Bobby Coleman

Bobby Coleman – “The Last Song” World Premiere, 2010 – Photo Credit: Albert L. Ortega / PR Photos 

Birth Name: Robert Moorhouse Coleman III

Place of Birth: Pasadena, California, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 5, 1997

Ethnicity: English, Ashkenazi Jewish (one eighth), Irish, German, Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish

Bobby Coleman is an American actor. He has had leading roles in the films Martian Child, Post Grad, and The Last Song, and appeared on the show R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour. His sister is actress Holliston Coleman.

Bobby’s paternal grandfather was Robert Moorhouse/Moorehouse Coleman (the son of Fred Hughes Coleman and Helen Moorhouse). Robert was born in Hawaii. Fred was born in Arkansas, the son of Edward Gallie Coleman and Mary Elizabeth Boddie. Helen was born in Pennsylvania, the daughter of Robert T. Moorhouse and Kate Wharton.

Bobby’s paternal grandmother was Claire Virginia Baum (the daughter of Seymour Jesse Baum and Anne/Anna Margaret Lynch). Claire was born in New York. Seymour was born in New York, to Jewish parents, Alfred Baum, from Kórnik, Poznański, Poland, and Lucy Grund/Grant, from Ostrow Wielkopolski, Poland. Anne was born in Delaware, the daughter of Thomas James Lynch and Margaret/Mary Agnes Batterbuch/Batterbury, and all of her grandparents were Irish.

Bobby’s maternal grandfather was Paul Conrad Berg (the son of Conrad Dietrick/Diedrich Berg and Etta Almira Luce). Paul was born in Hallstead, Pennsylvania. Conrad was the son of Conrad Henrich Wilhelm Diederick/Diedrich Berg, who was German, and of Sarah Emeline Baker. Etta was the daughter of Spencer Watson Luce and Emily Alice Webster.

Bobby’s maternal grandmother was Rosalie Elizabeth Helm (the daugther of Lee Roy Helm and Rose Etta Dewey). Rosalie was born in Kansas. Lee was the son of John Douglas Helm and Susan Caroline Bell. Rose was the daughter of Charles Anson Dewey, Jr. and Emma Matilda Crawford.

Sources: Bobby’s paternal grandfather, Robert Moorhouse/Moorehouse Coleman, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Genealogy of Bobby’s paternal grandmother, Claire Virginia Baum –

Obituary of Bobby’s paternal grandmother, Claire Virginia (Baum) Coleman –

Bobby’s paternal great-grandfather, Seymour Jesse Baum, on the 1900 U.S. Census –

Article about Bobby’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Thomas James Lynch –

Genealogy of Bobby Coleman (focusing on his mother’s side) –

Genealogies of Bobby’s maternal grandparents, Paul Conrad Berg and Rosalie Elizabeth (Helm) Berg –

Obituary of Bobby’s maternal grandfather, Paul Conrad Berg –

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