Place of Birth: Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
Date of Birth: March 10, 1983
*father – African-American
*maternal grandfather – Portuguese, English
*maternal grandmother – Native Hawaiian
Janet Mock is an American writer, television host, and transgender rights activist.
Janet is the daughter of Elizabeth (Barrett) and Charlie Mock III. Her father is African-American. Her maternal grandfather was of Portuguese and English descent, and her maternal grandmother was a Native Hawaiian. Janet is married to photographer Aaron Tredwell.
A DNA test whose results were displayed on the show Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2017) stated that Janet’s genetic ancestry is:
——–*6.0% Broadly Northwestern European
——–*3.8% British & Irish
——–*3.6% Broadly Southern European
——–*1.9% French & German
*17.6% East Asian & Native American
*0.8% No Match
Janet’s patrilineal line can be traced to Henry Mock, who was born, c. 1847, in Louisiana or Georgia, and to his wife, Lucinda Ward.
Janet’s paternal grandfather was Charlie Mock, Jr. (the son of Charlie Mock and Veader Nelson). Janet’s grandfather Charlie was born in Louisiana. Janet’s great-grandfather Charlie was the son of Harold Mock and Vannie Kay or King.
Janet’s paternal grandmother was Shellie Jean Gipson (the daughter of Samual Gipson and Lela Mae Sanders-Scott). Shellie was born in Louisiana. Samual was the son of Samual Gibson and Fanny Fortune Drumgoole.
Janet’s maternal grandfather was Arthur Amorin Barrett (the son of Howard Roscoe Barrett and Emily/Amalia Amorin). Arthur was born in Honolulu. Howard was the son of Parnoble N. Barrett and Mary Alice Leachman. Emily was of Portuguese descent, and was the daughter of John DeMedeiros/de Medeiros Amorin and Antonia de Jesus de Freitas.
Janet’s maternal grandmother was Pearl Lawae Kahanoai (the daughter of David Kahanoai and Winifred “Winnie” Pomakai/Pomaikai). Pearl was born in Honolulu, of Hawaiian descent. David was born in Kau, the son of Abraham Kahanoai and Theresa. Winifred was the daughter of Michael Pomakai/Pomaikai and Kaili Lawai; Kaili was the daughter of Keaho Lawai and Kamawae.