Al Jardine

Jardine in 2010, photo by kathclick/

Birth Name: Alan Charles Jardine

Place of Birth: Lima, Ohio, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 3, 1942

*father – English
*mother – German, English, some Swiss-German

Al Jardine is an American musician, singer, and songwriter. He is a member of rock band The Beach Boys, which also includes/has included Mike Love, Brian Wilson, Carl Wilson, and Dennis Wilson.

Al is the son of Virginia Louise (Loxley) and Donald Charles Jardine. His father is of English descent. His mother had German, English, and Swiss-German, ancestry. He is married to Mary Ann Helmandollar. Al has two children with his former wife Lynda Sperry; and two children with Mary Ann.

Al’s paternal grandfather was Charles Jardine (the son of John Jardine and Susannah Mason). Charles was born in Ohio, to English parents.

Al’s paternal grandmother was Ella Mary Tildesley (the daughter of George William Tildesley and Charlotte Thomas). Ella was born in Somerset, England.

Al’s maternal grandfather was Jeremiah Miller Loxley (the son of Benjamin F. Loxley and Sarah “Sallie” Miller). Jeremiah was born in Ohio. Benjamin was the son of Samuel Loxley and Magdalena Keener. Sarah was the daughter of Michael Miller and Magdalena Wise.

Al’s maternal grandmother was Frances Caroline Hile (the daughter of John Henry Hile and Caroline Christian). Frances was born in Ohio. John was the son of German parents, Adam Hile and Susanna. Al’s great-grandmother Caroline was the daughter of David Christian and Catherine Ann Woods.

Sources: Genealogy of Al Jardine –

Genealogy of Al’s maternal great-grandfather, Benjamin F. Loxley –

Al’s maternal grandmother, Frances Caroline Hile, on the 1900 U.S. Census –

3 Responses

  1. ses101 says:

    No Scottish, Jardine is a Scottish name?

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