Birth Name: Amber Laura Heard
Place of Birth: Austin, Travis, Texas, U.S.
Date of Birth: April 22, 1986
Ethnicity: Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), English, Irish, German, Scottish, Welsh
Amber Heard, also credited as Amber Heard Depp, is an American actress and model.
Her father’s ancestry includes Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), English, Scottish, and German. Her mother is of one quarter German and one quarter Irish ancestry, with her other roots being English, Scottish, and Welsh. Much of her family has lived in the United States for many generations.
Amber’s father’s line traces back to a Stephen Heard, who was born, c. 1715, in Ulster, Tyrone, Ireland.
Amber’s paternal grandfather is Harlin Clinton Heard (the son of John Turner Heard and Luller/Lula Bell Dobbs). John was the son of William Paxton Heard and Mary Elizabeth/Isabelle Nancy Copeland. Luller was the daughter of William Moore Dobbs and Elizabeth Casteel.
Amber’s paternal grandmother is Wanda Edelweiss Mcgee (also spelled Magee, the daughter of William Issac Magee and Edna Ethel Roach). William was the son of James Madison Magee and Amanda M. Spurlin. Edna was the daughter of David Chandler Roach and Mary Frances Cullison.
Amber’s maternal grandfather is William Joseph Parsons (the son of Edward Breck Parsons and Rose Neerlich). Edward had English and Scottish ancestry, and was the son of William Henry Parsons and Sophia King Breck. Rose was German, the daughter of John Neerlich and Katherine Kaulas.
Amber’s maternal grandmother is Cecilia Corrinne Carroll (the daughter of Gerald Aloysius Carroll and Virginia Morgan McGie). Gerald was of Irish descent, and was the son of Dennis Carroll and Johanna Barry. Virginia was the daughter of John McGie, who was born in Canada, to Scottish parents, and of Frances Louise Moore, and who was from Virginia.
Sources: Genealogy of Amber Heard – http://gw.geneanet.org
Genealogy of Amber’s father (focusing on his own father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Amber’s paternal grandfather, Harlin Clinton Heard – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Amber’s paternal grandfather, Harlin Clinton Heard, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Amber’s father (focusing on his own mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Amber’s paternal great-great-grandfather, David Chandler Roach – http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com
Amber’s maternal grandmother, Cecilia Corrinne Carroll, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Amber’s maternal great-grandfather, Gerald Aloysius Carroll – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Amber’s maternal great-grandmother, Virginia Morgan McGie, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
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