Birth Name: Jennifer Paweensuda Saetan-Drouin
Place of Birth: Bangkok, Thailand
Date of Birth: 12 October, 1993
*father – French-Canadian/Acadian, Breton, as well as distant Basque, Belgian [Walloon] and First Nations [Nipissing and Wyandot]
*mother – Thai, Chinese
Paweensuda Drouin is a Thai-Canadian beauty pageant title holder, model, and DJ. She was crowned Miss Universe Thailand 2019. She will represent Thailand in Miss Universe 2019.
Her father, Michel Drouin, is French-Canadian. Her mother, Pornwanit Saetan, is Thai, of Chinese descent.
Paweensuda’s patrilineal line can be traced back to her ninth great-grandfather, Robert Drouin.
Paweensuda’s paternal grandfather was Gédéon Drouin (the son of Alfred Drouin and Mary Vachon). Gédéon was born in East Broughton, Quebec. Alfred was the son of Philéas-Félix Drouin and Hélène Provençal. Mary was born in Somesworth, New Hampshire, United States, the daughter of French-Canadian parents, Richard Vachon and Élise Maheu.
Paweensuda’s paternal grandmother was Jeannette Paré (the daughter of Irené Paré and Alma Gagnon). Jeannette was born in Saint-Pierre-de-Broughton, Quebec. Irené was the son of Xavier Paré and Marie-Célina Turgeon. Alma was the daughter of Jean-Baptiste Gagnon and Philomène Turcotte.
Paweensuda is a direct descendant of Zacharie Cloutier (c. 1590-1677), a prominent early Québec settler.
Genealogy of Paweensuda’s paternal grandfather, Gédéon Drouin – https://www.nosorigines.qc.ca
Genealogy of Paweensuda’s paternal grandmother, Jeannette Paré – https://www.nosorigines.qc.ca