Alison Haislip

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Birth Name: Alison Fesq Haislip

Place of Birth: Tewksbury Township, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 6, 1981

Ethnicity: German, Italian, French-Canadian

Alison Haislip is an American actress and television correspondant.

Alison’s paternal grandfather was Edward Thomas Haislip (the son of Richard Allen Haislip and Mare Mauguerite Thomas). Richard was the son of Reuben Drake Haislip and Moritzetta Susan “Etta” Heller, whose father was from Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic, and was likely an ethnic German. Mare Mauguerite was born in Québec, Canada.

Alison’s paternal grandmother was named Ethel Amelia Weiss (the daughter of Addie Ackerman). Addie was the daughter of John Augustus Ackerman and Emma Schreiber.

Alison’s maternal grandfather was John Fred Henry Fesq (the son of Edward Julius Fesq and Alberta S. Behm). John was born in New Jersey. Edward was the son of Johann/John Fritz Henry Fesq, who was German, and of Margarethe/Margaret Elizabeth Brud/Brust, whose own parents, Joseph Brust and Barbara Williams, were German. Alberta was the daughter of Vallera.

Alison’s maternal grandmother was Natalie Nicola Nasuti (the daughter of Vincenzo “James” Nasuti and Antoinette Breghella). Natalie was born in New Jersey, to Italian parents, with Vincenzo being from Lanciano, Province of Cheti, Abruzzo.

Sources: Genealogy of Alison’s mother –

Alison’s maternal grandfather, John Fred Henry Fesq, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Alison’s maternal grandfather, John Fred Henry Fesq –

Information about Alison’s maternal grandmother, Natalie Nicola Nasuti’s, family –

1 Response

  1. andrew says:

    Vincenzo “James” Nasuti was born in Lanciano. Province of Cheti, Abruzzo, Italy.

    Information about Alison’s maternal grandmother’s family –

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