Jesse Bradford

LOS ANGELES - NOVEMBER 2: Jesse Bradford at the 2005 BAFTA/LA Cu

Bradford in 2006, photo by s_bukley/Bigstock.com

Birth Name: Jesse Bradford Watrouse

Place of Birth: Norwalk, Connecticut, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 28, 1979

Ethnicity: English, as well as 1/64th German, possibly other

Jesse Bradford is an American actor. He is the son of actors Terri/Terry Porter and Curt Watrouse (Curtis Allyn John Watrouse).

Jesse’s paternal grandfather was from a family that has lived in New England since the 1600s; Jesse’s grandfather was of English, and 1/16th German, descent. Jesse’s paternal grandmother was English. It is not publicly known what Jesse’s mother’s lineage is.

Jesse’s patrilineal line can be traced back to Jacob Waterhouse, who was born, c. 1606, in England (the surname Watrouse was Waterhouse generations back).

Jesse’s paternal grandfather was Curtiss Baldwin Watrouse (the son of Allyn Edward Watrous and Lucy Adelaide Baldwin). Curtiss was born in New York. Allyn was the son of Fredis/Fredus Griswold Waterhouse and Mary Ann Fish. Lucy was the daughter of Joel Baldwin and Nancy Maria Winegar.

Jesse’s paternal grandmother was Florence Louise Bradford (the daughter of Frederick J. H. Bradford and Caroline E. Fuller). Florence was English, born in Hackney, London.

Sources: Genealogy of Jesse Bradford (focusing on his father’s side) – http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com

Genealogy of Jesse’s paternal grandfather, Curtiss Baldwin Watrouse (focusing on his own father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Jesse’s paternal grandfather, Curtiss Baldwin Watrouse, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

26 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    Why nothing about Terry Porter’s side? She’s not a nobody.

  2. luckystar says:

    Looks like Charles Cotesworth Pinckney.

  3. luckystar says:

    British people can be alpine, gracile med, borreby… he looks british but not average for his ethnicity.

  4. celebfan says:

    Are there any pictures of Jesse’s parents available?

  5. andrew says:

    yes, he looks somewhat Mediterranean but he could be just of British Isles descent (with some German too)

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