Jonathan Bennett

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Birth Name: Jonathan David Bennett

Place of Birth: Rossford, Ohio, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 10, 1981

Ethnicity: English, some German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, and Irish

Jonathan Bennett is an American actor, model, and television host. He is known for his role as Aaron Samuels in the film Mean Girls, and for the films Love Wrecked, Cheaper by the Dozen 2, Bachelor Party Vegas, Van Wilder: Freshman Year, Memorial Day (2012), Divorce Invitation, Slightly Single in L.A., Pawn (2013), Anything Is Possible, Authors Anonymous, Mining for Ruby, Submerged (2016), and The Haunting of Sharon Tate, the show Veronica Mars; and a number of Hallmark or Hallmark-style made-for-tv romance movies. He has hosted Food Network shows Cake Wars and Halloween Wars.

Jonathan is the son of Ruthanne and David Bennett, a physician. Jonathan is married to Jaymes Vaughan, who is the host of Celebrity Page.

Jonathan’s paternal grandfather was Paul Samuel Bennett (the son of David Ensign Bennett and Myrtle Pearl Webb). Paul was born in Ohio. David was the son of Samuel Hull Bennett and Margaret R. Mason. Myrtle was the daughter of Aaron or Baron Webb and Hugh or Angeline “Angie” Crawford.

Jonathan’s paternal grandmother was Nida M. Broadwell (the daughter of Joseph L. Broadwell and Orpha May Shinkle). Nida was born in Ohio. Joseph was the son of Joseph Broadwell and Louisa Mannen. Orpha was the daughter of John Jacob Shinkle and Elizabeth Amy Goslin.

Jonathan’s maternal grandfather was Leonard Vearl Mason (the son of Simeon Mason and Bertha Artensy Rhodes). Leonard was born in Ohio. Simeon was the son of John Mason and Elizabeth Fryman. Bertha was the daughter of John Rhodes and Harriet Lavina Wood.

Jonathan’s maternal grandmother was Emily Marion Laman (the daughter of Albert John Layman/Laman and Lillie/Lillian Lorita/Loretta Norton). Emily was born in New York. Lillie was the daughter of Albert Norton and Ida Victoria/E. Jones, whose mother was Canadian.

Sources: Jonathan’s paternal grandfather, Paul Samuel Bennett, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Genealogies of Jonathan’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Samuel Hull Bennett and Margaret R. Mason –

Jonathan’s paternal grandmother, Nida M. Broadwell, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Genealogy and obituary of Jonathan’s paternal grandmother, Nida M. (Broadwell) Bennett –

Jonathan’s maternal grandmother, Emily Marion Laman, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Jonathan’s maternal great-grandmother, Lillie/Lillian Lorita/Loretta Norton, on the 1900 U.S. Census –

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