1 Actor/Actress

Merritt Patterson

by madman on August 19, 2018

Merritt Patterson – “The Royals” TV Series UK Premiere – Arrivals – Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Knightsbridge – London, UK – Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos

Birth Name: Merritt Marnie Patterson

Place of Birth: Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

Date of Birth: September 2, 1990

Ethnicity: Scottish, English

Merritt Patterson is a Canadian actress. She is the daughter of Leslie and David Patterson.

Merritt’s paternal grandfather was Douglas William Patterson (the son of William Davenport Patterson and Sarah Jane Whyte). Sarah was the daughter of John Whyte, who was Scottish, and of Sarah Jane Howe, who was English.

Merritt’s paternal grandmother was Elizabeth Bonner Jepson (the daughter of Gordon Leigh Jepson and Elizabeth Ann Jessie Peat). Gordon was the son of John James Jepson, who was English, and of Emma Baynes. Merritt’s great-grandmother Elizabeth was the daughter of James Peat, who was Scottish, and of Elizabeth Bonner, whose parents were Scottish.

Merritt’s maternal grandparents were Ronald Carpenter and a woman surnamed Banks.

Sources: Genealogy of Merritt Patterson – https://www.ancestry.com

Obituary of Merritt’s paternal grandmother, Elizabeth Bonner Jepson – https://www.legacy.com


Jack Johnson

by stlucas on August 19, 2018

Jack Johnson – Farm Aid 30 – FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island – Chicago, IL, USA – Keywords: Farm to School Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 Headshot – False – Photo Credit: Daniel Locke / PR Photos

Birth Name: Jack Hody Johnson

Place of Birth: North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 18, 1975

Ethnicity: English, Irish, 1/16th Danish, possibly other

Jack Johnson is an American singer, songwriter, musician, actor, record producer, documentary filmmaker, and professional surfer.

Jack is the son of Patricia Lynn “Patti” and surfer Jeff Johnson (born Jeffrey L. Johnson). His siblings are Peter and Trent. Jack is married to Kim, with whom he has three children.

Jack’s maternal grandfather was John Frederick Thatcher (the son of Norman Chester Thatcher and Clara Marie Foster). John was born in Pennsylvania. Norman was born in Pennsylvania, the son of William Thatcher, who was English, and of Bessie, whose parents were English. Clara was born in Pennsylvania, the daughter of John J. Foster and Margaret Ann/E. Quigley, whose parents were Irish.

Jack’s maternal grandmother was June Eveletha Hewitt (the daughter of Willis Brown Hewitt and Marcia Cecilia Johnson). June was born in California. Willis was born in California, the son of Charles Beardslee Hewitt and Elizabeth Grant Eveleth, who was English. Marcia was born in California, the daughter of John Friedrick Charles Johnson/Johansen, who was Danish, and of Martha Ann Bennett.

Sources: Marriage record of Jack’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Jack’s father – http://archive.easyreadernews.com

Marriage record of Jack’s maternal grandparents, John Frederick Thatcher and June Eveletha Hewitt – http://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Jack’s maternal grandmother, June Eveletha Hewitt – http://www.familysearch.org


Jay Huguley

by madman on August 19, 2018

Jay Huguley – Ubisoft’s “Rainbow Six Siege” Launch Party – Arrivals – Exchange LA – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Guillermo Proano / PR Photos

Birth Name: James S. Huguley

Place of Birth: Englewood, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 26, 1966

Ethnicity: English, Scottish

Jay Huguley is an American actor. He is the son of Katherine McCrae (Yarborough), a housewife, and Arthur Whitfield Huguley III, a commodities trader and President of Westway Trading Corporation.

Jay’s paternal grandfather was Arthur Whitfield Huguley (the son of Arthur Whitfield Huguley and Mary/May E. Wilder). Arthur was the son of Harrison W. Huguley and Ellen C. Todd. Mary was the daughter of Charles W. Wilder and Anna A. Pearson.

Jay’s paternal grandmother was Constance Creighton (the daughter of Albert Morton Creighton and Margaret Abbott). Albert was the son of George A. Creighton and Ella H. Morton. Margaret was the daughter of Warren J. Abbott and Alice Cooper.

Jay’s maternal grandfather was Milton Garris Yarborough (the son of Franklin Curtis Yarborough and Romelia Marsh).

Jay’s maternal grandmother was Mary K. Covington (the son of Marvin/Martin John Covington and Kate/Katie McRae). Marvin was the son of Martin Covington and Angeline Ann Newton. Kate was the daughter of John D. McRae and Bettha Jane Sinclair.

Sources: Genealogy of Jay’s father – https://wc.rootsweb.com

Genealogy of Jay’s mother – https://wc.rootsweb.com


Jean Smart

by madman on August 19, 2018

Jean Smart – 18th Annual Women’s Image Network Awards – Skirball Cultural Center – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Sheri Determan / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Jean Elizabeth Smart

Place of Birth: Seattle, Washington, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 13, 1951

*Scottish (father)
*English, Irish, small amount of Welsh (mother)

Jean Smart is an American actress.

She is the daughter of Kathleen Marie “Kay” (Sanders) and Douglas Alexander Smart, a teacher. Her father was born in Seattle, to Scottish parents, from Forfarshire. Her mother was born in Washington, of English, Irish, and a small amount of Welsh descent.

Jean is married to actor Richard Gilliland, with whom she has two children.

Jean’s paternal grandfather was Alexander Smart (the son of David Smart and Catherine Cameron). Alexander was born in Monikie, Angus. David was the son of David Smart and Margaret Mill. Catherine was the daughter of Duncan Cameron and Flora Stewart.

Jean’s paternal grandmother was named Jean Suttle.

Jean’s maternal grandfather was Joseph Hume Sanders (the son of John Philip Sanders and Elizabeth Ann Hume). Joseph was born on Prince Edward Island, Canada. John was the son of Philip Sanders, who was English, and of Sarah Agnes Compton. Elizabeth was the daughter of David Henry Hume and Emily Compton.

Jean’s maternal grandmother was Josephine Phoebe Armour (the daughter of Thomas Armour and Katie Marie Duhig). Josephine was born in Washington, to Canadian parents. Thomas was the son of Irish parents, Robert Armour and Phoebe Ann Stinson. Katie was the daughter of American parents, from Massachusetts, Dennis Dexter Duhig, whose father was Irish, and Marietta Josephine Spear.

Sources: Genealogy of Jean Smart – https://www.geni.com


Megan Dodds

by madman on August 19, 2018

Birth Name: Megan Lynne Dodds

Place of Birth: Contra Costa, California, United States

Date of Birth: February 15, 1970

Ethnicity: English, possibly other

Megan Dodds is an American actress. She is the daughter of Dawn Elisabeth (Wheeler). She is married to advertising photographer Oliver Pearce, with whom she has a daughter.