Birth Name: Phylis Lee Isley
Date of Birth: March 2, 1919
Place of Birth: Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.
Date of Death: December 17, 2009
Place of Death: Malibu, California, U.S.
Ethnicity: English, small amounts of Welsh, Scottish, and German
Jennifer Jones was an American actress and mental health advocate. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress for The Song of Bernadette (1943).
Jennifer was the daughter of Flora Mae (Suber), an actress, and Phillip Ross Isley, an actor and theatre owner. She was married to film producer, screenwriter, and film studio executive David O. Selznick, until his death, and then to billionaire industrialist and philanthropist Norton Simon, until his death. She had two children, including actor Robert Walker, Jr., with her first husband, actor Robert Walker; and a daughter with David.
Jennifer’s paternal grandfather was Benton Isley (the son of Philip/Phillip Isley and Nancy “Nannie” King). Benton was born in Missouri. Philip was the son of George Isley and Martha “Patsy” Atkinson. Nancy was the daughter of William M. King and Frances M. “Fanny” Gaines.
Jennifer’s paternal grandmother was Flora Bell/Belle Ross (the daughter of Thomas Granville Ross and Bell Devera Ellen Judd). Flora was born in Kansas. Thomas was the son of first cousins, George Washington Ross and Matilda B. Winfrey. Bell was the daughter of Jordan Judd and Patsey E. Thomas.
Jennifer’s maternal grandfather was George Washington Suber (the son of George Washington Suber and Harriett Riggs). Jennifer’s grandfather George was born in Illinois.
Jennifer’s maternal grandmother was Lulu Talbott (the daughter of Daniel William Talbott and Melissa Barkley). Lulu was born in Kentucky. Daniel was the son of Samuel T. Talbott and Susan Ann Leach.
Genealogy of Jennifer Jones (focusing on her father’s side) – https://www.geni.com