Birth Name: Monroe Jackson Rathbone V
Place of Birth: Singapore
Date of Birth: December 21, 1984
Ethnicity: German, English, smaller amounts of French, Scottish, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), Irish, Dutch, 1/128th Spanish
Jackson Rathbone is an American actor and musician. He is known for playing Jasper Hale in the Twilight films (2008-2012).
Jackson was born in Singapore, to American parents, and was raised in the United States. He is from a family that has resided in the United States for many generations. His ancestry is heavily German and English, along with smaller (to varying degrees) amounts of French, Scottish, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), Irish, Dutch, and Spanish. Jackson’s great-great-great-great-great-grandfather, Manuel Montegudo, was Spanish, making Jackson of at least 1/128th Spanish descent.
Jackson is married to dancer Sheila Hafsadi.
Jackson’s paternal grandfather is Monroe Jackson Rathbone III (the son of Monroe Jackson Rathbone, Jr. and Elinor/Eleanor Kline Groves). Jackson’s great-grandfather Monroe was the chairman of Standard Oil, and was the son of Monroe Jackson Rathbone and Ida Virginia Welch. Elinor was of German descent, and was the daughter of Walter Jedediah Weiss Groves and Mabel Rachel Kline.
Jackson’s paternal grandmother is Barbara Theo Faures (the daughter of Morris Hypolite Faures and Audrey Leonora Carpenter). Morris was the son of Louis Bernard Faures and Olivia Theresa Williams. Audrey was the daughter of Charles Frank Carpenter and Barbara Ella Montegudo; Barbara was of one eighth Spanish descent.
Jackson’s maternal grandfather is Clarence Joseph Brauner, Jr. (the son of Clarence Joseph Brauner and Sadie Ellen Louise Miller). Jackson’s great-grandfather Clarence was the son of Lawrence Brauner, who was of German descent, and of Louisa/Louise Felicity Elfert, who was of mostly German, and a small amount of French, ancestry. Sadie was the daughter of Wharton Nicholas Miller and Ella Pohlmann, who was of German descent.
Jackson’s maternal grandmother is Brenda Lynn Baker (the daughter of William Garrett Baker and Suzanne/Susan Katherine D’Aubert). William was the son of Alfred Thomas Baker, Sr. and Mary Arvella Sanders. Suzanne was the daughter of Francis D’Aubert and Daisy Edna Skardon.
Sources: Genealogy of Jackson Rathbone (focusing on his father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Jackson’s paternal grandmother, Barbara Theo Faures – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Jackson’s mother (focusing on her own mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Jackson’s maternal great-grandfather, Clarence Joseph Brauner – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Jackson’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Daisy Edna Skardon (through Daisy’s brother, The Rev. Alvin Wilson Skardon) – https://www.geni.com
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