Michael Rooker

by madman on February 15, 2017

Birth Name: Michael Thomas Rooker

Place of Birth: Jasper, Alabama, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 6, 1955

Ethnicity: English, some Irish, Scottish, and Scots-Irish/Northern Irish

Michael Rooker is an American actor.

Michael is the son of Pansy (Dowell) and Hugh M. Rooker.

Michael’s paternal grandparents were Robert C. Rooker and Samantha.

Michael’s maternal grandfather was Clifton Dowell (the son of Elijah Washington Dowell and Harriet/Harriett Albina “Jane” Lindsey). Elijah was the son of John Martin Dowell and Nancy Ann Terry. Harriet was the daughter of Robert Logan Lindsey and Rebecca Zenira Cooke.

Michael’s maternal grandmother was Sarah Catherine “Kate” McCulley (the daughter of James Henry McCulley and Margaret Ann Atkinson). James was the son of William M. McCulley, whose father was Irish, and of Caroline Hall. Margaret was the daughter of William T. Atkinson and Celea/Celia C. Webb.

Sources: Michael’s father on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Michael’s maternal grandfather, Clifton Dowell (through Clifton’s sister, Mattie A. (Dowell) Qualls) – http://findagrave.com

Genealogy of Michael’s maternal great-grandmother, Rebecca Zenira Cooke (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Michael’s maternal grandmother, Sarah Catherine “Kate” McCulley (through Sarah’s brother, Harvey Dillard McCulley) – http://www.findagrave.com

Michael’s maternal great-great-grandfather, William M. McCulley, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

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