Merritt Patterson

by madman on August 19, 2018

Merritt Patterson – “The Royals” TV Series UK Premiere – Arrivals – Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Knightsbridge – London, UK – Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos

Birth Name: Merritt Marnie Patterson

Place of Birth: Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

Date of Birth: September 2, 1990

Ethnicity: Scottish, English

Merritt Patterson is a Canadian actress. She is the daughter of Leslie and David Patterson.

Merritt’s paternal grandfather was Douglas William Patterson (the son of William Davenport Patterson and Sarah Jane Whyte). Sarah was the daughter of John Whyte, who was Scottish, and of Sarah Jane Howe, who was English.

Merritt’s paternal grandmother was Elizabeth Bonner Jepson (the daughter of Gordon Leigh Jepson and Elizabeth Ann Jessie Peat). Gordon was the son of John James Jepson, who was English, and of Emma Baynes. Merritt’s great-grandmother Elizabeth was the daughter of James Peat, who was Scottish, and of Elizabeth Bonner, whose parents were Scottish.

Merritt’s maternal grandparents were Ronald Carpenter and a woman surnamed Banks.

Sources: Genealogy of Merritt Patterson –

Obituary of Merritt’s paternal grandmother, Elizabeth Bonner Jepson –


Jay Huguley

by madman on August 19, 2018

Jay Huguley – Ubisoft’s “Rainbow Six Siege” Launch Party – Arrivals – Exchange LA – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Guillermo Proano / PR Photos

Birth Name: James S. Huguley

Place of Birth: Englewood, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 26, 1966

Ethnicity: English, Scottish

Jay Huguley is an American actor. He is the son of Katherine McCrae (Yarborough), a housewife, and Arthur Whitfield Huguley III, a commodities trader and President of Westway Trading Corporation.

Jay’s paternal grandfather was Arthur Whitfield Huguley (the son of Arthur Whitfield Huguley and Mary/May E. Wilder). Arthur was the son of Harrison W. Huguley and Ellen C. Todd. Mary was the daughter of Charles W. Wilder and Anna A. Pearson.

Jay’s paternal grandmother was Constance Creighton (the daughter of Albert Morton Creighton and Margaret Abbott). Albert was the son of George A. Creighton and Ella H. Morton. Margaret was the daughter of Warren J. Abbott and Alice Cooper.

Jay’s maternal grandfather was Milton Garris Yarborough (the son of Franklin Curtis Yarborough and Romelia Marsh).

Jay’s maternal grandmother was Mary K. Covington (the son of Marvin/Martin John Covington and Kate/Katie McRae). Marvin was the son of Martin Covington and Angeline Ann Newton. Kate was the daughter of John D. McRae and Bettha Jane Sinclair.

Sources: Genealogy of Jay’s father –

Genealogy of Jay’s mother –


Jean Smart

by madman on August 19, 2018

Jean Smart – 18th Annual Women’s Image Network Awards – Skirball Cultural Center – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Sheri Determan /

Birth Name: Jean Elizabeth Smart

Place of Birth: Seattle, Washington, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 13, 1951

*Scottish (father)
*English, Irish, small amount of Welsh (mother)

Jean Smart is an American actress.

She is the daughter of Kathleen Marie “Kay” (Sanders) and Douglas Alexander Smart, a teacher. Her father was born in Seattle, to Scottish parents, from Forfarshire. Her mother was born in Washington, of English, Irish, and a small amount of Welsh descent.

Jean is married to actor Richard Gilliland, with whom she has two children.

Jean’s paternal grandfather was Alexander Smart (the son of David Smart and Catherine Cameron). Alexander was born in Monikie, Angus. David was the son of David Smart and Margaret Mill. Catherine was the daughter of Duncan Cameron and Flora Stewart.

Jean’s paternal grandmother was named Jean Suttle.

Jean’s maternal grandfather was Joseph Hume Sanders (the son of John Philip Sanders and Elizabeth Ann Hume). Joseph was born on Prince Edward Island, Canada. John was the son of Philip Sanders, who was English, and of Sarah Agnes Compton. Elizabeth was the daughter of David Henry Hume and Emily Compton.

Jean’s maternal grandmother was Josephine Phoebe Armour (the daughter of Thomas Armour and Katie Marie Duhig). Josephine was born in Washington, to Canadian parents. Thomas was the son of Irish parents, Robert Armour and Phoebe Ann Stinson. Katie was the daughter of American parents, from Massachusetts, Dennis Dexter Duhig, whose father was Irish, and Marietta Josephine Spear.

Sources: Genealogy of Jean Smart –


Buddy Roemer

by follers on August 18, 2018

Photo by Gage Skidmore

Birth Name: Charles Elson Roemer III

Place of Birth: Shreveport, Louisiana, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 4, 1943

Ethnicity: German, English, Scottish, Welsh, Irish

Buddy Roemer is an American politician, investor, and banker. He was a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Louisiana, from January 3, 1981 to March 14, 1988, and Governor of Louisiana, from March 14, 1988 to January 13, 1992. He was a Democrat until 1991, and has been mostly a Republican since.

He was a candidate for the Republican Party’s, the Reform Party’s, and the Americans Elect party’s, nominations for President of the United States in 2012.

Buddy is the son of Juliet Adeline (McDade) and Charles E. Roemer II (Charles Elson Roemer II), a farmer and businessperson, who was Louisiana Commissioner of Administration. Buddy is married to Scarlett. He has three children.

Buddy’s paternal grandfather was Charles Elson “Pete” Roemer (the son of Franklin Daniel Roemer and Eleanor Williams). Charles was born in Ohio.

Buddy’s paternal grandmother was named Maggie Lucille Crocker. Maggie was born in Oklahoma.

Buddy’s maternal grandfather was Ross Elias McDade (the son of James Germany McDade and Sarah Fort “Sallie” Connell). Ross was born in Louisiana. James was the son of James Germany McDade and Nancy Miller. Sarah was the daughter of Thomas Dixon Connell and Dorothy Berry “Dollie” Fort.

Buddy’s maternal grandmother was Ethel Earle Elston (the daughter of Joseph Walker Elston and Emily Ogilvie Moore). Ethel was born in Louisiana. Joseph was the son of William Clark Elston and Adeline Findley. Emily was the daughter of Barnard Dudley Moore and Sarah Isabella.

Sources: Genealogy of Buddy Roemer –

Genealogies and obituaries of Buddy’s parents –

Buddy’s maternal grandparents, Ross Elias McDade and Ethel Earle Elston, on the 1920 U.S. Census –


Evan Bayh

by follers on August 18, 2018

Birth Name: Birch Evans Bayh III

Place of Birth: Shirkieville, Indiana, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 26, 1955

Ethnicity: German, Norwegian, English, Welsh, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, remote Dutch and Cornish

Evan Bayh is an American politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he has been Secretary of State of Indiana, from December 1, 1986 to January 9, 1989, Governor of Indiana, from January 9, 1989 to January 13, 1997, and a U.S. Senator from Indiana, from January 3, 1999 to January 3, 2011.

He was, briefly and more or less, a candidate for the Democratic Party’s nomination for President of the United States in 2008.

Evan is the son of Marvella Belle (Hern), a breast cancer activist, and Birch Bayh, a politician, who was a U.S. Senator from Indiana, from 1963 to 1981, and had himself run for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination, in 1976.

Evan is married to attorney Susan Bayh, with whom he has two children.

Evan’s paternal grandfather was Birch Bayh (Birch Evans Bayh), an NCAA head basketball coach (the son of Frederick C. Bayh and Nettie/Mettie Evans). Evan’s grandfather Birch was born in Indiana. Frederick was born in Indiana, the son of German parents, from Württemburg, Christopher Bayh and Christina Crauf. Nettie was the daughter of Jesse Lewis Evans and Elizabeth Ann Evans.

Evan’s paternal grandmother was Leah Ward Hollingsworth (the daughter of John Harrison Hollingsworth and Mary Katherine Ward). Leah was born in Indiana. John was the son of James Hollingsworth and Mary Catherine Dovel. Evan’s great-grandmother Mary Katherine was the daughter of Anderson Ward and Elizabeth Jane Rolls/Roll.

Evan’s maternal grandfather was Delbert Murphy Hern (the son of Ernest Hern and Laura Vercilla Murphy). Delbert was born in Oklahoma. Ernest was the son of Overton C. Hern and Elizabeth R. “Bettie” Patton. Laura was the daughter of Thomas Jefferson Murphy and Mariah Glover.

Evan’s maternal grandmother was Bernett E. Monson (the daughter of Elef Monson and Belle Koetke). Bernett was born in North Dakota. Elef was Norwegian, and was the son of Lillian Morvilla. Belle was the daughter of Ernest Koetke, who was born in Hannover, Germany, and of Louisa, who was born in Illinois, to German parents.

Sources: Genealogies of Evan Bayh –