Birth Name: Jean-François Stinco
Place of Birth: Montréal, Québec, Canada
Date of Birth: August 22, 1978
*father – Italian
*mother – French-Canadian [including Breton], distant Italian and Portuguese, remote English, Nipissing First Nations, and Spanish [Castilian]
Jeff Stinco is a Canadian musician. He is the lead guitarist of the Canadian rock band Simple Plan. Other members of the band are Pierre Bouvier, Chuck Comeau, David Desrosiers, and Sébastien Lefebvre.
His father, Jean Stinco, was born in the French protectorate of Tunisia, and is of Italian descent. His mother, Francine Bergeron, is from Québec.
Jeff’s paternal grandfather was named Giuseppe Stinco. Giuseppe was born in Italy.
Jeff’s paternal grandmother was named Angèle Buono. Angèle was born in Tunisia, and was of Italian descent.
Jeff’s maternal grandfather was Jean Louis-Philippe Bergeron (the son of Philibert Bergeron and Marie-Louise “Luce” Bouchard). Jeff’s grandfather Louis was born in Québec. Jeff’s great-grandfather Philibert was the son of Philibert Bergeron and Adeline Tremblay. Jeff’s great-grandmother Marie-Louise was the daughter of Joseph Bouchard and Célanire Lavoie.
Jeff’s maternal grandmother was Marie R. Béatrice Grenier (the daughter of Samuel Théodore Grenier and Marie-Louise Dassylva). Béatrice was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S., to French-Canadian parents. Samuel was the son of Louis Adolphe Grenier and Marie Phélonise Hogue. Marie-Louise was the daughter of Antoine Charles Dassylva and Marie Malvina Nicole.
Jeff’s matrilineal line can be traced back to his tenth great-grandmother, Marguerite Joly.
Jeff is a direct descendant of Zacharie Cloutier (c. 1590-1677), a prominent early Québec settler.
Genealogy of Jeff’s maternal grandfather, Jean Louis-Philippe Bergeron – https://www.myheritage.com
Birth record of Jeff’s maternal grandmother, Marie R. Béatrice Grenier – https://www.familysearch.org