Place of Birth: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, U.S.
Date of Birth: February 14, 1997
Ethnicity: English, Scottish, Irish, one eighth Ashkenazi Jewish, at least 1/16th French, 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, among others.
Madison is the daughter of Susan and John Iseman. She was raised Methodist.
Through her father, Madison is a great-great-great-granddaughter of politician André Bienvenue Roman, a member of the Whig and National Republican parties, who was Governor of Louisiana, from January 31, 1831 to February 4, 1835, and again, from February 4, 1839 to January 30, 1843. André was from 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, who was of French descent, and of Sarah Taylor Rhett. Eleanor was the daughter of Edward P. VanBenThuysen and Annie Dorian Moody.
Madison’s maternal grandfather is named 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 the son of William J. Fowner and Bertha Vandergraft. Sarah likely was the daughter of Irish parents, Michael Moss and Mary Maguire.
Sources: Obituary of Madison’s paternal grandfather, James Marx “Jim” Iseman – https://www.legacy.com
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 paternal great-great-great-grandfather, André Bienvenue Roman – http://www.ancestry.com
Obituary of Madison’s maternal great-uncle (grandmother’s brother) – https://obits.nwfdailynews.com