Elias DeJarnette

10 February 1793–13 April 1849 (Age 56)
Abbeville, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Elias

When Elias DeJarnette was born on 10 February 1793, in Abbeville, South Carolina, United States, his father, Reuben DeJarnette, was 20 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.

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Elias DeJarnette
Frances Lavinia Ann Swift
Marriage: before 1813
Sarah Eleanor Elizabeth DeJarnette
Mary Ann DeJarnette

Spouse and Children


    Frances Lavinia Ann Swift


before 1813


    Sarah Eleanor Elizabeth DeJarnette


    Mary Ann DeJarnette


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+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 7

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 15

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

French: of uncertain origin; perhaps a variant of Dejouhanet or Dejouany, patronymics from Jou(h)anet, Jouany, pet forms of Jean (the French equivalent of John ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Elias DeJarnate, "Find A Grave Index"

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