Edie Falco

by ethnic on May 24, 2010

Birth Name: Edith Falco

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

Date of Birth: July 5, 1963

Ethnicity:
*Italian (father)
*Swedish, English, 1/16th Cornish (mother)

Edie Falco is an American actress. She starred on the series The Sopranos. Edie is the daughter of Frank Falco, a jazz drummer, and Judith Anderson, an actress. Her uncle is novelist, playwright, and poet Edward Falco.

Her father was of Italian descent. Her mother had Swedish, English, and 1/16th Cornish, ancestry.

Edie’s paternal grandparents were Joseph Falco and Edith.

Edie’s maternal grandparents were Howard S. Anderson (the son of Howard Anderson and Mary) and Ruth S. Megrath (the daughter of George Brown/Megrath and Florence Augustus Reimerth). George was born in Wisconsin, the son of Charles Childs Brown, who was born in England, and of Mary Megrath. Florence was born in New York, the daughter of Swedish parents, Carl/Charles/Christ Hjalmar/Herbert Reimerth and Paulina/Pauline Lovisa/Louise Nilsdotter/Nilson/Nelson, from Barkåkra, Kristianstad.

On an episode of Who Do You Think You Are? (2012), Edie traced her ancestry back to her third great-grandmother, Catherine “Kate” Kindley, a nun who was born at sea, to Cornish parents, and grew up with her grandmother in Penzance, Cornwall. Her parents were Ralph Roldon/Sheldon Kindley, a master mariner, and Dorothy Childs.

Sources: Genealogy of Edie Falco (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://www.geni.com

Edie’s maternal grandparents, Howard S. Anderson and Ruth S. Megrath, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Edie’s appearance on Who Do You Think You Are?, 2012 – http://ancestraldiscoveries.blogspot.se

Genealogy of Edie’s ancestor, Ralph Roldon/Sheldon Kindley – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Edie’s ancestor, Dorothy Childs – https://familysearch.org

Creative Commons License photo credit: David Shankbone

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madman January 27, 2016 at 12:42 pm

Edie also has Cornish ancestry. On an episode of Who Do You Think You Are? she traced her ancestry back to her third great-grandmother, Catherine “Kate” Kindley, a nun who was born at sea to Cornish parents and grew up with her grandmother in Penzance, Cornwall. Her parents were, Ralph Roldon/Sheldon Kindley, a master mariner, and Dorothy Childs. This makes Edie’s mother 1/16 Cornish.
http://ancestraldiscoveries.blogspot.se/2012/04/who-do-you-think-you-are-edie-falco.html
Catherine Kindley – http://www.geni.com/people/Catharine-Kindley/6000000016168157053
Ralph Kindley – https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=LZ2M-V9J
Dorothy Childs – https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=LZ2M-VK6

bvision April 6, 2012 at 8:20 pm

she is great actress

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