Birth Name: Megan Whitney Boone
Place of Birth: Petoskey, Michigan
Date of Birth: April 29, 1983
Ethnicity: German, English, some Scottish and Dutch, 1/16th Ashkenazi Jewish
Megan Boone is an American actress. Her maternal grandfather, H. Gary Morse, was a billionaire who developed the community of The Villages, Florida.
Megan is of mostly German and English, with some Scottish and Dutch, ancestry. One of her maternal great-great-grandfathers was a Hungarian Jewish immigrant.
Megan’s paternal grandparents were Daniel Wellington Boone and Kay Deskin (the daughter of Roy Deskin and Leona Whitney). Roy was the son of H. A. Deskin and Matilda Mendel. Leona was the daughter of Leon Packard Whitney and Rosalyn/Rossie Lula Buck.
Megan’s maternal grandfather was Harold Gary Morse (who took his stepfather’s surname, “Morse”, and was born Harold Gary Schwartz, the son of Harold Samuel Schwartz and Mary Louise Lee). Megan’s great-grandfather Harold’s father, Lajos/Louis S. Schwartz, was a Hungarian Jewish immigrant (one of Lajos’s own grandfathers was a Polish Jew). Megan’s great-grandfather Harold’s mother, Katherine/Catherine Isabel Decker, was the daughter of John D. Decker and Jessie Monro Storms. Megan’s great-grandmother Mary Louise was the daughter of George Clinton Lee and Marie Elizabeth Keller.
Megan’s maternal grandmother was Sharon Lee Gartenbein (the daughter of Charles J. Gantenbein and Ruby Rita Streiff). Charles was the son of John Charles Gantenbein and Laura Belle Smith. Ruby was the daughter of Jacob L. Streiff and Minnie Almira Benjamin.
Sources: Newspaper article about Megan Boone – http://www.villages-news.com
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