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Stephen Decater Jernigan
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Birth: Mar. 17, 1847
Death: Mar. 12, 1924

Stephen Decatur Jernigan was born 17 March 1847 in Decatur Alabama and Died 12 March 1924. He married (1) MARY JANE SKIPPER 19 December 1869 in Barbour County, Al. daughter of JAMES SKIPPER and ANNA JANE CRADDOCK. She was born 05-February 1848 in Skipperville, Alabama and died 17 August 1882. He married (2) Sidney.

Stephen and Mary Jane's children were:
1. Martha Jane Jernigan-Kee b 2-26-1871 Eufaula,Barbour Co. Alabama d. 2-12-1941 Rusk County, Texas
2. Stella Eloise Jernigan-Johnson b 6-26-1872, Alabama d.12-03-1945 Dadesville, Tallapoosa County, Alabama
3. William Madison Jernigan b. 02-08-1874 Overton, Rusk County, Texas d 1-03-1931, Kilgore, Gregg County, Texas
4. David Elonzo Jernigan b. 8-29-1876, Texas d. March 01,1951, Jacksonville, Cherokee County, Tx.
5. Jones Jernigan b. abt. 1877
6. Willis Wilkerson Jernigan b. 24 September 1879, Overton, Rusk Co Texas d. 23 August 1953, Houston, Jarris County Tx
7. Sallie Jernigan b.13 July, 1881 Rusk County Tx d 18 November 1881 Rusk County, Texas
8. Twins: Ada and Corda Jernigan 18 july, 1882 Rusk Co Tx d. January 11, 1883, Rusk County Tx.

Mary Jane Skipper died 30 days after the twin girls were born. Mary Jane, Stephen, Sallie, Ada and Corda are buried at Pirtle Baptist Cemetery, Pirtle Tesas

Stephen remarried Sydney but had no other children.

Research courtesy of Kay Mix 
 
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 Parents:
  William M. Jernigan (1823 - 1902)
  Martha M. Deshazo Jernigan (1826 - 1896)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Jane Skipper Jernigan (1848 - 1882)*
 
 Children:
  Martha Jane Jernigan Kee (1871 - 1941)*
  Stella Eloise Jernigan Johnson (1872 - 1945)*
  William Madison Jernigan (1874 - 1931)*
  David Elonzo Jernigan (1876 - 1951)*
  Willis Wilkerson Jernigan (1879 - 1953)*
  Sallie Jernigan (1881 - 1881)*
  Ada Jernigan (1882 - 1883)*
  Corda Jernigan (1882 - 1883)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jason Jackson Jernigan (1843 - 1911)*
  Stephen Decater Jernigan (1847 - 1924)
  Lucinda C Jernigan Wilkerson (1850 - 1928)*
  Martha Melinda Jernigan Adams (1858 - 1925)*
  William Clayburn Jernigan (1859 - 1917)*
  Fern Jernigan (1864 - 1926)*
  Alpheus B. Jernigan (1866 - 1905)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Husband of M.J.
 
Burial:
Pirtle Baptist Cemetery
Pitner Junction
Rusk County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Skippersgirl
Originally Created by: MB
Record added: Sep 20, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5787562
Stephen Decater Jernigan
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Stephen Decater Jernigan
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From your wife's side of the family.Mary Jane SkipperHer only brother, Wm J M SkipperHer Nephew James (Jimmy) W. SkipperHer g Nephew Roy E SkipperDown to my father, George W. Skipper
- Skippersgirl
 Added: Aug. 20, 2014

- CJK
 Added: Oct. 1, 2008
 
 
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