Jacob Tremblay

2016 NHL Awards - Arrivals

Tremblay in 2016, photo by Prphotos

Place of Birth: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Date of Birth: October 5, 2006

Ethnicity: Chilean (maternal grandfather), French-Canadian, English, Scottish, Northern Irish, 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), and Wonder (2017), among others. His sisters are actresses Emma Tremblay and Erica Tremblay. His father, Jason Tremblay, has also acted.

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, 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 named Karie Still (the daughter of David James Still and Maria). 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.

Sources: http://www.lemanic.ca

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

6 Responses

  1. follers says:

    Possible great-grandfather (if a little young).
    http://www.legacyfuneralhome.ca/still-david.html

  2. andrew says:

    genealogy of Jacob’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Julia Thierren – https://www.wikitree.com/genealogy/Therrien-Family-Tree-230

    however Christine Lavaltrie Tshishereu/Kichera was mostly Innu (not fully)

  3. cdonorab says:

    Through his great grandfather Aldric Trembley he has English ancestry as well. He has an ancestor named Genevieve Otis whose father was born in New Hampshire in 1682. Cant be sure, but probably her father was taken in one of the Indian attacks around that area at the time.

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