3T

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3T in 2014, photo by Prphotos.com

Birth Names:
*Tariano Adaryll Jackson II
*Taryll Adren Jackson
*Tito Joe Jackson

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth:
*August 4, 1973 (Tariano)
*August 8, 1975 (Taryll)
*July 16, 1978 (Tito)

Ethnicity:
*African-American (father)
*Mexican (mother)

The brothers Tariano Jackson, Taryll Jackson, and Tito/TJ Jackson are American singers and songwriters. They are known as the group 3T.

They are the sons of Delores Vilma (Martes), and singer, guitarist, and original The Jackson 5 member Tito Jackson (Tariano Adaryll Jackson). Their father is African-American. Their mother, who passed away in 1994, was of Mexican heritage (see here). 3T are the nephews of musicians La Toya Jackson, Michael Jackson, and Janet Jackson, among others. One of their cousins is Paris Jackson.

3T’s paternal grandfather was Joseph Walter Jackson (the son of Samuel Joseph Jackson and Crystal Lee King). Joseph was born in Arkansas. Samuel was the son of Israel Nero Jackson and Emeline Williams. Crystal was the daughter of Samuel King and Gertrude Daniel.

3T’s paternal grandmother is Katherine/Kattie Esther/B. Scruse (the daughter of Prince Albert Screws/Scruse and Martha “Mattie” Upshaw). Katherine was born in Alabama. Prince was the son of Prince Scruse and Julia Belle Jordan. Marhta was the daughter of Daniel Upshaw and Jeanette Brown.

3T’s maternal grandmother is named Irma Estevez.

Sources: Genealogy of 3T (focusing on their father’s side) – http://www.geni.com

Genealogy of 3T’s father – http://www.wargs.com

Information (some potentially unverified) on 3T’s family history – http://www.truemichaeljackson.com
http://i845.photobucket.com

3T’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Israel Nero Jackson and Emeline Williams, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Israel Nero Jackson and Emeline Williams on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Israel Nero Jackson and Emeline Williams on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Israel Nero Jackson and Emeline Williams on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Likely 3T’s great-great-grandfather, Israel Nero Jackson, on the 1870 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of 3T’s father (focusing on his own mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

3T’s paternal great-grandparents, Prince Albert Screws/Scruse and Martha “Mattie” Upshaw, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of 3T’s mother – https://www.findagrave.com

7 Responses

  1. MettaWorkPlease says:

    The Jacksons….I see no problem with people who date outside their race, but when a whole family there’s to breed out their blackness, that’s disturbing..

  2. sarahle says:

    Tariano Adaryll „Taj“ Jackson II (* 4. August 1973 Los Angeles California)
    Taryll Jackson (* 8. August 1975 Los Angeles,California)
    Tito Joe „TJ“ Jackson (* 16. Juli 1978 Los Angeles, California)

  3. ethnic says:

    was looking for Dolores Martes’ heritage, how did you find out she was Mexican?

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