Birth Name: Eleanor Geisman
Date of Birth: October 7, 1917
Place of Birth: The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Death: July 8, 2006
Place of Death: Ojai, California, U.S.
*father – German
*mother – Dutch, French/French-Canadian, English, Guernsey Channel Islander
June Allyson was an American stage, film, and television actress, dancer, and singer.
June was the daughter of Clara Josephine and Robert Henry Geisman. Her father was born in Roanoke, Virginia, to German parents. Her mother was born in New York.
She was married to dentist and actor David Ashrow, until her death. She was previously married to singer, actor, filmmaker, and studio head Dick Powell, until his death, with whom she had two children.
June’s paternal grandfather was named Henry/Harry Geismann/Geisman. Henry was born in Ahsen, Prussia.
June’s paternal grandmother was named Anna/Annie C. Hafner/Hofner.
June’s maternal grandfather was James T. Provost (the son of Henry Provost and Mary Ackerly). James was born in New York.
June’s maternal grandmother was Frances R. Queripel (the daughter of Henry Jean Queripel, Jr. and Adeline Veldran). Frances was born in New York. Henry was the son of Henry Queripel, who was born in France, and of Ann Longdon, who was born in England. Adeline was the daughter of James Richard Veldran and Rachel Cavileer.
Sources: Marriage record of June’s parents – https://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of June Allyson – https://www.findagrave.com
Genealogy of June Allyson (focusing on her father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Marriage record of June’s maternal grandparents, James T. Provost and Frances R. Queripel – https://www.familysearch.org
June’s maternal grandmother, Frances R. Queripel, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org