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•   Douglas Abernathy  7/27
•   Adore Crenshaw (Crenshaw-Rucker)  6/23
•   Jeanine Abernathy (Birmingham)  4/22
•   Dasha Abernathy  4/22
•   Almeta Abernathy  4/20
•   Arika Ealy  3/14
•   Paulette Kemp  3/1
•   Cecil Douglas (Douglas)  1/9
•   Mattie Maureice Abernathy (Willaims)  1/6
•   Adrian Paynes  1/6
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Who lives where - click links below to find out.

25 live in Alabama
1 lives in Arizona
5 live in California
2 live in Colorado
3 live in Florida
15 live in Georgia
11 live in Illinois
11 live in Indiana
2 live in Maryland
3 live in Michigan
2 live in Nevada
2 live in New Jersey
4 live in New York
1 lives in North Carolina
8 live in Ohio
1 lives in Oregon
2 live in Pennsylvania
6 live in Tennessee
2 live in Texas
1 lives in Utah
2 live in Virginia
1 lives in Germany
145 location unknown


•   Susie Abernathy (Hildreth)  9/23
•   Traci Evans (Simmons)  9/26
•   Bruce Simmons  9/29
•   Fred Abernathy  10/21


Know the email address of a missing Family Member? Click here to contact them!

Welcome to the Abernathy Family Reunion Website.

This website is the official website for the relatives of George (1853-1943) and Manerva (1855-1948) Abernathy of Linden, Alabama. George Abernathy was the son of Jacob (Jake) Abernathy who was born a slave in 1823 in South Carolina. This website will serve as our means of communication as we prepare for  all Abernathy Family Reunions.  This website will also serve to enable us to connect and reconnect family with family throughout the year. Therefore, please join the site.  It is free.

Go to the member profile, find your name, and follow instructions to join. If your name can not be located, go to the top icon, click on contact us, and let us know.  We will make the correction.  Upload family photos and information you deem important.   Remember, you can e-mail family from this site as well as take the family poll and quiz etc.  Also, be sure to have everyone you know in the family join the site.   Our goal is to celebrate family and praise God for the bountiful blessings he has bestowed upon each and every member. Therefore, be sure to take the time to browse the site.

Again, Welcome.

Larry Abernathy, Family Reunion President 

                     ********Abernathy Reunions always end on the 4th Sunday in July.*****                                                   


Funeral Arrangements for Mrs. Juanita Jones Abernathy:

Host hotel: Hyatt Regency Atlanta265 Peachtree Street NE   Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Rooms $99/night     Please follow the reservation process:    A block of rooms is being held for family and close friends.  If you would like to reserve a room please contact Liz Parker at:  678-764-8999  and email

Ms. Parker will manage the group reservation on our behalf. Please provide her with the reservation name, email address, phone number, and date of arrival & departure.  Also please complete the attached credit card authorization form. 

Sunday, September 22nd      

Family Hour/Visitation and Memorial Service  4pm-6:30pm

West Hunter Street Baptist Church  

1040 Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard        

Atlanta, Georgia 30310

Monday, September 23rd          

Funeral     12pm  (Noon)

Friendship Baptist Church                  

80 Walnut Street SW                     

Atlanta, Georgia 30314


THE 49th ABERNATHY REUNION was held in Daytona Beach, Florida (Thursday thru Sunday) July 25th - July 28th 2019.  It was a good time enjoyed by all.  Thank you to the hosts. Thank you to all who attended. Thank you also for those who contributed Chapter Seed Money and Families Helping Families Monies to the Daytona Beach Reunion.


Arlington, Virginia Chapter , Montgomery Chapter, Linden Chapter, Chicago Chapter, Charlotte Chapter,

East Chicago Chapter, Los Angeles Chapter, Birmingham Chapter, Cleveland Chapter ,Alpharetta, Georgia Chapter


$100.00 - Dr. William & Carletta Abernathy, $100.00 -Dr. Barbara N. Carter, $100.00-Hazel Franklin

$100.00- Robert & Jean Evans, $100.00 Douglas & Lynn Abernathy, $100.00-Susie Hildreth

$100.00-Solvenia C. McCormick, $100.00-Willie & Odeaner Abernathy

The 50th Abernathy Family Reunion will return to its place of origin, Linden, Alabama.   The 50th Abernathy Family Reunion will be held July 23 - July 26, 2020.

There will be three family reunions in Linden at the same time as the Abernathys.  Therefore, we are asking people to get their reservations early so that we all can be in the same city.  

 Host Hotels :


                           Comfort Inn               

943 US HWY 80 West Demopolis, Alabama 36732

Hotel Direct Number 334-289-9595  Please select option number 2 to be directed to the front desk to reserve your room

Hotel Rate $98.99/night for Doubles -

   $94.99/night for Singles  

$104.99/night for Suite

 Check in 3:00pm CST      

                                Check out 11:00am CST

               Deadline to reserve your room is June 12, 2020.

BEST WESTERN TWO RIVERS HOTEL - SOLD OUT - (there are no rooms left in the entire hotel)


Please book your room ASAP.  If you decide later on not to attend, please contact Greta Abernathy at 334-412-4763 or 



                         SEED MONEY NEEDED FOR 2020 

As you know it is time for all Family Reunion Chapters to send the SEED MONEY to the Daytona Beach Chapter. They are hosting the 2020 Abernathy Family Reunion in Linden, Alabama. For those individuals new to the reunion, please go to the top on the left, click on and read " Funding the Reunion"

It is also time to meet with your chapter to make sure they are beginning to plan to attend. Tell everyone you know when and where the reunion will take place. We hope to see everyone in Linden, Alabama


The checks can be addressed to                The address is 

Please write in the memo section of your check, Abernathy Family Reunion. Chapter Seed Money or CSM.


Again, it is time to set aside your contribution to families helping families.  As you know, we wish to have as many families with children attend the reunion in order to continue this wonderful family reunion tradition. In order to do so, we send our contribution of $100 into the host reunion chapter to help reduce the cost of the registration fees.   So we are looking forward to as many families as possible sending in their $100.  For those individuals who are new to the reunion, please go to the top left, click on and read, "Funding the Reunion"  

Send your FAMILIES HELPING FAMILIES MONEY to                                  at the above address.  Please write in the memo section of your check, Abernathy Family Reunion - familes helping families or fhf.


The 8th Annual Ralph David Abernathy Celebration Breakfast

The Ralph David Abernathy Celebration Breakfast will be held March 23, 2019 in Montgomery, Alabama.  Our family has always supported keeping the legacy of Ralph David Abernathy alive.  Each year Abernathys throughout the USA contribute $50 to support this endeavor. Also, each year family members attend.  If you have not attended this celebration, please consider doing so this year.  If you have attended, we look forward to you coming again. This years speaker is Dr. Quinton Ross, president of Alabama State University.  Please send your $ 50 contribution to: Dr. William Abernathy , 605 Seminole Drive, Montgomery Alabama, 36117

Dear Family:

As we approach The 2019 RDA Breakfast Celebration, (today is March 9, 2019) - I would like to thank those who have assisted in making this worthy event a success. Thank you to: Larry and Regina Abernathy, Elizabeth D Abernathy, Donald and Gloria Outland, Greta Abernathy, Solvenia McCormick, Susie Hildreth, Bernis and Cynthia Abernathy, Athalee Anderson, Aretha and Winston Muhammad, Hazel Franklin and William and Carletta Abernathy, Pastor and Mrs. Raymond Coats, Dr. and Mrs. Randy Howard, Mr. and Mrs. Juian Abernathy, Greta Abernathy, and Mrs. Hazel Franklin.  Thank you again from the bottom of my heart. I pray this effort will be a catalyst to keep  Ralph D Abernathy in his rightful place in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. Also,if any other family members would like to contribute to this cause, there is still time.


William Abernathy Jr.

2019 Ralph David Abernathy Civil Rights Breakfast Celebration A Success.

This years RDA Celebration Breakfast was indeed a sucess.  I just want to thank our family, The Abernathys, for your continued support of the RDA Civil Right Breakfast Celebration. We had a excellent turn out and the Abernathy Family was well represented, including the presence of Aunt Susie Hildreth.  Looking forward to seeing everyone in Daytona. 

William Abernathy, Jr.



For the 2019 Ralph David Abernthy Scholarship, we are asking 100 families to donate $60.  It is with great joy that we seek to promote this scholarship campaign.  Therefore, please join us in this Abernathy Scholarship Campaign.  Please encourage each other to donate.  We are going to reward scholarships for those students attending college beginning in August and September 2019.

As of today, the following family members have donated:

Jean Evans       $60.00

Gloria A. Outland    $60.00

Dr. Veronica Abernathy $220.00

Drs. Barbara and Samuel Carter    $60.00

Susie A. Hildreth  $60.00

Solvenia C. McCormick.  $60.00

Patsy L. Coats.        $60.00

Greta D. Abernathy.    $60.00

Dr. and Mrs. William Abernathy Jr.    $60.00

Rosalyn Comer.  $30.00

Debra Smith Bates.   $60.00

Glorious Bates        $60.00

Kimberly  Bates.      $60.00

Shirley Comer          $60.00

Dr. and Mrs. James M. Glover.    $60.00


So far, we have 15 donors, with 85 more to go.

Please send your donations to: Eldridge A. Glover -    778 Derry Cirle - Vacaville, CA 95688

 In the memo section of your check, please write Abernathy's Scholarship

Reminder to applicants: ALL applications for scholarships must be post marked by October 1,2019. They are to be sent to :

                                                  Eldridge A. Glover

                                                  778 Derry Circle

                                                  Vacaville, CA 95688

                                                  Phone: 707 225-5010


Thanks to the following members who have contributed the $60.00 to  the 2018 Ralph David Abernathy Scholarship Fund: 

Ralph David Abernathy Scholarship Recipients. Each will receive $302.00 by the first of the year.

1. Troy Alves Jr. Parents are-Troy and Aleysia Alves)

2. Kathleen Bishop  Parents are-Teresa and James Bishop

3.Noah Douglas Parent is Pamela Abernathy Douglas

4.Blake Glover Parents are James (Mac) and Monique Glover

5. Erica Grant Parent is Nichelle Grant

6. Monique Thomas Parents are Kim and Rico Thomas

We are so very proud of our family members!

Thank You Notes for receiving the scholarships were sent by the following:

Blake Glover, Erica Grant, and Monique Thomas


1. Gloria Outland

2. Solvenia McCormick

3. Larry Abernathy

4. Regina Abernathy

5. Susie Hildreth

6. Debra Bates

7. Glorious Bates

8. Patsy Coats

9. Elizabeth Abernathy

10. Athalee Anderson

11.Barbara Carter

12.Wilmer and Valencia Hildreth

13. Gregory Abernathy

14. Anthony Abernathy

15. Aaron Abernathy

16. Anise Abernathy

17. Blanche Abernathy

18. Julian Abernathy

19. James and Eldridge Glover

20. James(Mac) and Monique Glover

21. Brenda Jamar

22. Douglas and Lynn Abernathy

23. Drexel and Connie Abernathy

24. Winston and Yvonne Muhammad

25. James Hardrick

26. William(Billy) and Carletta Abernathy

27. Geraldine Abernathy

28. Raymond and Wanda Coats

29. Isaac and Anette Smith 

30. Kim Thomas

31. Milton Abernathy Sr.

32. Milton Abernathy Jr.

Some donors did not contribute $60.00. Some contributed various amounts ranging from $5.00 to $100.00. This is being stated to explain the grand total of $1,810.00.

If there has been an oversight on my part, please contact me immediately.

Thanks, Eldridge:

God Bless All.



ANNOUNCEMENT:    A  Memorial Service will be held for Minnie Abernathy, Saturday, August 17, 2019 at The Abernathy Funderal Home Chapel In Linden, Alabama at three o'clock in the afternoon.
















































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