Emily VanCamp

VanCamp in 2011, photo by kathclick/bigstock.com

Birth Name: Emily Irene VanCamp

Place of Birth: Port Perry, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: May 12, 1986

Ethnicity: Dutch or Belgian [Flemish], English, Irish, Scottish, possibly other

Emily VanCamp is a Canadian actress. She is known for starring on the series Revenge and as Sharon Carter in the Marvel saga. She is fluent in French. Her surname can be Dutch or Belgian [Flemish].

Emily is married to British actor Josh Bowman, with whom she has a daughter.

Emily’s maternal grandfather was James Allan Baird (the son of George Harvey Baird and Mary Hazel Finley). James was born in Saintfield, Ontario. George was the son of James Baird, whose parents were Irish, and of Bathaie Wallace, whose parents were Scottish. Mary was the daughter of Humphrey Finley, who had Irish ancestry, and of Margaret Henry.

Emily’s maternal grandmother was Mary I. Howsam (the daughter of Charles Newton Howsam and Mable Irene Williams). Mable was the daughter of Alonzo Williams and Mary Ethel Still.

Sources: Death records of Emily’s maternal grandparents, James Allan Baird and Mary I. (Howsam) Baird – https://www.findagrave.com

Obituary of Emily’s maternal grandfather, James Allan Baird – https://www.tributearchive.com


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14 Responses

  1. jackson9 says:

    Maternal grandfather’s father: George Harvey Baird (1896-1972) was born in Ontario, Canada to James Baird and Bethaie Wallace. James Baird was the son of Irish parents Robert James Baird and Mary McCully. Bethaie was the daughter of Scottish parents George Wallace and Margaret Gordon.
    Maternal grandfather’s mother: Mary Hazel Finley (1903-1982) was born in Ontario, Canada, the daughter of Humphrey Finley and Margaret Henry. Humphrey was the son of David Finley and Mary Jane Jackson. David’s Irish parents were named Humphrey Finley and Margaret Galloway. Mary’s Irish parents were named John Jackson and Maria Brady.
    Maternal grandmother’s parents: Charles Newton Howsam and Mable Irene Williams, the daughter of Alonzo Williams and Mary Ethel Still. Alonzo Williams was born in 1875 in Ontario Canada.
    Emily Van Camp is mainly Irish with some English + Scottish on her mothers side.

  2. Erik1714 says:

    Emily’s maternal grandfather was James Allan Baird.

    Emily’s maternal grandmother was named Mary.


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