Place of Birth: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Date of Birth: November 4, 1990
Ethnicity: French-Canadian, Irish, Northern Irish, about 1/32 Portuguese, distant Scottish and Cornish, 1/128th First Nations [Native Canadian]
Jean-Luc Bilodeau is a Canadian actor. His roles include the series Baby Daddy, Kyle XY, The Haunting Hour, and Carol’s Second Act, and the films Trick ‘r Treat, Piranha 3DD, and 16 Wishes.
Jean-Luc’s father is of almost entirely French-Canadian descent. One of Jean-Luc’s paternal great-great-great-great-grandmothers, Philoméne McPherson, was the daughter of Andre McPherson, who was of Scottish ancestry, and of Mary Ikwessens, who was of Native Canadian [First Nations] descent, either Manawaki (Algonquin) or Blackfoot.
Jean-Luc’s mother’s ancestry includes French-Canadian, Northern Irish, Irish, Scottish, Cornish, and about 1/16th Portuguese.
Jean-Luc’s paternal grandfather was Adélard Vincent Joseph Bilodeau (the son of Joseph Ludger Bilodeau and Théodora Marie Blache Dubeau). Jean-Luc’s great-grandfather Joseph was the son of Thomas Bilodeau and Marie Anne Asselin. Théodora was the daughter of Ambroise Dubeau and Aimée/Emma Vachon.
Jean-Luc’s paternal grandmother was Murielle Amanda Nadon (the daughter of Louis Marie Nadon and Marie Louise Lemieux). Jean-Luc’s great-grandfather Louis was the son of Louis Nadon and Marie Jeanne Alphée Delormé. Jean-Luc’s great-grandmother Marie Louise was the daughter of Napoléon Lemieux and Louise Lemieux.
Jean-Luc’s maternal grandfather was Donald Earl Rose (the son of John Rufus Ross/Rose and Sadie May/Mae Stevenson). Donald was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. John was the son of Thomas Rose, who was born in Co Carlow, Ireland, and of Martha Kerr, whose parents were from Donegal, Ireland. Sadie was the daughter of John Stevenson, whose parents were from Ballymore, Armagh and Antrim, Ireland, respectively; and of Mary Jane Ryan, whose own father was Irish.
Jean-Luc’s maternal grandmother was Lyle Harriet Manuel (the daughter of Anthony William Manuel and Susan Newcombe Jones). Lyle was born in Manitoba. Anthony was the son of Urbine Ruben/Rueben Manuel, who was of Portuguese and French-Canadian descent, and of Mary Elizabeth Vautour. Susan was the daughter of James Harris “Harry” Jones, whose father was from Cornwall, England; and of Emily Donovan.
Sources: Genealogies of Jean-Luc Bilodeau (focusing on his father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Jean-Luc’s paternal grandfather, Adelard Vincent Joseph Bilodeau (focusing on his own mother’s side) – http://www.dubeaufamily.com
Obituary of Jean-Luc’s paternal grandfather, Adelard Vincent Joseph Bilodeau – http://www.mementofuneralchapel.com
Obituary of Jean-Luc’s maternal grandfather, Donald Earl Rose – http://www.legacy.com