Roy Courtney De Jarnette

5 September 1888–15 December 1965 (Age 77)
Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States

The Life of Roy Courtney

When Roy Courtney De Jarnette was born on 5 September 1888, in Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States, his father, George Washington Longan De Jarnette, was 38 and his mother, Mary Ellen Peffley, was 29. He married Dixie May Mason about 1926, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 15 December 1965, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Roy Courtney De Jarnette
Dixie May Mason
Marriage: about 1926
Richard Gene Dejarnette
Marjorie Doris De Jarnette

Spouse and Children

about 1926
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States


Parents and Siblings

    George Washington Longan De Jarnette


    Mary Ellen Peffley





    Bernice De Jarnette


    Edna De Jarnette


    Carrie E Dejarnette


    Lindley A DeJarnette


World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 3

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 21

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Indian: variant of Dey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Roy C Dejarnett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Roy C Dejarnette, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Roy Courtney de Jarnett, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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