Drew Starkey

LOS ANGELES – MAR 13: Drew Starkey at the “Love, Simon” Special Screening at Westfield Century City Mall Atrium on March 13, 2018 in Century City, CA, photo by kathclick

Birth Name: Joseph Andrew Starkey

Place of Birth: Hickory, North Carolina, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 4, 1993

Ethnicity: English, German, some Scottish and Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, more distant Swiss-German, remote French

Drew Starkey is an American actor. His roles include the shows Outer Banks and Scream: Resurrection.

Drew’s paternal grandfather is David Edgar Starkey (the son of Alfred Edgar Starkey, Sr. and Hazel Noble). Alfred was the son of Ollie Brown Starkey and Rachael Annie Bennett, and had deep roots in the U.S. Hazel’s mother may have been named Alice.

Drew’s paternal grandmother was Alice Louise Moffett (the daughter of Charles Hull Moffett and Marion Emma Hutton). Alice was born in Rolette, North Dakota. Charles was born in Pyongyang, now North Korea, to American Presbyterian missionaries, The Rev. Samuel Austin Moffatt and Dr. Mary Alice Fish, who both partly had deep roots in the U.S. Marion was the daughter of Peter Hutton, whose father was Scottish, and of Etta Louise Ellrich, whose grandparents were all German immigrants.

Drew’s maternal grandfather was Charles Weldon Ballard (the son of Charles Sidney Ballard and Ellie Matilda Pender). Drew’s grandfather Charles was born in Mecklenburg, North Carolina, and had deep roots in the U.S. Drew’s great-grandfather Charles was the son of Sidney Leroy Ballard and Anna Henrietta Wally, whose father was German. Ellie was the daughter of William Luther Pender and Mary Lou Ada Archer.

Drew’s maternal grandmother was Shirley Bostian Hefner (the daughter of Bennett Hill Hefner and Flora Josephine Ferris). Shirley was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, and had deep roots in the U.S. Bennett was the son of William Troy Hefner and Aletha Olivia Bostian. Flora was the daughter of William Lee Ferris and Harriet Matilda Richards.

Sources: Genealogy of Drew Starkey – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Drew’s paternal great-uncle (grandfather’s brother) – https://www.legacy.com

Obituary of Drew’s paternal grandmother, Alice Louise (Moffett) Starkey – https://www.heraldtimesonline.com

Obituary of Drew’s maternal grandmother, Shirley Bostian (Hefner) Ballard — https://www.legacy.com

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