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Eliza (Dixon) Abernathy (1806 - 1852)

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Eliza Abernathy formerly Dixon
Born in Virginia, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married in Brunswick County, Virginia, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Giles, Tennessee, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 29 Jun 2018 | Last significant change: 21 Oct 2018
11:58: Joelle (Colville) Colville-Hanson edited the Biography for Eliza (Dixon) Abernathy. [Thank Joelle for this]
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Eliza was born in 1806.

She married Matthew Abernathy in 1827.[1]

She passed away in 1852.


Matthew and Eliza are first cousins, once removed. John Abernathy is the grandfather of Matthew and the great grandfather of Eliza.


  1. "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018), Mathew Abernathy and Eliza Dixon, 20 Nov 1827; citing Brunswick, Virginia, reference ; FHL microfilm 30,659.

See also:

  • "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Eliza J Abernathy in household of Matthew Abernathy, Giles county, Giles, Tennessee, United States; citing family 911, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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