Eliza Coupe

Eliza Coupe – The Paley Center Presents “Happy Endings and Don’t Trust The B—- in Apartment 23” – Arrivals – The Paley Center – Beverly Hills, CA, USA, 2012 –  Photo Credit: Emiley Schweich / PR Photos

Birth Name: Eliza Kate Coupe

Place of Birth: Plymouth, New Hampshire, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 6, 1981

Ethnicity: English, Scottish

Eliza Coupe is an American actress and comedian.

Her father is from Harrisville, Rhode Island, and has recent English, along with some Scottish, ancestry. Her mother is from New Hampshire, and also has English roots.

Eliza has stated:

I have wanted to learn French forever, I’ve been determined to move over there and just be over there for the rest of my life. But I don’t know French, and my family’s French.

However, it is not clear whether Eliza’s French ancestry has been verified/documented.

Eliza’s paternal grandfather was Ernest Lincoln Coupe, Sr. (the son of Ernest Coupe and Lena Fawcett Maymon). Eliza’s grandfather Ernest was born in Rhode Island. Eliza’s paternal great-grandfather Ernest was born in England, the son of William H. Coupe and Elizabeth Wilson. Eliza’s paternal great-grandmother Lena was born in Rhode Island, the daughter of English parents, James Maymon and Elizabeth Barber.

Eliza’s paternal grandmother was Helen B. Whitehill (the daughter of Alfred Parmenter Whitehill and Sarah Edna Gay). Alfred was the son of John Whitehill, who was Scottish, and of Elizabeth A. “Lizzie” Parmenter. Sarah was the daughter of Jabez F./Spurzheim Gay and Bethia A. Bailey.

Eliza’s maternal grandfather was Carlton Ray “Cappy” Newell (the son of Guy J. Newell, Sr. and Mabel Melissa Woodin). Carlton was born in New Hampshire. Guy was the son of Leonard A. Newell and Elizabeth Johnson. Mabel was the daughter of Charles A. Woodin and Sarah Norris.

Eliza’s maternal grandmother was Grace Margaret Trask (the daughter of Charles E. Trask and Grace A. Clark). Eliza’s grandmother Grace was born in Massachusetts. Eliza’s great-grandfather Charles was born in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. Eliza’s great-grandmother Grace was from Cambridge, England.

Sources: Obituary of Eliza’s paternal grandfather, Ernest Lincoln Coupe, Sr. – http://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Eliza’s paternal great-grandparents, Ernest Coupe and Lena Fawcett Maymon – http://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Eliza’s paternal great-great-grandparents, John Whitehill and Elizabeth A. “Lizzie” Parmenter – http://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Eliza’s maternal grandparents, Carlton Ray “Cappy” Newell and Grace Margaret Trask – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Eliza’s maternal grandfather, Carlton Ray “Cappy” Newell – http://obittree.com

Marriage record of Eliza’s maternal great-grandparents, Guy J. Newell and Mabel Melissa Woodin – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Eliza’s maternal grandmother, Grace Margaret (Trask) Newell – http://obittree.com

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