Birth Name: Barbara Lynn Herzstein
Place of Birth: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: February 5, 1948
*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish (mother)
Barbara Hershey is an American actress. Her father was Jewish (from a family from Hungary and Russia). Her mother, who was Presbyterian, had English and Scots-Irish (Northern Irish) ancestry.
Barbara has a son with actor David Carradine.
Barbara’s paternal grandfather was Samuel Herzstein (the son of Bernard/Bernhard/Ber Herzstein and Annie/Anna Tanenbaum/Tannenbaum). Samuel was a Jewish immigrant from Shrepkow, Hungary. Annie was the daughter of Joseph Tanenbaum/Tannenbaum.
Barbara’s paternal grandmother was Dora E. Sable (the daughter of Joseph Sable and Rebecca/Rebeca Hirsh). Dora was a Russian Jew.
Barbara’s maternal grandfather was William Elbert Moore (the son of John Henry Moore and Mary Josephine Ann Jones). Barbara’s great-grandfather John was the son of Fuel Moore and Elvira Easley.
Barbara’s maternal grandmother was Pearl B. Farrar (the daughter of Henry C. Farrar and Rebecca).
Source: Genealogy of Barbara Hershey – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
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