Place of Birth: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, U.S.
Date of Birth: February 14, 1997
Ethnicity: English, Scottish, Irish, one eighth Ashkenazi Jewish, distant French and Dutch
Madison Iseman is an American actress. She is known for her roles in the films Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween, and Annabelle Comes Home.
Madison is the daughter of Susan and John Iseman.
Through her father, Madison is a descendant of Andre Bienvenue Roman, who was the ninth U.S. Governor of Louisiana. Andre was born in an aristocratic French Creole family with some roots in Grenoble, France.
Madison’s paternal grandfather was James Marx “Jim” Iseman (the son of Isaac Iseman and Mary Cora Cato/Catoe). James was born in South Carolina. Isaac was born in South Carolina, to German Jewish parents, Marx/Mayer Eisenmann Iseman, from Heilbronn, and Emma Swegt/Sweet, from Darmstadt. Mary was the daughter of James Russell Cato and Elizabeth Holly Ann “Lizzy” Threatt.
Madison’s paternal grandmother was Elizabeth Rhett Roman (the daughter of Charles Beauregard Roman and Eleanor VanBenthuysen). Elizabeth was born in South Carolina. Charles was the son of Alfred Roman and Sarah Taylor Rhett. Eleanor was the daughter of Edward P. VanBenThuysen and Annie Dorian Moody.
Madison’s maternal grandfather is Charles R. Gardiner/Gardener (the son of David Gardiner/Gardener and Margaret/Margareta). Charles was born in New Jersey. David was born in Scotland, the son of Charles Gardiner and Maria. Margaret was born in Pennsylvania.
Madison’s maternal grandmother is Phyllis/Phylis Clair Fowner (the daughter of Maurice/Morris W. Fowner and Sarah Moss). Phyllis was born in Pennsylvania. Maurice was born in Pennsylvania, the son of William J. Fowner and Bertha Vandergraft. Sarah was born in Pennsylvania, and likely was the daughter of Irish parents, Michael Moss and Mary Maguire.
Sources: Obituary of Madison’s paternal grandfather, James Marx “Jim” Iseman – http://www.msfh.net
Madison’s paternal grandmother, Elizabeth Rhett Roman, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Graveyard records of Madison’s Iseman ancestors – http://jhssc.org
Genealogy of Madison’s ancestor, Andre Bienvenue Roman – http://www.ancestry.com
Obituary of Madison’s maternal great-uncle (grandmother’s brother) – https://obits.nwfdailynews.com