Birth Name: Peter Lawrence Boyle
Date of Birth: October 18, 1935
Place of Birth: Norristown, Pennsylvania
Date of Death: December 12, 2006
Place of Death: New York City, New York
*French, as well as Welsh, English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, German, distant Polish (mother)
Peter Boyle was an American actor. His paternal grandparents were Irish. His mother was of French, as well as Welsh, English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, German, and distant Polish, ancestry.
Peter’s paternal grandparents were William Boyle (the son of William Boyle and Elizabeth O’Hara) and Elizabeth Marie Rogers. Peter’s grandparents William and Elizabeth were born in Ireland.
Peter’s maternal grandfather was Sidney Francis Lewis, Jr. (the son of Sidney Francis Lewis and Clara Slade Davis). Peter’s great-grandfather Sidney was the son of John Hampden Lewis and Anna/Annie Eliza Lucinda De Britton von Yetendahl/Ettendahl. Clara was born in England, the daughter of Charles Slade Davis and Minnie Saunders.
Peter’s maternal grandmother was Alice Villeré (the daughter of Louis Placide Villeré and Leontine Cantrelle). Louis was the son of Delphin Villere and Marie Eliza/Elisa Forstall/Forstal. Leontine was the daughter of Michel Bernard Cantrelle and Josephine Caroline Fabre.
Sources: Peter’s father on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Peter’s mother on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Some family history of Peter’s mother – http://files.usgwarchives.net
Genealogy of Peter’s maternal great-grandfather, Sidney Francis Lewis – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Peter’s maternal great-grandfather, Louis Placide Villeré (focusing on his own mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Peter’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Josephine Caroline Fabre – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
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