J. J. Watt
Birth Name: Justin James Watt
Place of Birth: Waukesha, Wisconsin, U.S.
Date of Birth: March 22, 1989
*father – Scottish, Slavic, German
*mother – Polish
J. J. Watt is an American football player. He is a defensive end for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL).
J. J. is the son of Connie and John Watt. His brothers, Derek Watt and T. J. Watt, are also football player.
J. J.’s paternal grandfather was James Watt (the son of James Watt and Helen Pavlowski). J. J.’s grandfather James was born in Illinois. J. J.’s great-grandfather James was born in Glasgow, Scotland, the son of John Gough Watt and Isabella Ramsay Knox. Helen was born in Illinois, to emigrants from Hungary (today Serbia). Her father, Frank/Franciscus Pavlowski, was born in Banatski Brestovac, and likely was of Slavic origin. Her mother, Theresa/Teresia Doser/Dozer, was born in Gajdobra/Szépliget, and likely was of German descent.
J. J.’s maternal grandfather was Donald Ralph Walczak (the son of Jozef/Joseph Anthony Walczak and Anna Kaczorowski). Donald was of Polish descent. Joseph was the son of Franciszek/Frank Walczak and Anna Nikodem.
J. J.’s maternal grandmother is named Christine S. Musial (the daughter of Larry Musial and Sophie). Christine is of Polish descent. J. J.’s great-grandmother Sophie’s maiden name likely was Kolacinski, and she likely was the daughter of Vincent Kolacinski and Stella Sliwinski.
Sources: Obituary of J. J.’s paternal grandfather, James Watt – http://www.churchandchapel.com
Birth record of J. J.’s paternal great-grandmother, Helen Pavlowski – https://www.familysearch.org