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From “Virginia and Virginians, 1606-1888,” published by H.H. Hardesty, we find this entry for John Dejernatt, who resided at Logan C.H., West Virginia:
Carpenter and cabinet-maker, Logan C.H., W.Va., is descended from the family of Dejernatts, whose genealogy in Va. may be thus traced: Munford Dejernatt was born in Petersburg, Va., in 1779; married Feb. 3, 1814, to Chloe Price, who was born March 8, 1791, in North Carolina; the husband died in Boone county, W.Va., Jan. 1854; the wife in Logan county, W.Va., June 21, 1861. Their son, John Dejernatt, the subject of this sketch, was born May 20, 1817, in Iredell county, N.C.; his wife, Mary J. Bryan, was born June 8, 1823, in Covington, Va.; they were married at Logan C.H., W.Va., April 16, 1850. The record of their offspring is: John S., born Dec. 3, 1852, married; William A., born Nov. 10, 1854, married; Roxalina A., born Nov. 22, 1856, died Sept. 26, 1870; Mary E., born May 10, 1865, died Sept. 13, 1870. Mr. Dejernatt served as colonel in the 129th Va. regiment militia, Confederate army, during the late civil war; since the close of the war he has been overseer of the poor in Logan county. As a citizen he is esteemed and respected as a man of honest integrity and zealous energy; has raised his family in Logan county, where they stand well. The record of his son, John Dejernatt’s family, is as follows: He was married in Logan county, W.Va., Jan. 6, 1875, to Minerva Avis, who was born Jan. 14, 1855. Their children: John H., born July 14, 1877; William H., born April 3, 1879; Chloe A., born Aug. 23, 1881; Russell, born Sept. 23, 1883; Joseph P., born June 7, 1886, died March 14, 1888; Roxie M., born Feb. 12, 1888, died Aug. 8, 1890; the first four reside with their parents
Source: Dr. R.A. Brock, Virginia and Virginians, 1606-1888 (Richmond, VA: H.H. Hardesty, Publisher, 1888), p. 827-828.