Sam Elliott

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Birth Name: Samuel Pack Elliott

Place of Birth: Sacramento, California, United States

Date of Birth: August 9, 1944

Ethnicity: English, Scottish, distant Swiss and Dutch

Sam Elliott is an American actor. He is the son of Glynn Mamie (Sparks) and Henry Nelson Elliott. Sam is married to actress Katharine Ross, with whom he has a daughter.

Sam’s paternal grandfather was Hardy/Hardie Bishop Elliott (the son of Henry Bishop Elliott and Mary Elizabeth Hutchinson). Hardy was born in Texas. Henry was the son of John Nealy Elliott and Mary “Pollie” Cook.

Sam’s paternal grandmother was Leona Pack (the daughter of Samuel Owen Pack and Mary Frances McPhail). Leona was born in Tennessee. Sam’s great-grandfather Samuel Pack was the son of Joseph Owen Pack and Uphema/Euphemia/Euphama Edwards. Mary was Canadian.

Sam’s maternal grandfather was Samuel D. “Sam” Sparks, Jr. (the son of Samuel D. “Sam” Sparks and Susan Amanda “Sue” Burden). Sam’s grandfather Sam was born in Texas. Sam’s great-grandfather Samuel Sparks was the son of Anderson West Sparks and Martha Adaline “Mattie” Akin/Aiken. Susan was the daughter of William Carrol Burden and Clarissa Kenney.

Sam’s maternal grandmother was Zora Ada/Ida Pope (the daughter of John Marshall Pope and Lucy/Lucie Ann Whatley). Zora was born in Texas. John was the son of Silas Pope and Edna/Edney Griffin. Lucy was the daughter of William Hardy Whatley and Sarah “Sally” Lee.

Sources: Genealogy of Sam Elliott (focusing on his father’s side) –

Sam’s paternal grandparents, Hardy/Hardie Bishop Elliott and Leona Pack, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Sam’s maternal grandparents, Samuel D. “Sam” Sparks, Jr. and Zora Ada/Ida Pope, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Genealogy of Sam’s maternal great-grandfather, Samuel D. “Sam” Sparks (focusing on his own father’s side) –

Genealogies of Sam’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Anderson West Sparks and Martha Adaline “Mattie” Akin/Aiken –

Genealogy of Sam’s maternal great-grandmother, Susan Amanda Burden –

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3 Responses

  1. Ethereal says:

    waiting for someone to say “he has has native in him”….

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