Birth Name: Benjamin Walker Davis
Place of Birth: Georgia, U.S.
Date of Birth: June 21, 1982
Ethnicity: English, some German, Swiss-German, distant Welsh
Benjamin Walker is an American actor and comedian. He has English, some German and Swiss-German, and distant Welsh, ancestry.
Benjamin has stated that he is of 1/16th Native American ancestry, on his father’s side. It is not clear if this ancestry has been verified/documented. No Native American ancestry appears on family trees of Benjamin’s father.
Benjamin is married to British actress Kaya Scodelario.
Benjamin’s paternal grandfather was Farrell Jack Davis (the son of Andrew Jackson Davis and Azzie Ann Roe). Andrew was the son of Joseph Martin Davis and Mary Lucinda Long. Azzie was the daughter of James Ansel Roe and Evalina/Evelyn R. Cantrell.
Benjamin’s paternal grandmother was Juanita Pearl Elliott (the daughter of Henry Martin Elliott and Lillie M. Gauby). Henry was the son of Jonah Martin Elliott and Mary Jennette Moore. Lillie was the daughter of The Rev. John M. Gauby and Leah S. Merkey.
Genealogy of Benjamin’s paternal grandfather, Farrell Jack Davis – http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Benjamin’s father (focusing on his own mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Obituary of Benjamin’s paternal grandmother, Juanita Pearl (Elliott) Davis – http://www.findagrave.com
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