When Elias DeJarnette was born on 10 February 1793, in Abbeville, South Carolina, United States, his father, Reuben DeJarnette, was 21 and his mother, Eleanor Pickens, was 13. He married Frances Lavinia Ann Swift before 1813. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 13 April 1849, in Macon, Noxubee, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in DeJarnate Cemetery, Noxubee, Mississippi, United States.
Americanized form of French Jarnet, a variant of Jarnot (see Garneau ), with fused preposition de ‘of’. Altered ending reflects the Canadian and American French practice of sounding the final -t. Compare Dejarnett and Dejournette .
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