Brytni Sarpy

Birth Name: Brytni Melicia Sarpy

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: September 21, 1987

Ethnicity: Creole [African, French, distant Italian], African-American, Filipino, German, possibly Apache Native American and Cherokee Native American

Brytni Sarpy is an American actress.

Brytni is the daughter of Kim and Melvin Sarpy.

Brytni has stated in an interview that she has Creole, Apache Native American, Cherokee Native American, and Filipino, ancestry. Her Creole family includes French, African, and distant Italian, ancestry. She also has other African-American roots, and German ancestry. It is not clear if her Apache and Cherokee Native American ancestry has been verified/documented.

Brytni’s parents are pictured here.

Brytni’s paternal grandfather was David Sarpy (the son of Felix Sarpy and Allie/Alice Conant). David was born in Louisiana, and was black. Felix was the son of Florentin Sarpy and Theresa Augusta Cloutier.

Brytni’s paternal grandmother was Claudina Gladys Morris (the daughter of Arthur L. Morris and Lillian Tarplay). Claudina was born in Kansas, and was black.

Brytni’s maternal grandfather is Jerry Javier (the son of Paul Javier and Mildred Maretta Keller). Paul was Filipino, and was the son of Paul Javier and Maxima de Jesuse/Jesus. Mildred was the daughter of Henry Keller and Alice Jackson. She was likely white.

Brytni’s maternal grandmother is JerryLee/JereLee Sims (the daughter of Bennie Sims and Marguerite/Margaret Roach). Bennie was the son of Lawrence Sims and Percha/Perch. Marguerite was born in Louisiana, the daughter of Ernest Roach and Hilda Paul, and was listed as “Negro” on the 1930 and 1940 U.S. Censuses.

Sources: http://swirlgirlarmy.com
https://soaphub.com

Marriage record of Brytni’s paternal grandparents, David Sarpy and Claudina Gladys Morris – https://familysearch.org

Brytni’s paternal grandfather, David Sarpy, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Brytni’s paternal great-grandfather, Florentin Sarpyy – https://www.geni.com

Brytni’s paternal great-grandfather, Florentin Sarpyy, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Brytni’s maternal great-uncle (grandmother’s brother), Bennie Sims, Jr. – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Brytni’s maternal great-grandparents, Bennie Sims and Marguerite/Margaret Roach – https://www.familysearch.org

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12 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    Maybe just “Creole, African-American, possibly other” would be more accurate

  2. bablah says:

    Picture of her grandmother Claudina:
    https://www.instagram.com/p/Bfe2XUHHcj2/?taken-by=brytni

    Her maternal grandmother is JerryLee/JereLee Sims.
    Her maternal grandfather is Jerry Javier.

  3. andrew says:

    Brytni’s paternal grandfather was David Sarpy (the son of Felix Sarpy and Allie Conant). Felix was the son of Florentin Sarpy and Theresa Augusta Cloutier

    Brytni’s paternal grandmother was Claudina Gladys Morris (the daughter of Arthur L. Morris and Lillian Tarplay). Claudina was from Kansas.

    Genelaogy of Florentin Sarpy – https://www.geni.com/peopleof /Florentin-Sarpy/6000000000729643191

    One of her distant ancestors, the daughter of slave parents from modern Togo, had ten children with a Frenchman named Claude Thomas Pierre Metoyer.

  4. bablah says:

    Her paternal grandparents’ marriage record:
    https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K8XD-X6R

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