Birth Name: Viola Lynn Collins
Place of Birth: Houston, Harris, Texas, U.S.
Date of Birth: May 16, 1977
Ethnicity: English, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), Irish
Lynn Collins is an American actress.
Lynn has stated that she has “Irish and Cherokee” Native American ancestry. It is not clear if this Native American ancestry has been verified/documented.
Lynn is married to musician Matthew Boyle, with whom she has a son.
Lynn’s paternal grandfather was Willis “Jack” Greenville Collins (the son of Lucius Monroe Collins and Charlotte Roxanie Logan). Lucius was the son of David Tulley Collins and Nancy A. George.
Lynn’s maternal grandparents were Charles E. Campbell (the son of Clarence Campbell and Betty Magee) and Juanita Jezebel Dukes (the daughter of William Clifton Dukes and Lillie Mae James). William was the son of Hannable H. Dukes and Mary Jane Watts. Lillie was the daughter of Pinkney J. James and Frances L. “Fannie” Montgomery.
Sources: Lynn’s paternal grandfather, Willis Greenville “Jack” Collins, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Lynn’s maternal grandmother, Juanita Jezebel Dukes, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
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