When Jean Carol Kanistanaux was born on 26 May 1916, in Coalmont, Jackson, Colorado, United States, her father, William Harvey Kanistanaux, was 42 and her mother, Plooma Abbey Pearson, was 33. She had at least 1 son with William Raymond Skelton. She lived in Hebron, Jackson, Colorado, United States in 1920 and Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States in 1930. She died on 3 June 2002, in Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star, Alaska, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Birch Hill Cemetery, Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star, Alaska, United States.
Like Jane and Joan , a medieval variant of Old French Je(h)anne. Towards the end of the Middle Ages this form became largely confined to Scotland. In the 20th century it became more widely used in the English-speaking world and enjoyed a period of great popularity, but it is now out of fashion. Among numerous well-known and influential bearers are the British novelists Jean Plaidy ( Eleanor Hibbert , 1910–93 ) and Jean Rhys ( Ella Gwendolen Rees Williams , 1894–1979 ), British actress Jean Simmons ( 1929–2010 ), and American-born actress Jean Seberg ( 1938–79 ). It is also found as a variant spelling of the masculine name Gene .