Marley Shelton

LOS ANGELES - NOVEMBER 29: Marley Shelton at the GQ Man of the Y

Shelton in 2006, photo by s_bukley/Bigstock.com

Birth Name: Marley Eve Shelton

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: April 12, 1974

Ethnicity: English, one quarter Norwegian, some German and Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish

Marley Shelton is an American actress. Her many roles include Sugar & Spice, Bubble Boy, Grindhouse, and Frank Miller’s Sin City.

She is the daughter of Carol and Christopher Shelton, who is a director and producer. Her sister is actress and singer Samantha Shelton. Marley is married to producer Beau Flynn, with whom she has two children.

Marley’s paternal great-great-grandfather, George Shelton, was a politician, department store owner, and philanthropist, active in California.

Marley’s paternal grandfather was Hal Shelton (the son of Henry Wood Shelton and Dorothy Hale Camp). Hal was born in Watertown, New York. Henry was the son of Dr. Charles Henry Shelton and Henriette Adele Huggins. Dorothy was the daughter of Walter Hale Camp and Eliza C. Merrell/Merrill.

Marley’s paternal grandmother was Mary G. Marston (the daughter of Arthur Hamilton Marston and Elsa Florentine Wentscher). Mary was born in California. Arthur was the son of George White Marston and Anna Lee Gunn. Elsa was of German descent, and was the daughter of Anton Hermann Arnold Wentscher and Anna Maria Gerichten.

Marley’s maternal grandfather was Aveille DeArvil Stromme (the son of Alvin Theodore Stromme and Mabel/Mable Magdalene Jacobson). Aveille was born in South Dakota, and was of Norwegian descent. Alvin was the son of Karl/Carl/Charles/Charley Albrecht Johnson Stromme and Anne/Anna Jonsen/Jonsdatter Braa/Store-Braa. Mabel was the daughter of Hans Jergen Jacobson and Tilda/Gilda Amanda Asiakson/Aslakson.

Marley’s maternal grandmother was Shirley Maxine Weaver (the daughter of Samuel/Sam Houston Weaver and Eva Cornelius House). Shirley was born in California. Samuel was the son of Silas Hindman Weaver and Ida Mae Rice. Eva was the daughter of James Thomas House and Mary Mollie Adeline Hanson.

Sources: Genealogy of Marley’s mother – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Marley’s maternal grandfather, Aveille DeArvil Stromme, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Marley’s maternal grandmother, Shirley Maxine Weaver, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

2 Responses

  1. andrewcoe says:

    Looks like she is the 8th great granddaughter of Samuel Sewall, one of the judges at the Salem Witch Trials.

  2. bablah says:

    Marley’s paternal grandfather was Hal Shelton (the son of Henry Wood Shelton and Dorothy Hale Camp). Hal was born in New York. Henry was rthe son of Dr. Charles Henry Shelton and Henriette Adele Huggins. Dorothy was the daughter of Walter Hale Camp and Eliza C. Merrell.

    Marley’s paternal grandmother was Mary G. Marston (the daughter of Arthur Hamilton Marston and Elsa Florentine Wentscher). Mary was born in California. Arthur was the son of George White Marston and Anna Lee Gunn. Elsa was the daughter of Anton Hermann Arnold Wentscher and Anna Maria Gerichten.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Marston

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