Birth Name: Bret McKinley Roberts
Place of Birth: Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.
Date of Birth: March 27, 1974
Ethnicity: English, as well as some Scottish and German, and distant Dutch
Bret Roberts is an American actor, musician, painter, poet, and filmmaker.
Bret’s paternal grandfather is Charles Erling Roberts (the son of Percy Roberts and Gertrude Rocke). Charles was born in Epsom, Surrey, England.
Bret’s paternal grandmother is Muriel Blanche Beaufoy (the daughter of Edward Spencer Beaufoy and Frances Mary Bachelor/Batchelor). Muriel was born in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. Edward was born in England, the son of Samuel Beaufoy and Mary Ann Ayling. Frances was born in Australia, the daughter of William Eastgate Batchelor and Matilda Partridge, whose parents were English.
Bret’s maternal grandfather is Donald Augustus Graham (the son of William Kreidler Graham and Elizabeth/Bessie/Bizie B. Vanhorne). Donald was born in California. William was born in Pennsylvania, to a mother surnamed Kreidler. Elizabeth was born in Illinois, the daughter of Augustus Knapp Vanhorne and Elizabeth Sloan Bacon.
Bret’s maternal grandmother is Jean L. Gordon (the daughter of Clarence E. Gordon and Alice Mirl Thatcher). Jean was born in California. Clarence was born in New York, the son of Alexander Fraser Gordon, whose father was Scottish, and of Sarah Jane Colwell. Alice was born in Michigan, the daughter of Marshall Pierson Thatcher and Isolene Jane Lawrence.
Sources: Marriage record of Bret’s paternal grandparents, Charles Erling Roberts and Muriel Blanche (Beaufoy) Casselberry – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Bret’s maternal grandfather, Donald Augustus Graham – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Bret’s maternal grandmother, Jean (Gordon) Graham – http://goldcountrymedia.com