Birth Name: Stephen Glenn Martin
Place of Birth: Waco, Texas
Date of Birth: August 14, 1945
Ethnicity: English, some Scottish, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), and German, distant French
Steve Martin is an American actor, musician, comedian, writer, producer, and banjo player. He is the son of Mary Lee (Stewart) and Glenn Vernon Martin. He has English, as well as a smaller amount of Scottish, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), German, and distant French, ancestry.
Steve’s paternal grandfather was Homer Hall Martin (the son of William Samuel Martin and Elizabeth Jane Martin). Steve’s great-grandmother Elizabeth was the daughter of Robert Washington Martin and Eliza Smart.
Steve’s paternal grandmother was Dora Lee Holmes (the daughter of Edward Henry Holmes and Ida Mae Davenport). Edward was the son of Edward Camp Holmes and Leah R. Popham. Ida was the daughter of Elza Alexander Davenport and Frances Catherine Ferguson.
Steve’s maternal grandfather was William Marcus Stewart (the son of William R. Stewart and Mollie E. Richardson).
Steve’s maternal grandmother was Katherine/Kathryn “Kate” Laura Siddall (the daughter of Stephen Jasper Siddall and Minnie Permelia Miller). Steve’s great-grandfather Stephen was the son of Abner S. Y. Siddall. Minnie was the daughter of James Norman Miller and Mary Ann Tisdale.
Genealogy of Steve’s father (focusing on his own mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Steve’s paternal great-grandmother, Elizabeth Jane Martin, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Steve’s maternal great-grandmother, Minnie Permelia Miller – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
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