Lucy Hale

by ethnic on January 15, 2012

Birth Name: Karen Lucille Hale

Place of Birth: Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 14, 1989

Ethnicity: English, Scottish, Irish, some German

Lucy Hale is an American actress and singer. She is known for her role in the television series Pretty Little Liars.

Lucy’s paternal grandfather is John Oliver Hale (the son of Oliver Preston Hale and Doris Pearl Bryant). Oliver was the son of Horace Preston Hale and Alice Elizabeth Oliver. Doris was the daughter of Joseph H. Rivers and Josephine Bebee.

Lucy’s maternal grandfather is The Rev. Donald Caperton (the son of John Donaldson Caperton and Jessie Kate Terry). John was the son of John Calvin Caperton and Mattie Monema Edmundson. Jessie was the daughter of Lee Shannon Terry and Marie Boland.

Lucy’s maternal grandmother is Julia Shannon McMillin (the daughter of Roger Hopkins McMillin and Julia Frances Shannon). Roger was the son of Leroy Franklin McMillin and Sarah Ann Hopkins. Julia Shannon was the daughter of James Biggs Shannon and Fannie Glover Rutledge.

Sources: Genealogy of Lucy Hale –

Genealogy of Lucy’s mother (focusing on her own father’s side) –

Genealogy of Lucy’s maternal grandfather, Donald Caperton (focusing on his own father’s side) –

Genealogy of Lucy’s maternal grandfather, Donald Caperton (focusing on his own mother’s side) –

Obituary of Lucy’s great-uncle, James Leroy McMillin (the brother of Lucy’s maternal grandmother, Julia Shannon McMillin) –

Genealogy of Lucy’s maternal great-grandmother, Julia Frances Shannon –

Genealogy of Lucy’s maternal great-great-grandfather, James Biggs Shannon –

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{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

Kimmel May 28, 2016 at 11:39 pm

Guessed the Scots straight away.

Morrigan Ni Boii November 21, 2015 at 11:53 pm

She is of Celtic and Germanic ancestry.

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