Place of Birth: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Date of Birth: October 5, 2006
Ethnicity: Chilean (maternal grandfather), French-Canadian, English, Scottish, Northern Irish, Irish, 1/32 Danish, distant First Nations and German, likely other
Jacob Tremblay is a Canadian actor. He is known for starring in the films Room (2015), The Book of Henry (2017), Wonder (2017), and Good Boys (2019), among others. His sisters are actresses Emma Tremblay and Erica Tremblay. His father, Jason Tremblay, has also acted, including appearing as the older sibling on the first episode of Are You Afraid of the Dark?
Jacob’s maternal grandfather is Chilean. A picture of Jacob and his grandfather can be seen here.
Jacob also has French-Canadian, English, Scottish, Northern Irish, Irish, 1/32 Danish, and distant First Nations and German, ancestry. Jacob’s paternal great-great-great-great-great-grandmother, Christine Lavaltrie Tshishereu/Kichera, was Indigenous.
Jacob’s paternal grandfather is Jean-Paul Tremblay (the son of Aldéric Tremblay and Marguerite/Margot Devost). Aldéric was born in Les Escoumins, La Haute-Côte-Nord, Québec, the son of Joseph Tremblay and Marie Blanche Julie/Julia Therrien. Marguerite was born in Trois-Pistoles, Les Basques, Québec, the daughter of Cyprien Devost and Yvette Castonguay.
Jacob’s maternal grandfather is named Jorge Candia. Jorge is from Chile.
Jacob’s maternal grandmother is Karie Still (the daughter of David James Still and Maria Giles). David was the son of James Madill “Jim” Still and Alice Martha Atwood, who was from Wyoming. He had English, Scottish, Northern Irish, and distant German, ancestry. The Still surname comes from Newhills, Aberdeen, Scotland. Alice’s father had deep Colonial American, and Scottish, ancestry, and Alice’s mother was English. Jacob’s great-grandmother Maria was the daughter of English-born parents, William Duncan Giles and Emily Beatrice McCready Mortensen. Emily’s father was Danish and her mother was Irish.
Genealogy of Jacob Tremblay (focusing on his father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Jacob’s paternal great-grandfather, Aldéric Tremblay – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Jacob’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Marie Blanche Julie/Julia Therrien – https://www.wikitree.com
Genealogy of Jacob’s maternal great-grandfather, David James Still – https://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Obituary of Jacob’s maternal great-grandfather, David James Still – http://www.legacyfuneralhome.ca
Genealogy of Jacob’s maternal great-great-grandfather, James Madill “Jim” Still – https://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Jacob’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Alice Martha (Atwood) Still – https://www.findagrave.com