Aaron Stanford

HOLLYWOOD - APRIL 30: Aaron Stanford at Movieline's Hollywood Li

Stanford in 2006, photo by s_bukley/Bigstock.com

Place of Birth: Westford, Massachusetts, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 27, 1976

Ethnicity: French-Canadian (maternal grandfather), English, German/Alsatian German, more distant Irish and Welsh

Aaron Stanford is an American actor. His roles include the films Tadpole, 25th Hour, X2: X-Men United, Rick, Winter Solstice, Spartan, Runaway, The Hills Have Eyes (2006), Live Free or Die, X-Men: The Last Stand, Flakes, The Cake Eaters, and Clinical, and the shows Nikita, 12 Monkeys, and Fear the Walking Dead.

He is the son of Judith, a professor of English, and Don Stanford, who works in publishing. His brother, David, is a musician.

Aaron’s paternal grandfather was Donald Elwin Stanford (the son of Ernest Elwood Stanford and Alice Lyndon Carroll). Donald was born in Massachusetts. Ernest was the son of George Elwin Stanford and Mary Emily Peck. Alice was the daughter of Charles Robert Carroll, whose paternal grandparents were Irish, and of Ina Lyndon Allen.

Aaron’s paternal grandmother was Edna Gloria Goodwin (the daughter of Leroy Linton/Liston “Roy” Goodwin and Edna Kathryn Desserich). Aaron’s grandmother Edna was born in Colorado. Leroy was the son of Joel Elijah Goodwin and Martishia C. Parrish. Aaron’s great-grandmother Edna was of German descent, from the Alsace-Lorraine region, the daughter of Jacques Desserich and Catherine Gredy.

Aaron’s maternal grandfather was Gilbert Arthur Dupras (the son of Frederick L. Dupras and Lucy May Lebel/Bell/Bel). Gilbert was born in Massachusetts, of French-Canadian descent through both of his parents. Frederick was the son of Louis Dupras and Emma Fountain. Lucy was the daughter of William Lebel/Bell/Bel and Sophia Melle Latulippe.

Aaron’s maternal grandmother was Arline M. Stirk (the daughter of Edwin J. Stirk and Ida Cynthia Butler). Arline was born in Maine. Edwin was the son of Asa Worthing Stirk, who was born in Maine, to English parents, and of Mary E. Tanner. Ida was the daughter of Anson Morrill Butler/Butter and Mary Elizabeth Dodge.

Sources: Genealogy of Aaron Stanford – https://www.geni.com

Aaron’s paternal grandfather, Donald Elwin Stanford, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Aaron’s maternal grandmother, Arline M. (Stirk) Dupras – http://www.legacy.com

Aaron’s maternal great-grandfather, Edwin J. Stirk, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

4 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    *Leroy was the son of Joel Elijah Goodwin and Martishia C. Parrish.

  2. Harriet says:

    CORRECTION: He also has distant English ancestry (from his ‘Coffin’ ancestry), hailing from the fishing town of Brixham, Devon and also he has Welsh ancestry (from his ‘Williams’ ancestry).

  3. Pegzi says:

    holy shit he’s gorgeous

  4. celebfan says:

    Which one of his relatives was of Irish ancestry?

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