Jotham Riley Abernathy

Male 1854 - 1941  (86 years)


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  • Name Jotham Riley Abernathy 
    Born 11 Aug 1854  Rush County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 May 1941  Rush County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Goddard Cemetery Manilla, Rush County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I26176  Abernathy, Hugh and Mary Hamilton
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2008 

    Father Isaac Abernathy,   b. 05 Jul 1820, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1902, Rush County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Mary Knotts,   b. 16 Feb 1820,   d. 28 Mar 1876, Rush County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 04 Aug 1841  Franklin County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8629  Group Sheet

    Family Olive Magnolia Ball,   b. 09 Dec 1857, Hancock County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1939, Rush County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 10 Dec 1875  Rush County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary B. Abernathy,   b. 07 Sep 1876, Rush County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1930, Rush County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     2. Katie Abernathy,   b. 5 Jan 1880, Coles County, Illlinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1956, Henry County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. Myrtle Abernathy,   b. 17 Sep 1884, Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1963, Rushville, Rush County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     4. Edith R. Abernathy,   b. 24 Mar 1887, Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1966, Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     5. Ruth Alice Abernathy,   b. 06 Dec 1891, Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Nov 1971  (Age 79 years)
     6. William Isaac Abernathy,   b. 25 Aug 1899, Rush County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1981, Richmond, Spencer County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Family ID F8632  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Aug 1854 - Rush County, Indiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Dec 1875 - Rush County, Indiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 May 1941 - Rush County, Indiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Goddard Cemetery Manilla, Rush County, Indiana Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • 1860 Census Rush County, Indiana
      1870 Census Rush County, Indiana
    • J. R. Abernathy
      Expires At Noon

      J. R. Abernathy, 86, a retired carpenter of Homer vicinity, passed away Thursday noon at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Orville Graham, in Knightstown. He had made his home with his daughter for the past year.

      Mr. Abernathy resided in Rushvllle during his early life but went to the Homer community where he was well known. His wife preceded him in death several years ago.

      Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Graham at whose home he died, Mrs. Ruth Clark of near Knightstown, Mrs. Katie Walker and Mrs. Edith Clevenger of this city; two brothers, James of Pierce City, Mo., and John N. of Oklahoma City; eleven grandchildren and twenty-five great grandchildren.

      He was a member of the Pleasant Ridge church where funeral services will be conducted Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock by the Rev. Merritt Machlan of this city. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call at the Graham home any time. Friends are asked to omit flowers.


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