Jesse Plemons

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Plemons in 2013, photo by PrPhotos

Birth Name: Jesse Lon Plemons

Place of Birth: Dallas, Texas, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 2, 1988

Ethnicity: English, with some Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, and Swiss-German, distant Welsh

Jesse Plemons is an American actor. His roles include I’m Thinking of Ending Things, Jungle Cruise, and Breaking Bad, among many other films and series.

He has two children with his fiancée, actress and model Kirsten Dunst.

One of Jesse’s paternal five times great-grandmothers, Emily Margaret Brown Austin, was a sister of Stephen F. Austin (Stephen Fuller Austin), an empresario who led a colonization of Texas in the early 1800s. Stephen is known as the “Father of Texas.”

Jesse’s paternal grandfather was Ira Alonzo/Lon Plemons (the son of James Robert Plemons and Lelia Louise Bryan). Ira was born in Texas. James was the son of Alonzo Lon Jefferson Plemmons/Plemons and Mary Lou Williams. Lelia was the daughter of Ira James Bryan and Olivia Pankey.

Jesse’s paternal grandmother is Ethel Virginia Brown (the daughter of Oscar Larry Brown and Ruby Jean Hutchinson/Hutchison/Hutcheson). Ethel was born in Texas.

Jesse’s maternal grandfather was Joseph Herman Cason (the son of John Joseph Cason and Charity Armentie/Armenta/Arminta/Armintie Dinero Oxley). Joseph was born in Texas. John was born in Alabama, the son of Joseph Monroe Cason and Calista W. Moody. Charity was born in Texas, the daughter of Johann/John Conrad/Charles “J. C.” Oxley/Oechslin, who was born in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, and of Frances/Francis Scoldin Nostic/Nostie Latham.

Jesse’s maternal grandmother was Iantha Vermel Peacock (the daughter of Rawls Thomas/Tom Peacock and Annie Lee/Lena Perry). Iantha was born in Texas. Rawls was the daughter of Henry Allen Peacock and Harriett Vermell. Annie was the daughter of Ezekiel High Perry and Bamma.

Sources: Genealogy of Jesse Plemons –

Genealogy of Jesse’s paternal grandfather, Ira Alonzo/Lon Plemons (focusing on his own father’s side) –

Genealogy of Jesse’s paternal grandfather, Ira Alonzo/Lon Plemons (focusing on his own mother’s side) –

Jesse’s paternal grandmother, Ethel Virginia Brown, on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Jesse’s maternal grandfather, Joseph Herman Cason, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Jesse’s maternal grandfather, Joseph Herman Cason –

Genealogy of Jesse’s maternal great-grandmother, Charity Armentie/Armenta/Arminta/Armintie Dinero Oxley (focusing on her mother’s side) –

Jesse’s maternal grandmother, Iantha Vermel Peacock, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

8 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    According to this, he has also German, Irish, French and Chickasaw (Adair line) ancestry:

  2. andrew says:

    Is this man his ancestor Johann Charles Oxley?

    Johann ain’t an English name and the man sailed from Bremen in North Germany. He was German I guess.

  3. A user says:

    I noticed most Texans are of English ancestry.

  4. Nick says:

    When I saw him on Breaking Bad I thought he was most Finnish looking American ever, surprised he’s only of British Isles descent.

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