Clark James Gable
Date of Birth: September 20, 1988
Place of Birth: Malibu, Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Death: February 22, 2019
Place of Death: Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Ethnicity: German, one eighth Slovak, one eighth Italian, one eighth Ashkenazi Jewish, English, Irish, Scottish, Swiss-German, and remote Belgian
Clark James Gable, also known as Clark Gable III, was an American actor, model, and television presenter. He was the son of Tracy, a hairdresser, and John Clark Gable, an actor. His stepfather was singer and musician Jason Scheff. Clark had a daughter.
Clark’s father was of German, one quarter Slovak, Irish, English, Swiss-German, and remote Belgian, descent. Clark’s mother’s ancestry was one quarter Italian, one quarter German, one quarter Ashkenazi Jewish, and one quarter a mix of English, Scottish, and some German.
Clark’s paternal grandfather was actor Clark Gable (the son of William Henry Gable and Adeline Hershelman). Clark’s grandfather Clark was born in Ohio. William was of German, some Swiss-German, distant Irish, and remote Belgian, descent, and was the son of Charles Gable and Nancy Ann Stainbrook. Adeline was the daughter of John J. Hershelman, whose parents were German, and of Rosetta Clark, whose parents were Irish.
Clark’s paternal grandmother was actress Kay Williams (born Kathleen Gretchen Williams, the daughter of Jackson Franklin “John” Williams and Joan/Johanna Arelia Dechannel/Dechanell/Dehmel). Kay was born in Pennsylvania. Jackson had German and English ancestry, and was the son of George R. Williams and Alice Barbara Markey. Joan was born in Pennsylvania, to Slovak parents, Mike/Michael Dezambo/De Zamel and Mary Franklin.
Clark’s maternal grandfather was Ralph James Yarro (the son of Ralph James Yarro/Inorio and Ruth Mate/Mata Kiehne). Clark’s grandfather Ralph was born in Illinois. Clark’s great-grandfather Ralph was the son of Italian parents, Vito Vincenzo Inorio and Carolina/Caroline Primicerio/Pirmcero/Primeceo/Premcharico, from Naples. Ruth was born in Minnesota, to German parents, Ludwig Paul Herman Kiehne and Martha Tangerman.
Clark’s maternal grandmother was Linda Lore/Larae Lachman (the daughter of Earl Israel Lachman and Leah June Green). Linda was born in California. Earl was born in Maryland, to Jewish parents from the Russian Empire, Herman/Hyman Chiam Lachman, from Riga, Latvia, and Mary Goldman Finkelstein. Leah was born in Utah, to a Mormon family, and was the daughter of Amasa Lyman Green, whose father was English, and of Ada Lenora Cutler, whose mother was Scottish.
Sources: Genealogy of Clark James Gable – https://www.geni.com
Genealogy of Clark James Gable (focusing on his father’s side) – http://www.famechain.com
Genealogies of Clark’s paternal grandparents, Clark Gable and Kay Williams – https://www.findagrave.com
Genealogies of Clark’s paternal grandfather, Clark Gable – https://www.wikitree.com
Clark’s paternal great-grandfather, William Henry Gable, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Clark’s paternal great-grandmother, Adeline Hershelman, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Clark’s paternal grandmother, Kathleen Gretchen Williams, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Clark’s maternal great-grandfather, Ralph James Yarro/Inorio, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Clark’s maternal great-grandmother, Ruth Mate Kiehne, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Clark’s maternal great-grandfather, Earl Israel Lachman, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of Clark’s maternal great-grandmother, Leah June Green – https://www.findagrave.com
Joan’s mother’s surname was Franklin:
I think this is her:
She and her husband are both Slovak-speakers according to the records.
This also appears to be Joan’s parents’ graves:
In this record, Mike and Mary are actually both listed as born in America, in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and Long Island (?), New York, respectively:
Also the case here:
Ethnicelebs front page is scary
You never know who is dead
I like his diverse religious background:
Half Catholic, one quarter Protestant (likely of the Mennonite faith), one eighth Jewish, and one eighth Mormon.