Dylan Penn

LOS ANGELES - NOV 12: Dylan Penn at the GQ 2013 "Men Of The Yea

Penn in 2013, photo by kathclick/Bigstock.com

Birth Name: Dylan Frances Penn

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: April 13, 1991

*paternal grandfather – Ashkenazi Jewish
*paternal grandmother – Italian, Irish
*mother – English, smaller amounts of Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Welsh, French, and Irish

Dylan Penn is an American model and actress. She is the daughter of actors Sean Penn and Robin Wright, and the niece of musician Michael Penn and actor Chris Penn. Dylan is the granddaughter of actor and director Leo Penn and actress Eileen Ryan (born Eileen Annucci). Her brother is actor Hopper Penn. She is a cousin of actor and model Charlie Wright.

Dylan’s father is of one half Ashkenazi Jewish (from Russia and/or Lithuania), one quarter Italian, and one quarter Irish, ancestry. Dylan’s mother is of English, with smaller amounts of Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Welsh, French, and Irish, ancestry.

Dylan’s paternal grandfather was Leo Z. Penn (the son of Moische/Maurice Daniel Penn and Elizabeth M. Melincoff). Leo was born in Massachusetts. Moische was a Jewish emigrant, from Merkinė, Lithuania, and was the son of Bebka or Lillian. Elizabeth was also a Jewish emigrant, from Russia or Lithuania, and was the daughter of Maurice Melincoff/Malinikoff and Sarah.

Dylan’s paternal grandmother was Eileen Annucci (the daughter of Americus William Annucci, born Amerigo Giuseppe Annucci, and of Rose Isabel Ryan). Eileen was born in New York. Americus was the son of Italian immigrants, Federico/Francisco Annucci, who was born in Potenza, Basilicata, and Sofia/Sophia Bettini. Rose was the daughter of Thomas Ryan, who was Irish, and of Mary Sheehan, who was born in New York, to Irish parents.

Dylan’s maternal grandfather is Freddie Wright (the son of Abner Green Wright and Helen Marie Patterson). Freddie was born in Texas. Abner was the son of Isaac William Wright and Ethel Rose Massey. Helen was the daughter of Ben Earl Patterson and Lena Grace Calvert.

Dylan’s maternal grandmother is Gayle Gaston (the daughter of Henry Leon Gaston and Thelma Pauline Hendrixson). Gayle was born in Texas. Henry was the son of Clyde Lee Gaston and Mary Fadeliah Dooley. Thelma was the daughter of Paul M. Hendrickson/Hendrixson and Thelma Davis.

Sources: Genealogy of Dylan Penn – https://www.geni.com

Genealogy of Dylan’s father – http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Dylan’s paternal grandfather, Leo Z. Penn, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Dylan’s paternal grandmother, Eileen Annucci, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Dylan’s paternal great-grandparents, Federico/Francisco Annucci and Sofia/Sophia Bettini – https://familysearch.org

Dylan’s paternal great-grandmother, Rose Isabel Ryan, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Dylan’s maternal great-grandfather, Abner Green Wright (focusing on his father’s side) – http://www.findagrave.com

2 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    this girl has potential. She’s the spitting image of her paternal grandmother Eileen Ryan/Annucci:


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