John David Washington

by follers on April 11, 2018

John David Washington – HBO’s Post 2016 Golden Globe Awards Party – Arrivals – Circa 55 Restaurant at The Beverly Hilton – Beverly Hills, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Izumi Hasegawa /

Date of Birth: July 28, 1984

Ethnicity: African-American

John David Washington is an American actor and football running back.

He is the son of actress and singer Pauletta Pearson Washington and actor, filmmaker, director, and producer Denzel Washington.

John’s paternal grandfather is The Rev. Denzel H. Washington (the son of William Washington and Virginia Page). The Rev. Denzel was born in Virginia, and is a Pentecostal preacher. William was the son of William Washington, Sr. and Margaret Johnson. John’s great-grandmother Virginia was the daughter of Herod “Harry” Page and Lucia “Louise”/”Louesa” Rain/Rayn.

John’s paternal grandmother is Lennis Lowe (the daughter of Tillman/Tilman Lowe/Low and Eliza Jackson). Lennis was born in Georgia. Eliza was the daughter of William Jackson and Rachel.

Sources: Article about John’s father’s family history –

Genealogy of John’s father –

John’s paternal grandfather, Denzel H. Washington, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

John’s paternal great-great-grandparents, William Washington, Sr. and Margaret Johnson, on the 1870 U.S. Census –

John’s paternal great-grandmother, Virginia Page, on the 1880 U.S. Census –

John’s paternal grandmother, Lennis Lowe, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

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