Felicity Huffman

by follers on October 19, 2012

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Birth Name: Felicity Kendall Huffman

Place of Birth: Bedford, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 9, 1962

Ethnicity: German, English, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), Scottish, French, Dutch, Irish

Felicity Huffman is an American actress. She is the daughter of Grace Valle (Ewing) and Moore Peters Huffman. She is married to actor William H. Macy, with whom she has two children.

Her father had German, English, and Scots-Irish (Northern Irish) ancestry. Her mother had English, Scottish, German, French, Dutch, and Irish ancestry.

Felicity’s paternal grandfather was Otto Von Huffman (the son of William Huffman and Emily/Emilie Hivling Huston). William was the son of William P. Huffman and Anna Maria Tate. Emily was the daughter of Israel Huston and Elizabeth Harshman.

Felicity’s paternal grandmother was Betsy King Peters (the daughter of The Rev. Gershom Moore Peters, Jr. and Mary Elizabeth King). The Rev. Gershom Moore Peters, Jr. was a Baptist minister. He was the son of Gershom Moore Peters and Miranda Eaton. The Rev. Gershom was a founder of the Peters Cartridge Company, which specialized in gunpowder and ammunition. Mary Elizabeth was the daughter of Joseph Warren King, who founded the King Mills Powder Company, and of Betsy Kendall.

Felicity’s maternal grandfather was William Lane Ewing (the son of Frederick Berthold Ewing and Jessie Adeline Valle). Frederick was a prominent St. Louis businessman, and was the son of William Lane Ewing and Clara Berthold. Jessie was the daughter of Francois Jules Valle and Isabella/Belle H. Sargent.

Felicity’s maternal grandmother was Maria Von Phul Taylor (the daughter of Henry Von Phul Taylor and Martha Newton Lindsay). Henry was the son of Thomas Meridith Taylor and Anna Maria Von Phul. Martha was the daughter of Andrew Jackson Lindsay and Jane Delaney/Delany.

Sources: Genealogy of Felicity Huffman (focusing on her father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Some of Felicity’s paternal ancestors and relatives in Ohio (see WILLIAM HUFFMAN, [pages 598-599]) – http://www.daytonhistorybooks.com

Felicity’s maternal grandparents, William Lane Ewing and Maria Von Phul Taylor, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Felicity’s maternal grandfather, William Lane Ewing (focusing on his own father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

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{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

cwm85 July 30, 2015 at 3:33 pm

Guessed right. German and other’s… I’m getting better at guessing ethnicities.

neiltennant July 30, 2015 at 3:03 pm

No Jewish?

Surprises me.

“Huffman” is a German Jewish surname.

ethnic October 24, 2013 at 5:57 pm

got one

follers October 24, 2013 at 6:37 pm

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