Birth Name: Jonathan Ryan Pardi
Place of Birth: Yolo, California, United States
Date of Birth: May 20, 1985
*Italian, German, English (paternal grandfather)
*Swiss-German (paternal grandmother)
*English, Irish, French-Canadian, at least 1/16 Mi’kmaq First Nations (mother)
Jon Pardi is an American county music singer, songwriter, and record producer.
Jon is the son of Shellie/Shelly (McBurnett) and John Pardi. Jon has a sister, Ashley. They were raised in Dixon, California.
Jon’s father is of Italian, German, Swiss-German, and English descent. Jon’s mother has English, Irish, and French-Canadian, as well as some Mi’kmaq First Nations, roots.
Jon’s paternal grandfather was Robert Pardi (the son of George Henry Pardi and Miriam Estelle Vine). George was born in California, to a father from Italy, Caesar Pardi, and a mother from Germany, Elsa/Eliza Johanna. Miriam was also born in California, the daughter of Quincy Adams Vine, who was born in Kansas, to English parents (John Boucher Vine 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). Jon’s great-grandparents Joseph and Johanna were Swiss-German immigrants.
Jon’s maternal grandfather was 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.
Jon’s great-grandfather 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: Birth record of Jon Pardi – http://www.familysearch.org
Jon’s paternal great-grandfather, George Henry Pardi, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Jon’s paternal great-grandmother, Miriam 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), Arnie McBurnett – 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