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Coalson Abernathy
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Birth: Jan. 10, 1808
Brunswick County
Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 10, 1899
Giles County
Tennessee, USA

Son of James B. Abernathy and Frances M. Jennings; Husband of Annabelle Bass

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Notes from a descendant:

Good morning, I am the great, great, great grandson of Colston Abernathy. My name is James Colston Elder, Jr., and I am writing to you concerning the spelling of his name. I feel sure that his name is spelled "Colston" not "Coalson". I have found several deeds concerning acreage he purchased in Giles County which I would be happy to scan and email to you. The spelling varies deed to deed between "Colston", "Coalson", and "Coalston", and I can't find where he signed any of them. I believe that he couldn't read or write and the person writing the deed spelled his name based on what they heard him say. It was a family tradition to name a son after the mother's father, and it is not disputed that his grandson was named David Colston Elder. What is required to have his name changed to the correct spelling "Colston"? Thank you, Jim
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Burwell Abernathy (1780 - 1838)
  Mary Frances Jennings Abernathy (1783 - 1850)
 
 Spouse:
  Annabelle Bass Abernathy (1814 - 1886)
 
 Children:
  John Wesley Abernathy (1851 - 1905)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ethelbert Abernathy (1803 - 1837)*
  Hardaway Abernathy (1806 - 1852)**
  Coalson Abernathy (1808 - 1899)
  Sterling Abernathy (1811 - 1879)**
  James Buckner Abernathy (1811 - 1886)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Mitchell-Coalson Cemetery
Pulaski
Giles County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Mary Bob McClain
Originally Created by: Rick L. Gray
Record added: Jun 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53822372
 


- KCHM
 Added: Feb. 8, 2014
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