Porter Robinson

Birth Name: Porter Weston Robinson

Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 15, 1992

Ethnicity: English, Scottish, one eighth Finnish, German, Irish, Dutch, French, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Welsh, Swiss-German, remote Italian, Manx, Channel Islander [Guernsey], distant Spanish, Portuguese, Belgian, and Luxembourgish

Peter Robinson is an American DJ, record producer, singer, and songwriter. He is also known as Virtual Self, DJ Not Porter Robinson, Ekowraith, Antigon Moore, Bloodsphere, Audiomission, and Air2Earth.

His paternal grandparents raised their children in Japan, Spain, El Salvador, and the U.S.

Porter is married to Rika Mikuriya.

Porter’s paternal grandfather was named Arthur Robert Robinson (the son of Arthur Robert Robinson and Isabel C.). Porter’s grandfather Arthur was born in Mendham, New Jersey. Porter’s great-grandfather Arthur was the son of English parents.

Porter’s paternal grandmother was Elizabeth M. Parrish (the daughter of Edward Mortimer Parrish and Virginia Lamar Robinson). Elizabeth was born in Richmond, Virginia. Edward was the son of William Joseph Parrish and Virginia Mortimer Martin. Virginia was born in Kentucky, the daughter of Lee Lamar Robinson and Ruby Dedrick Work. Edward was a descendant of Robert FitzGerald, 19th Earl of Kildare.

Porter’s maternal grandfather was Norman James Jardine (the son of Joseph Jardine and Jessie Porter). Norman was born in Massachusetts, to Scottish parents. Joseph was the son of James Jardine and Mary Rose. Jessie was born in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, the daughter of George Porter and Jessie Mitchell Cruickshank.

Porter’s maternal grandmother was Betty Ann Alcock (the daughter of George Wesley Alcock and Emmy Wilhelmina Lillus). Betty was born in Massachusetts. George was born in Bennington, Vermont, to English parents, Joseph Alcock, who was from Butterton, Staffordshire, and Hannah Thompson, who was from Warslow, Staffordshire. Emmy was born in Tampere, Finland, the daughter of Alexandre Lilius and Wilhelmina Henrickson.

Sources: Porter’s paternal great-grandparents, Arthur Robert Robinson and Isabel C., on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.myheritage.com

Genealogy of Porter’s paternal grandmother, Elizabeth Parrish – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Porter’s paternal grandmother, Elizabeth (Parrish) Robinson – https://www.legacy.com

Genealogy of Porter’s mother – https://www.familysearch.org

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