Jackie O - descends from the van Salee's, a family who were described as "mulatto" in the 17th century. They trace lineage to Dutch mariner an Jensen. Anthony van Salee was exiled to what would become Brooklyn. When asked about her van Salee roots during the height of the Civil Rights Movement, she called her ancestors "Jewish." - her socialite father, b 1891, was nicknamed "Black Jack" Bouvier for his swarthy complexion.