Sean Lennon

by ethnic on December 19, 2009

sean lennon

Birth Name: Sean Taro Ono Lennon

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, United States

Date of Birth: October 9, 1975

Ethnicity:
*Irish, Welsh, English (father)
*Japanese (mother)

Sean Lennon is an American singer, musician, and actor.

Sean is the son of musicians John Lennon and Yoko Ono. His father was British, with Irish, Welsh, and English, ancestry. His mother is Japanese. His half-siblings are musician and photographer Julian Lennon and Kyoko Cox.

Sean’s paternal grandfather was Alfred Lennon (the son of John Lennon and Mary “Polly” Maguire). John was born in County Down, Ireland, the son of James Lennon and Jane McConville. Mary was born in Liverpool, likely also of Irish ancestry, and was the daughter of James Maguire.

Sean’s paternal grandmother was Julia Stanley (the daughter of George Ernest Stanley and Annie Jane Millward). George was the son of William Henry Stanley, who was born in Birmingham, England, and of Eliza Jane Gildea, who was born in Omagh, Co. Tyrone, Ireland. Annie was born in Chester, England, to Welsh parents, John Dumbry Millward and Mary Elizabeth Morris.

Sean’s maternal grandparents were Eisuke Ono (the son of Eijiro Ono and Tsuruko Saisho) and Isoko Yasuda (the daughter of Zensaburo Yasuda). Tsuruko was the daughter of Atsushi Saisho. Zensaburo was the son of Yasuda Zenjirō.

Sources: Genealogies of Sean Lennon – http://www.geni.com
http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Family history of Sean’s father – http://brakn.com

photo by Debby Wong/Bigstock.com

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