Birth Name: Jonathan Ryan Pardi
Place of Birth: Yolo, California, United States
Date of Birth: May 20, 1985
*paternal grandfather – Italian, German, Cornish, English
*paternal grandmother – Swiss-German
*mother – English, Irish, French-Canadian, at least 1/16 Mi’kmaq First Nations
Jon Pardi is an American county music singer, songwriter, and record producer.
Jon is the son of Shelly and John Pardi. He was raised in Dixon, California. He is married to hairdresser Summer Duncan.
Jon’s paternal grandfather was Robert Norman Pardi (the son of George Henry Pardi and Miriam/Mariam Estelle Vine). Robert was born in California. George was born in California, the son of Caesar J. Pardi, who was born in Pisa, Tuscany, Italy; and of Elsa/Eliza Johanna, who was German. Jon’s great-grandmother Miriam was also born in California, the daughter of Quincy Adams Vine, who was born in Kansas, the son of parents from Cornwall, England, John Boucher Vine, from Camborne, and Angelina Roberts; and of Amanda Estelle Duff.
Jon’s paternal grandmother is JoAn/Johanna Josephine Gnos (the daughter of Joseph “Joe” Gnos and Johanna Scheiber/Schrieber). JoAn was born in California, to Swiss-German parents.
Jon’s maternal grandfather was named John B. McBurnett.
Jon’s maternal grandmother was Loretta A. Mitchell (the daughter of John A. Mitchell and Agnes George). Loretta was born in Newfoundland, Canada, to Canadian parents. John was the son of Christopher Matthew “Mattie” Mitchell, whose father was a Mi’kmaq Indian chief named “King Mitchell” from Bonne Bay, Newfoundland, Canada; and of Mary/Marie Ann Webb, who was mostly of French-Canadian descent. Jon’s great-grandmother Agnes was the daughter of John George and Sarah Costello.
Sources: Jon’s paternal great-grandfather, George Henry Pardi, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Jon’s paternal great-grandmother, Miriam/Mariam Estelle Vine, on the 1910 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Birth record of Joan’s paternal grandmother, JoAn/Johanna Josephine Gnos – http://www.familysearch.org
Jon’s paternal grandmother, JoAn/Johanna Josephine Gnos, on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of Jon Pardi (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://www.vcn.bc.ca
Obituary of Jon’s uncle (mother’s brother) – http://www.genlookups.com
Genealogy of Jon’s maternal great-grandfather, John A. Mitchell – http://www.ancestry.com
Information about Jon’ maternal great-great-grandfather, Christopher Matthew “Mattie” Mitchell – http://www.vcn.bc.ca