Humphrey Bogart

by Lil Vacha on April 29, 2010

Birth Name: Humphrey DeForest Bogart

Date of Birth: December 25, 1889

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

Date of Death: January 14, 1957

Place of Death: Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Ethnicity: English, Dutch, more distant German and French, remote Belgian (Walloon) and Welsh

Humphrey Bogart was an American actor. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for The African Queen (1951).

He was the son of Maud Humphrey and Belmont DeForest Bogart. His father was a surgeon. His mother was a commercial illustrator, water colorist, and suffragette. He was married to actress Lauren Bacall, until his death. The couple had two children.

Humphrey’s patrilineal line can be traced back to Theunis Gijsbertszn Bogaert/Den Boogaertman, who was born, c. 1562, in Schoonrewoerd, Leerdam, Netherlands, and to his wife, Neeltjien Laurens Wouters, who was also born in Schoonrewoerd.

Humphrey’s paternal grandfather was Adam Welty/Watkins Bogaert/Bogart (the son of Peter Brokaw Bogart and Agnes Welty). Adam was born in New York. Peter was the son of Jacob B. Bogaert/Bogart and Mary Brokaw. Agnes was the daughter of Adam Welty.

Humphrey’s paternal grandmother was Julia Augusta Stiles (the daughter of Philemon Stiles and Jane Florance/Florence). Julia was born in New York. Philemon was the son of Samuel Stiles and Sarah Rose. Jane was the daughter of Abraham Florance and Esther Horton.

Humphrey’s maternal grandfather was John Perkins Humphrey (the son of Harvey Humphrey and Elizabeth Rogers Perkins). John was born in Lansdowne, Leeds, Ontario, Canada, to American parents, from Connecticut. Harvey was the son of Jonathan Humphrey and Rachel Dowd. Elizabeth was the daughter of Dyer Perkins and Charlotte Sophia Woodbridge.

Humphrey’s maternal grandmother was Frances V. Dewey Churchill (the daughter of Henry L. Churchill and Sarah Dewey). Frances was born in Massachusetts. Henry was the son of Samuel Churchill and Phoebe/Phebe Seward. Sarah was the daughter of Asahel Dewey and Anna Curtis.

Sources: Genealogies of Humphrey Bogart –

Genealogy of Humphrey Bogart (focusing on his father’s side) –

Humphrey Bogart on the 1900 U.S. Census –

Marriage record of Humphrey’s parents –

Humphrey’s maternal grandfather, John Perkins Humphrey, on the 1875 New York State Census –

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andrew October 22, 2016 at 7:16 pm
andrew June 20, 2016 at 1:10 pm
andrew October 2, 2015 at 3:02 am

Humphrey’s patrilineal line can be traced back to Theunis Gijsbertszn Bogaert/Den Boogaertman, born c.1562 in Schoonrewoerd, Leerdam, Netherlands, and to his wife Neeltjien Laurens Wouters, born also in Schoonrewoerd.

andrew October 14, 2013 at 2:50 pm

can u find a picture pls?

ana August 2, 2011 at 1:48 pm

Typo i meant with that

ana August 2, 2011 at 1:48 pm

Ok is bull shit if a white person has african ancestry but if the white person has native , japanese every white person will not have a problem withat they will not even question it racism in america

ana August 2, 2011 at 1:45 pm

I meant he was related to jackie keneddy

ana August 2, 2011 at 1:45 pm

He is related to jackie keneddy they have the same black ancestor

Mermaid August 24, 2010 at 9:25 pm
Erudite June 7, 2011 at 7:52 pm

I call BS

Wow June 8, 2011 at 4:36 am


Please answer me this,why is that such a problem to you people.You already know that millions and millions of white people here have that heritage,so why does it bother you so much.You people would except the man as a alien,before you except his black heritage.You know black people here have white,but don’t look white,yet a white person with black heritage is unacceptable to you,get over yourself PLEASE

Henri June 25, 2011 at 9:38 pm

I wish I had some afro-american heritage but my family lineage is desparaly white.

Guy May 2, 2010 at 4:46 pm

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