Alison Lohman

Alison Lohman

Lohman in 2007, photo by Joe Seer/

Birth Name: Alison Marion Lohman

Place of Birth: Palm Springs, Riverside, California, United States

Date of Birth: September 18, 1979

Ethnicity: Irish, German, English, Scottish, 1/32 French-Canadian

Alison Lohman is an American actress. Her roles include Matchstick Men, Big Fish, Drag Me to Hell, Flicka, and Gamer, among others.

She is married to director, producer, and filmmaker Mark Neveldine, with whom she has three children.

Alison’s paternal grandfather was born under the surname Carmichael; his parents were Wade A. Carmichael and Edna C. Patrick. Alison’s grandfather was born in Minnesota. Edna re-married to Raymond/Ray/Roy A./E. Lohman, who adopted Alison’s grandfather, and Alison’s grandfather’s name was changed to Robert Wade Lohman. The surname Lohman was originally spelled Lohmann, and came from Raymond’s partial Swiss ancestry; Raymond was born in Minnesota. Alison’s biological great-grandfather Wade was the son of David O. Carmichael and Annie L. Tenser. Edna was born in Iowa. Alison’s great-grandmother Edna was born in Iowa, the daughter of Walter Ernest Patrick and Margaret Elizabeth Livingston.

Alison’s paternal grandmother was Ann McKusick (the daughter of Sherman Preston McKusick and Mabel/Mable Gay Neumeier). Ann was born in Minnesota. Sherman was born in Wisconsin, the son of Harrison J. McKusick and Mary Elizabeth Will. Mabel was born in Minnesota, the daughter of Friedrich/Frederich/Frederick Carl “Fred” Neumeier, who was born in Langenburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, and of Anna Catherine Glade, who was born in Minnesota, to German parents.

Alison’s maternal grandfather was Curtis George Dunham (the son of Curtis George Dunham and Genevieve Beatrice Louise Odette). Alison’s great-grandfather Curtis was the son of Frederic/Frederick C. Dunham and Grace Bates Gearhart. Genevieve was the daughter of Edmund/Edmond George Odette, a Canadian politician, whose father was French-Canadian, and of Ethel Beatrice Hobson.

Alison’s maternal grandmother was Marion Jean Jones (the daughter of Cecil Wernor Jones and Loretta Alfreda Murphy). Marion was born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Cecil was the son of Alfred Erie Frances Jones and Emma Mogk, who was of German descent. Loretta was the daughter of Michael Joseph Murphy and Ellen Catherine “Nellie” Flanigan, who were born in Ontario, both of them to Irish parents, with Ellen’s father being from Ardagh, Mayo.

Sources: Genealogy of Alison Lohman –

Alison’s paternal grandfather, Robert Wade Lohman, on the 1930 U.S. Census –
Robert Wade Lohman on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Alison’s paternal grandfather, Robert Wade Lohman –

Alison’s paternal great-grandfather, Wade A. Carmichael, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Alison’s paternal grandmother, Ann McKusick, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Biography of Alison’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Edmund/Edmond George Odette –

Obituary of Alison’s maternal grandmother, Marion Jean (Jones) Dunham Aston –

6 Responses

  1. jonasbttencourt says:

    She shown great talent in her early roles, too bad she retired. She’s beautiful, her eyes and smile are so cute…

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