Birth Name: Jack Hody Johnson
Place of Birth: North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii, U.S.
Date of Birth: May 18, 1975
Ethnicity: English, Irish, 1/16th Danish, possibly other
Jack Johnson is an American singer, songwriter, musician, actor, record producer, documentary filmmaker, and professional surfer.
Jack is the son of Patricia Lynn “Patti” and surfer Jeff Johnson (born Jeffrey L. Johnson). His siblings are Peter and Trent. Jack is married to Kim, with whom he has three children.
Jack’s maternal grandfather was John Frederick Thatcher (the son of Norman Chester Thatcher and Clara Marie Foster). John was born in Pennsylvania. Norman was born in Pennsylvania, the son of William Thatcher, who was English, and of Bessie, whose parents were English. Clara was born in Pennsylvania, the daughter of John J. Foster and Margaret Ann/E. Quigley, whose parents were Irish.
Jack’s maternal grandmother was June Eveletha Hewitt (the daughter of Willis Brown Hewitt and Marcia Cecilia Johnson). June was born in California. Willis was born in California, the son of Charles Beardslee Hewitt and Elizabeth Grant Eveleth, who was English. Marcia was born in California, the daughter of John Friedrick Charles Johnson/Johansen, who was Danish, and of Martha Ann Bennett.
Sources: Marriage record of Jack’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Jack’s father – http://archive.easyreadernews.com
Marriage record of Jack’s maternal grandparents, John Frederick Thatcher and June Eveletha Hewitt – http://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of Jack’s maternal grandmother, June Eveletha Hewitt – http://www.familysearch.org