Birth Name: Matthew R. Cedeño
Place of Birth: Moses Lake, Washington, U.S.
Date of Birth: November 14, 1973
*Cuban [African, other] (father)
*Scottish, Irish, English (mother)
Matt Cedeño is an American actor and model.
Matt is the son of Connie (Tolson) and Ruben L. Cedeño.
Matt’s father is Cuban, and is said to have African ancestry. Matt’s mother is of Scottish, Irish, and English descent.
Matt’s maternal grandfather was James “Jim” L. Tolson (the son of Frank Lee Tolson and Lena Hill). Frank was the son of John Tolson and Nettie/Nellie Colville, who was born in Ohio, to parents from Scotland. Lena was the daughter of Charles C. Hill, who was born in Illinois, to a father from Ohio and a mother from Scotland, and of Mary Bothwell.
Matt’s maternal grandmother was Mary Carolyn Swisher (the daughter of Ele Dwight Swisher and Arselia Bessie Martin). Ele was the son of William Hatfield Swisher and Nancy Jane Evans. Arselia was the daughter of William B. Martin and Ruth A. Reeves.
Sources: Matt’s maternal grandfather, James “Jim” L. Tolson, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Matt’s maternal grandfather, James “Jim” L. Tolson – http://mtstandard.com
Matt’s maternal great-grandfather, Frank Lee Tolson, on the 1880 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Matt’s maternal great-grandmother, Lena Hill, on the 1900 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Matt’s maternal grandmother, Mary Carolyn (Swisher) Tolson – http://mtstandard.com
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