Aaron Paul

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Birth Name: Aaron Paul Sturtevant

Place of Birth: Emmett, Idaho, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 27, 1979

Ethnicity: English, some Scottish and German

Aaron Paul, born Aaron Paul Sturtevant, is an American actor and producer.

He is the son of Darla (Haynes) and The Rev. Robert Sturtevant, a Baptist minister. He has English, as well as a smaller amount of Scottish and German, ancestry. Many of his ancestral lines have been in the U.S. since the 1600s. Aaron is married to activist, actress, and director Lauren Parsekian, with whom he has two children.

Aaron’s patrilineal line traces to Samuel Sturtevant, who was born, c. 1618, in Rochester, Kent, England.

Aaron’s paternal grandfather is Leon Robert “Bob” Sturtevant (the son of The Rev. Leon Robert Sturtevant and Ethel Meta Walker). Aaron’s grandfather Leon was born in South Dakota. Aaron’s great-grandfather The Rev. Leon was a Protestant minister, and was the son of Joel Joseph Benton Sturtevant and Margaret Annabelle/Annaple Crane. Ethel was the daughter of Ferguson Eli Galvin Walker and Iva Pearle Foote.

Aaron’s paternal grandmother is Verna Lee Webb (the daughter of Glen/Glenn Howard Webb and Edna Viola McGinnis). Verna was born in Washington. Glen was the son of Charles Marion Webb and Mary Catherine Hockinsmith. Edna was the daughter of Andrew Washington McGinnis and Caroline Harriet Henderson.

Aaron’s maternal grandfather is Ennis Allen “Barney” Haynes (the son of Alva Haynes and Kanona Kansas “Nona” Small). Ennis was born in Kansas. Alva was the son of Alexander A. Haynes and Mary Elizabeth Blackwell. Kanona was the daughter of James Henry Small and Jennie Parthena Havens.

Aaron’s maternal grandmother is Erchel/Ershel Ball (the daughter of Maurice Edgar Ball and Agnes Melodie Bennett). Erchel was born in Idaho. Maurice was the son of Jonathan C. Ball and Margaret Pierce Yerkes. Agnes was the daughter of James William Bennett and Martha Ann Wilson.

Sources: Article about Aaron’s family – http://wei.stparchive.com

Family history of Aaron Paul – https://vitabrevis.americanancestors.org

Genealogies of Aaron’s paternal great-grandfather, Leon Robert Sturtevant – http://www.geni.com

Aaron’s paternal great-grandfather, Leon Robert Sturtevant, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Aaron’s paternal grandmother, Verna Lee Webb (focusing on her father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Aaron’s mother (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Aaron’s maternal grandfather, Ennis Allen Haynes, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Aaron’s maternal grandfather, Ennis Allen “Barney” Haynes – http://genforum.genealogy.com

Aaron’s maternal grandmother, Erchel/Ershel Ball, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Aaron’s maternal grandmother, Erchel/Ershel Ball (focusing on her own mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Obituary of Aaron’s maternal grandmother, Erchel/Ershel Ball’s, sister, Beulah Ann (Ball) Gilman – http://www.findagrave.com

14 Responses

  1. Jason 7 says:

    Isn’t the surname “Sturtevant” dutch?

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