Birth Name: Ashley Nicole Rickards
Place of Birth: Sarasota, Florida, U.S.
Date of Birth: May 4, 1992
Ethnicity: English, Irish, Scottish, German, 1/32 Swedish
Ashley Rickards is an American actress. She is known for her roles on the shows One Tree Hill, Awkward, and The Flash, in the films Gamer, Fly Away, Struck by Lightning, Sassy Pants, At the Devil’s Door, A Haunted House 2, Behaving Badly, The Outcasts, and Smiley Face Killers, and in the music video “How to Save a Life.”
Ashley’s paternal grandfather was James William “Bill” Rickards (the son of Donald Rickards and Emma Louise Hazelton). James was born in Nova Scotia, Canada. Donald was born in Nova Scotia, the son of William Walter Rickards and Mary O’Brien. Emma was born in Nova Scotia, the daughter of James Hazelton and Rachel.
Ashley’s paternal grandmother was Helen Elizabeth White (the daughter of Mott Hayes White and Mary M. Ryer). Helen was born in Maine. Mott was born in New Hampshire, the son of Scott Lougee White and Catherine Butler. Mary was born in Canada, the daughter of Robert P. Ryer and Alice Hipson.
Ashley’s maternal grandfather is Donald N. “Don” Reed (the son of Howard Wesley Reed and Minerva Louise Mitchell). Donald was born in Maine. Howard was born in Maine, the son of Eugene H. Reed and Susie May Farley. Minerva was born in Maine, the daughter of Nathaniel M. Mitchell and Mary Mae McCaslin.
Ashley’s maternal grandmother is Geraldine Fern “Geri” Keyes (the daughter of Leon Earl Keyes/Keys and Mildred Lucille Hibbard). Geraldine was born in Nebraska. Leon was born in Nebraska, the son of George Benjamin Keyes/Keys and Ethel Lala Houser, whose mother was Swedish. Mildred was born in Pennsylvania, the daughter of Guy Orval Hibbard and Claudia Margaret Burchard/Birchard.
Sources: Obituary of Ashley’s paternal grandfather, James William “Bill” Rickards – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Ashley’s paternal grandmother, Helen Elizabeth (White) Rickards – https://www.legacy.com
Obituary of Ashley’s aunt (mother’s sister) – http://legacy.com
Obituary of Ashley’s maternal great-uncle (grandfather’s brother) – http://obituaries.bangordailynews.com