Joely Fisher

Fisher in 2016, photo:kathclick/bigstock.com

Place of Birth: Burbank, Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: October 29, 1967

Ethnicity:
*50% Ashkenazi Jewish
*25% Italian [including Sicilian]
*25% Irish, possibly some English

Joely Fisher is an American actress and singer. She is known for starring in two television series, Ellen¬†and ‘Til Death.

Joely is the daughter of actors and singers Eddie Fisher and Connie Stevens. Her younger sister is actress Tricia Leigh Fisher. She is the half-sister of actress Carrie Fisher and TV and filmmaker Todd Fisher. Joely is married to cinematographer Christopher Duddy, with whom she has three children. Her niece is actress Billie Lourd.

Her father was born in Pennsylvania, to Jewish parents from Russia and Ukraine. Her mother was born in New York. Joely’s maternal grandfather was of Italian [including Sicilian] ancestry. Joely’s maternal grandmother had Irish, and possibly some English, ancestry.

Joely’s paternal grandfather was Joseph D. Tisch/Fisher (the son of Mojsche/Morris Tisch/Fisher and Sarah Peltzer). Joseph was born in Russia. Mojsche was the son of Ansel Taesch/Tesch and Esther.

Joely’s paternal grandmother was Gitte Kathrine “Kate” Minicker/Minocker/Winokur (the daughter of Zelig/Selig Zadik Minicker/Minniker/Winokur and Neche “Ida” Hudel). Gitte was born in Yampil’ Vinnyts’ka, Ukraine.

Joely’s maternal grandfather was Peter Ingoglia, known as musician Teddy Stevens (the son of Charles B. Ingoglia and Concetta Katherine Coletti/Colletti). Peter was born in New York, to Italian parents. Charles was born in Montevago, Provincia di Agrigento, Sicilia, to a mother surnamed Billelo. Concetta was the daughter of Giacomo “Jakob/Jacob” Coletti/Colletti and Francesca Scarpino.

Joely’s maternal grandmother was Eleanor McGinley, a singer (the daughter of Charles McGinley and Sarah Asher). Eleanor was born in New York. Charles was the son of Hugh McGinley and Mary Gilligan, who were Irish. Sarah was born in New York. She likely was the daughter of William F. Asher and Julia Dungan, and had English and Irish ancestry.

Sources: Genealogies of Joely Fisher – https://www.geni.com
http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogies of Joely’s father – http://gw.geneanet.org
https://www.findagrave.com

Genealogy of Joely’s father (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.wikitree.com

Joely’s maternal grandfather, Peter Ingoglia, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Joely’s maternal grandmother, Eleanor McGinley, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Birth record of Joely’s maternal great-grandfather, Charles McGinley – https://familysearch.org

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