Jernigan Genealogy - James Alvin Jernigan

James Alvin Jernigan - Son of James Granville Jernigan and Dona Lee "Doney" Denson. James Alvin Jernigan left Tennessee for Ohio and married Carolyn Ann Kandel, b 10 Jan 1923, in 1950. The two made their home in Gahanna, Ohio, where they raised three children; Ronald James, Richard Gene & Judith Ann. James Alvin Jernigan passed away in 1983 and was survived by Carolyn who turned 85 years old in January 2008. Carolyn and all three of her children currently reside in or around the Central Ohio (Columbus) area.

  • Ronald James Jernigan - The first in this direct line to graduate from high school, Ron married Donna DeVore and has lived in Gahanna, Ohio, since marrying Donna in 1974. Ron and Donna have one child, Luke, and both Ron and Donna are very active in their church.
  • Richard Gene Jerngan - Married to Sarah "Sally" Wallace, the two have two boys, Jacob & Kevin.
  • Judith Ann Jernigan - Currently resides in Central Ohio.


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