Birth Name: Emily Jordan Osment
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: March 10, 1992
Ethnicity: Irish, smaller amounts of English, German, Austrian, and Scottish, distant French
Emily Osment is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. She is the daughter of actors Theresa and Eugene Osment (Michael Eugene Osment), and the sister of actor Haley Joel Osment.
Emily’s paternal grandfather was Joseph Sloan Osment, Jr. (the son of Joseph Sloan Osment and Myrtie Lou Williams). Emily’s grandfather Joseph was born in Alabama. Emily’s great-grandfather Joseph was the son of Clarence Eugene Osment and Mary Josefa O’Keefe. Myrtie was the daughter of Matthew Martin Williams and Myrtie Shelby Hickey.
Emily’s paternal grandmother was Mary Leora Dinan (the daughter of William Alfred Dinan and Mary Cecelia/Cecilia May). Emily’s grandmother Mary was born in Illinois. William was the son of Fred/Ferdinand Gilbert Dinan and Leora E. Sinclair. Emily’s great-grandmother Mary was the daughter of John Francis May, whose parents were Irish, and of Mildred Tansey/Tansy, who also had Irish ancestry.
Emily’s maternal grandfather was Gordon Eugene Seifert (the son of Erhart/Ernhart/Ernest J. “Ernie” Seifert/Siefert and Agnes Mary McCardle). Gordon was born in Wisconsin. Ernest’s mother was Austrian. Agnes was the daughter of Patrick W. P. J. McCardle and Margaret “Maggie” Donnelly, who were born in Canada, both of them to Irish parents. Margaret’s father was from Armagh.
Emily’s maternal grandmother was Gertrude E. Mulvaney (the daughter of Ignatius Loyola Mulvaney and Katherine/Catherine Irene “Kate” Cavaness). Gertrude was born in Alabama. Ignatius was of Irish descent, the son of James C. Mulvaney and Mary Ann McManus. Katherine was the daughter of Willard D. Cavaness, who was of French, English, and German descent, and of Mary Ann McManus, who was of Irish descent.
Emily’s matrilineal line can be traced to her great-great-great-great-grandmother, Elizabeth Mary McClosty, who was born, c. 1805, in County Cavan, Ireland.
Sources: Genealogy of Emily Osment – https://www.geni.com
Marriage record of Emily’s paternal grandparents, Joseph Sloan Osment, Jr. and Mary Leora Dinan – https://www.familysearch.org
Genealogies and obituaries of Emily’s paternal grandparents, Joseph Sloan Osment, Jr. and Mary Leora (Dinan) Osment – https://www.findagrave.com
Obituary of Emily’s paternal grandfather, Joseph Sloan Osment, Jr. – http://funeralinnovations.com
Emily’s paternal great-grandparents, William Alfred Dinan and Mary Cecelia/Cecilia May, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Emily’s paternal great-grandfather, William Alfred Dinan, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Marriage record of Emily’s paternal great-great-grandparents, John Francis May and Mildred Tansey/Tansy – https://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of Emily Osment (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Emily’s maternal great-grandmother, Katherine/Catherine Irene “Kate” Cavaness (focusing on her own mother’s side) – http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com