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 Cornelius Beverly Abernathy

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Cornelius Beverly Abernathy

  • Birth 23 May 1839 Giles County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 7 Jul 1873 Culleoka, Maury County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Culleoka, Maury County, Tennessee, USA
  • Memorial ID 6747742

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.

Inscription:
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
shared by Ruth Hasten Walsh http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=mr&MRid=46872081
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MARRIED—At the residence of the bride's father, in Maury county, in this State, on Thursday evening, Nov. 15, by Rev. Wm. H. Wilkes, Mr. CORNELIUS B. ABERNATHY, of Giles county, to Miss MARY K., daughter of W. L. J. Wilkes, Esq. —Published in The Pulaski Citizen (Pulaski, Tennessee), Friday, November 30, 1866, p. 3.



Inscription

CORNELIUS B.
ABERNATHY was
born May 23rd
1839 Died July
7th 1873 Aged 34
years, 1 Mo. & 14 days


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  • Maintained by: Mary Bob McClain
  • Originally Created by: Rick L. Gray
  • Added: 3 Sep 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6747742
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cornelius Beverly Abernathy (23 May 1839–7 Jul 1873), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6747742, citing Wilkes Cemetery, Culleoka, Maury County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Mary Bob McClain (contributor 46546099) .