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Rev James Buckner "Buck" Abernathy
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Birth: Jan. 17, 1811
Warren County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 21, 1886
Pittsburg
Camp County
Texas, USA

According to the 1850 census, Buckner Abernathy had three living children in his household, which appear to have been born of his first wife, Mary Francis Graves. They were married in 1834. Mary Francis' father was William Branch Graves (1795-1840) and her mother was Harriet Hilda Abernathy. Mary Francis died September 4, 1848. Her grave location is unknown. The three children listed in the 1850 census were Nancy Catherine, Augustus Cabot, and Henry Clay. In the 1850 census, he is married to his second wife, Mary Agnes Kesterson. In the 1860 census, he and Mary Agnes appear to have the following children: Urceila 13, Emma 8, Camelia 6, and David Harper 2. A girl child who was named Mary Agnes (later called "Aggie") was born to them in April, 1864. Unfortunately, mother Mary Agnes Kesterson-Abernathy died about a week after Aggie was born. Aggie never knew her biological mother. Reverend Buckner later married Amanda Pitts who probably helped raise the younger children. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Burwell Abernathy (1780 - 1838)
  Mary Frances Jennings Abernathy (1783 - 1850)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Agnes Ketsterson Abernathy (1830 - 1864)
  Amanda Pitts Abernathy (1827 - 1893)
 
 Children:
  Nancy Abernathy Credille (1836 - 1913)*
  Augustus Cabot Abernathy (1839 - 1864)*
  Henry Clay Abernathy (1840 - 1885)*
  David Harper Abernathy (1858 - 1910)*
  Mary Agnes Abernathy Preuit (1864 - 1947)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ethelbert Abernathy (1803 - 1837)*
  Hardaway Abernathy (1806 - 1852)**
  Colston Abernathy (1808 - 1899)*
  James Buckner Abernathy (1811 - 1886)
  Sterling Abernathy (1811 - 1879)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Pitts Cemetery
Pittsburg
Camp County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: J H Brown
Originally Created by: Jane Stacy Eubanks
Record added: Sep 22, 2007
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Rev James Buckner Buck Abernathy
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Rev James Buckner Buck Abernathy
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Rev James Buckner Buck Abernathy
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Rest in Peace Reverend.
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