Son of JOHN Y. ABERNATHY and MATILDA ALEXANDER ABERNATHY.
Grandson of DAVID ABERNATHY/REVELOTIONARY SOLDIER/VA and NC
Brother of MARCUS L. ABERNATHY/CSA/MO.CALVARY CO.A. 3rd Regt./Lost his left leg due to a wound received at the BATTLE OF PEA RIDGE/ARKANSAS
Buried in OAK HILL CEMETERY/BARRY Co. Mo.
Also Brother to JAMES EPHRIAM ABERNATHY/CSA/MO.Calvary Co. A 3rd.Regt./Moved to Texas after the war. Died in Wise County,Texas.
CSA SERVICE/August 1, 1862 MO.Calvary 4th Corps.CO.A 3rd REGT.
Miles moved to Missouri in 1851. Living first in Greene County and then on to Barry County,Mo. by 1880.
He was employed as a Deputy Clerk to his brother MARCUS.
Miles Abernathy never married. After the death of his brother JAMES EPHRIAM ABERNATHY, he took in his 2 Nephews DAVID Y. and JOHN R. ABERNATHY.