Birth Name: Joshua Cole Hamilton
Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: June 9, 1969
Ethnicity: English, Irish, Scottish, Italian, Norwegian, 1/32 Portuguese, at least 1/32 French
Josh Hamilton is an American actor. He is the son of actors Sandra Kingsbuy and Dan Hamilton. His stepmother is actress Stephanie Braxton.
He is married to producer Lily Thorne.
Josh’s paternal grandfather was Woodman Clark Hamilton, Jr. (the son of Woodman Clark Hamilton and Dorothy Amy Fish). Josh’s grandfather Woodman was born in Illinois. Edgar was the son of Edgar Lockwood Hamilton and Ellen/Eleanor Sidell/Siddall Payne. Dorothy was the daughter of Russell Watson Fish and Hulda Helland, who was born in Wisconsin, to Norwegian parents.
Josh’s paternal grandmother was Iginia Louise Gagliardi (the daughter of Louis George Gagliardi and Minnie Ellen Stillwell). Iginia was born in Texas. Louise was the son of Martino Gagliardi, who was born in Trarego, Novara, Piedmont, Italy, and of Elena/Elana Torrigiani, who was born in Paris, France, to an Italian father and a French mother. Minnie was the daughter of Charles Olin Stillwell, Sr. and Birdie Lucie Hord.
Josh’s maternal grandfather is Harry Thayer Kingsbury II (the son of Chester Lyman Kingsbury and Winifred/Winnefred Merritt Keating). Harry was born in New Hampshire. Chester was the son of Harry Thayer Kingsbury and Lottie Kimball Friend. Winnifred was the daughter of George E. Keating and Ellen Margaret Reynolds, who was Canadian.
Josh’s maternal grandmother is Barbara Roy (the daughter of Kenneth W. Roy and Florine Kate Williamson). Barbara was born in New York. Kenneth was the son of John Highfield Roy and Cora J. Harris. Florine was the daughter of James Frank Williamson and Florine Alice Lomelino. Josh’s great-great-grandmother Florine’s father, Augustine Constantia Lomelino, was Portuguese.
Sources: Marriage record of Josh’s paternal grandparents, Woodman Clark Hamilton and Iginia Louise (Gagliardi) Knadle – https://www.familysearch.org
Marriage record of Josh’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Russell Watson Fish and Hulda Helland – https://www.familysearch.org
Josh’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Hulda Helland, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Josh’s maternal grandfather, Harry Thayer Kingsbury II, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Marriage record of Josh’s maternal great-grandparents, Chester Lyman Kingsbury and Winifred/Winnefred Merritt Keating – https://www.familysearch.org
Marriage record of Josh’s maternal great-grandparents, Kenneth W. Roy and Florine Kate Williamson – https://www.familysearch.org
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