Birth Name: Emile Davenport Hirsch
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: March 13, 1985
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish (paternal grandfather), English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, German, remote French
Emile Hirsch is an American actor. He is known for starring in the films The Emperor’s Club, The Girl Next Door, Alpha Dog, Into the Wild, Speed Racer, Killer Joe, and The Autopsy of Jane Doe, among many others.
Emile is the son of Margaret, a visual artist, and David Hirsch, an entrepreneur and producer. Emile’s paternal grandfather was Jewish (of German Jewish and English Jewish descent). Emile also has English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, German, and remote French, ancestry. Emile has a son.
Emile’s paternal grandfather was Milton Morris Hirsch (the son of Gustav Hirsch and Katherine “Kate”/”Katie” Ross). Milton was born in New York. Gustav was born in New York, to German Jewish parents, Moses Hirsch and Hannah, who were from Prussia. Katherine was born in New York, the daughter of Emanual/Emanuel Ross and Rebecca Nelson, who were of English Jewish/German Jewish background.
Emile’s paternal grandmother was Doris Lucille Morgan (the daughter of Charles W. Morgan and Tahama Jewel Dimick/Dimmick). Doris was born in California. Tahama was the daughter of Augusta Rhoda Dimmick.
Emile’s maternal grandfather was John Scott Davenport (the son of Omer Earl Davenport and Mary Margaret Baldis). John was born in Illinois. Omer was the son of William/Willilam Ashbury/Asbury Davenport and Sarah Cordialia/Cordelia Ann Parkhurst. Mary Margaret was the daughter of Allen Burton Baldis and Julia Susan Walker.
Emile’s maternal grandmother was Dorothy Matilda Milliken (the daughter of James Douglas Milliken and Esther Mae Lang). Dorothy was born in Illinois. James was the son of David Milliken, whose parents were emigrants from Northern Ireland, and of Alice Belle Palmer.
Sources: Emile’s paternal grandfather, Milton Morris Hirsch, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Emile’s paternal great-grandfather, Gustav Hirsch, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Emile’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Moses Hirsch and Hannah, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Emile’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Augusta Rhoda (Dimmick) Davis – https://www.findagrave.com
Genealogy of Emile Hirsch (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://www.paulsfamilyhistory.com
Genealogy of Emile’s mother (focusing on her father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Obituary of Emile’s maternal grandfather, John Scott Davenport – http://www.pamunkeydavenport.com
Genealogy of Emile’s maternal great-grandfather, Omer Earl Davenport – https://www.ancestry.co.uk