Amy Jo Johnson

CTV 2010 Upfront Party

Place of Birth: Dennis, Massachusetts, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 6, 1970

Ethnicity: Portuguese/Azorean (maternal grandfather), English, French-Canadian

Amy Jo Johnson is an American/Canadian actress and singer. She plays Kimberly Hart, the Pink Ranger, in the Power Rangers franchise. She is also known for her roles on the series Felicity, The Division, and Flashpoint. She became a Canadian citizen in 2015.

Amy is the daughter of Christine Loella and Greig A. Johnson II. Her mother died of cancer in August 1998 at age 52.

Amy’s paternal grandparents were Greig Adams Johnson (the son of Montgomery Hunt Johnson and Frances Lillian Munger) and Marilyn Twite. Montgomery was the son of Arthur Breese Johnson and Elisabeth Stringham Hunt. Frances was the daughter of Henry Gillett/Gillette Munger and Ellen Arvilla Searles.

Amy’s maternal grandfather was Fernando Gonsalves (the son of Albert Gonsalves and Charlotte Pereira). Fernando was born in the Azores, Portugal.

Amy’s maternal grandmother was Anita Alice Benoit (the daughter of George Emile Benoit and Loella Erdelinda Howes). George was the son of Joseph Emile Benoit and Elizabeth Laliberte. Leolla was the daughter of Nathaniel E. Howes and Caroline/Carrie H. Lord.

Sources: http://www.amyjo.com

Genealogy of Amy Jo Johnson (focusing on her father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Marriage record of Amy’s maternal grandparents, Fernando Gonsalves and Anita Alice Benoit – https://familysearch.org

Amy’s maternal grandfather, Fernando Gonsalves, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Amy’s maternal grandmother, Anita A. (Benoit) Gonsalves – http://massachusetts.obituaries.funeral.com

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3 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    Says here that Fernando’s parents were Albert Gonsalves and Charlotte Pereira:
    https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKJ7-N92D

  2. fuzzybear44 says:

    Everybody was so crazy about her, but Trini the (yellow ranger) was my favorite

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