Birth Name: Amanda Michelle Seyfried
Place of Birth: Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
Date of Birth: December 3, 1985
Ethnicity: German, with smaller amounts of Swiss-German, Welsh, Scottish, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), and English
Amanda Seyfried is an American actress, singer, and model. She is known for her roles in the films Mean Girls, Nine Lives, and Jennifer’s Body, among many others.
Amanda’s father is of mostly German descent, and also has a little Swiss-German and English ancestry. Amanda’s mother has German, as well as some Scottish, Welsh, and Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), ancestry. She has ancestors from Hesse and Baden-Württemberg in Germany.
Amanda’s paternal grandfather was Richard R. Seyfried (the son of Robert Ambrose Seyfried, Jr. and Irene M. Glasser). Robert was the son of Robert Ambrose Seyfried and Gertrude A. Frey. Irene was the daughter of Henry/Harry David Glasser and Sarah E. Long.
Amanda’s paternal grandmother is Barbara Ebert (the daughter of Luther S. Ebert and Arlene B. Allender). Luther was the son of Harry Charles Ebert and Clara May Eck. Arlene was the daughter of Francis J. Allender and Carrie Florence May Breisch.
Amanda’s maternal grandfather was Guifford Henrice Sander, Sr. (the son of Clarence Howard Sander and Helen Lydia Goodwin). Clarence was the son of Carl/Charles August Sander, who was German, and of Rebecca Jane Titzel. Helen was the daughter of Adam M. Goodwin, who was born in Maryland, to Scottish parents, and of Annie C. Friesel.
Amanda’s maternal grandmother is Janet Williams (the daughter of David Hopkins Williams, Jr. and Jennie Hensinger Allebach). David was the son of John Barber Williams and Emma C. Hopkins. Jennie was the daughter of Harvey J. Allebach and Kata Otilla Hensinger.
Genealogies of Amanda’s paternal great-grandparents, Robert Ambrose Seyfried, Jr. and Irene M. (Glasser) Seyfried – http://www.findagrave.com
Genealogy of Amanda’s paternal grandmother, Barbara Ebert – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Amanda’s paternal grandmother, Barbara Ebert (focusing on her own father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Amanda’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Carrie Florence May Breisch (focusing on her own father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Obituary of Amanda’s maternal grandfather, Guifford Henrice Sander, Sr. – http://articles.mcall.com
Genealogy of Amanda’s maternal great-grandfather, Clarence Howard Sander (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Amanda’s maternal great-grandmother, Helen Lydia Goodwin, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
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