Majel Barrett

by madman on October 15, 2016

Majel Barrett Roddenberry File Photos

Birth Name: Majel Leigh Hudec

Date of Birth: February 23, 1932

Place of Birth: Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Date of Death: December 18, 2008

Place of Death: Bel Air, California, United States

*Bohemian/Czech, possibly other (father)
*German, small amount of English (mother)

Majel Barrett, also known as Majel Barrett-Roddenberry, was an American actress and producer. She was the daughter of Gladys V. (Cotterman) and William R. Hudec. She was married to Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry.

Majel’s paternal grandparents were William Joseph Hudec (the son of Joseph Hudec and Mary Kuchta) and Julia Josephine Hendricks (the daughter of Mary Weit). William was the son of Czech immigrants. Julia was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to parents from Czechoslovakia.

Majel’s maternal grandfather was Clarence Elmer Cotterman (the son of Philip Cotterman and Mary Bender). Philip was the son of Michael Cotterman and Catharine/Catharina Hetrick.

Majel’s maternal grandmother was Mary Elizabeth/Ellen Rousculp (the daughter of Elias Rousculp and Martha Irene Church). Elias was the son of Jacob Rousculp and Anna Elizabeth Brocius. Martha was the daughter of David or Daniel Church and Mary Mohler.

Sources: Genealogies of Majel Barrett –

Majel’s paternal grandmother, Julia Josephine Hendricks, on the 1900 U.S. Census –

Genealogy of Majel’s mother (through her own brother, Guy Cotterman) –

Genealogy of Majel’s maternal great-grandfather, Philip Cotterman –

Genealogy of Majel’s maternal great-grandmother, Martha Irene Church –

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