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16. (Willie P.) William Pinkney Abernethy 185419 was born about 1854 in Lenior, NC.13 I have just received a letter with a copy of information that Benjamin Abernethy gave the social security office, when he applied for a SSI number.

It is as follows:

DOB: 1886 March 26
NAME: Benjamin Franklin Abernethy
PLACE: Rutherford County, NC

Father: William Abernethy
Mother: Maggie Griffon
Application date: 1-11-1937
Age of application: 50

From this I have found information from online census records with this:
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Household Record 1880 United States Census
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Name Relation, Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation

Wm. P. ABERNETHY Self, M Male W 26 NC Carpenter

Margret R. ABERNETHY Wife,M Female W 23 NC Keeping House

Joseph A. ABERNETHY Son,S Male W 7 NC
Rosa A. ABERNETHY Dau,S Female W 5 NC
Fannie T. ABERNETHY Dau,S Female W 3 NC
Wm. L. ABERNETHY Son,S Male W 3M NC
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Since Benjamin was born in 1886; this should be his family group -- I have found no other Abernethy/(Maggie/Margret) Griffon pairing, thus far.

Does anyone have any further information?

All help is appreciated.

-- Cathy Abernathy

source page:
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database owner:
Cathy Abernathy

added/confirmed:
01/30/2005 He was born about 1855 in North Carolina.20,21 Willie Abernethy (OGFN: 516754968)
Birth: ABT. 1855 at North Carolina
Death:

Father: Logan Benjamin Abernethy (OGFN: 516753901)
Birth: 17 AUG 1824 at Catawba Co., NC
Death: 24 JAN 1909 at Burke Co., NC

Mother: Catherine Jarrett (OGFN: 516753909)
Birth: ABT. 1825 at Catawba Co., NC
Death:

source:
http://www.onegreatfamily.com/genealogy/~i516754968.htm?source=search_guest He died on 31 Jan 1940. FamilySearch™ International Genealogical Index v5.0 North America
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Husband

William Pinkney Abernethy Pedigree

Birth: 18 NOV 1854 , Burke, North Carolina
Christening:
Marriage: 1971
Death: 31 JAN 1940
Burial:



Wife

Margaret Elizabeth Griffin Pedigree

Birth: 10 SEP 1854 , Burke, North Carolina
Christening:
Marriage: 1971
Death: 12 SEP 1945
Burial:



Children
1. Charles Ivey Abernethy Pedigree
Male


Birth: 17 MAY 1882 , Burke, North Carolina
Christening:
Death: 17 DEC 1966
Burial:



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01/29/2005 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: 1860 Federal Ce]21 Re: Benjamin Abernethy -- Rutherford, William Abernethy, Maggie Griffon, NC
Posted by: Elizabeth Ferguson (ID *****6954) Date: March 13, 2004 at 20:00:40
In Reply to: Benjamin Abernethy -- Rutherford, William Abernethy, Maggie Griffon, NC by Cathy A. Abernathy of 2166

It's a pity that the 1900 and 1910 census records aren't indexed on Ancestry yet, as are 1920 and 1930, however knowing where you're trying to find the people you're looking for is almost as good as an index, when the clues are as strong as they are here. Therefore:

Census, 1900, Burke Co, NC, Lovelady, ED 10, p. 180a&b, household 171-173: Abernathy, William P. age 49 b. Nov 1850, Maggie, age 42, b. Sep 1857. Maggie had 9 children, of whom all were still alive at the time, albeit not all 'at home' with their parents. The household in 1900 included the 5 youngest children: Charles (17), daughter May (15), 'Bennie' (13) whom I believe is your Benjamin, son Everet (8) and son Bertie (4). William P. Abernathy, wife Margaret, and the 4 elder children were found on the 1880 Census for Burke Co, NC, p. 263a, in the Lovelady community. William is listed as a Carpenter. William is listed in the 1870 Burke County NC census as 'Willie P'. Census Roll M593_1126, Lovelady, p. 319, household #43-43, date 23 Jul, age 16. His parents are Logan Benjamin and Catharine (Jarrett) Abernathy.

Logan Benjamin Abernathy (1824-1909) was the next younger brother to Robert Laban Abernathy, Founder & President of Rutherford College, who also had a son named William, as you discovered, but my database shows William Ellis Abernathy married to a Miss Bertha Thomas Winn, and the 1900 census confirms that it was his cousin 'Willie P' who married Maggie. Estimated date of that marriage: 1871 or 1872. A letter to the relevant Burke County officers may well yield a certified copy of the license.

Robert Laban and Logan Benjamin are the two eldest children of Turner T. and Fannie (Whitener) Abernathy. I can trace that couple back thru the 1840, 1850, and 1860 census records but cannot identify two of the 10 children as yet. I cannot fully document at this time Turner's link to his presumed parents, Robert Abernathy and Sarah Nichols. Nor can I demonstrate with solid evidence that Robert's link with parents, either. I, personally, have Robert tentatively shown in my database as a son of David and Ann (Turner) Abernathy, but the evidence is not as conclusive as I would like. And there are those who claim Robert as a child of a different set of parents, pointing to some of the same documentation to do so. That far back, things can sometimes get murky, you see?

(Willie P.) William Pinkney Abernethy 1854 and Margaret (Maggie) Elizabeth (Griffin) Griffon were married in 1871/72 in Lenior, NC. FamilySearch™ International Genealogical Index v5.0 North America
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Husband

William Pinkney Abernethy Pedigree

Birth: 18 NOV 1854 , Burke, North Carolina
Christening:
Marriage: 1971
Death: 31 JAN 1940
Burial:



Wife

Margaret Elizabeth Griffin Pedigree

Birth: 10 SEP 1854 , Burke, North Carolina
Christening:
Marriage: 1971
Death: 12 SEP 1945
Burial:



Children
1. Charles Ivey Abernethy Pedigree
Male


Birth: 17 MAY 1882 , Burke, North Carolina
Christening:
Death: 17 DEC 1966
Burial:



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17. Margaret (Maggie) Elizabeth (Griffin) Griffon was born about 1854 in Lenior, NC.3 She was born about 1854 in Lenior, NC.13 She died on 12 Sep 1945 in Lenior, NC.3 She was born WFT Est. 1854 in Lenior, NC. She was born WFT Est. 1854 in Lenior, NC. She died in Lenior, NC. She died in Lenior, NC.13 She died in Lenior, NC. Children were:

i.

Joseph A. Abernethy was born about 1873 in NC.

ii.

Rosa A. Abernethy was born about 1875 in NC.

iii.

Fannie T. Abernethy was born about 1878 in NC.

iv.

William L. Abernethy was born about 1878 in NC.

v.

Charles Ivey Abernethy was born on 17 May 1882 in Burke County, North Carolina. IGI Individual Record FamilySearch™ International Genealogical Index v5.0
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Charles Ivey Abernethy
Male

Event(s):
Birth:
17 MAY 1882 , Burke, North Carolina
Christening:
Death:
17 DEC 1966
Burial:

Parents:
Father: William Pinkney Abernethy Family
Mother: Margaret Elizabeth Griffin

Messages:
Record submitted after 1991 by a member of the LDS Church. No additional information is available. Ancestral File may list the same family and the submitter.

Source Information:
No source information is available.


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vi.

Benjamin Franklin Abernethy.

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