Place of Birth: Bitburg, West Germany (now Germany)
Date of Birth: September 27, 1960
*father – Irish, English, German, Dutch
*mother – French
Jean-Marc Barr is a French-American actor and director.
He was born in Bitburg, West Germany, to a French mother, Madeleine, and an American father, Harold Barr.
Jean-Marc’s paternal grandfather was Hugh Maxwell Barr (the son of Daniel James Barr and Elzarah/Elzara Francis Genther). Hugh was born in Ohio. Daniel was born in Pennsylvania, to Irish parents, James Barr and Susan Bayle. Elzarah was the daughter of John G. Genther, who was German, and Abigail Pillars.
Jean-Marc’s paternal grandmother was Della Jane Newkirk (the daughter of John Everett Newkirk and Louella Jane Flora). Della was born in Kentucky. John was the son of Benjamin Newkirk and Elizabeth H. Newman. Louella was the daughter of John Wiggins Flora and Isabella Jane Herndon.
Sources: Jean-Marc’s paternal grandfather, Hugh Maxwell Barr, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Jean-Marc’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Abigail Pillars – http://www.ancestry.co.uk
Genealogy of Jean-Marc’s father (through his sister; focusing on his own mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Genealogy of Jean-Marc’s paternal grandmother, Della Jane Newkirk – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
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