Birth Name: Meagan Monique Good
Place of Birth: Panorama City, Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: August 8, 1981
*Afro-Barbadian, African-American, Puerto Rican (father)
*African-American, Louisiana Creole, possibly Cherokee Native American and Jewish (mother)
Meagan Good is an American actress. She has starred in the films Stomp the Yard and You Got Served, among many others.
Meagan has stated:
My mother’s mother is Jewish and African, so I guess that would be considered Creole. My mother’s father was Cherokee Indian and something else. My dad’s mother’s Puerto Rican and black, and his father was from Barbados.
It is not clear if Meagan’s Cherokee Native American or Jewish ancestry have been documented/verified.
Meagan is a Christian.
She is married to executive and Seventh Day-Adventist minister DeVon Franklin.
Meagan’s maternal grandfather was Emmett Arnett Wardlow II (the son of Emmett Arnett Wardlow and Nellie Burnett/Bernett). Emmett II is listed as “Negro” (black) on the 1930 U.S. census, and he and his parents (who are also listed as “Negro” on the 1930 U.S. Census) were all born in Arkansas.
Meagan’s maternal grandmother was Dolores Delrio Armstrong (the daughter of David “Dave” L. Armstrong and Vivian M. Haynes). Dolores was born in Arkansas, as was her father (whose own parents were from Alabama), while her mother was born in Louisiana, as were her own parents. Dolores and her parents are all listed as “Negro” on the 1940 U.S. Census.
Sources: Meagan’s maternal grandfather, Emmett Arnett Wardlow II, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Meagan’s maternal grandmother, Dolores Delrio Armstrong, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org