Birth Name: Evan Crawford Crooks
Place of Birth: Fresno, California, United States
Date of Birth: July 15, 1994
Ethnicity: English, German, Irish, Northern Irish, Swiss-German, Welsh
Evan Crooks is an American actor.
Evan’s paternal grandfather likely was Herbert Edwin Crooks (the son of Willie/Willis Creighton Crooks and Elizabeth Ann Barley). Herbert was born in Grenville, Québec, Canada. Willis was the son of John Jervis Crooks, whose parents were English, from Hull, Yorkshire, and of Harriet Clementina Lummis, an English immigrant. Elizabeth was the daughter of Thomas Barley and Jane McFaul, who was of Northern Irish, from County Antrim, and English descent.
Evan’s paternal grandmother likely was Ethel Maude Knepper (the daughter of Oliver Benton Knepper and Margaret/Marggrat Maud Evans). Ethel was born in Pennsylvania. Oliver was born in Pennsylvania, the son of William Bolser Knepper, Jr. and Mary Ellen Seaman. Margaret was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, to Welsh parents.
Evan’s maternal grandfather was Winston Penn Handwerker, Jr. (the son of Winston Penn Handwerker, Sr. and Othella Crawford). Winston, Jr. was born in Tennessee. Winston, Sr. was born in Tennessee, the son of John V. Handwerker and Annie Wise. Othella was born in Tennessee, the daughter of David Mentor Crawford and Florence G. Anderson.
Evan’s maternal grandmother was Claude Joy Skillman (the daughter of Claude Frederick “Fred” Skillman and Leila Nolan). Evan’s grandmother Claude was born in Tennessee. Evan’s great-grandfather Claude was born in Louisiana, the son of Edward Skillman and Bell Reid. Leila was born in Mississippi, the daughter of George A. Nolan/Noland and Clementine Clunan, whose father was Irish.
Sources: Obituary of Evan’s maternal grandmother, Claude Joy (Skillman) Handwerker – http://skillmansofamerica.com