Adam West

by madman on November 29, 2015

Adam West Honored with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on April 5, 2012

Birth Name: William West Anderson

Place of Birth: Walla Walla, Washington, United States

Date of Birth: September 19, 1928

*Swedish (father)
*English, small amounts of Welsh, German, and Irish, remote Scottish (mother)

Adam West is and American actor. He is known for playing Batman in the 1960s television series and film, and for voicing Mayor West, who was named after him, on the series Family Guy.

He is the son of Audrey Volenne Flothow (Speer) and Otto West Anderson.

Adam’s paternal grandfather was Jöns Peter “John” Anderson (the son of Anders/Andrew Bengtsson/Bangston and Boel/Bula Johansdotter/Johnston). Jöns was born in Malmohus, Skåne län, Sweden. Boel was the daughter of Johan Pålsson and Karna Mikelsdotter.

Adam’s paternal grandmother was Anna Fredrika Gamberg (the daughter of Gustof Nilson Gamberg and Anna Lisa Danielsdotter). Adam’s grandmother Anna was born in Krakemala, Kalmar län, Sweden.

Adam’s maternal grandfather was William Felix Speer (the son of James Speer and Elizabeth Jane Garred). James was the son of John Speer and Margret White. Elizabeth was the daughter of Felix Garred and Sarah E. Lewis; Elizabeth’s maternal second great-grandfather, Abraham Sneethen, was born in Germany.

Adam’s maternal grandmother was Ina Hunter (the daughter of Peter Hunter and Miriam/Mirriam Adams). Peter was the son of Peter Hunter and Eliza Hannan. Miriam was the daughter of Samuel Adams and Diadama Moore.

Sources: Genealogies of Adam West –

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madman April 19, 2016 at 3:10 pm

His mother’s ancestry is: English, small amounts of Welsh, German, and Irish, remote Scottish. French and Breton is not worth mentioning.

Genealogies of Adam West –

savanna November 29, 2015 at 6:19 pm

“Nobody messes with Adam We!”

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