Place of Birth: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Date of Birth: June 15, 1973
Ethnicity: English, Scottish, German
Neil Patrick Harris is an American actor, comedian, writer, magician, singer, television personality, director, and producer.
Neil’s paternal grandfather was George Thomas Harris, Jr. (the son of George Thomas Harris and Gertrude Vashti Smith). Neil’s great-grandfather George was the son of Onias Harris and Mary Katherine McCurdy. Gertrude was the daughter of Marcus/Marc Houston Smith and Alice Parker.
Neil’s paternal grandmother was Martha Jeanne Henry (the daughter of Silas Grady Henry and Alma Clyde McBay). Silas was the son of Marion Alexander Henry and Lelia R. Turner. Alma was the daughter of Clarence Edgar McBay and Loula Myers Hitt.
Neil’s maternal grandfather was George Walter Scott (the son of Cecil Clarence Scott and Carrie Lucretia Eads). Cecil was the son of George Washington Scott and Martha Jenette Huffer. Carrie was the daughter of Isaac Jethro Eads and Evaline Miles.
Neil’s maternal grandmother was Delamae Eloise Hamilton (the daughter of Wilbert Lawrence Hamilton and Ida Mae/May Smethers). Wilbert was the son of Thomas James Hamilton and Rebecca Jane McIntyre. Ida was the daughter of John Adam Smethers and Eliza Cecil.
Sources: Obituaries and genealogies of Neil’s paternal grandparents, George Thomas Harris, Jr. and Martha Jeanne Henry – http://www.findagrave.com
Genealogy of Neil Patrick Harris (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://www.geni.com
Genealogy of Neil’s maternal great-grandmother, Ida Mae/May Smethers – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
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