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Cornelius Beverly Abernathy
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Birth: May 23, 1839
Giles County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jul. 7, 1873
Culleoka
Maury County
Tennessee, USA

Cornelius Beverly Abernathy was born 23 May 1839 in Giles County, Tennessee to William David Abernathy and Mary Beckwith Hardaway. He was a Confederate veteran having served for 4 years in the C.S.A. in Company A of the 11th Battalion (Gordon's) Tennessee Cavalry. He married Mary K. Wilkes, daughter of Washington Lafayette Jefferson Wilkes and Jane Crockett Love. They had two daughters: Lela and Mary Cornelius "Neeley" Abernathy. He was a farmer and merchant in the Culleoka area of Maury County, Tennessee where he died on 7 Jul 1873. He was buried in the Wilkes-Campground Cemetery, near Culleoka.

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Cornelius B. Abernathy was Born May 23rd 1839 Died July 7th 1873 Aged 34 Years 1 Mo & 14 Days.
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The Pulaski (TN) Citizen, July 10, 1873
Near Culleoka, Maury County, on the 7th inst., of flux, Mr. C. B. Abernathy, aged 84 years. Mr. Abernathy was well known and extensively related in Giles County, being a brother of Messrs. L. E., T. O., and James E. Abernathy, and his death will be regretted by many
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 Parents:
  William David Abernathy (1800 - 1849)
  Mary Beckwith Hardaway Abernathy (1808 - 1873)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary K. Wilkes Abernathy (1847 - 1910)
 
 Children:
  Lela Abernathy (1871 - 1894)*
  Mary Cornelia Abernathy (1874 - 1969)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Elizabeth Abernathy Reynolds (1825 - 1898)*
  James Edwards Abernathy (1828 - 1901)*
  Robert Hardaway Abernathy (1832 - 1856)*
  William Stanfield Abernathy (1834 - 1896)*
  Edward Beckwith Abernathy (1837 - 1838)*
  Cornelius Beverly Abernathy (1839 - 1873)
  T. Oscar Abernathy (1843 - 1892)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
34 years, 1 month, 14 days
 
Burial:
Wilkes Cemetery
Culleoka
Maury County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Mary Bob McClain
Originally Created by: Rick L. Gray
Record added: Sep 03, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6747742
Cornelius Beverly Abernathy
Added by: Rick L. Gray
 
 
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