Nancy Juvonen

by stlucas on May 25, 2017

Place of Birth: Marin, California, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 18, 1967

Ethnicity: Finnish (paternal grandfather), English, German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish

Nancy Juvonen is an American film producer. She is the owner of production company Flower Films, alongside Drew Barrymore.

Nancy is the daughter of Pamela R. (Newell) and William Harwood Juvonen. She has a brother, James. Nancy is married to television host Jimmy Fallon, with whom she has two children.

Nancy’s paternal grandfather was Aaro William Juvonen (the son of William Juvonen and Ida Hyvonen). Aaro was born in California, to Finnish parents.

Nancy’s paternal grandmother was Laura Catherine Harwood (the daughter of Ben B. Harwood and Harriet E. Gates).

Nancy’s maternal grandfather was the son of Rufus Ingalls Newell and Janet Wilson. Rufus was the son of Eugene Newell and Lucy Bacon. Janet was the daughter of Charles R. Wilson, who was from Canada.

Nancy’s maternal grandmother was Barbara Buell Welts (the daughter of Robert Victor Welts and Persis Buell). Robert was the son of Richard Opdyke Welts and Edith Peck, who was from Canada. Persis was the daughter of Fred J. Buell and Carrie May Reel/Reil, whose father, Theodore Reil, was German, and whose mother, Martha Maria Bradshaw, had Northern Irish roots (from County Down).

Sources: Marriage record of Nancy’s parents –

Birth record of Nancy’s father –

Marriage record of Nancy’s paternal grandparents, Aaro William Juvonen and Laura Catherine Harwood –

Genealogy of Nancy Juvonen (focusing on her mother’s side) –

Information about the Bradshaw family –

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andrew May 26, 2017 at 5:12 am

Her paternal grandfather’s parents were definitely Finnish.

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