Birth Name: Jimmy Ray Dean
Date of Birth: August 10, 1928
Place of Birth: Olton, Lamb, Texas, United States
Date of Death: June 13, 2010
Place of Death: Varina, Virginia, U.S.
Ethnicity: English, Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, possibly other
Jimmy Dean was an American country music singer, television host, actor, and businessperson. He was also responsible for the Jimmy Dean sausage brand.
He was the son of Ruth (Taylor) and George Otto Dean. Jimmy was married to singer, songwriter, and recording artist Donna, until his death. He had three children with his former wife Mary Sue.
Jimmy’s paternal grandfather was named Jesse Dean.
Jimmy’s paternal grandmother was Avis Young (the daughter of Joseph Monroe Young and Ellen McDonald). Joseph was born in Cambridgeshire, England, and was the son of Thomas Young.
Jimmy’s maternal grandfather was named William Jasper Taylor (the son of James Taylor). William was born in Texas.
Jimmy’s maternal grandmother was named Luttie/Lutie Samantha Nix. Luttie was born in Texas.