Birth Name: Coy Luther Perry III
Date of Birth: October 11, 1966
Place of Birth: Mansfield, Ohio, U.S.
Date of Death: March 4, 2019
Place of Death: Burbank, California, U.S.
Ethnicity: English, Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, and Irish, distant German, remote Welsh and Dutch
Luke Perry was an American actor. He is known for his roles on the shows Beverly Hills, 90210 and Riverdale, and in the film 8 Seconds, among many others projects.
Luke was the son of Ann and Coy Luther Perry, Jr. He had two children, including professional wrestler “Jungle Boy” Nate Coy, with his former wife, Rachel Sharp.
Luke’s paternal grandfather was Coy Luther Perry (the son of William Harmon Perry and Edea/Edith Belle Fannin/Tanner). Luke’s grandfather Coy was born in Kentucky. William was the son of Joseph Daniel Perry and Flora Belle/Bella Click. Edea was the daughter of Burrell/Burrel Fannin and Louisa Ellen Perry.
Luke’s paternal grandmother was Edna Irene Wallace (the daughter of Roma/Romey/Rome Terrell Wallace and Stella Francis/Frances Lambert). Edna was born in Kentucky. Roma was the son of Newton D. “Newt” Tabor and Martha E. “Mat” Wallace. Stella was the daughter of Benjamin Franklin Lambert and Ida Margaret “Mae” Cartee.
Luke’s maternal grandfather was Lonnie Greg Rose (the son of Alvin Willard Rose and Rose/Rosie/Rosa Bell Fleming/Flemming). Lonnie was born in Virginia. Alvin was the son of Samuel/Sam G. Rose and Elizabeth “Lizzie” Short. Luke’s great-grandmother Rose was the daughter of Solomon Graham Fleming and Mahala Sarah Mullins.
Luke’s maternal grandmother was Tina R. Neel/Neal (the daughter of Charles Harrison “Charlie” Neel and Victoria Ann Powers). Tina was born in Virginia. Charles was the son of William Patton Neel and Louemma Byrnes. Victoria was the daughter of Forest Milton Powers and Nancy Virginia Bond.
Luke was a fourth cousin, once removed, of professional baseball player Bill Freehan, through their shared Fannin ancestors.
Genealogy of Luke’s father – http://findagrave.com
Genealogy of Luke’s paternal great-grandfather, William Harmon Perry (focusing on his own mother’s side) – https://gw.geneanet.org
Genealogy of Luke’s paternal great-great-great-grandfather, William Harmon Click – https://www.geni.com
Genealogy of Luke’s paternal great-grandmother, Edea/Edith Belle Fannin (focusing on her father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogies of Luke’s maternal grandparents, Lonnie Greg Rose and Tina R. (Neel/Neal) Rose – https://www.findagrave.com
Marriage record of Luke’s maternal grandparents, Lonnie Greg Rose and Tina R. Neel/Neal – https://www.familysearch.org