Birth Name: Chandler Carlton Riggs
Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Date of Birth: June 27, 1999
Ethnicity: English, Scottish, German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, distant Danish, Dutch, Belgian Flemish, and Welsh
Chandler Riggs is an American actor and DJ. He uses the name Eclipse for his electronic music career. He is known for his roles on the shows The Walking Dead and A Million Little Things and in the films Get Low, Mercy (2014), Keep Watching, and Inherit the Viper.
Chandler’s paternal grandfather is William Dorice Riggs, Jr. (the son of William Dorice Riggs and Verna Anderson). Chandler’s grandfather William was born in Georgia. Chandler’s great-grandfather William was the son of Stephen Jackson Riggs and Rachel Lenora Brannen. Verna was the daughter of Charles Morgan Anderson and Ann Jane Brannen.
Chandler’s paternal grandmother was Betty Foss (the daughter of David Leslie “Dave” Foss and Rita Louise Franklin). Betty was born in Georgia. David was the son of Leland Lesley Foss, whose father was from St. Croix, Virgin Islands, and had Danish and Dutch/Flemish ancestry; and of Ann N. Thrift. Rita was the daughter of Leonard Franklin.
Chandler’s maternal grandfather is Milton Eugene Carlton (the son of Milton Carlton and Ruby Mae Murray). Chandler’s great-grandfather Milton was the son of William Franklin Carlton and Mamie Florence Wrinkle. Ruby was the daughter of Robert Ross Murray and Sloma Jane Hysinger.
Chandler’s maternal grandmother was Carol Ann Rothermel (the daughter of Walter C. Rothermel and Lucile Griffith). Walter was the son of Henry Curtis Rothermel and Fernie D. Burris. Lucile was the daughter of Duward V. Griffith and Ruby Hilton.
Sources: Chandler’s paternal grandmother, Betty Foss, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Chandler’s paternal grandmother, Betty (Foss) Riggs – http://www.legacy.com
Obituary of Chandler’s maternal great-grandmother, Ruby Mae (Murray) Carlton – http://www.fikefh.com
Genealogy of Chandler’s maternal great-great-great-grandmother, Nina Edna (Hicks) Murray (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://www.geni.com
Obituary of Chandler’s maternal grandmother, Carol Ann (Rothermel) Carlton – http://nl.newsbank.com
Chandler’s maternal great-grandparents, Walter C. Rothermel and Lucile Griffith, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org