Person:David Abernathy

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David Abernathy


Painting by Archibald M. Willard
 Served in the Revolutionary War, Early Huntsville Pioneer

Born:July 29, 1759, Virginia
Died:April 14, 1838, Giles Co., TN
Buried:Giles Co., TN

Notes:

•  Scotch-Irish ancestry

•  Served in the Revolutionary War (Soldier and Patriot)

•  Pioneer of Huntsville.

•  He was one of the early settlers of Virginia; served during the Revolutionary War, and later on became one of the pioneers of Huntsville, Ala.

•  A bio of Robert Towns Abernathy, physician, "grandson of David Abernathy, of Scotch-Irish extraction, an early settler in Virginia, who served in the Revolutionary War, and who was one of the pioneers of Huntsville." - Alabama Biography


Related Links:
•  Alabama Biography - History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography, Volume 3, by Thomas McAdory Owen, Marie Bankhead Owen, © 1921, p. 3.

•  Patriot Database - Alabama's Revolutionary War Soldiers and Patriots Database on the Resources tab of the Alabama Society of the Sons of the American Revolution website.




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