Ian Casselberry

Casselberry in 2018, photo by kathclick/Bigstock.com

Birth Name: Ian Michael Casselberry

Place of Birth: San Francisco, California, United States

Date of Birth: May 3, 1979

*father – African-American
*mother – Portuguese

Ian Casselberry is an American actor.

His father is African-American. His mother is from Hawaii, and is of Portuguese descent. They are pictured here and here, respectively.

Ian’s paternal grandfather was Booker T. Casselberry (the son of Booker Casselberry and Mattie Lee Kidd). Ian’s grandfather Booker was born in Illinois. Ian’s great-grandfather Booker was born in Alabama, the son of Edmond Dumas Casselberry and Emma Bowen. Mattie was born in Alabama, the daughter of Dice/Dyce Kidd and Cora L. Pinkin.

Ian’s paternal grandmother is Mildred Elizabeth Carriker (the daughter of Eddie Carriker and Daisy Barron/Baron). Mildred was born in Ohio. Eddie was born in Georgia, and likely was the son of Will Carriker/Carreker and Mary Hinton. Daisy was born in Georgia.

Ian’s maternal grandfather was named Joseph/Antonio Pacheco. Joseph was born in Hawaii, and was listed as “Portuguese” on the 1930 U.S. Census.

Ian’s maternal grandmother was Elizabeth “Bessie” Torres (the daughter of Joaquim/Joaquin Torres and Joaquina Oliveira). Elizabeth was born in Hana, Maui, Hawaii. Joaquim was born in Maui, to Portuguese parents from Madeira Island, Francisco Torres and Jesuína do Espírito Santo. Joaquina was born in Makawao, Maui, Hawaii, to Azorean Portuguese parents, João D’Oliveira and Marianna Augusta da Costa Martins, who were from São Miguel Island.

Sources: Obituary of Ian’s paternal grandfather, Booker T. Casselberry – http://newspapers.com

Obituary of Ian’s paternal great-grandfather, Eddie Carriker – http://newspapers.com

Genealogy of Ian’s maternal uncle – http://geni.com

Obituary of Ian’s maternal uncle – http://legacy.com

1 Response

  1. Akwaba says:

    Why are there many Portuguese people in Hawaii ?

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