12, 1912 Liverpool, England- April 1, 1976
Stanley March 12, 1914 Liverpool, England- July 15, 1958
Married: December 3, 1938
Alfred was a seaman and often went abroad visiting far and few in between. After
John's birth in 1940, the marriage fell apart; Alfred and Julia last saw each other in 1945 when he took John to Blackpool,
England, intending to move to New Zealand but Julia was determined to keep her son; although John was living with her sister,
Mimi Smith. Despite being legally married, Julia gave birth to Victoria in 1945 from a relationship and was forced to give
the baby up for adoption; that same year, Julia became involved with John Albert Dykins- they had two daughters, Julia and
Jacqueline. By 1958, Julia was close to her son, allowing him to rehearse with the Quarrymen at her home and attending his
early gigs until she was accidentally killed by being run over by an off duty drunk policeman.
Alfred and John remain estranged until John was famous with the Beatles and tried
to contact in 1964 during the making of "A Hard Day's Night" but John refused. Alfred tried again in 1965 by coming to his
home in Weybridge, Surrey with Cynthia letting him in where he met Julian for the first
time. Alfred remarried to Pauline Jones in 1968 and they had two sons, David and Robin. John spoke to his father a few times
until Alfred died from cancer; he offered to pay for the funeral by Pauline refused.
Daddy Come Home: The Untold Story of John Lennon and His Father by Alfred and Pauline Lennon
McCartney July 2, 1902 Liverpool, England- March 18, 1976
Patricia Mohin September 29, 1909 Liverpool, England- October 31, 1956
Married: April 18, 1941
Jim was a fireman during the War and a Cotton salesman while Mary was a nurse and
a mid-wife (help delivering babies). After the birth of their sons, the McCartneys moved often until settling down at 20 Forthlin Road in Liverpool. In 1948, Mary was diagnosed with breast cancer but was in remission until the Spring of 1956 when the cancer returned.
In the Fall of 1956, Mary lost her battle with cancer; Jim took responsibility of raising his sons with the help of his sisters,
Milly and Gin with the cooking and cleaning.
In 1964, Jim met and remarried to Angela Stopworth Williams and adopted her daughter,
Ruth Ann (born 1959). In 1976, Jim died of cancer while Paul was on tour with Wings.
Hargreaves Harrison May 28, 1909 Liverpool, England- May of 1978
Anne French March 10, 1911 Liverpool, England- July 7, 1970
Married: May 20, 1930
During the first six years of marriage, Harold was a seaman before leaving to work
as a bus conductor. Louise was a greengrocer until she gave birth to her daughter, Louise in 1931. Harold and Louise were
members of the Depot Social Club and held dancing nights. They supported George's musical career, letting the Quarrymen rehearse
and Louise attending to the gigs, she was even a regular at the Cavern club. Louise embraced the fans as the Beatles got famous,
inviting them into her home and corresponded to the fan mail. In 1970, Louise died and the fans were devastated.
After his wife's death, Harold occasionally toured with George, staying at his home
Friar Park until his death
of emphysema in 1978, a few months before Dhani was born.
Henry Parkin Starkey October 1, 1913 Liverpool, England- unknown
Gleave October 19, 1914 Liverpool, England- circa 1987
Married: October 24, 1936
Dick and Elise worked as bakers and lived with Dick's parents until they found their
own home. They enjoyed going out at nights until Elise gave birth to Richard in 1940. In 1943, Dick left home and they divorced
in October of that year;he visited occasionally as Elise remained close to her former in-laws and remarried in 1953 to painter
Dick remarried in 1962, working as a window cleaner. Other information is unknown
Elise and Richie remained close until her death in the 1980s while he was estranged
from his father and was very close to his stepfather Harry Graves, who died on August 27, 1994
Edwin Powell c. 1901 Liverpool, England- June 1956
Anne Roby c. 1902 Liverpool, England- December 1985
Charles was the GEC's electrical appliance salesman while Lillian loved auction shopping
and knitting. In 1956, Charles died from lung cancer and Lillian decided to have boarders to live in the family home to help
fund Cynthia to attend Liverpool College of Art. By 1961, Lillian moved to Canada as a nanny to her neice's baby until 1963 when she moved back
to England to help Cynthia with Julian. Lillian moved near Weybridge in Surrey and took care of Julian with help of the Lennon's housekeeper, Dot Jarlett, when
Cynthia was away with John. After Cynthia's divorce from John, Lillian remained close with Cynthia and by late 1970s, she
was diagnosed with Alzheimer's. Cynthia took care of her mother until she died in 1985.
Cox c. 1913 Liverpool, England- unknown
Barrett c. 1914 Liverpool, England- unknown
Married: February 23, 1941
Joseph was a seaman and Florence worked as a sugar packer and raised their only child, Mary, born in 1946.
After Maureen's divorce from Ringo in 1975, Florence moved in with her daughter to be on hand in taking care of Zak, Jason, and Lee. After Maureen's
death in 1994, Florence helped Maureen's widower, Isaac Tigrett on raising Augusta. In 1995, Lee stayed at Isaac's home while recuperating after brain tumor
surgery with Florence and Augusta on hand for her aide.
Vail Eastman January 10, 1910 New York City, New York- July 30, 1991
Sara Linder November 11, 1911 Cleveland, Ohio- March 1, 1962
Lee was a sucessful lawyer and Louise came from a successful family as a heiress for
several department stores. When their two older children were attending out-of-state colleges (John in Harvard, Linda in University of Arizona), Lee and Louise decided one should fly alone in case a tragedy
to occur so one parent can be around to look after the children. In 1962, Louise, while en route to see John, was killed in
a plane crash in Jamaica
A year later, 1963, Lee remarried to Monique Schless Sprayregen. In 1965 Linda and
Heather moved back to New York to stay with Lee until Linda found her own place and was working as a photographer for 'Town and Country'
magazine- a career path Lee disapproved. In 1969, Lee and John were enlisted to run the Beatles' company, Apple, as legal
advisors; however John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr opted Allen Klein. Lee and John continued to legal represent
Paul until Lee's death in 1991 from a stroke.
Yasuda d. January 15, 2001
Arias October 19, 1915, Mexico City, Mexico- October 24, 1998 Hawthorne, California
Louise March 2, 1920, Mexico City, Mexico
Zeke and Mary Louise with their 3 of their five children immigrated from Mexico during
the Mexican Revolution to California. Zeke worked on the railroads while the family lived in the rundown labor camp La
Seceron de Santa Fe. The family settled in Hawthorne in 1950 while Zeke worked as a dry cleaner and Mary Louise
was a steamstress, moving from Mexico to California with their children. In 1978, Zeke and Mary Louise were the
only attendees at Olivia's wedding to George Harrison, a month after Dhani's birth. Zeke died in October of 1998.
Mills circa 1943 Brighton, England- unknown
Finlay circa 1943 India- February 1989
Beatrice's father disowned Beatrice after when she married Mark. After several years
of physical and verbal abuse and many moves, Beatrice left the family in 1977 and moved in with Charles Stapley in London where Charles worked as an actor and Beatrice worked as a hospice
counselor. In 1981, Beatrice reunited with her children who visited her from time to time until Mark was in prison for fraud.
Heather and Beatrice's relationship was estranged as Heather grew independent after her mother left to take care of the family.
By 1988, Heather was engaged to Alfie Karmal and reunited with her mother who was preparing for surgery on her leg- which
was damaged after a car accident when Heather was a child. Due to complications, Beatrice died.
Heather and her father have been estranged since the 1980s and he had not met his
granddaughter Beatrice before he died.
Aunts and Uncles
15, 1945 Liverpool, England
Julia gave her up for adoption under her father's orders as she was not financial
stable and caring for her son, John as well as being technically married as Victoria was a result from another relationship. Victoria was adopted by Peder and Margaret Pedersen and was renamed Ingrid
Marie. In the 1960s, John was told by his Aunts that he had another sister and tried to look for her unsuccessfully; in 1966
Ingrid discovered that she was John's sister but kept quiet under her adoptive mother's request until her death in 1998. Ingrid
was then living in England as a nurse and announced her identity. Ingrid has met Yoko Ono and only met
her biological family of the Stanleys in 2005 although they had mentioned that she was welcome into the fold.
5, 1947, Liverpool, England
After her mother's death in 1958, Julia and Jacqui were sent to Julia's sister Harriet
Birch to live and their father, John Dykins (known as Bobby) visiting. In August of 1968, Julia married Allan Baird and had
lived in Ireland for many years before moving back to England; Julia is the mother of Nicholas, Sarah, and David. Julia didn't
speak to John since 1966 until 1975 when John wanted to speak to her and was trying to established contact with his family
after a few years. Julia worked as a French teacher and is in contact with Julian while only meeting Sean rarely.
John Lennon My Brother 1988
Imagine This: Growing Up with my Brother John Lennon 2007
26, 1949, Liverpool, England
After Julia's death in 1958, Julia and Jacqui moved in with their Aunt Harriet Birch
with their father, Bobby Dykins, visiting occasionally. During the 1970s, Jacqui was a shop girl but fell on hard times as
a heroin addict. In the 1980s, Jacqui recovered and gave birth to her son, John, and worked as a hairstylist.
R. F. Powell
c. 1928 Liverpool, England
married to Penelope Anne Johnson on February 25, 1967 and lived in Libya
c. 1931 Liverpool, England
married to Marjorie Joyce in April 1960 and attended John and Cynthia Lennon's wedding
in August of 1962.
December 1936 Tokyo, Japan
Keisuke graduated from Scarsdale High School in 1963 and got married the same year.
He attended Aoyama Gakuin. Keisuke is a father of five children: Keisuke Jr., Akiko, Reiko, Takako, and Kousuke. He lives
December 1941 Tokyo, Japan
An artist who studied at University of Geneva when she met Piero
Gleijeses in 1970. They married in 1974 in Italy, Piero's home country, and settled in Washington D.C.; she started working
for the World Bank for 28 years before retiring in 2003. In between her travels, she attended an art college and after her
retirement, focused on her art as a painter and sculpture.
7, 1944 Liverpool, England
A Photographer since he was a teenager and a sometime musician who was in the 1960s
band Scaffold. Mike was married to Angela Fishwick in June of 1968 and they had three daughters, Brenna, Theran, and Abigail
before divorcing in 1979. In May of 1982, Mike married Rowena Horne and they had three sons, Josh, Sonny, and Max. Mike and
Paul are close; in 2003 Mike took the first photo of Beatrice after she was born. Mike has been seen at Stella's fashion shows
10, 1939 New York
Educated at Harvard as a lawyer, Paul, after marrying Linda, hired John as his lawyer
and business manager as he is still today. Married to Jody Morrell and father of Lee, John, and Louise.
c. 1944 New York
Lives in Italy and is married to David Malcolm
c. 1948 New York
Married to Charles Weed and is the mother of Charles and Loulse.
16, 1931 Liverpool, England
After marrying Gordon Caldwell, the newlyweds moved to Benton, Illinois. In 1963, her brothers, Peter and George, traveled to stay with Louise for a few weeks. The following year, the Beatles
came to New
and George fell ill; Louise traveled to nurse her brother and stayed for their tour to Washington, D.C. Louise and Gordon had two children, Gordon Jr. and Leslie before they divorced in the 1980s. Louise participates with
the Beatles conventions and in 1995, was part of saving her old home in Benton, Illinois where George stayed into a bed-breakfast, A Hard Day's Night Inn, which opened in 1996. The Inn closed in 2009.
Louise now lives in Missouri.
20, 1933 Liverpool, England
Married to Irene McCann in 1958 with the Quarrymen performing at the reception. Harry
and Irene had two children, Paul and Irene. Not long after George bought his home, Friar Park, he enlisted Harry as the estate
20, 1940 Liverpool, England- June 1, 2007
Married to Pauline Johnson and parents to Ian, Linda, and Mark. After being a mechanic
for a number of years, George enlisted Peter as his garden overseer of Friar Park. Peter was active in sports and with his wife, traveled to Australia and New Zealand. After a year of battling cancer, Peter died in June of 2007.
July 1949, Mexico City, Mexico
from Carl Roles who attempted to sell off George's personal belongings after he died in 2001. Linda and Carl had a son, Peter
B. She currently lives in Hawaii with her second husband, who is an artist.
Gilbert Louis Arias
1951, Hawthorne, California
Father of two sons, Jesse and Kai. Currently lives in Hawaii
December 20, 1959, Hawthorne, California
Married to Robert Ernst who
worked as a cop and mother to Tony. Lives in Calfironia after living in Florida for many years
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Born in Dallas, Texas on January 4, 1987 to Isaac Tigrett and Maureen Starkey. Her father founded A Hard Rock Cafe and the House of Blues. Her parents did
married in 1989. Her mother died on December 30, 1994 and she was raised by her father
and maternal grandmother, Florence Cox with frequent contacts with her older half-siblings, Zak, Jason, and Lee. Augusta did appear in one of Zak's concerts
in 1996 with Ringo, Barbara, her niece Tatia, with Zak and Lee in the family group photos.
Here's a little fact: Actor Dan Aykroyd is Augusta's godfather