Birth Name: James Martin Lafferty
Place of Birth: Hemet, Riverside, California, United States
Date of Birth: July 25, 1985
*Irish, English, German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish (father)
James Lafferty is an American actor, director, and producer. He starred in the series One Tree Hill. He is the son of Angie and Jeff Lafferty, who own a construction company. He has a younger brother, actor Stuart Lafferty.
James’s paternal grandparents are John E. Lafferty and Janette Irene Vail (the daughter of Harold John Vail and Esther Marie Finfrock). Harold was the son of Arthur Garwood Vail and Ethel Leona Hall. Esther was the daughter of Irving Grant Finfrock and Sarilda Jane Marvel.
James’s maternal grandfather is Ricardo Ramon Escarsega (the son of Jesus “Jessie” Escarsega and Marina Lopez). Jesus was born in California, the son of Mexican parents, Jesus Escarsiga and Carlota Rojas. Marina was Mexican.
James’s maternal grandmother is named Felicita Rodriguez.
Sources: Genealogy of James Laffery – http://www.blackburn-tree.org
Genealogy of James Lafferty (focusing on his father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Divorce record of James’s maternal grandparents, Ricardo Ramon Escarsega and Felicita Rodriguez – https://www.familysearch.org
Birth record of James’s maternal grandfather, Ricardo Ramon Escarsega – https://www.familysearch.org
James’s maternal grandfather, Ricardo Ramon Escarsega, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
James’s maternal great-grandfather, Jesus Escarsiga, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
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