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Mary Elizabeth “Missy” Daniel Abernathy

Chambers County, Alabama, USA
Death 18 Mar 1934 (aged 79)
Burial Chambers County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 86456056 · View Source
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From "The Lean Years 1934-1951, Diaries of Extraordinary Women North and South", page 18, Miss Addie Mae Abernathy (LaFayette, AL) writes:

"March 18, 1934 - 3rd Sunday.....Grandma passed out this afternoon at 3:05. Have a lot of callers".
Chambers County, AL Marriage Records:

(1.) B.H. Collier and M.E. Daniel on January 1, 1874, by John Cumbie, MG.

(2.) Mr. S.H. Abernathy and Mrs. M.E. Collier on Jan. 10, 1915, by L.P. McKnight, licensed minister, at the home of J.W. Slay.
"The Randolph Leader" - January 13, 1915:

Mr. Sam H. Abernathy and Mrs. M.E. Collier of Milltown were married on Sunday.
"The LaFayette Sun" - January 20, 1915:

Abernathy – Collier.

At the home of the bride near Mount Hickory on last Sunday a few weeks ago, Mr. S. H. Abernathy of Milltown and Mrs. M. E. Collier were united in marriage, the ceremony being performed by Rev. L. P. McKnight. The contracting parties have many friends all over Chambers County who are wishing them rich blessings. They are at the home of Mr. Abernathy in Milltown. The Sun extends hearty congratulations.
1860 Chambers County, AL Census:


John Daniel 60M Farmer R$3,000 P$15,000 (14-Slaves) Born NC
Nancy Daniel 50F Born GA
Thomas Daniel 25M Overseer P$1,200 Born GA
John Daniel 17M Born AL
Leroy Daniel 16M Born AL
Jesse Daniel 14M Born AL
Hasseltine Daniel 10F Born AL
1880 Chambers County, (Milltown) AL Census:


Berrian Collier 33M Farming Born AL
MARY E. COLLIER 25F Wife Keeping House Born AL
John W. Collier 6M Son Born AL
Ella L. Collier 4F Daughter Born AL
Claudia Collier 1F Daughter Born AL
1900 Chambers County, (Milltown) AL Census:


Mary E. Collier 45F Farmer Born Nov. 1854 in AL (Widowed, Mother of 4 children; 4 living)
Claudie Collier 21F Daughter Born April 1879 in AL
Mary Collier 16F Daughter Born Dec. 1885 in AL
1910 Chambers County, (Milltown) AL Census:


Mamie(?) D. Abernathy 45M Farmer Born AL
Clayda Abernathy 31F Wife Born AL
Hugh Abernathy 5M Son Born AL
Jake Abernathy 4M Son Born AL
Addie Abernathy 2F Daughter Born AL
Mack Abernathy 4/12M Son Born AL
MARY E. COLLIER 56F Mother-in-law Born AL (Widowed)
Alabama Deaths & Burials Index.

Name: Mary E. Daniel Abernathy
Birth Date: abt 1856
Death Date: March 18, 1934
Death Place: Buffalo, Chambers, Alabama
Burial Date: March 19, 1934
Burial Place: Mt. Hickory
Death Age: 78
Marital Status: Married
Gender: Female
Father Name: John Daniel
Mother Name: Nancy Satterwhite
Spouse Name: Sam H. Abernathy
FHL Film Number: 1908517
Alabama Deaths & Burials Record.

Name: Mary E. Abernathy
Event Date: March 19, 1934
Event Place Buffalo, Chambers, Alabama
Gender: Female
Age: (Original) 78y
Birth Year: (Estimated) 1856
Spouse's Name: Sam H. Aernathy
Father's Name: John Daniel
Mother's Name: Nancy Sotherwhite
Burial Place: Mt. Hickory
Burial Date: March 19, 1934


Grave is unmarked.





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  • Added: 8 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86456056
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Elizabeth “Missy” Daniel Abernathy (Nov 1854–18 Mar 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86456056, citing Mount Hickory Cemetery, Chambers County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Churchwell (contributor 46607715) .