Jesse Plemons

by follers on January 10, 2014

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Birth Name: Jesse Lon Plemons

Place of Birth: Dallas, Texas, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 2, 1988

Ethnicity: English, with some Scottish and Scots-Irish/Northern Irish

Jesse Plemons is an American actor.

He has a son with his fiancée, actress and model Kirsten Dunst.

One of Jesse’s paternal five times great-grandmothers, Emily Margaret Brown Austin, was a sister of Stephen F. Austin (Stephen Fuller Austin), an empresario who led a colonization of Texas in the early 1800s. Stephen is known as the “Father of Texas”.

Jesse’s paternal grandfather was Ira Alonzo Plemons (the son of James Robert Plemons and Lelia Louise Bryan). Ira was born in Texas. James was the son of Alonzo Lon Jefferson Plemmons and Mary Lou Williams. Lelia was the daughter of Ira James Bryan and Olivia Pankey.

Jesse’s paternal grandmother is Ethel Virginia Brown (the daughter of Oscar Larry Brown and Ruby Jean Hutchinson/Hutchison/Hutcheson). Ethel was born in Texas.

Jesse’s maternal grandfather was Joseph Herman Cason (the son of John Joseph Cason and Charity Armentie Dinero Oxley). Joseph was born in Texas. John was the son of Joseph Monroe Cason and Calista W. Moody. Charity was the daughter of Johann Charles Oxley and Frances Scoldin Nostic Latham.

Jesse’s maternal grandmother was Iantha Vermel Peacock (the daughter of Rawls Thomas/Tom Peacock and Annie Lee/Lena Perry). Iantha was born in Texas. Rawls was the daughter of Henry Allen Peacock and Harriett Vermell. Annie was the daughter of Ezekiel High Perry and Bamma.

Sources: Genealogy of Jesse Plemons (focusing on his father’s side) –

Genealogy of Jesse’s paternal grandfather, Ira Alonzo Plemons (focusing on his own father’s side) –

Genealogy of Jesse’s paternal grandfather, Ira Alonzo Plemons (focusing on his own mother’s side) –

Jesse’s paternal grandmother, Ethel Virginia Brown, on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Jesse’s maternal grandfather, Joseph Herman Cason –

Genealogy of Jesse’s maternal great-grandmother, Charity Armentie Dinero Oxley (focusing on her own mother’s side) –

Jesse’s maternal grandmother, Iantha Vermel Peacock, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

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{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

A user March 4, 2017 at 8:37 pm

I noticed most Texans are of English ancestry.

neves January 12, 2014 at 2:02 pm

meth damon

Capricious October 8, 2015 at 10:40 pm
Nick January 10, 2014 at 8:44 pm

When I saw him on Breaking Bad I thought he was most Finnish looking American ever, surprised he’s only of British Isles descent.

andrew August 29, 2015 at 6:55 am

yes, he also could be German, Danish etc

vilgotaan June 10, 2017 at 2:59 pm

His Breaking Bad character was of Swedish descent.

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