Birth Name: Mark Allen Webber
Place of Birth: Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States
Date of Birth: July 19, 1980
Ethnicity: German, French, Finnish, Swedish
Mark Webber is an American actor, director, and writer.
His mother, Cheri Honkala, an activist, was the 2012 nominee for Vice President of the United States for the Green Party. Mark is married to Australian actress, producer, and model Teresa Palmer. He has two children with Teresa, and a son with his former partner, actress, writer, director, and producer Frankie Shaw.
Mark’s ancestry includes German, French, Finnish, and Swedish. Mark is also said to have Cheyenne Native American ancestry on his mother’s side.
Mark’s paternal grandfather was John James Webber (whose parents’ surnames were Webber and Plouger). James was born in Minnesota.
Mark’s paternal grandmother is Rosemary Therese Franzen (the daughter of Albert Franzen and Bernadette St. Hilaire). Rosemary was born in Minnesota. Albert’s father was German. Bernadette had French ancestry, and was the daughter of Pierre “Hilaire” St. Hilaire and Marie Clara Joncas.
Mark’s maternal grandfather was Maynard Duane Honkala (the son of Alfred Joel Honkala and Martha Amelia Glader). Maynard was born in Minnesota. Alfred was born in Minnesota, the son of Finnish parents, Joel Sakris Honkala, from Sievi, and Amanda Aurora Nevala, from Kurikka. Martha was also born in Minnesota, the daughter of Frans Oskar/Oscar Glader and Ida Marie/Maria Lindell, whose families were from Finland, and were of Swedish descent.
Mark’s maternal grandmother is named Geraldine Ann Williams.
Sources: Mark’s paternal grandmother, Rosemary Therese Franzen, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Mark Webber (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Genealogy of Mark’s mother (focusing on her father’s side) – http://www.genealogy.com
Genealogy of Mark’s maternal grandfather, Maynard Duane Honkala (focusing on his own mother’s side) – https://www.findagrave.com
Mark’s maternal great-grandmother, Martha Amelia Glader, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
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