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 Mary Anne <I>Hayes</I> Abernethy

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Mary Anne Hayes Abernethy

Mary Anne (Hayes) Abernethy was the wife of Rev. Dr. Robert Laban Abernethy. They were married Caldwell, Colorado February 11, 1847. In 1880, he received his D.D. degree from Alfred University, Alfred, New York. He was a minister in the South Carolina Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church. He was founder and president of Rutherford College.

June 1, 1880
Lovelady, Burke Co., NC
R. L., age 58, b1822 NC, teacher
Mary A., age 46, b1834 NC
dau Emma P., age 25, b1855 NC
son Willie E., age 20, b1860 NC, law student
son Logan B., age 14, b1866 NC
dau Lola C., age 17, b1863 NC
dau Anna L., age 11, b1869 NC
son Arthur age 7, b1873 NC
dau Minnie R., age 5, b1875 NC
dau Jennie M., age 2, b1878NC

Family Members


"Mary Anne
wife of
died Nov 11, 1913
Age 79 yrs





  • Created by: Mary Jane Haight-Eckert
  • Added: 2 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 55745883
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Anne Hayes Abernethy (24 Sep 1833–11 Nov 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55745883, citing Abernathy Methodist Church Cemetery, Rutherford College, Burke County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Mary Jane Haight-Eckert (contributor 46560908) .