Most relationships in the Manson Family were polygamous. Because most children were born with no physician or midwife present it is hard to know how many children Manson fathered. Scroll down to learn about his known children.
Charles Milles Manson Jr
Charles Manson Jr. was born in 1956 to Charles and his first wife, Rosalie Willis. Later, he changed his name to Jay White, naming himself after Rosalie’s second husband, Jack White. He committed suicide in 1993 when he shot himself on a highway in Colorado. Some sources say this was because he couldn’t deal with the violence his biological father had inflicted.
He had a son, Jason Freeman. In 2012, Freeman came out publicly as Manson’s grandson in order to no longer live in fear. He said his dad could never cope with who his own father was.
Michael G Brunner
The son of Charles Manson and Mary Brunner. Born in 1968, Valentine Michael Manson was nicknamed Pooh Bear. In 1970, Mary Brunner’s parents petitioned for guardianship of Brunner and won. Brunner is very grateful to have been raised by his grandparents in Wisconsin. Brunner never knew his biological father.
Charles Luther Manson
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Born: 24 Sep 1960
Died: 19 Feb 2007
Public Records: Charles Luther Manson Public Records
Mother: Leona “Candy” Stevens
Charles Luther Manson changed his name to Jay Charles Warner.
Not much is known about Charles Luther Manson except date of birth and date of death.
Matthew Roberts: Not related to Manson
Matthew Roberts is the self proclaimed son of Charles Manson however DNA test came back negative. Roberts twice tried to get a DNA match with genetic material from Charles Manson, but the samples were contaminated. CNN compared Matthew Roberts DNA with that of Charles Manson’s grandson Jason Freeman and the conclusion was that Roberts is not related to Manson.