Jane Alice Estella Abernathy

9 December 1871–29 June 1959 (Age 87)
Chambers, Alabama, United States

The Life of Jane Alice Estella

When Jane Alice Estella Abernathy was born on 9 December 1871, in Chambers, Alabama, United States, her father, David Hugh Boyd Abernathy, was 33 and her mother, Martha Ann Stallings, was 31. She married Obadiah B Newman on 14 June 1893. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Election Precinct 5 Hamburg and Five Points, Chambers, Alabama, United States in 1900. She died on 29 June 1959, in Fulton, Georgia, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Obadiah B Newman
Jane Alice Estella Abernathy
Marriage: 14 June 1893
Albert K Newman

Spouse and Children

14 June 1893
Chambers, Alabama


    Albert K Newman


Parents and Siblings

    David Hugh Boyd Abernathy


    Martha Ann Stallings




World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 22

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Abernethy in southeastern Perthshire. The place name is of Pictish origin, meaning ‘mouth of the river Nethy’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Jane A E Abernathy in household of D W B Abernathy, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Estelle Newmon in household of David Abernathey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Estelle Abernathy, "Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957"

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