Bonnie Somerville

Bonnie Somerville – The Art of Elysium presents John Legend’s HEAVEN – Celebrating the 11th Anniversary – Arrivals – Barker Hangar – Santa Monica, CA, USA, 2018 – Photo Credit: Izumi Hasegawa / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Bonnie Jean Somerville

Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 24, 1974

Ethnicity: Irish, one eighth Czech, some Scottish, likely some English, possibly other

Bonnie Somerville is an American actress and singer.

Bonnie’s paternal grandfather was Gerard Weston Somerville, Sr. (the son of Vincent Benedict Somerville and Catherine Estelle “Stella” Mone). Gerard was born in Brooklyn, New York City. Vincent was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, the son of James Somerville, whose father was Scottish and whose mother was American; and of Bridget Cauley, whose father was Irish, and whose mother was born in England, and was likely of Irish descent. Bonnie’s great-grandmother Catherine was the daughter of Thomas Edward Mone, whose parents were Irish, and of Mary Jane “Jenny” Conroy, whose mother was Irish, and whose father was born in England, likely of Irish descent.

Bonnie’s paternal grandmother likely was named Virginia Marie.

Bonnie’s maternal grandfather was Richard Terence Barry (the son of Andrew Daniel Barry and Marie Frances Obraz). Richard was born in Brooklyn, New York City. Andrew was the son of Irish parents, Edward Barry and Anna Cullity. Marie was the daughter of Joseph Obraz and Mary Mastalka, who were the children of Czech immigrants.

Bonnie’s maternal grandmother was Eleanor T. O’Donnell (the daughter of James O’Donnell and Nora McBride). Eleanor was born in Brooklyn, New York City, to Irish parents. Nora was the daughter of Thomas McBride and Ellen MacTiernan, who was from Beagh, Leitrim.

Source: Obituary of Bonnie’s maternal grandmother, Eleanor T. (O’Donnell) Barry – http://obituaries.nydailynews.com

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  1. Erik1714 says:

    Ethnicity: Irish, one-eighth Czech, some Scottish, likely some English, possibly other

  2. Erik1714 says:

    Bonnie’s paternal grandfather was Gerard Weston Somerville Sr. (the son of Vincent Benedict Somerville and Catherine Estelle Mone). Gerard was born in Brooklyn, New York City. Vincent was the son of James Somerville, whose father was Scottish and mother was American, and Bridget Cauley, whose father was Irish and mother was born in England, likely of Irish descent. Catherine was the daughter of Thomas Edward Mone, whose parents were Irish, and Mary Jane Conroy, whose mother was Irish and father was born in England, likely of Irish descent.

    Bonnie’s paternal grandmother (likely) was names Virginia Marie.

    Bonnie’s maternal granfather was Richard Terence Barry (the son of Andrew Daniel Barry and Marie Frances Obraz). Richard was born in Brooklyn, New York City. Andrew was the son of Irish parents, Edward Barry and Anna Cullity. Marie was the daughter of Joseph Obraz and Mary Mastalka, both the children of Czech parents.

    Bonnie’s maternal grandmother was Eleanor T. O’Donnell (the daughter of James O’Donnell and Nora McBride). Eleanor was born in Brooklyn, New York City, to parents from Ireland. Nora was the daughter of Thomas McBride and Ellen MacTiernan, who was from Beagh, Leitrim.

    https://www.familysearch.org/tree/pedigree/landscape/GMWH-86X

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