David Moscow

David Moscow – “I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell” Los Angeles Premiere – Photo Credit: Chris Hatcher / PR Photos

Birth Name: David Raphael Moscow

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

Date of Birth: November 14, 1974

*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*English, French-Canadian, German, Scottish, distant Dutch and Swiss-German (mother)

David Moscow is an American actor, writer, director, producer, and activist.

David is the son of Patricia Joan (Sterner) and Jonathan Moscow. His father is Jewish. His mother was raised in the LDS (Mormon) church, and has English, one quarter French-Canadian, German, Scottish, and distant Dutch and Swiss-German, ancestry.

David’s paternal grandfather was Henry Irving Moscow (the son of Stella).

David’s paternal grandmother was Elsa Harriet Moolten (the daughter of Raphael/Rafael Jacob Moolten and Minnie H. Tigner). Raphael was born in Poland, the son of Jacob/Levi Moolten and Rose Ralph. Minnie was born in New York, the daughter of Elkan Tigner, who was born in Austria, and of Rebecca Hahn, who was born in Germany.

David’s maternal grandfather was Harry Horace Sterner (the son of William Robert Sterner and Ida May Lucier). William was the son of W. M. Sterner and Norand Robenson. Ida was born in Maiden, Montana, to French-Canadian parents, Octave Michael Lucier and Virginia Lorando/Laurendeau.

David’s maternal grandmother was Susan Helen Teeter (the daughter of Hartle Paris Teeter and Opal Ora Jones). Hartle was the son of Homer Paris Teeter and Susan Frances Hazelrigg. Opal was born in Sardis, Canada, to American parents, Thomas La Fayette Jones and Helen V. Colyer.

Sources: Genealogy of David Moscow (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com

David’s paternal grandmother, Elsa Harriet Moolten, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Elsa Harriet Moolten on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of David’s paternal grandmother, Elsa Harriet (Moolten) Moscow – http://www.legacy.com

David’s maternal great-grandmother, Ida May Lucier, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy and obituary of David’s maternal grandmother, Susan Helen (Teeter) Sterner – https://www.findagrave.com

Genealogies of David’s maternal great-grandfather, Hartle Paris Teeter (through Hartle’s brother, Archie Harl Teeter) – https://www.findagrave.com
https://www.ancestry.com (incorrectly identifies his mother as Ethel Violet Walbridge)

Genealogies of David’s maternal great-grandmother, Opal Ora Jones – https://www.ancestry.com

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