Birth Name: Dylan Frances Penn
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: April 13, 1991
*Ashkenazi Jewish (paternal grandfather)
*Italian, Irish (paternal grandmother)
*English, smaller amounts of Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, French, and Irish (mother)
Dylan Penn is an American model and actress. She is the daughter of actors Sean Penn and Robin Wright, and the niece of musician Michael Penn and actor Chris Penn. Dylan is the granddaughter of actor and director Leo Penn and actress Eileen Ryan (born Eileen Annucci). Her brother is actor Hopper Penn. Actor Charlie Wright is her cousin.
Dylan’s father is of one half Ashkenazi Jewish (from Russia and/or Lithuania), one quarter Italian, and one quarter Irish, ancestry. Dylan’s mother is of English, with smaller amounts of Scottish, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), French, and Irish, ancestry.
Dylan’s paternal grandfather was Leo Z. Penn (the son of Moische/Maurice Daniel Penn and Elizabeth M. Melincoff). Leo was born in Massachusetts. Moische was a Jewish emigrant, from Merkinė, Lithuania, and was the son of Bebka or Lillian. Elizabeth was also a Jewish emigrant, from Russia or Lithuania, and was the daughter of Maurice Melincoff/Malinikoff and Sarah.
Dylan’s paternal grandmother is Eileen Annucci (the daughter of Americus William Annucci, born Amerigo Giuseppe Annucci, and of Rose Isabel Ryan). Eileen was born in New York. Americus was the son of Italian immigrants, Federico/Francisco Annucci and Sofia/Sophia Bettini. Rose was the daughter of Thomas Ryan, who was Irish, and of Mary Sheehan, who was born in New York, to Irish parents.
Dylan’s maternal grandfather is Freddie Wright (the son of Abner Green Wright and Helen Marie Patterson). Freddie was born in Texas. Abner was the son of Isaac William Wright and Ethel Rose Massey. Helen was the daughter of Ben Earl Patterson and Lena Grace Calvert.
Dylan’s maternal grandmother is Gayle Gaston (the daughter of Henry Leon Gaston and Thelma Pauline Hendrixson). Gayle was born in Texas. Henry was the son of Clyde Lee Gaston and Mary Fadeliah Dooley.
Genealogy of Dylan’s father – http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Dylan’s paternal grandfather, Leo Z. Penn, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Dylan’s paternal grandmother, Eileen Annucci, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Dylan’s maternal great-grandparents, Federico/Francisco Annucci and Sofia/Sophia Bettini – https://familysearch.org
Dylan’s paternal great-grandmother, Rose Isabel Ryan, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Dylan’s mother (focusing on her own father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Dylan’s maternal great-grandfather, Abner Green Wright (focusing on his father’s side) – http://www.findagrave.com
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