Birth Name: Emma Rose Roberts
Place of Birth: Rhinebeck, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: February 10, 1991
Ethnicity: English, German, Swedish, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, remote French
Emma Roberts is an American actress and singer. She is the daughter of actor Eric Roberts (Eric Anthony Roberts) and Kelly Cunningham, and the niece of actresses Julia Roberts and Lisa Roberts Gillan. Her father’s ancestry includes English, German, Swedish, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, and remote French.
Emma’s paternal grandfather was Walter Grady Roberts (the son of Walter Thomas Roberts and Beatrice M. Beal). Emma’s grandfather Walter was born in Georgia, and was an actor and playwright. Emma’s great-grandfather Walter was the son of John Pendleton Roberts and Jimmie Glen Corbitt. Beatrice was the daughter of William Edward Beal and Pearl E. Ogle.
Emma’s paternal grandmother was Betty Lou Bredemus (the daughter of Wendell John Bredemus and Elizabeth Ellen Billingsley). Betty was born in Minnesota, and was an actor and playwright. Wendell was the son of John Math/Mathias/Matheus/Mathews Bredemus, who was of German descent, and of Elin Maria “Eleanor” Johansdotter/Johnson, who was born in By församling, Värmlands län, Sweden. Elizabeth was the daughter of James Henry Billingsley and Nellie Hutchings.
On her mother’s side, Emma is the granddaughter of Raymond R. Cunningham and Emma E.
Family history of Emma’s father, Eric Roberts (through Eric’s sister, Julia Roberts), at The Huffington Post, by Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak – http://www.huffingtonpost.com
Genealogy of Emma’s father (through his own sister, Julia Roberts) – http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Emma’s paternal great-great-grandfather, John Pendleton Roberts – http://www.findagrave.com
Genealogy of Emma’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Pearl E. Ogle (focusing on her own father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Marriage record of Emma’s paternal great-great-grandparents, James Henry Billingsley and Nellie Hutchings – https://familysearch.org
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