Birth Name: Rosalie Anderson MacDowell
Place of Birth: Gaffney, South Carolina, USA
Date of Birth: 21 April 1958
Ethnicity: English, some French, Scottish, Irish, and Welsh
Andie MacDowell is an American actress and model. She is known for starring in the films Sex, Lies, and Videotape and Four Weddings and a Funeral.
She is the daughter of Pauline “Paula” Johnston (née Oswald), a music teacher, and Marion St. Pierre MacDowell, a lumber executive. With her ex-husband, model and rancher Paul Qualley (Paul James Qualley), Andie is the mother of Margaret Qualley (Sarah Margaret Qualley) and Rainey Qualley, who are also actresses. Margaret has also modelled.
Andie has English, as well as some French, Scottish, Irish, and Welsh, ancestry.
Andie’s paternal grandfather was John William MacDowell (the son of William Joseph McDowell and Ione Elliott Vinson). Andie’s great-grandfather William was the son of Joseph Lewis McDowell and Louisa Jane Twitty. Ione was the daughter of John Neil Vinson and Eliza “Lizzie” Chase Smith.
Andie’s paternal grandmother was Rainsford Fairbanks DuBose (the daughter of The Rev. McNeely DuBose and Rosalie Anderson). McNeely was the son of Cowan McNeely Dubose and Margaret Ann Boyd. Rosalie was the daughter of Henry Mortimer Anderson and Julia Isabella Hand.
Andie’s maternal grandfather was Joseph Calder/Caulder Oswald (the son of John Shorten Oswald and Phebe Sarah Peeples). John was the son of William Benjamin Oswald and Cecilia Chaplin. Phebe was the daughter of Edward Harden Peeples and Charlotte Esther Lawton.
Andie’s maternal grandmother was Evelyn Viola Johnston (the daughter of Kruger Edward Johnston and Lillian Pauline Kelley). Kruger was the son of Nathan Henry/Jordan Johnston and Louisa Catherine Youmans. Lillian was the daughter of George Washington Kelley and Sarah Jane Hooks.
Sources: Genealogy of Andie MacDowell – http://gw.geneanet.org
Genealogies of Andie’s parents – http://www.findagrave.com
Family history of the MacDowell family – http://www.thetracyfamilyhistory.net
Genealogy of Andie’s paternal great-grandparents, William Joseph McDowell and Ione Elliott Vinson – http://www.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Andie’s maternal grandfather, Joseph Calder/Caulder Oswald – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Andie’s maternal grandmother, Evelyn Viola Johnston – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
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