Birth Name: Nicholas John Robinson
Place of Birth: Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Date of Birth: March 22, 1995
Ethnicity: English, one quarter Croatian, Irish, Scottish, one eighth Swedish, 1/16th Danish, Welsh
Nick Robinson is an American actor. His roles include the films The Kings of Summer, Jurassic World, Being Charlie, The 5th Wave, Everything, Everything; Krystal, Love, Simon; Native Son (2019), Strange but True, Shadow in the Cloud, and Silk Road, the made-for-tv movie Frenemies, and the series Melissa & Joey, A Teacher, Maid, and History of the World, Part II.
Nick’s paternal grandfather was John Franklin Robinson (the son of Carl Hallock Robinson and Jeanne Agnes Ryan). John was born in Washington. Carl was the son of Reuben Franklin Robinson and Emilie Ellen/Ella Hallock. Jeanne was the daughter of Edmund Joseph Ryan and Mary Jane Sullivan, who were both of Irish parentage.
Nick’s paternal grandmother was Verna Ellen Paton (the daughter of George Edward Paton and Ella Frances Patridge). Verna was born in Washington. George was the son of John Norman Paton, who was born in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, and of Marry Ella Powell, who was born in Middlesex, Ontario, Canada. Nick’s great-grandmother Ella was the daughter of Lyman Patridge and Cynthia Margaret Southwick, who were from New York.
Nick’s maternal grandfather is Lawrence John Podnar (the son of George L. Podnar and Mary L. Srmeg). George was born in Minnesota, to Croatian parents, Juraj Matthew “George” Podnar, from Fratrovci Ozaljski, Karlovac, and Helen C. Kalcevic. Mary L. was born in Pennsylvania, the daughter of Ignatius/Ignatz/Ignac Srmek/Srmeg and Tereza/Theresa Sohar, who were also ethnic Croatians, with Ignatius being from Ugljan, Zadar.
Nick’s maternal grandmother is Lael Marthine Peterson (the daughter of Henry Peterson and Sadie Louise Hill). Henry was born in Washington, the son of Swedish parents, Axel Peterson and Bessy/Bessie Pearson. Sadie was born in Montana, the daughter of Charles Judson Hill, who was born in Minnesota, with deep Colonial American roots into the 1600s, including in Massachusetts; and of Josephine Nelson, who was born in Utah, and whose parents, James and Mary, were Danish.
Sources: Genealogy of Nick Robinson – https://www.geni.com
Nick’s paternal grandfather, John Franklin Robinson, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of Nick’s paternal grandmother, Verna Ellen (Paton) Robinson – https://www.wikitree.com
Nick’s paternal grandmother, Verna Ellen Paton, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Death record of Nick’s paternal great-grandmother, Ella Frances (Patridge) Paton – https://www.familysearch.org
Information about Nick’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Lyman Patridge and Cynthia Margaret Southwick – books.google.com
Nick’s maternal great-grandfather, George L. Podnar, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Nick’s maternal great-grandmother, Mary L. Srmeg, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Nick’s maternal great-grandfather, Henry Peterson, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Death record of Nick’s maternal great-grandfather, Henry Peterson – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Nick’s maternal great-grandmother, Sadie Louise (Hill) Peterson – http://www.legacy.com
Marriage record of Nick’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Charles Judson Hill and Josephine Nelson – https://familysearch.org