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> Question regarding Gellis Duncan, Edgars, Abernathy
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Jul 16, 2009 08:58AM
Is there a connection between Gellis and Joseph Abernathy? I apologize if the answer is one that is obvious to others other than newbies like me!
I remember that she had been married several times(5x I think it was noted) Duncan, Edgars, Abernathy....
Jul 17, 2009 06:26AM
If memory serves, when Gellis went back in time she was the wife of a slave owner (who then became primary owner herself) and as slaves took the master's names, hers was under the name Abernathy which would probably be her current (at that time) husband. So Joe Abernathy's lineage was inferred to be traced all the way back to his ancestors on that plantation. These events happen towards the end in Voyager.
I've only read it once and the book is very rich so I could have gotten things a bit twisted but that's how I remember it lol. Maybe some of the other readers who've read it more than once can give more detail. :-)
I hope that helps!
Jul 17, 2009 07:54AM
Rae wrote: "If memory serves, when Gellis went back in time she was the wife of a slave owner (who then became primary owner herself) and as slaves took the master's names, hers was under the name Abernathy wh..."
That's kind of what I was thinking..thanks
Jul 17, 2009 05:05PM
As I remember it, that is right Rae.
Jul 17, 2009 06:16PM
Okay cool. :-) And np!
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