Betty Gilpin

by follers on July 23, 2017

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 21, 1986

Ethnicity: Irish, English, Scottish, German, distant Dutch

Betty Gilpin is an American actress. She is the daughter of Ann Folan McDonough and actor Jack Gilpin (John Mitchell Gilpin). Her father is a priest in the Episcopalian church. Betty is married to Cosmo Pfeil.

Betty is a first cousin, once removed, of historian Drew Gilpin Faust, who has been President of Harvard University, since 2007.

Betty’s paternal grandfather was Kenneth Newcomer Gilpin, Jr. (the son of Kenneth Newcomer Gilpin and Isabella McGee Tyson). Betty’s grandfather Kenneth was born in Virginia. Betty’s great-grandfather Kenneth was the son of Henry Brooke Gilpin and Hattie Newcomer, who was a Baltimore heiress. Isabella was the daughter of Lawrence Davis Tyson, a general, politician, and textile manufacturer, who was a Democratic U.S. Senator from Tennessee, from 1925 to 1929, and of Bettie Humes McGhee.

Betty’s paternal grandmother was Lucy Trumbull Mitchell (the daughter of William Lendrum Mitchell and Elizabeth Trumbull Miller). Lucy was born in Michigan. William was the son of John Lendrum Mitchell and Harriet Danforth Becker. Elizabeth was the daughter of Sidney Trawbridge Miller and Lucy Trumbull Robinson.

Betty’s maternal grandparents are Robert McDonough and Margaret.

Sources: Genealogy of Betty Gilpin (focusing on her father’s side) –

Genealogy of Betty’s paternal grandparents, Kenneth Newcomer Gilpin, Jr. and Lucy Trumbull Mitchell –

Genealogy of Betty’s paternal great-grandfather, Kenneth Newcomer Gilpin (focusing on his father’s side) –

Obituary of Betty’s paternal great-grandmother, Isabella McGee (Tyson) Gilpin –

Genealogies of Betty’s paternal great-grandparents, William Lendrum Mitchell and Elizabeth Trumbull Miller –

Photo by Prphotos

{ 0 comments… add one now }

Previous post:

Next post: