Who is Jason Kennedy?
Jason Kennedy– Marilyn’s 2nd cousin. Jason’s great grandfather is William Marion Hogan. William is the brother of Della Mae Hogan, Marilyn Monroe’s grandmother.
Jason holds a B.A. in Cultural Anthropology from the University of California at Santa Barbara. His UCSB academic degree verification can be found HERE. Enter: Jason E Kennedy 12/6.
Jason is also a U.S. Navy Veteran who served honorably.
Jason’s mother is Karen May Fritz. California Birth Index source can be traced HERE.
Karen May Fritz was born April 4, 1949
Amherst, New York, USA, NY, USA
Karen May Fritz-BIRTH CERTIFICATE. Karen’s father is Richard Robert Fritz. Sr. and her mother is Rebecca Esther Hogan. HERE
Jason’s grandmother is Rebecca Esther Hogan. California Birth Index source can be traced HERE. She was born in the same hospital as Norma Jeane about 7 months after. She is documented in the May 6, 1947 obituary for her father William Marion Hogan. Rebecca Esther Hogan is listed as Becky Fritz of New York. The San Bernardino County Sun from San Bernardino, California · Page 6
Rebecca Esther Hogan burned. Gas Stove oven exploded. Follow using address 375 Tippecanoe Street for William Marion Hogan and spouse Clara May Slough.
Rebecca Esther Hogan (aka Becky Fritz of New York)
Rebecca Esther Hogan married Robert Robert FRITZ Sr. Brigham Young University historic marriages.
Rebecca Esther Hogan married Mr. Santo La Verde after Richard Robert Fritz Sr..
The first born son of Karen and Michael Kennedy was Michael Kennedy II. He was born January of 1968. He died within 2 months of crib death. The baby is the GRANDSON of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Kennedy (Knezacek) of Goleta, California and Mr. and Mrs. SANTO LA VERDE of Santa Barbara California.
PROOF OF NAME KAREN FRITZ AND REBECCA ESTHER HOGAN’S MARRIAGE TO MR. SANTO LA VERDE.
Rebecca Esther Hogan divorces Mr. Santo La Verde.
Rebecca Esther Hogan marries Mr. Landers.
1927 Birth Certificate for Rebecca Esther Hogan. She is listed as baby NANCE. Her father William Marion Hogan was using the last name of his mother at various times in his life as well as Sellars. Charlotte Virginia NANCE married Frank SELLARS after Tilford Marion Hogan. William’s mother is Charlotte Virginia (Jennie) NANCE. Notice the Portland Oregon address. William’s sister Dora Graham/Andros (Hogan) was living in Portland Oregon. Click on picture to enlarge this copyrighted image.
WILLIAM MARION HOGAN and family using the last name of NANCE after his mother CHARLOTTE VIRGINIA (JENNIE) NANCE.
WILLIAM MARION HOGAN AND FAMILY USING THE LAST NAME OF HOGAN (SPELLED INCORRECTLY ON THIS DOCUMENT AS HAGAN).
The following is a list of family members. Rebecca Esther Hogan with daughter Karen Fritz.
Della Mae Hogan pictured left is Rebecca Esther Hogan’s AUNT. Gladys Monroe picture right is Rebecca Esther Hogan’s 1st cousin.
Rebecca Esther Hogan’s father is William Marion Hogan. Again, his obituary is found HERE. His California Death Index and Missouri Birth can be traced HERE. And is Social Security number application is HERE. William Marion Hogan and Della Hogan are brother and sister. William Marion Hogan also went by the names of William Marion Nance and William Marion Sellars. His mother was Charlotte Virginia (Jennie) Nance. Virginia married Frank Sellars after Tilford Marion Hogan. These names are key to tracing William Marion Hogan in marriage reports, census reports, and Military documents. William Marion Hogan married Clara May Slough in 6 Oct 1914 in Warsaw, Benton, Missouri. He and his family used the last name of NANCE.
William Marion Hogan’s father is documented as Tilford Marion Hogan and his mother as Virginia Nance. William Marion Hogan is Jason Edward Kennedy’s great grandfather.
Astute Marilyn fans will also recognize in the same obituary Dora Graham from Portland Oregon and also Myrtle Myers from Kansas City, Missouri.
Dora Graham, Myrtle Myers, Della Hogan are William Marion Hogan’s sisters. Della Hogan is Norma Jeane’s grandmother.
Tilford Marion Hogan’s death notice. Two daughters listed Mrs. Myers of Kansas City (aka Myrtle Hogan) and Mrs. Andros of California (aka Dora Graham Hogan of Portland Oregon.)
PROBATE RECORD for CHARLOTTE VIRGINIA (Jennie) NANCE. Virginia married Frank SELLARS after Tilford Marion Hogan. William Marion Hogan is listed as WILLIAM NANCE. WILLIAM IS JASON KENNEDY’S GREAT GRANDFATHER. This probate record can be found on Ancestry.com.
DNA TESTING ON ANCESTRY.COM
Jason Kennedy (Marilyn’s 2nd Cousin) featured in the November 3, 2014 issue of ‘CLOSER Weekly’ Magazine:
Relatives standing with Jason to BRING MARILYN BACK HOME:
JASON KENNEDY– Jason is the great grandson of William Nance (HOGAN). William is Della Mae Hogan’s (Marilyn Monroe’s Grandmother) brother.
SCOTT GIVEN– Scott is the great grandson of Dora Graham Hogan. Gladys Monroe stayed with Dora in 1945 and Norma Jeane visited her mother and Dora and other relatives in Portland Oregon that same year.
GEORGE MONROE– George is the son of Jack Monroe. Jack was listed in Marilyn’s 1962 phone directory. Jack Monroe is the son of Marion Monroe. Marion is Gladys Monroe’s brother.
NANCY BIDOL BUTLER– Nancy is the daughter of Ida Mae Monroe. Ida Mae Monroe is the daughter of Marion Monroe. Marion is Gladys Monroe’s brother. Ida Mae Monroe is 1st cousin to Marilyn.