William Dexter Abernethy

Male 1801 - 1850  (48 years)


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  • Name William Dexter Abernethy 
    Born 08 Apr 1801  Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Feb 1850  Warsaw, Hancock County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Augusta Cemetery Augusta, Hancock County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1808647982  Abernethy, William and Sarah Doolittle (Tims Direct Line)
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2013 

    Father William Conant Abernethy,   b. 25 May 1770, Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1856, Augusta, Hancock County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Azuba Dexter,   b. 17 Feb 1779,   d. 16 Jan 1826, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 19 May 1800  Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Married:
    • Connecticut Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection)
      about William Conant Abernethy
      Name: William Conant Abernethy
      [William Conant Aberneth]
      Marriage Date: 19 May 1800
      Marriage Location: Harwinton
      Spouse: Azubah Dexter
      Spouse Residence Location: Winsor

    Family ID F1079372646  Group Sheet

    Family Evelina Marie Hawley,   b. Abt 1809, Avon, Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. George Abernethy,   b. 2 Apr 1838, Augusta, Hancock County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1906, Ord, Valley County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Mary Jane Abernethy,   b. Abt 1840
     3. Maria Josephine Abernethy,   b. Abt 1842
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2013 
    Family ID F2155346085  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 08 Apr 1801 - Harwinton, Litchfield County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Feb 1850 - Warsaw, Hancock County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Augusta Cemetery Augusta, Hancock County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • 1840 Census Hancock County, Illinois
    • Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection)
      about William Dexter Abernethy
      Name: William Dexter Abernethy
      [William Dexter Aberneth]
      Gender: Male
      Birth Date: 8 Apr 1801
      Birth Location: Harwinton
      Parent Name: William Conant
      Parent Name: Azubah

    • According to the 22 Oct 1931 Augusta Eagle, William D. Abernathy came to the area from Jacksonville, Ill. with Joel Catlin in 1832. He was the proprietor of a general store and on 12 Mar 1834 he was appointed Postmaster.

      The article notes that although he moved to Warsaw, Ill. later in life and died there during the cholera epidemic, Mr. Abernathy is buried in Augusta Cemetery.

      [The surname may also be spelled Abernathy].

      According to the History of Hancock County (Board of Supervisors, 1968), both Joel Catlin and William Abernathy were from Harwinton, Conn.

      Married Evelina Hawley in 1833, daughter of Rufus Hawley and Betsey Richards, sister of Mrs. Joel Catlin.


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