Birth Name: Alison Loren Sudol
Place of Birth: Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Date of Birth: December 23, 1984
Ethnicity: English, Scottish, Irish, Polish, German
Alison Sudol is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and pianist. She is a Goodwill Ambassador for the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). As a musician, she is known by the name A Fine Frenzy.
Her father is acting coach John Sudol. Her aunt (mother’s sister) is actress Caryn West.
Alison’s paternal grandparents are John Edward Sudol and Alice Catherine McAllister.
Alison’s maternal grandfather is Fraser Edwards West (born Fraser Crawford Edwards, the son of Fraser Crawford Edwards and Marguerite Jeanette Simpson). Alison’s great-grandfather Fraser was the son of Charles A. Edwards and Mary Fraser. Marguerite was the daughter of William Reuben Simpson and Alice Spick, who was English.
Alison’s maternal grandmother is Thelma “Teddy” Charlton (the daughter of Earle Perry Charlton, Jr. and Elizabeth Louise Moore). Earle was the son of Earle Perry Charlton and Ida Kate or Mary/May Stein, who was of German descent. Elizabeth was the daughter of Edmund Lawrence Moore and Edith Lovering Puffer.
Alison is descended from Earle Perry Charlton, who owned E. P. Charlton & Company, a chain of five and ten cent stores.
Sources: Alison’s maternal grandfather, Fraser Edwards West (then Fraser Crawford Edwards), on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Fraser Edwards West (then Fraser Crawford Edwards) on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Alison’s maternal great-grandmother, Elizabeth Louise Moore (focusing on her own mother’s side) – http://puffergenealogy.info
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