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The DeJournette/Dejarnett Family

Christopher Dejarnett was born about 1747 in Prince Edward County, VA and was married to Ann, maiden name unknown. Their son, Daniel was born before 1785. Daniel died after 1840 and before 1850 in Surry County, NC. Daniel married Keziah Cook. Keziah died in Wilkes County, NC after 1850.

Second Generation:

Children of Daniel DeJournette and Keziah Cook
William Cook DeJournette (1807-aft 1880) m. Hulda Roberts (1817-1872), d/o Pleasant Branch Roberts and Mary Bowles
John Cook DeJournette (1810-1881) m. Louisa Matilda Nelson (died in Rome, GA)
George Washington DeJournette
Elizabeth DeJournette
Martha DeJournette
Margaret DeJournette

Third Generation:

Children of William Cook DeJournette and Hulda Roberts
Alice Camilla (1840-1840)
Cardwell DeJournette (abt. 1844-aft. 1860)
John Richard DeJournette (1847-aft. 1920) m. Sarah Jane (Nancy) Gentry (1860-aft 1930)
Ida Luella DeJournette (abt. 1851-aft. 1870)
Noieva C. DeJournette (abt. 1857-1921) m. Joseph Owen (1853-bef. 1910), s/o Murphy Owen and Rachel
Bayard/Baird DeJournette (abt. 1858)
This family lived in Trap Hill, Wilkes Co., NC

Fourth Generation

Children of John Richard DeJournette and Sarah Jane (Nancy) Gentry
Ella F. DeJournette (abt. 1872)
Anna L. DeJournette (abt. 1874)
Thomas F. DeJournette (abt. 1876)
Sarah DeJournette (abt. 1878)
Revanda DeJournette (abt. 1892-aft. 1900)
Joseph E. DeJournette (abt. 1897-aft. 1920)
Ramond/Edmond DeJournette (abt 1903-aft. 1930)
This family lived in Trap Hill, Wilkes Co., NC


Children of Noieva C. DeJournette and Joseph Owen
Cardwell F. Owen (1879-aft. 1900)
Daisy E. Owen (1883-1964) m. Andrew Bruce Lewis (1890-1968), s/o William Lewis and Sallie Wallace
Effie E. Owen (1886-aft. 1900)
Bruce Andrew Owen (1893-1956) m. Sallie T. Essex
Clytie B. Owen (female) (1895-aft. 1910) m. Richard Turner
Aleck A./Riley A Owen (?-aft. 1910)
This family lived in Bryan, Surry Co., NC

Fifth Generation

Children of Daisy E. Owen and Andrew Bruce Lewis
Joseph Harold Lewis (1912-1988) m. Elsie Hicks (1908-1982), d/o Henry (Boss) Hicks and Lucy (Fannie) Blackwood
Henry A. Lewis (1917) (Moravian minister)
Frederick Charles Lewis (1921-1924)
Owen D. Lewis (1925) m. Caroline Bell
Andrew Bruce Lewis, Jr. (1914-1989) m. Frances Franklin
This family lived in Winston Salem, Forsyth Co., NC


Person communication with Tina Gulledge Lewis and her husband Ray Lewis. Ray is a direct descendant of Christopher DeJournette.

1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1920, 1930 US Federal Census Records for Surry and Wilkes Counties, NC

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