ABERNATHY (JESSE & JAMES) CEMETERY, (Old Campbellsville Rd) - GILES COUNTY TENNESSEE

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ABERNATHY, Jesse, Jul 1778 - Jul 1851. (Brunswick Co. Va. native; s/o William & Elizabeth Clayton Abernathy; h/o Lydia Bass, mar. 8 Jan 1801, 2nd mar. Rebecca Jackson 22 Oct 1806. Ref: Rick Gray.)  0555
ABERNATHY, Rebecca, 27 Jan 1788 - 21 Mar 1842, consort of Jesse Abernathy. (mar. 22 Oct 1806; mother of Richard C., Henry Cain, Mary Frances, Elizabeth, William Francis, Jesse Jones, Rebecca, John Charles and Robert Burwell Abernathy. Ref: Rick Gray) 0558/0557
ABERNATHY, L. M., 1777 - 1838. (Unmarked Grave - no further information) Ref: Rick Gray.
ABERNATHY, Alice, born 23 Apr 1855 - 7 Aug 1857, "our son", (double stone), (shares stone with brother; d/o James Edwards Abernathy & Susanna Rebecca Denty Abernathy; Ref: e-mail to Mary Bob from Rick Gray.) 0565/0566/0567/0568/0569/0570/0571
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ABERNATHY, Our son, born 17 Dec and died 30 Dec 1853. (Children of J. E. & S. R. Abernathy. same stone with sister Alice. Ref: Rick Gray) 0565/0566/0567/0568/0569/0570/0571
ABERNATHY, Elizabeth Denty, (27 Aug) 1857 - (13 Aug) 1932. (Giles Co. native; d/o James Edwards Abernathy and Susanna Rebecca Denty; grad. Tenn. Female College in 1877; school teacher; never married; Ref: e-mail to Mary Bob from Rick Gray.)  0575
ABERNATHY, Francis P. (Penn) (Rainey), 26 Dec 1824 - 17 Aug 1862. (Giles Co. native; w/o William Francis Abernathy; Ref: e-mail to Mary Bob from Rick Gray.) 0582/0583
ABERNATHY, James E., 6 Nov 1828 - 3 Jun 1901. Mason 0541/0542
ABERNATHY, Susanna Rebecca Denty, 9 Dec 1833 - 22 Mar 1901, consort of James E. Abernathy. (d/o Thomas Jefferson & Elizabeth Abernathy Denty; mar. James E. Abernathy in 1852. 0540 / Her Life Story & Photo
ABERNATHY, James Sidney, 11 Feb 1843 - 1 Feb 1861. (s/o William Francis Abernathy and Frances Penn Rainey; 3rd Tennessee Inf., C.S.A. Died from disease at Camp Cheatham in Sumner County, Tn.) 0586/0590/0591 / Photo
ABERNATHY, (Dr.) Jesse (James) Jones, 1817 - 1897. (Brunswick co. Va. native; s/o Jesse & Rebecca Jackson Abernathy; 1st mar. Mary Moore Murfree, 11 Oct 1843 in Rutherford Co. Tn., 2nd mar. Susan Sumner or Williams, mar 16 Jan 1854 in Rutherford Co Tn., 3rd mar. Susan Esther Howard on 6 Aug 1878 in Franklin co.; Ref: Rick Gray.)  0553
ABERNATHY, John C., 25 Apr 1822 - 16 Oct 1836. 0559
ABERNATHY, John C. (Charles), 25 Apr 1822 - 16 Oct 1836. (Sussex Co. Va. native; s/o Jesse & Rebecca Jackson Abernathy; Ref: Rick Gray.) 0559
ABERNATHY, Liles Edward, 1866 - 1936. (Giles Co. native; s/o James Edwards & Susanna Rebecca Denty Abernathy; cattle trader and magistrate; h/o Sarah Abernathy Cunningham 30 Jun 1917 in McKinney, Tx. d. in Giles Co. Ref: Rick Gray.) 0538/0539
ABERNATHY, Margaret J. (Jackson), 8 Mar 1872 - 8 Jan 1901, daughter of J. E. & S. R. Abernathy. (d/o James Edwards & Susanna Rebecca Denty Abernathy; never married, d. in Davidson Co., Nashville, Tn. Ref: Rick Gray.)  0574
ABERNATHY, Martha, 7 Oct 1859 - 29 Sep 1860, daughter of J. E. & S. R. Abernathy. (d/o James Edwards & Susanna Rebecca Denty Abernathy. Ref:: Rick Gray.) 0572
ABERNATHY, James E., 19 Apr 1851 - 12 Jun 1852, son of J. E. & S. R. Abernathy. 0573
ABERNATHY, Mary A.(Ann Malone), 24 Feb 1831 - 18 Feb 1909. (No. Carolina native; w/o Robert Burwell Abernathy mar. 28 Jan 1851 in Giles co.; Ref: e-mail to Mary Bob from Rick Gray.) 0607/0608
ABERNATHY, Pink Elizabeth, 18 Aug 1866 - 20 Sep 1912, Aged 47 yrs., 1 mo., 2 days., wife of Robert A. Abernathy. (Giles Co. native; d/o Hance Hamilton Aymett & Frances Ann McLin Aymett; mar. 24 Sep 1882 in Giles Co. to Robert Alan Abernathy. Ref: Rick Gray.) 0552
ABERNATHY, R.(Robert) B.(Burwell), 30 Jul 1824 - 30 Oct 1873.(Virginia native; s/o Jesse & Rebecca Jackson Abernathy; mar. 28 January 1851 in Giles Co. to Mary Ann Malone Abernathy. Ref: Rick Gray.) 0606
ABERNATHY, Richard (C.), 17 Jul 1807 - 3 Feb 1851. (Sussex Co., Va. native; s/o Jesse & Rebecca Jackson Abernathy; mar. abt 1831 in Giles co. to Alice Tarpley Abernathy, 2nd mar. Sarah Fry Abernathy in 1845 in Giles Co. Ref: Rick Gray.) 0576/0577/0578
ABERNATHY, Alice A.(Abernathy) (Tarpley), 2 Aug 1813 - 24 May 1843, consort of Richard Abernathy. Ref: e-mail to Mary Bob from Rick Gray.) 0579/0580
ABERNATHY, W. Delacey, 1880 - 1965. 0543
ABERNATHY, Elizabeth (Media) B. (Buford), 1892 - 1964. (w/o William Delacey Abernathy; Ref: Rick Gray e-mail to Mary Bob.) 0543
ABERNATHY, William F.(Francis), 22 Feb 1815 - 17 Dec 1863. (Brunswick Co. Va. native; s/o Jesse Abernathy & Rebecca Jackson; h/o Francis Rebecca Penn Rainey; mar. ca 1842 in Giles Co.; Ref: e-mail to Mary Bob from Rick Gray.) 0584/0585
ABERNATHY, William H., Oct 1832 - 2 Mar 1854.  0581/0556
ABERNATHY, William Richard "Dick", 28 Nov 1905 - 21 Apr 1977. US Navy WW II 0600/0602/
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ABERNATHY, Lucy Rebecca Sparkman McCown "Rebecca", 29 Jul 1919 -  no other date. 0600/0603
ABERNATHY, Alice R., 2 May 1899 - 6 Nov 1902. Though lost to sight to memory dear. (Giles Co. native; d/o Robert Alan Abernathy & Pink Eliza Aymett Abernathy; Ref: e-mail to Mary Bob from Rick Gray.)  0551
DENTY, Thomas J., 17 Sep 1802 - 12 Oct 1836. (Box tomb) 0561/0560
DENTY, Elizabeth, 24 Jan 1813 - 6 Apr 1899, consort of Thomas J. Denty. 0562/0563/0564
MCKNIGHT, David Abernathy, 20 Dec 1839 - 8 Jun 1893. The memory of the just is blessed. 0595/0596
O'NEAL, Infant son of William & Willie, O'Neal, 21 Jul 1844, age 18 days. 0593/0594
O'NEAL, William, 25 Aug 1859 - 1 Aug 1884.  0597/0598/0599
O'NEAL, Willie, 25 Aug 1859 - 1 Aug 1884, wife of William O'Neal. (Inscribed on two stones) 0587/0588/0589/0599
PARSONS, Henry Wilks, 21 Sep 1850 - 27 Sep 1856, son of D. H. & Elizabeth J. Parsons. 0550
PARSONS, Susan Allamanza, 12 Sep 1854 - 4 Aug 1857, daughter of D. H. & Elizabeth J. Parsons. 0549
SANDERS, James C., 23 Oct 1816 - 13 Jan 1902. 0544/0545
SANDERS, William, Jul 1783 - 5 Nov 1874. 0546/0548/0609/0611/0612
SANDERS, Mrs. Elizabeth, 29 Mar 1787 - Died 30 Dec 1870, Aged 84 years. 0547/0548/0609/0611/0612
Unknown Stone face down: 0554/0592

Visited & photographed 22 Mar 2012 by Wayne Austin. Initial typing by Faye Bradford. Added to this site 25 Apr 2012 by C. Wayne Austin. Also published in the book Giles County Cemeteries, Page 2-3 by the Historical Society about 1985. Presented on Findagrave.com with 50 listings which means they have graves that are listed in this cemetery in error. They do have the map mostly correct.
There are several Abernathy Cemeteries around the county to confuse folks that are not familiar with the locations.
Revised by formation from Mary Bob "MB" McClain Richardson from a compilation by Rick Gray who descends from these folks Rick & MB are cousins. 20 Nov 2012.

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