Jean Stapleton

Birth Name: Jeanne Murray

Date of Birth: January 19, 1923

Place of Birth: Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Death: May 31, 2013

Place of Death: New York City, New York

*Irish (father)
*English, some Scottish, Welsh, and Swedish (mother)

Jean Stapleton was an American actress. She was the daughter of Marie A. (Stapleton), an opera singer, and Joseph Edward Murray, a billboard advertising salesman. Her paternal grandparents were Irish. Her mother had English, and some Scottish, Welsh, and Swedish, ancestry.

Jean’s paternal grandparents were Michael Murray (the son of Patrick Murray and Rosa Keegan) and Frances Wallace (the daughter of Mathedies Wallace and Anne Panier). Michael and Frances were Irish. Michael was born in Meath.

Jean’s maternal grandfather was Zedekiah Kadock Stapleton (the son of James Jacob Stapleton and Nancy Evans or Atkins).

Jean’s maternal grandmother was Hannah Elizabeth Worthington (the daughter of Charles Worthington and Rachel Cartwright). Charles was the son of James W. Worthington and Nancy McGraw. Rachel was the daughter of Moses Cartwright and Hannah McAlister.

Sources: Genealogies of Jean Stapleton –

2 Responses

  1. follers says:

    Ethnic, is there a picture, please?

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