Old Macedonia Cemetery

Elihu Richard and Malinda George Abernathy


Elihu Richard Abernathy, son of Seth Abernathy and Elizabeth Bradshaw, husband of Malinda M. George

Malinda M. George, daughter of Jesse George and Catherine Stone, wife of Elihu Richard Abernathy.

Inscription: They were loving father and mother and faithful friends

Elihu Abernathy

The News and Courant. (Cartersville) July 16, 1903

Rev Elihu Abernathy, an old and respected citizen of the county died last Tuesday morning after an illness of two days, supposed to be acute stomach trouble. He leaves a wife and an adopted child. He was a minister of the Primitive Baptist Church and was buried at Macedonia Church, which he aided in instuting and aftewards served.

Malinda George Abernathy

The Tribune News (Cartersville, Georgia) March 29, 1923

Death of Aged Woman Occurred on Stonewall Street in Cartersville

Mrs. Malinda Abernathy, 79 years of age, died Sunday at her home on Stonewall Street, and was buried Monday at 11 o’clock, after a funeral service at Macedonia Church, in the Stamp Creek district.

The funeral services were conducted by Rev. H.G. Mitchell, while the arrangements were under the direction of G.M. Jackson & Sons of Cartersville.

She is survived by a foster son, Mr. Alfred Abernathy, a nephew, Mr. Jesse Wilson, who lives near Cartersville, and one sister, Mrs. N.L. Smith of Lilla, Georgia.

Mrs. Abernathy was a life-long resident of Bartow County and during her lifetime made a host of friends who will regret exceedingly to learn of her death.


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Old Macedonia Cemetery, Bartow County, Georgia