Birth Name: Sean Hardy Faris
Place of Birth: Houston, Texas
Date of Birth: March 25, 1982
Ethnicity: English, along with some German, Scottish, and Irish
Sean Faris is an American actor, model, and producer.
Much of his ancestry is English. His father also has more distant German and Scottish ancestry. His mother is of 3/16ths German descent (including through Sean’s matrilineal line), and also has Irish and Scottish roots.
Sean’s paternal grandfather is Warren William Frank Faris (the son of Mark Lowery H. Faris and Christine Lee Mebius). Mark was the son of Robert Faris and Minnie Lowery. Christine’s father, Charles Frederick Ernest Mebius, was born in Canada, to a German father and an Irish mother, and Christine’s mother, Mary Jane Faris, was American.
Sean’s paternal grandmother is Oma Lu Fredregill (the daughter of John Hardy Fredregill and Velma Lee Cheatham). John was the son of Isaac F. Fredregill and Lula Belle Foster. Velma was the daughter of Frank Marion Cheatham and Emma Bright.
Sean’s maternal grandfather is Kerry Miller (the son of James Bedford Miller and Amanda Corrine Murphy). James was the son of Alonzo Miller and Goldie Jackson. Amanda was the daughter of John Murphy and Leta Taylor.
Sean’s maternal grandmother was Diana Jo Parr (the daughter of Joe Bailey Parr and Lady Gertrude Cowan). Joe was the son of Isom Green Parr and Annie Lou Green. Lady was the daughter of Paul Howard Cowan and Adele Anna Koebel.
Sources: Genealogy of Sean Faris – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Sean’s paternal grandfather, Warren William Frank Faris, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Sean’s matrilineal great-great-grandmother, Adele Anna Koebel – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
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