards Abernathy (1828 - 1901)
  Susanna Rebecca Denty Abernathy (1833 - 1901)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Media Buford Abernathy (1892 - 1964)*
 
 Children:
  William DeLacey Abernathy (1923 - 1983)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Edwards Abernathy (1851 - 1852)**
  Our Son Abernathy (1853 - 1853)*
  Alice Abernathy (1855 - 1857)*
  Elizabeth Denty Abernathy (1857 - 1932)*
  Martha Abernathy (1859 - 1860)*
  Annie Abernathy (1865 - 1867)*
  Liles Edward Abernathy (1866 - 1936)*
  Margaret Jackson Abernathy (1872 - 1901)*
  Florence A. Abernathy (1874 - 1941)*
  William Delacey Abernathy (1880 - 1965)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
"W. DELACY ABERNATHY"
1880 - 1965"
 
Note: shares stone with ELIZABETH B. ABERNATHY
 
Burial:
Jesse and James Abernathy Cemetery
Giles County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Mary Bob McClain
Originally Created by: Rick L. Gray
Record added: Jan 14, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46691538
 


- Rick L. Gray
 Added: Jan. 14, 2010
 
 
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