Jeremiah Linford ABERNATHY

Jeremiah Linford ABERNATHY[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17]

Male 1900 - 1972

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  • Born  14 Sep 1900  Twin City, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  13 May 1972  Indian River, Indian River County, FL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  15 May 1972  Crestlawn Cemetery, Vero Beach, Indian River Co., FL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Jeremiah Linford ABERNATHY, a son of Penelope Elizabeth Hooks and Augustus Linford Abernathy, was born in Twin City, Emanuel County, Georgia, on 14 September 1900. He was named as a son, age 8, in his parents' household in the 1910 Emanuel County census and as age 19 in the 1920 Emanuel County census. He also was named as a surviving son in his mother's 1948 obituary. In addition, he was named as a surviving brother in Ione Abernathy Williams' 1959 obituary.

      He married Flara A. Brinson in Emanuel County on 5 September 1925. She was born on 11 March 1906 in Swainsboro, Emanuel County, a daughter of Lula and John R. Brinson.

      Jerry and Flara were recorded in the 1930 Orlando, Orange County, Florida census as follows: J. L. Abernathy, head, owned home valued at $2500, owned radio, did not live on a farm, age 29, married first at age 24, could read and write, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia, laundryman, laundry, wage earner, was working at time of the census, was not a veteran; and, Flora, wife, housekeeper, age 24, married first at age 19, could read and write, born in Georgia, parents born in Georgia, bookkeeping, laundry, wage earner, was not working at time of the census.

      During the 1935 Florida state census, they resided in Lake Underhill, Precinct 24 of Orange County. They were recorded with the following details: Jerry Abbernethy, Address: Orlando, Route 4; Age 35; Race: White; Relation to Family: Husband; Place of Birth: Georgia; Degree of Education: Grammar School; Owner or Renter: Owner; Occupation: Laundry Manager; and Flara Abbernethy; Address: Orlando, Route 4; Age 30; Relation to Family: Wife; Place of Birth: Georgia; Degree of Education: Grammar School; Owner or Renter: Owner; Occupation: Sales Lady.

      In 1945, Jerry and Flara were still residing in Orange County. They were recorded there in the 1945 Florida state census as follows: Jerry L. Abernathy, Route 5, outside of city limits, age 44, born in Georgia, high school education, works at laundry; and, Flara A., Route 5, age 39, born in Georgia, high school education, works as a clerk.

      They had no known children.

      Jerry died on 13 May 1972 in Indian River, Indian River County, Florida, and was buried in Crestlawn Cemetery, Vero Beach.

      Flara died in Vero Beach, Indian River County, on 4 December 1979 and also was buried in Crestlawn Cemetery.
    Person ID  I808  Boatright Genealogy
    Last Modified  15 Oct 2013 

    Father  Augustus Linford ABERNATHY, Sr.,   b. 8 Jul 1866, Cartersville, Bartow County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1935, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Penelope Elizabeth HOOKS,   b. 6 Feb 1868, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1948, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  26 Nov 1899  Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F160  Group Sheet

    Family  Flara A. BRINSON,   b. 11 Mar 1906, Swainsboro, Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1979, Vero Beach, Indian River County, FL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  5 Sep 1925  Emanuel County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified  24 May 2011 
    Family ID  F730  Group Sheet


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