Jonathan Tucker

by follers on April 12, 2014

"Devil" Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals

Birth Name: Jonathan Moss Tucker

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

Date of Birth: May 31, 1982

Ethnicity:
*Irish, English (father)
*Ashkenazi Jewish (mother)

Jonathan Tucker is an American actor.

His father has Irish and English ancestry. His mother is Jewish (of Romanian Jewish, Polish Jewish, and Russian Jewish descent). Jonathan is married to Tara (Ahamed) Tucker, whose father is writer Liaquat Ahamed.

Jonathan’s aunt and uncle are Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim, who are the co-founders and co-directors of the Forum on Religion and Ecology at Yale University.

Jonathan’s paternal grandfather was William Duane Tucker, Jr. (the son of William Duane Tucker and Leonore Rose Taylor). Jonathan’s great-grandfather William was the son of Robert Hugh Tucker and Elizabeth Duane. Leonore was the daughter of James Leo Taylor, who was born in New York, to Irish parents, and of Rose Helena Dennen, who was also born in New York, also to Irish parents, with her father being from Limerick.

Jonathan’s paternal grandmother was Mary Elizabeth Hayes (the daughter of Carlton Joseph Huntley Hayes, an educator and historian, and of Mary Evelyn Carroll). Carlton served as the U.S. Ambassador to Spain, and was the son of Philetus Arthur Hayes and Permelia Mary Huntley.

Jonathan’s maternal grandfather was Roy I. Moss (the son of Jack J. Moss and Gertrude Sacheroff). Jack was born in New York, to Romanian Jewish parents, with his mother’s name being Jennie Silberstein Moscowitz. Gertrude was born in Ohio, the daughter of Max Mordecai Dov Sacheroff and Mollie Goldenknopf/Golden, who were Polish Jews.

Jonathan’s maternal grandmother was Doris Harvey Cohen (the daughter of Harvey J. Cohen and Kate “Kitty” Schechter). Harvey was the son of Charles Cohen and Anna Berman, who were Russian Jews. Doris was the daughter of Polish Jewish parents, Abraham Schechter and Tauba “Terese” Adele Magzamin.

Sources: Jonathan’s paternal grandfather, William Duane Tucker, Jr., on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Jonathan’s paternal grandfather, William Duane Tucker, Jr. – http://query.nytimes.com

Jonathan’s paternal great-grandmother, Leonore Rose Taylor, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Jonathan’s paternal grandmother, Mary Elizabeth (Hayes) Tucker – http://www.legacy.com

Genealogy of Jonathan’s paternal great-grandfather, Carlton Joseph Huntley Hayes (focusing on his own father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Jonathan’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Philetus Arthur Hayes and Permelia Mary Huntley, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Jonathan’s maternal grandfather, Roy I. Moss, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Jonathan’s maternal grandfather, Roy I. Moss – http://poststar.com

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