Josie Bissett

Bissett in 2017, photo by kathclick/

Birth Name: Jolyn Christine Heutmaker

Place of Birth: Seattle, Washington, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 5, 1970

Ethnicity: German, Austrian, Irish, Dutch

Josie Bissett is an American actress.

She is married to Thomas Doig. Josie has two children with her former husband, actor Rob Estes.

Josie’s paternal grandfather was Norman George Heutmaker (the son of George Leonard Heutmaker and Lena F. Schmidt). George was the son of William Heutmaker/Heutmacker, who was from Holland, and of Mary Gertrude Dressen/Dresen.

Josie’s paternal grandmother was named Donna Kathleen Hogan (the daughter of Bernard E. Hogan and Loretta Ann). Donna was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Bernard was Canadian. Loretta was born in Michigan, to Canadian parents.

Josie’s maternal grandfather was named Lawrence James “Larry” Bissett/Baskett (the son of John Baskett and Mary). Lawrence was born in Kansas. John was born in New Jersey, to parents from Austria. Mary was born in Washington, to a father from Germany and a mother from Austria.

Josie’s maternal grandmother was Veronica M./L. “Roni” Schwindt (the daughter of Leonard/Leonhard Dominic Schwindt and Rose Frances Jaeger). Veronica was born in North Dakota. Leonard was the son of Frank Schwindt and Barbara Fischer, who were born in Russia and were ethnic Germans. Rose was the daughter of Joseph Jaeger and Agnes Heiser, who were also from Russia, and were ethnic Germans.

Sources: Obituary of Josie’s paternal grandmother, Donna Kathleen (Hogan) Heutmaker –

Obituary of Josie’s uncle (father’s brother) –

Marriage record of Josie’s maternal grandparents, Lawrence James “Larry” Bissett/Baskett and Veronica M./L. “Roni” Schwindt –

Obituary of Josie’s aunt (mother’s sister) –

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