Jay Pharoah

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Pharoah in 2015, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Jared Antonio Farrow

Place of Birth: Chesapeake, Virginia, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 14, 1987

Ethnicity: African-American

Jay Pharoah is an American actor, stand-up comedian, and impressionist. He was a cast member of the show Saturday Night Live.

Jay’s paternal grandfather was Hallet W. Farrow (the son of Leamon W./F. Farrow and Lizzie Bell Credle). Hallet was born in North Carolina. Leamon was the son of Mingo Farrow and Cassandra “Cassie Ann” Spencer. Lizzie was the daughter of Alfred Credle and Mary Ann Gibbs.

Jay’s paternal grandmother was Gertrude Holmes (the daughter of Arthur Lee Holmes and Gertrude Lena Lee). Jay’s grandmother Gertrude was born in Virginia. Arthur was the son of James H. Holmes and Sarah. Jay’s great-grandmother Gertrude was the daughter of Joseph Lee and Ruth Scott.

Jay’s maternal grandparents likely are named George May and Frances.

Sources: Jay’s paternal grandfather, Hallet W. Farrow, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Jay’s paternal grandfather, Hallet W. Pharaoh – http://www.legacy.com

1 Response

  1. bablah says:

    Jay’s maternal grandparents are likely named George May and Frances.

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