Jean deJarnette
(Abt 1680-1703)


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Mary Mumford

Jean deJarnette

  • Born: Abt 1680, Rochelle, France 239
  • Marriage: Mary Mumford in 1703
  • Died: 1703, Gloucester County, Virginia about age 23 239,243

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Citizenship: 4-18-1705. See photo box for his naturalization --
From the "Legislative Journals of the Council of Colonial Virginia, Vol. 1 (From the Public Records Office, London, Colonial Office, Class 5, Vol. 1412 pp.561, 604). "At a General Assembly Summoned to meet at her Majestys Royal College of William & Mary adjoining the City of Williamsburgh the 17th and begun the 19th of March, 1702, in the second year of the Reign of our Soverign Lady Anne by the Grace of God of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, Queen Defender of the Faith etc., and thence by several prorogations continued and held at Her Majties Royal Capital the 18th day of April MDCCV in the IV year of Her Majties Reign. (April 18th, 1705)...
A petition of Jean deJarnat... praying for naturalizacon, were read and referred to ye Consideracon of the House of Burgesses."... (all spelling as it was found) It continues...:"Most of the early Colonial Records of Virginia have been destroyed and the above is the only source of information on John's naturalization. Tradition has it that Mary, widow of John, moved to Price Edward Co., Va., with her son-in-law and daughter, Jacob and Eleanor (DeJarnette) McGehee. Mary's will, of St. Patrick's Parish, Prince Edward Co., Va., was dated April 24th, 1765. She devised "to son-in-law Jacob McGehee, my featherbed with the whole furniture and bedspread, likewise whatever belongs to me after my decease."... No other children were mentioned.... Issue: All born Abingdon Parish, Gloucester Co., Va.
1. Elias (#2) son of John & Mary Dejurner, baptised 8-20-1704
2. John, son of John & Mary DeJurner, bap. 11-4-1706.
3. Mary, dau. of John & Mary DeJurer, bap. 2-5-1708.


Jean married Mary Mumford, daughter of Edward Mumford and Mary Watkins, in 1703. (Mary Mumford was born in 1683 in Abingdon Parish, Gloucester Co., VA 239 and died in 1765 in Prince Edward County, Virginia 239.)

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