Franky Abernathy1,2,3

b. circa 1790, d. May 1864
Last Edited=18 Nov 2012
4th great-grandmother of Joseph Michael Flint
Pedigree for Joseph Michael Flint
     Franky Abernathy was born circa 1790 at Virginia.3

A Marriage Bond was issued for Franky Abernathy and Francis Bird on 29 July 1808 at Lincoln County, North Carolina. Temple Shelton was the Bondsman. Danl M Forney was the Witness.1

Franky Abernathy married Francis Bird, son of Thomas Allison Bird and Elizabeth Heatley.2

On 25 June 1860 Franky Abernathy was enumerated in the household of Francis Bird on the 1860 U. S. census for Catoosa County, Georgia as F Bird, 70 years old, birthplace of Virginia Also enumerated in the household were Frances Bird.3

Franky Abernathy died in May 1864.2

Franky Abernathy was buried at Lee's Chapel, Catoosa Springs, Catoosa County, Georgia, in an unmarked grave.2

Children of Franky Abernathy and Francis Bird


  1. "North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868," database, 2000, ( : accessed 27 Mar 2011), entry for Francis Bird and Franky Abernathy; citing State of North Carolina. An Index to Marriage Bonds Filed in the North Carolina State Archives. Raleigh, NC, USA: North Carolina Division of Archives and History, 1977.
  2. Harold Lawrence, Methodist Preachers in Georgia 1783-1900 (Tignall, Georgia: The Boyd Publishing Co., Ltd., 1984), 49.
  3. F Bird household, 1860 U.S. census, Catoosa County, Georgia, population schedule, Tunnell Hill post office, page 26 (written) / 951 Back (stamped), dwelling 177, family 178; Images Online: 1860 U.S. Census / Georgia / Catoosa / Unknown Townships / Image 26 of 111, transcribed 11 Jul 2003.
  4. Harold Lawrence, Methodist Preachers in Georgia, 262.