Birth Name: James Jean Parks
Place of Birth: Ventura, California, United States
Date of Birth: November 16, 1968
*English, some Irish and Scottish, remote German, Dutch and French (father)
*Scottish, likely other (mother)
James Parks is an American actor. His father was actor and singer Michael Parks.
James’ paternal grandfather was baseball player Harry Arthur Parks (the son of Silas Andrew Jackson Parks and Maude Ella Thornburg). Silas was the son of John Taylor Parks and Romancy Jane Miller. Maude was the daughter of William Henry Thornburg and Uella/Ella/Ellen B. Haines.
James’ paternal grandmother was Callie Adora “Bea” Dunwoody (the daughter of Samuel Henry Dunwoody and Alpha Udella Driver). Samuel was the son of David Seldon Dunwoody and Emma Clementine Medley. Alpha was the daughter of James Harry Franklin Driver and Adora/Ada Elizabeth Gray.
Sources: James’ paternal grandfather, Harry Arthur Parks, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
James’ paternal great-grandfather, Silas Andrew Jackson Parks, on 1880 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of James’ paternal great-great-grandfather, John Taylor Parks – https://www.findagrave.com
James’ paternal great-great-grandmother, Romancy Jane Miller, on the 1850 U.S. census – https://www.familysearch.org
James’ paternal great-grandmother, Maude Ella Thornburg, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of James’ paternal grandmother, Callie Adora “Bea” Dunwoody’s, paternal side – https://www.findagrave.com
James’ paternal great-grandmother, Alpha Udella Driver, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
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