Birth Name: Seth Woodbury MacFarlane
Place of Birth: Kent, Connecticut, U.S.
Date of Birth: October 26, 1973
Ethnicity: English, Scottish, Irish
Seth MacFarlane is an American actor, writer, director, producer, filmmaker, and musician.
Seth is the son of Ann Perry (Sager) and Ronald Milton MacFarlane. He has English, Scottish, and Irish ancestry. Through Seth’s maternal grandmother, he is a descendant of William Brewster (c. 1566-1644), a Mayflower passenger and noted Pilgrim. Among many of William’s other descendants are actors Jordana Brewster, Chevy Chase, and Brandon Routh, Massachusetts Governor William Weld, U.S. Vice President Nelson Rockefeller, and Governor of Arkansas Winthrop Rockefeller.
Seth’s paternal grandfather was Milton Worcester MacFarlane (the son of Frederick Blane MacFarlane and Lillian May Wood/Woods). Frederick was born in New Brunswick, Canada, the son of Charles MacFarlane and Mary J. MacFarlane. Lillian was born in Massachusetts, to Canadian parents, John Moses Wood, from Frederickton, New Brunswick, and Celia F. Clarke, from Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Seth’s paternal grandmother was Selina Alfreda Shean (the daughter of Edward Richard Shean and June Adelaide Chick). Edward was born in New Hampshire, to Canadian parents, Thomas Shean, from Halifax, Nova Scotia, and Mary Powers, from Quebec. June was the daughter of Adelbert P. Chick and Helen Elizabeth Loveland.
Seth’s maternal grandfather was Arthur Woodbury Sager (the son of George Robert Sager and Jennievene/Jennie V. Cunningham). George was the son of Robert A. Sager and Mary E. Kenniston. Jennie was the daughter of Andrew Emerson Cunningham and Sarah Jane Brann.
Seth’s maternal grandmother was Berta Rogers (the daughter of Louis Rogers and Edith Emma Allen). Louis was the son of Homer Rogers and Ellen Eudora Perry. Edith was born in London, England, to Henry Allen and Emma Hinds.
Seth’s paternal grandfather, Milton Worcester MacFarlane, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Seth’s paternal grandmother, Selina Alfreda Shean, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Seth’s maternal grandfather, Arthur Woodbury Sager, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Seth’s maternal grandmother, Berta Rogers, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org