Birth Name: Thomas Alexander Dekker
lace of Birth: Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Date of Birth: December 28, 1987
*37.5% English (approximately)
Thomas Dekker is an American actor and musician. Thomas’s father was American, of one quarter Dutch and three quarters British Isles (likely English), ancestry. Thomas’s mother is Welsh.
Thomas’s paternal grandfather was Joseph Henry Dekker (the son of John A. Dekker and June Gertrude Watson). John was a Dutch immigrant, the son of Abraham Dekker and Marie Catherine Godyn. June was born in Minnesota, the daughter of Jabez Poole Watson and Hannah Amelia Griffin.
Thomas’s paternal grandmother was Ruth Bernice Richardson (the daughter of John S. Richardson and Trixie/Trix Palmiter). John was born in South Carolina. Trixie was born in Kansas.
Thomas’s maternal grandfather was Alun Williams (born David Alun Williams). Alun was a radio presenter and well-known radio announcer for the BBC (British Broadcast Corporation).
Thomas’s maternal grandmother had the surname “Payne”.
Sources: Obituary of Thomas’s father – http://nevadaobit.com
Thomas’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Thomas’s paternal grandfather, Joseph Henry Dekker (through Joseph’s sister, June Louise Dekker) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
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