Birth Name: Charlie Faulkner Plummer
Place of Birth: Poughkeepsie, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: May 24, 1999
Ethnicity: German, English, some Scottish, along with distant Dutch, Irish, Welsh, and French
Charlie Plummer is an American actor. His roles include the films Not Fade Away, King Jack, The Dinner (2017), All the Money in the World, Lean on Pete, The Clovehitch Killer, Dark Was the Night, Gully, Share, Words on Bathroom Walls, Spontaneous, Moonfall, A Perfect Day for Caribou, and Wildflower, and television’s Boardwalk Empire, Granite Flats, Looking for Alaska, and The First Lady.
He is the son of writer and producer John Christian Plummer and actress Maia Guest. His parents married in an Episcopalian ceremony. He was raised in Cold Spring, New York, as well as Los Angeles and New York City.
Charlie’s paternal grandfather is Joseph Thornton Plummer, Jr. (the son of Joseph Thornton Plummer and Harriet Louise Durbin/Durben). Charlie’s grandfather Joseph was born in Pennsylvania, and is a prominent advertising executive. Charlie’s great-grandfather Joseph was born in New Jersey, the son of Joseph Hildreth Plummer and Sarah Baker Harris. Harriet’s father, Leonidas John Durbin, was the son of English parents, while Harriet’s mother, Margaret Harriet Hoffman, had German ancestry.
Charlie’s paternal grandmother is Katharine Elizabeth Slagel (the daughter of Robert Bernard Schlaegel/Slagel and Katharine Elizabeth Elberfeld). Charlie’s grandmother Katharine is of German descent. Robert was the son of John Weller Schlaegel/Slagel, who was born in West Virginia, to German parents, and of Katherine Elizabeth “Katie” Koehler. Charlie’s great-grandmother Katharine Elberfeld was the daughter of Jacob Bauer Elberfeld and Katharine/Katherine “Katie”/”Kate” M. Mees, both of whom had roots in Bavaria.
Charlie’s maternal grandfather is Gareth Eugene Guest (the son of James Allen Guest and Mildred Beth Sinclair). Gareth was born in Alabama. James was the son of Allen Hamilton Guest and Ada Winfield Graves. Mildred was the daughter of Gordon Earl Sinclair and Effie Pearl Whiteside.
Charlie’s maternal grandmother is Patricia Ann Faulkner (the daughter of Ira Thomas Faulkner and Margaret Madelyn/Madeline Elnora Rauscher/Rauischer). Patricia was born in Florida. Ira was the son of John F./H. Faulkner and Sarah Loucinda/Lucinda/Louisa Rotton. Margaret was the daughter of Henry Rauscher/Rauischer, who was born in Florida, to German parents, and of Mathilde Helena Spach, who was born in Arkansas, to ethnic German parents from Alsace-Lorraine, Jean Frederic Joseph Spach and Amelie Frederique Gelbke.
Sources: Biographical information on Charlie’s paternal grandfather, Joseph Thornton Plummer, Jr. – https://prabook.com
Marriage announcement of Charlie’s paternal great-grandparents, Joseph Thornton Plummer and Harriet Louise Durbin/Durben – https://archive.org
Genealogy of Charlie’s paternal great-grandfather, Joseph Thornton Plummer (through Joseph’s brother, Leonard Ashton Plummer) (focusing on his own father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Charlie’s paternal great-grandfather, Joseph Thornton Plummer, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Charlie’s paternal great-grandfather, Robert Bernard Schlaegel/Slagel, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of Charlie’s mother (focusing on her father’s side) – http://jacob-berg-norway.50webs.org
Charlie’s maternal great-grandparents, Ira Thomas Faulkner and Margaret Madelyn/Madeline Elnora Rauscher/Rauischer, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Charlie’s maternal great-grandfather, Ira Thomas Faulkner, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Charlie’s maternal great-grandmother, Margaret Madelyn/Madeline Elnora Rauscher/Rauischer, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Charlie’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Henry Rauscher/Rauischer and Mathilde Helena Spach, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org