Birth Name: Anna Elizabeth Wood
Place of Birth: Mount Airy, Surry, North Carolina, U.S.
Date of Birth: December 30, 1985
Ethnicity: English, Irish, German, Austrian, some Scottish and French
Anna Wood is an American actress. She is married to actor Dane DeHaan, with whom she has a daughter.
Anna’s paternal grandfather is Selbert McRae/McRay Wood (the son of Ernest Lee Wood and Daisy/Dasey Mae Epperson). Ernest was the son of Eli Cephius/Cephus Wood and Ellen Clementine Hiatt. Daisy was the daughter of James Thomas Epperson and Harriet Letishie Cook.
Anna’s paternal grandmother is Dora Ann Johnson (the daughter of Joe Bill/W. Johnson and Rubie/Ruby Lee Edwards). Joe was the son of Joseph William Johnson and Ella Dora Banks. Rubie was the daughter of James Edward Edwards and Anna Laurie Watkins.
Anna’s maternal grandfather was Richard Claire Beaman (the son of Claire Sherman Beaman and Mabel Elizabeth Butler). Richard was born in Wisconsin. Anna’s great-grandfather Claire was the son of Elmer Delos Beaman and Ella Eugenia Sherman. Mabel was the daughter of Bernard/Barnard Butler and Catherine/Katharine Gonyo.
Anna’s maternal grandmother is Rita Evelyn Weirtz (the daughter of Paul Leo Weirtz and Mary Elizabeth Bonfield). Rita was born in Ohio. Paul was the son of Alfonzo Weirtz, who was from Leymen, Alsace-Lorraine, France, and was of ethnic German descent, and of Justina Weber, who was Austrian. Anna’s great-grandmother Mary Elizabeth was the daughter of Peter or Daniel Bonfield and Katherine “Kate” Gertrude Hayes, who were both born in Kentucky, and whose parents were all Irish immigrants.
Anna’s matrilineal line can be traced back to her great-great-great-grandmother, Mary Cosgriff, who was born, c. 1836, in Doon, Limerick, Ireland, the daughter of John Cosgriff and Mary Land.
Sources: Genealogy of Anna Wood – https://www.geni.com
Anna’s maternal grandmother, Rita Evelyn Weirtz, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Anna’s maternal great-grandmother, Mary Elizabeth Bonfield – http://records.ancestry.com
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