Birth Name: Rachel Alice Marie Skarsten
Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Date of Birth: April 24, 1985
*English, some Scottish (mother)
Rachel Skarsten is a Canadian actress.
Rachel is the daughter of Mary Aileen (Self) and Stan Skarsten. Rachel’s father is Norwegian. Rachel’s mother is Canadian, and has English ancestry.
Rachel’s maternal grandfather was Russell Thomas Treverton Self (the son of James Harvey/Hargreaves Self and Elizabeth Adeline Caldwell). James was the son of Robert Hargreaves Self and Elizabeth Ann Green. Rachel’s great-grandmother Elizabeth was the daughter of Robert Caldwell and Elizabeth Smith.
Rachel’s maternal grandmother was Alice Gleason (the daughter of Irwin Thompson Gleason and Mary Ida Smith). Irwin was the son of Vining Gleason and Mary R. Thompson.
Marriage record of Rachel’s maternal grandparents, Russell Thomas Treverton Self and Alice Gleason – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Rachel’s maternal grandfather, Russell Thomas Treverton Self – http://rskane.ca
Obituary of Rachel’s maternal grandmother, Alice (Gleason) Self – http://rskane.ca
Genealogy of Rachel’s maternal great-grandfather, Irwin Thompson Gleason – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Birth record of Rachel’s maternal great-grandfather, Irwin Thompson Gleason – http://www.familysearch.org
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