Zachariah ABNEY III
M, b. 20 October 1917, d. 29 March 1990
- 2nd cousin 1 time removed of John Kennedy BROWN Jr.
Zachariah ABNEY III was born on 20 October 1917 in Prattville, Autauga County, Alabama, son of Zachariah ABNEY Jr. and Marion Frances BOWEN. He was also known as Zach. Zachariah married Nell Frances Chandler circa 1939 in Prattville, Alabama.1 Zach grew up in the house his grandfather built and continued to live there until about 1991. When he retired from the Post Office, he gave the house to his son and had it moved a few miles away to land he had given Sam. Zach then built himself and Nell an air-conditioned house on the same spot under the same old trees that generations of Abneys had called home. Meanwhile his son and grandson are the fourth and fifth generation of Abneys to live in the Zach Abney house.
Zack, Nell and Lina Abney
Although Zach's vocation was being a postal carrier, his real passion was raising hunting dogs. At any time Zach might have dozens of beagles in trainig. The happily barking dogs provided quite a welcome to visitors to the home. He showed his dogs at field trials around the country and one of his females was a national champion.
Zachariah ABNEY III died on 29 March 1990 in Prattville, Autauga County, Alabama, at age 72. He was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Last Edited=14 Sep 2009
Children of Zachariah ABNEY III and Nell Frances Chandler
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