Birth Name: Matthew Joseph Dallas
Place of Birth: Phoenix, Arizona
Date of Birth: October 21, 1982
Ethnicity: German, English, Scottish, Welsh, remote Dutch
Matt Dallas is an American actor. He is known for playing the title character on the TV series Kyle XY.
Matt’s paternal grandfather is Donald Harold Dallas (the son of Hugh Bass Dallas and Mildred Mae Thornton). Hugh was the son of James Frank Dallas and Lois Myrtle Bass. Mildred was the daughter of David/Dolph Randolph Thornton and Emma Mae Morgan.
Matt’s paternal grandmother is Patricia Marie Skeen (the daughter of Raymond Quincie Skeen and Susan Laura Mauldin). Raymond was the son of William Grayson Skeen and Mary Lou Beauchamp. Susan was the daughter of Virce Guy Mauldin and Kate Narcissus Cameron. Matt’s great-great-grandmother’s “Beauchamp” line evidently traces back to a John Beauchamp, who was born, c. 1592, in Northamptonshire, England.
Matt’s maternal grandfather was John Peter Thorne (the son of John Charles Thorne and Jeannette/Jane Machurey). Matt’s great-grandfather John was the son of John O. Thorne/Thorn and Jennette Mergner, who was German. Matt’s great-grandmother Jeannette Machurey was the daughter of John Baptist Machurey and Amelia/Emilie Brun, who were immigrants from France, of German descent.
Matt’s maternal grandmother is Shirley Lou Milnickel (the daughter of Frederick William Milnickel and Agnes Elizabeth Parker). Frederick’s parents, Gustav Milnickel and Amelia “Tillie” Henkle, were German. Agnes was the daughter of Charles Clyde Parker and Ella N. Coleman.
Sources: Matt’s paternal great-grandmother, Mildred Mae Thornton, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Matt’s paternal grandmother, Patricia Marie Skeen – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Matt’s paternal great-grandfather, Raymond Quincie Skeen – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Matt’s paternal great-grandmother, Susan Laura Mauldin – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Obituary of Matt’s maternal grandfather, John Peter Thorne – http://www.legacy.com
Matt’s maternal great-grandfather, John Charles Thorne, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Matt’s maternal great-grandmother, Jeannette/Jane Machurey, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Matt’s maternal great-grandfather, Frederick William Milnickel, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
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