Birth Name: Timothy Walter Burton
Place of Birth: Burbank, Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: August 25, 1958
*father – English, Scottish, German, remote Dutch and French
*mother – Norwegian, Swedish, Croatian, possibly German
Tim Burton is an American film director, producer, artist, writer, and animator. He has directed Beetlejuice, Batman, Batman Returns, Mars Attacks!, Sleepy Hollow, Frankenweenie, and Big Fish, among many other films.
Tim is the son of Jean Rae and William Reed “Bill” Burton. has two children with his former partner, British actress Helena Bonham Carter.
Tim’s paternal grandfather was Russell Clem Burton (the son of Daniel Harrison Burton and Mary Francis/Frances Timbrook). Russell was born in Missouri. Daniel was the son of Hutchins/Hutchings Burton and Melissa/Malissa Harris Wains. Mary Francis/Frances was the daughter of Gibson/Gypson Gilbert Timbrook and Rebecca Elizabeth/Ella Hott.
Tim’s paternal grandmother was Rosa/Rose Frances/Francis Gibbs (the daughter of James Ransome Gibbs and Winifred/Winnie Dee Carpenter). Rosa was born in Kentucky. James was the son of John Miles Gibbs and Sarah Frances/Francis Fallen. Winifred was the daughter of William Wallace Carpenter and Rosa Jane McKinney.
Tim’s maternal grandfather was Ray Clifford Erickson (the son of John Peter Erickson and Selma Justina Peterson). Ray was born in South Dakota. John was born in Minnesota, to Norwegian parents. Selma was born in Michigan, to Swedish parents.
Tim’s maternal grandmother was Alpha Jean Pollish (the daughter of Eli Pollish and Christina Winson). Alpha was born in Washington. Eli was born in Russia or Germany, to Eley L. Pollish/Polish and Angie Popovic/Popovich, who likely had Croatian ancestry. Christina was born in Minnesota, to Norwegian parents, Eric E. Winson and Annie C.
Genealogy of Tim’s father – https://old.findagrave.com
Tim’s paternal grandparents, Russell Clem Burton and Rosa/Rose Frances/Francis Gibbs, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of Tim’s paternal grandmother, Rosa/Rose Frances/Francis Gibbs – http://www.randallblecha.com
Genealogy of Tim’s paternal great-great-great-grandmother, Nancy Oakley – https://www.wikitree.com
Tim’s maternal grandfather, Ray Clifford Erickson, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Tim’s maternal grandmother, Alpha Jean Pollish, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Tim’s maternal great-grandparents, Eli Pollish and Christina Winson – https://familysearch.org
Tim’s maternal great-grandparents, Eli Pollish and Christina Winson, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org