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Jotham Riley Abernathy
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Birth: Aug. 11, 1854
Rush County
Indiana, USA
Death: May 29, 1941
Knightstown
Henry County
Indiana, USA

J. R. Abernathy
Expires At Noon

J. R. Abernathy, 86, a retired carpenter of Homer vicinity, passed away Thursday noon at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Orville Graham, in Knightstown. He had made his home with his daughter for the past year.

Mr. Abernathy resided in Rushvllle during his early life but went to the Homer community where he was well known. His wife preceded him in death several years ago.

Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Graham at whose home he died, Mrs. Ruth Clark of near Knightstown, Mrs. Katie Walker and Mrs. Edith Clevenger of this city; two brothers, James of Pierce City, Mo., and John N. of Oklahoma City; eleven grandchildren and twenty-five great grandchildren.

He was a member of the Pleasant Ridge church where funeral services will be conducted Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock by the Rev. Merritt Machlan of this city. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call at the Graham home any time. Friends are asked to omit flowers. 
 
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 Parents:
  Isaac Abernathy (1820 - 1902)
  Mary Riley Abernathy (1820 - 1876)
 
 Spouse:
  Olive Magnolia Ball Abernathy (1857 - 1939)*
 
 Children:
  Katie Abernathy Walker Weaver (1880 - 1956)*
  Myrtle A. Abernathy Graham (1884 - 1963)*
  Edith R. Abernathy Thornburg (1887 - 1966)*
  Ruth Alice Abernathy Gordon (1891 - 1971)*
  William I Abernathy (1899 - 1981)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Thomas Abernathy (1843 - 1918)*
  Richard Abernathy (1845 - 1929)*
  Sarah Catherine Abernathy Warfield (1847 - 1879)*
  Asbury Abernathy (1849 - 1927)*
  Jotham Riley Abernathy (1854 - 1941)
  James Sanford Abernathy (1861 - 1947)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Goddard Cemetery
Rush County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Maggie Day
Originally Created by: Donna Tauber
Record added: Dec 24, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12783028
Jotham Riley Abernathy
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Jotham Riley Abernathy
Added by: Donna Tauber
 
 
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