Birth Name: Theresa Elizabeth Polo
Place of Birth: Dover, Delaware
Date of Birth: June 1, 1969
Ethnicity: Italian (paternal grandfather), German, English, some Scottish, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), Welsh
Teri Polo is an American actress. Her paternal grandfather was of Italian descent. The rest of her ancestry is German, English, and small amounts of Scottish, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), and Welsh.
Teri’s paternal grandfather was Vincent Masters Polo (the son of Busi Polo and Amelia). Busi and Amelia were Italian.
Teri’s paternal grandmother was Violet Elizabeth Lewis (the daughter of Clyde Reuben Lewis and Tena Belle Opdenhoff). Clyde was the son of Thomas M. Lewis and Abigail “Abby” Garrison Bloom. Tena was German, the daughter of Edward Herman Opdenhoff and Elizabeth Catherena/Catharine Gutter.
Teri’s maternal grandfather was James Herman Gentry, Sr. (the son of Mack Coy Gentry and Lucille Adeline/Addie May Bennett). Mack was the son of James Jesse Gentry and Mary Alice Yates. Lucille was likely the daughter of George Wilson Bennett and Lillian I. Perry.
Teri’s maternal grandmother was Dorothy Sara/Sarah Everhart (the daughter of James Luzerne/Louis Everhart and Nettie Remsen Brown). James was the son of Phillip Edgar Everhart and Ida Sarah McCorney. Nettie was the daughter of James Monroe Brown and Frances Rankin Beall.
Sources: Genealogy of Teri’s paternal great-grandfather, Clyde Reuben Lewis (focusing on his own mother’s side) – http://records.ancestry.com.au
Genealogy of Teri’s maternal grandmother, Dorothy Sara/Sarah Everhart (focusing on her own father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Obituary of Teri’s maternal grandmother, Dorothy Sara/Sarah (Everhart) Gentry – http://www.findagrave.com
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