|Posted By:||Sarah Ulmer|
|Subject:||Abernathy's, John, Thomas, Etc..of VA|
|Post Date:||February 25, 2001 at 11:59:04|
|Forum:||Brunswick County, VA Genealogy Forum|
G.G. Grandfather (Eddie Abernathy's father) Thomas Maston Abernathy (born in Dinwiddie Co. VA buried in Lakeview Cemetery Blackstone, VA) born 1860 married Edmonia Belcher (born in Dinwiddie b.1863) married Dec. 20, 1886 in Dinwiddie, VA. She lived with Alice Powers Abernathy married to Ernest Abernathy. She was buried in Lakeview cemetery Blackstone, VA. He and his wife were members of White Chapel Church in Dinwiddie. He was a farmer. They lived in Dorville, Dinwiddie County. Ft. Pickett now has the property. They lived next to Sandy Watkins store. They belonged to the church there that has been torn down by Ft. Pickett. He was 26 and she was 23 when they married. His parents were Thomas H. Abernathy and Harriet Perkins (Purkins) married June 17, 1853 in Greensville, Emporia Co. VA. Her parents were Nick and Lucy Belcher. Thomas Maston Abernathy was a farmer. Eddie Abernathy's brother's and sister's were John, Henry, Ada, Ernest, William and Bernard.
I read a book recently Brunswick County 1720-1975 and it said many Abernathy's went to Giles County TN. Any info is appreiciated.