Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Ethnicity: African-American, likely 1/16th African-Jamaican
Gerald Webb is an American actor, film director, and producer.
His parents are/were African-American. His father was also likely of one eighth African-Jamaican descent. They are pictured here and here. Gerald was raised in Sicklerville, New Jersey.
Gerald’s paternal grandfather was Nathaniel Gerald Webb (the son of William Preston Webb and Alice Gertrude Fitzgerald). Nathaniel was born in Pennsylvania. William was born in New Jersey, likely to a father from Jamaica/West Indies. Alice was born in Virginia.
Gerald’s paternal grandmother was Forresta Battis (the daughter of Forrest H. Battis and Fannie/Fanny Colson Boling). Forresta was born in Pennsylvania. Forrest was born in Pennsylvania, the son of Frisby Chilton Battis and Hallie Hoover. Fannie was born in Pennsylvania, the daughter of Thomas H. Boling and Margaret A. Marsten.
Gerald’s maternal grandfather was Robert Jorden/Gorden “Ray/Roy” Reynolds (the son of William L. Reynolds and Maud/Maude/Maudie Barly/Baluy/Bailey). Robert was born in North Carolina.
Gerald’s maternal grandmother was Sadie Katherine/Catherine Revels (the daughter of Virgil A. Revels and Clant/Clont D. Harris). Sadie was born in North Carolina. Virgil was born in North Carolina, the son of Redding Revels and Charlotte Elizabeth Bachellar/Bachetler/Bratheson. Clant was born in North Carolina, the daughter of Burl/Bull B. Harris and Mindy/Mindie/Amanda Victoria Kemp.
Sources: Obituary of Gerald’s father – http://mayfuneralhomes.com
Obituary of Gerald’s maternal grandmother, Sadie Katherine/Catherine (Revels) Reynolds – http://www.legacy.com
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