Birth Name: Ever Dawn Carradine
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: August 6, 1974
*father – English, German, Ashkenazi Jewish, Danish, Swiss-German, distant Irish and Dutch
*mother – possibly Ashkenazi Jewish
Ever Carradine is an American actress. She is the daughter of actor Robert Carradine and Susan Loren Snyder, a horse trainer’s assistant. She is a granddaughter of actors John Carradine and Sonia Sorel, a niece of actors Christopher Carradine and Keith Carradine, a half-niece of actors David Carradine and Michael Bowen, a cousin of actress, singer, and model Martha Plimpton and actress Sorel Carradine, and a half-cousin of actress Kansas Carradine. She is married to Coby Brown, with whom she has two children.
Ever’s paternal grandfather was John Carradine, an actor (born Richmond Reed Carradine, the son of William Reed Carradine and Genevieve Winifred Richmond). John was born in New York, New York, and had English, with distant Irish and Dutch, ancestry. William was the son of The Rev. Beverly Francis Carradine, who was a Methodist religious author, and of Laura Green Reid/Reed. Genevieve was the daughter of Horace Culver Richmond and Winifred/Winifrede “Winnie” Ryan.
Ever’s paternal grandmother was Sonia Sorel, an actress (the daughter of Henry Robert Gustav Henius and Lillian Dorothy Fuess). Sonia was born in Wisconsin. Henry was the son of Max Henius, a prominent biochemist, who was a Danish Jew, and of Johanne/Johanna Louise “Henne” Heiberg, who was of Danish background. Lillian was the daughter of Joseph Fuess, who was German, from Roentgen, Baden, and of Anna Fischer, who was of German and Swiss-German descent.
Ever’s maternal grandfather likely was Joseph Nathan Snyder (the son of Samuel Schneiderman and Pauline Korn). Joseph was born in New York, to a Russian Jewish father and an Austrian Jewish mother.
Ever’s maternal grandmother likely was Pearl Eleanor Siegelman (the daughter of Jacob Siegelman and Rose Neiman). Pearl was born in California, to a Polish Jewish father and a Hungarian Jewish mother.
The surname Carradine is sometimes said to have an Italian or Spanish origin. Ever’s last traceable patrilineal ancestor is believed to have been a man named Parker Carradine, who was born in Georgia, in North America, c. 1755. There is no evidence that Parker had Italian or Spanish ancestry.
Sources: A discussion of the Carradine family’s origins – http://www.familytreecircles.com
Genealogy of Ever Carradine – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Ever Carradine (focusing on her father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Ever’s paternal great-grandmother, Lillian Dorothy Fuess, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Ever’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Joseph Fuess and Anna Fischer – https://familysearch.org
Possibly a marriage record of Ever’s maternal grandparents – https://www.familysearch.org