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Horace D. Rast of Lowndes Co., AL
Posted by: Michael Vaughn Sims (ID *****5671) Date: August 26, 2006 at 12:43:56
In Reply to: Re: Daniel Rast ("pronounced Rush) of Lowndes Co., AL by Henry Rast of 42

Dear Henry:

Please forgive the lateness of this response. I have had difficulty logging on to this site for some time.

Here's what I have for Horace D. Rast:

1839 Born - ca. 1839 / 1844, AL; son of Daniel Rast and Mary E. Brooks

1850 U. S. Census, Lowndes County, AL; Rocky Mount

       Rast       Daniel       51 M       Planter       SC
              Mary E.       46 F              SC
              Judson       20 M              SC
              Julius       13 M              AL
Orace       11 M              AL
Mariah        9 F              AL
Paul        6 M              AL

1860 Married Ann Jerusha Pierce (b. Dec. 12, 1841, AL; dau. of John May Pierce and Ann Elizabeth Dunklin ) - May 1, 1860

1860 U. S. Census, Lowndes County, AL

       Horace D. Rast       21 M       Farmer       AL
       A. J.       17 F              AL

1867 Death of wife Ann Jerusha Pierce Rast - 1867

1867 With father Daniel Rast, joined a group of Alabamians who went to Brazil with thoughts of colonizing there - 1867; returned to Alabama after exploration

1870 Married Mary T. / P. “Mollie” Brooks (b. ca. 1845, AL; dau. of Nathan L. Brooks and Mary Catherine Mushat ) - January 20, 1870

1870 U. S. Census, Lowndes County, AL; Gordonville

Horace D. Rast       26 M       Farmer       AL
Mary P.       25 F              AL


Children of Horace D. Rast and Ann Jerusha Pierce:

Mary Elizabeth Rast - b. 1861; d. 1863
John Pierce Rast - b. 1862; d. 1863
Annie Maria Pierce Rast - b. Nov. 2, 1866, Collirene, Lowndes Co., AL; d. 1960, Birmingham, AL; m. William Hines Abernathy - Aug. 21, 1889, (Marion, Perry Co., AL?)


Children of Horace D. Rast and Mary T./P. Brooks:

Welsey Brooks Rast - b. Sept. 3, 1870
Charlotte Rast - b. Sept. 1870


Slaves of Horace Rast:

Ben - received by experience into fellowship of Bethany Church, Collirene, Lowndes County, AL - April 5, 1862
Lewis - received by experience into fellowship of Bethany Church, Collirene, Lowndes County, AL - April 5, 1862

Tener - received by experience into fellowship of Bethany Church, Collirene, Lowndes County, AL - June 1862


Children of William Hines Abernathy and Annie Maria Pierce Rast:

Thomas Perkins Abernathy - b. Aug. 25, 1890, John May Pierce home, Collirene, Lowndes Co., AL; d. Nov. 11, 1975, VA; professor of history
John Pierce Abernathy - b. Feb. 18, 1892; d. March 18, 1970
Elizabeth Abernathy - b. Aug. 20, 1895; d. July 12, 1896
William Hamilton Abernathy - b. July 29, 1897
Mildred Abernathy - b. Nov. 10, 1901; d. Feb. 4, 1906
Hugh Alston Abernathy - b. Nov. 30, 1904; d. April 15, 1972
Dr. Cecil Emory Abernathy - b. April 8, 1908

If you want to trade information, please contact me at: michaelvsims@nyc.rr.com


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