Joel Courtney

Courtney in 2011, image via kathclick/Bigstock.com

Place of Birth: Monterey, California, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 31, 1996

Ethnicity: English, German, Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish

Joel Courtney is an American actor. He is known for starring as Joe Lamb in Super 8 (2011), and for his roles in The Kissing Booth and its sequels, Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn (2014), F the Prom, and The Empty Man.

He was raised in Moscow, Idaho. Joel is married to Mia Scholink.

Joel’s paternal grandfather was Marvin Patro Courtney (the son of Oscar Columbus Courtney and Hilma Patro McDougald). Marvin was born in Florida. Oscar was the son of Dr. Daniel Marion Courtney and Mary Milly Russell. Hilma was the daughter of James Hugh McDougald and Frances Susan Eiland.

Joel’s paternal grandmother was Blanche Finger Lentz (the daughter of John Albert Monroe Lentz and Maude Blanche Finger). Blanche was born in North Carolina. John was the son of Mathias Tyson Lentz and Caroline Kluttz. Maude was the daughter of James Monroe Finger and Clara Ann Mills.

Joel’s maternal grandfather was John Neil Matthews (the son of John Jordan Mathews and Ruth Ayres). Joel’s grandfather John was born in Illinois. Joel’s great-grandfather John was the son of John Jordan Mathews and Minnie Estelle Sturm. Ruth was the daughter of Henry Eaton Ayres and May D./Roby Wear.

Joel’s maternal grandmother was Nella Louise Hammack (the daughter of John Harley Hammack and Nellie Ravenstein). Nella was born in Illinois. John was the son of William H. Hammack and Lizzie Orabelle Trefftzs. Nellie was the daughter of George W. Ravenstein, whose father was from Hanover, Germany, and of Mary Edna Hallock.

Sources: Obituary of Joel’s paternal grandfather, Marvin Patro Courtney – https://www.newspapers.com

Obituary of Joel’s paternal great-grandmother, Hilma Patro (McDougald) Courtney – https://www.newspapers.com

Genealogy of Joel’s maternal great-great-grandmother, May D./Roby Wear (focusing on her father’s side) – https://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Joel’s maternal grandmother, Nella Louise Hammack – http://records.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Joel’s maternal grandmother, Nella Louise Hammack (focusing on her father’s side) – https://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Joel’s maternal grandmother, Nella Louise Hammack (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Obituary of Joel’s maternal grandmother, Nella Louise (Hammack) Helm – http://www.news-gazette.com

2 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    https://www.newspapers.com/clip/93647934/the-bradenton-herald/
    https://www.newspapers.com/clip/86232341/obituary-for-hilma-patro-courtney-aged/

    Joel’s paternal grandfather was Marvin Patro Courtney (the son of Oscar Columbus Courtney and Hilma Patro McDougald). Marvin was born in Florida. Oscar was the son of Dr. Daniel Marion Courtney and Mary Milly Russell. Hilma was the daughter of James Hugh McDougald and Frances Susan Eiland.

    Joel’s paternal grandmother was Blanche Finger Lentz (the daughter of John Albert Monroe Lentz and Maude Blanche Finger). Blanche was born in North Carolina. John was the son of Mathias Tyson Lentz and Caroline Kluttz. Maude was the daughter of James Monroe Finger and Clara Ann Mills.

  2. vilgotaan says:

    He looks very English.

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