Samuel Alfred Abernathy Jr.

Samuel Alfred Abernathy Jr.

Birth
Pulaski, Giles County, Tennessee, USA
Death 27 Aug 1936 (aged 43)
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Plot Section 28
Memorial ID 123591613 · View Source
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ABERNATHY, Samuel A. The Pulaski (TN) Citizen 2 Sep 1936.
Samuel A. Abernathy, son of Prof. and Mrs. A. Samuel Abernathy of Pulaski, a Nashville attorney with offices in the Stahlman building, died Thursday night at 8:15 o'clock, at his home, 1922 Hayes Street, after 18 months' failing health.
Mr. Abernathy was connected with the legal firm of Dews and Woodruff. He had been engaged in the practice of law there for the last four years. He was born and reared in Pulaski and educated in the schools there.
As a young man he was connected with the AmericanTelephone and Telegraph company in Nashville and then transferred to Havana Cuba with the same company. He lived there about ten years and about five years ago returned to Nashville. He studied law at Cumberland University in Lebanon and after graduation began practicing in Nashville.
He attended the Methodist Church was a member of the local Shrine Club, and was a Mason.

Survivors are his widow, Mrs. Margaret Hagerty Abernathy; a son, Samuel A. Abernathy, Jr., daughter, Rita Clare Abernathy, both of Nashville; parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. Samuel Abernathy of Pulaski; brothers, Butler and Fisher Abernathy of Pulaski, and J. J. Abernathy of New York; and sisters, Mrs. Ira Tarpley and Mrs. Charles Abernathy of Pulaski and Mrs. Aubrie O'Neal of Nashville.
After funeral services at the residence Saturday conducted by Rev. Coston J. Harrell the body was laid away in Mt.Olivet Cemetery, Nashville.

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Find A Grave contributor Rev. Edward F. Steiner has made a suggestion:

Samuel Alfred Abernathy's World War I draft registration gives his middle name as "Alfred." Both the draft registration and Samuel's death certificate give his date of birth as 18 March 1893.


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  • Maintained by: Rev. Edward F. Steiner
  • Originally Created by: Jesse R. Mitchell
  • Added: 17 Jan 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 123591613
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Alfred Abernathy Jr. (18 Mar 1893–27 Aug 1936), Find a Grave Memorial no. 123591613, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Rev. Edward F. Steiner (contributor 47347402) .