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~ Clement ~ Dickerson ~ Hamm ~ 

~ Jennette  ~ Gray ~ Morgan ~ 

~ Scarborough ~ Stowe ~ Swezey ~ 

~ Pollard ~ Throgmorton ~ Taylor ~ 

What's new  for Fall !

Obituary ~ John A. Gillkin

Photographs ~ A Jennette family reunion

Lighthouse Digest Magazine

May, 2008

~Return to Cape Fear ~

Please follow the above link to read about

 Lighthouse Keeper, Devaney F. Jennette

and his descendants who returned to the

island where he lived and died

as a lighthouse keeper.  





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~ Utah Cole Jennette ~ 

VIRGINIA BEACH - Utah Cole Jennette, 84, died Saturday , Jan. 3, 1976, in a hospital. A native of Buxton, N.C., he was the husband of Mrs. Edna Morrisette Jennette and had lived in Virginia Beach since 1930. He retired as the lighthouse keeper at Ft. Story in 1954. He was a member of Virginia Beach Masonic Lodge #274 and Buxton Southern United Methodist Church. Besides his widow, survivors include five sons: Alton C. Jennette and Carl M. Jennette of Virginia Beach, Army Major Larry F. Jennette of Ft. Sheridan, Illinois, and John S. Litchfield and Linnie Litchfield of Virginia Beach; four daughters: Mrs. Robert Hohl of Virginia Beach, Mrs. Audrey Horton of San Jose, California, Mrs. Joan Ramsey of Vivian, La., and Mrs. Jackie Dixon of Norfolk; two sisters: Mrs. Ethel Middleton of Charlotte, N.C. and Mrs. Earl Miller of Kill Devil Hills, N.C.; 6 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Funeral arrangements are pending. Maestas Funeral Home has charge. 




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