Jim Varney

by follers on October 23, 2014

Birth Name: James Albert Varney, Jr.

Date of Birth: June 15, 1949

Place of Birth: Lexington, Kentucky

Date of Death: February 10, 2000

Place of Death: White House, Tennessee

Ethnicity: English, small amount of German, distant Dutch

Jim Varney was an American actor. He was known for his character “Ernest”.

Jim’s paternal grandparents were Andrew Jackson Varney (the son of James C. Varney and Celia Cornett) and Renia/Rena Dean Nickels (the daughter of John S. Nickels and Mary Ann Beverly).

Jim’s maternal grandparents were James Howard (the son of James Isom Howard and Margaret Ann Fluty) and Anna Belle Combs (the daughter of Gideon Combs and Malinda Ellen Scholl).

Sources: Genealogy of Jim Varney – http://famousancestry.info (misidentifies Jim’s paternal grandmother as Fidelia Dilli Dolly Spaulding, who was Jim’s grandfather’s first wife)

Genealogy of Jim’s paternal great-grandfather, Andrew Jackson Varney (focusing on his own father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

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