Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Date of Birth: July 16, 1987
Ethnicity: English, Irish, Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Welsh, French
AnnaLynne McCord is an American actress, women’s activist, and model. Her roles include the films The Haunting of Molly Hartley, Fired Up!, and 68 Kill, and television’s 90210 and American Heiress.
AnnaLynne is the daughter of Sheri and David Lance McCord. Her father is a Christian minister. She was raised in Buford and Monroe, in Georgia.
There is an internet rumor that one of AnnaLynne’s grandmothers was Kenyan. This does not appear to be accurate.
AnnaLynne’s paternal grandfather was William Larry McCord (the son of James Broadus McCord and Edna Pearl Martin). William was born in Atlanta, Georgia. James was the son of William Robert McCord and Lourinda Elizabeth Blackwell. Edna was the daughter of John Milton Martin and Mary Ann Fortner.
AnnaLynne’s paternal grandmother is Peggy Thomas (the daughter of Lee Sanders Thomas and Etoyle Haynes). Lee was the son of Henry Lee Thomas and Mary Elizabeth Bessie Persons. Etoyle was the daughter of David Mathis Haynes and Bertie Mae McGarity.
AnnaLynne’s maternal grandfather is likely surnamed Hodges.
AnnaLynne’s maternal grandmother was Gloria Louise DuBois (the daughter of Clarence Hazel DuBois and Nettie Lou Hendry). Gloria was born in Pembroke, Georgia.
Sources: Obituary of AnnaLynne’s paternal grandfather, William Larry McCord – http://www.ajc.com
Death record of AnnaLynne’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Mary Ann (Fortner) Martin – https://www.familysearch.org
Marriage announcement of AnnaLynne’s maternal grandmother, Gloria Louise DuBois – https://www.newspapers.com
Obituary of AnnaLynne’s maternal grandmother, Gloria Louise (DuBois) Carter – https://www.flanderspowellfuneralhome.com