Birth Name: John Randolph Thune
Place of Birth: Pierre, South Dakota, United States
Date of Birth: January 7, 1961
Ethnicity: Norwegian (paternal grandfather), English, German, Scottish, distant Irish
John Thune is an American politician.
John is the son of Yvonne Patricia (Bodine) and Harold Richard Thune. His paternal grandfather was Norwegian. The rest of John’s ancestry is English, German, Scottish, and distant Irish.
John’s paternal grandfather was Nicholas Thune. Nicholas was Norwegian.
John’s paternal grandmother was Maude Luella Riley (the daughter of Henry Stephen Riley and Mary Jane Percival). Henry was the son of John Riley and Phredina Rawdon. Mary was the daughter of Warren Percival and Sophronia Eaton.
John’s maternal grandfather was Mahlon Leonard Leslie Bodine (the son of Marshall Erastius Sebastius Bodine and Margaret Isabelle Faulds). John’s grandfather Mahlon was born in Fingal, Ontario, Canada. Marshall was the son of Mahlon Bodine and Roxanne Wade, both of whom were born in Ontario, Canada, to American parents. Margaret was the daughter of Thomas Faulds, who was of Scottish origin, and Sarah Elizabeth Tuttle.
John’s maternal grandmother was Dorothy Jane Miller (the daughter of Henry Miller and Ann/Anna Severin/Severien). Henry was born in Germany, the son of Henry Moeller and Sophie/Sophia. Ann was the daughter of John Severien and Dura Gobleby/Gobletry.
Sources: Genealogy of John Thune
Genealogy of John Thune (focusing on his mother’s side)
Genealogy of John’s father (focusing on his own mother’s side)
Genealogy of John’s paternal grandmother, Maude Luella Riley (focusing on her own father’s side)
Genealogy of John’s paternal grandmother, Maude Luella Riley (focusing on her own mother’s side)