Jesse Tyler Ferguson

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Place of Birth: Missoula, Montana, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 22, 1975

Ethnicity: Irish, English, some German and Scottish, distant Dutch and Welsh, remote French

Jesse Tyler Ferguson is an American actor.

He is married to Justin Mikita, with whom he has two children.

Jesse’s paternal grandfather was George William Ferguson (the son of George Ennis Ferguson and Anna E. Crouse). Jesse’s great-grandfather George was the son of George Ferguson and Nellie Ennis. Anna was the daughter of William A. Crouse and Annie C.

Jesse’s paternal grandmother was Jessie Wheat Uppercu (the daughter of Jesse Wheat Uppercu and Elizabeth May Quigg). Jesse’s great-grandfather Jesse was the son of Jacob B. Uppercu and Sarah Wheat. Elizabeth was the daughter of James Henry Quigg, whose father born in Ireland, and of Mary Ann Fagan, who was born in Massachusetts, to Irish parents.

Jesse’s maternal grandfather was Bernard Patrick Doyle (the son of John J. Doyle and Anne M. Lenehan). John was born in Québec, Canada, the son of John Redmond Doyle and Marcella Fitzgerald, who were both of Irish descent. Anne was born in California, the daughter of Patrick Lenehan and Mary Hopkins.

Jesse’s maternal grandmother was Edna Clarke (the daughter of Alexander Clarke and Grace G. Wilbur). Alexander was the son of William Burns Quarrier Clarke and Auzaliah E. Grace was the daughter of William H. Wilbur and Euretta A. Rightmire.

Source: Genealogy of Jesse Tyler Ferguson –

4 Responses

  1. cdonorab says:

    Correction. He also has some French threw Nicholas Causline who is an ancestor threw Jesse Wheat.

  2. cwm85 says:

    I used to think he was albino lol.. no but hos ancestry doesn’t surprise me at all. Especially with his surname.

  3. SeanieCooper says:

    Correction; English, Irish, some German and Scottish and distant Dutch and Welsh

  4. cdonorab says:

    Correction. He also has Welsh and Dutch ancestry as well both threw his third great grandmother Hariet Sapington. The Welsh threw Nathianiel Sapington who was born in Wales and moved to Maryland in the 1600s. The Dutch threw the Van Der Haydens. First person I could find born in Holland was Jacob van der Hayden born in 1616 and his wife born in 1636.

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