Misty Upham

Birth Name: Misty Anne Upham

Date of Birth: July 6, 1982

Place of Birth: Kalispell, Montana, U.S.

Date of Death: October 5, 2014

Place of Death: Auburn, Washington, U.S.

Ethnicity: Blackfoot Native American

Misty Upham was a Native American actress. She was born in Kalispell, Montana, the daughter of Mona and Charles Upham. She was raised in the Blackfeet Reservation between Montana and Washington. Her parents are pictured here.

Misty’s maternal grandmother was Alfreda White Grass (the daughter of James White Grass and Amy Ground). Alfreda was born in Montana. James was the son of Shorty White Grass and Daisey Smoked Finger. Amy was the daughter of John Ground and Mary Guardipee.

Sources: https://www.theguardian.com

Misty’s maternal grandmother, Alfreda White Grass, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Misty’s maternal great-grandparents, James White Grass and Amy Ground – https://familysearch.org

Photo by s_bukley/Bigstock.com

3 Responses

  1. fuzzybear44 says:

    jusy saying, she looks like she had something else mixed up in there

  2. bablah says:

    Maternal grandmother was Alfreda White Grass.
    https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VBQ9-YH7

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