Matt Cornett

Place of Birth: Rogers, Arkansas, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 6, 1998

Ethnicity: English, small amounts of Irish, Scottish, and Welsh

Matt Cornett is an American actor and singer. He stars on the show High School Musical: The Musical: The Series and in the film Zombies 3.

Matt’s paternal grandfather was Robert Henry Lee Cornett (the son of Robert Henry Cornett and Nellie Alice Viola Witt). Matt’s grandfather Robert was born in Arkansas. Matt’s great-grandfather Robert was the son of Samuel/Sam C. Cornett and Mary Rosetta Pruitt. Nellie was the daughter of Leander Andrew “Lee” Witt and Martha Evelyn Haskins.

Matt’s paternal grandmother was Evelyn Ruth Marrs (the daughter of Edgar Franklin Marrs and Beulah F./T. Massey). Evelyn was born in Illinois. Edgar was the son of William Henry Marrs and Cordelia Emaline Gay. Beulah was the daughter of Marion Franklin Massey and Dora Eleanor Rutherford.

Matt’s maternal grandfather is Steven Douglas Hurst (the son of William Hurst and Eula Lavelle Loveless). Steven was born in Oklahoma. Eula was the daughter of Festus Loveless and Myrtle Kirkus/Kirkes.

Matt’s maternal grandmother is Connie Sue Henry (the daughter of Sequoyah O. Henry and Margie Velma Cochran). Connie was born in Arkansas. Sequoyah was the son of Jesse/Jess Rodney Henry and Thelma Fontella Lewis. Margie was the daughter of Melvin Henry Cochran and Evah/Eva Lena Limore.

Sources: Genealogies of Matt’s paternal grandparents, Robert Henry Lee Cornett and Evelyn Ruth (Marrs) Cornett – https://www.findagrave.com

Matt’s paternal grandfather, Robert Henry Lee Cornett, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Matt’s paternal grandmother, Evelyn Ruth Marrs, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Matt’s maternal great-grandmother, Eula Lavelle Loveless (focusing on her father’s side) – https://homepages.rootsweb.com

Genealogies of Matt’s maternal great-grandparents, Sequoyah O. Henry and Margie Velma (Cochran) Henry – https://www.findagrave.com

3 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    Matt’s paternal grandfather was Robert Henry Lee Cornett (the son of Robert Henry Cornett and Nellie Alice Viola Witt). Matt’s grandfather Robert was born in Arkansas. Matt’s great-grandfather Robert was the son of Samuel C. Cornett and Mary Rosetta Harman. Nellie was the daughter of Leander Andrew ” Lee” Witt and artha Evelyn Haskins.

    Matt’s paternal grandmother was Evelyn Ruth Marrs (the daughter of Edgar Franklin Marrs and Beulah F. Massey). Evelyn was born in Illinois. Edgar was the son of William Henry Marrs and Cordelia Emaline Gay. Beulah was the daughter of Marion Franklin Massey and Dora Eleanor Rutherford.

    • bablah says:

      Matt’s maternal grandfather is Steven Douglas Hurst (the son of William Hurst and Eula Lavelle Loveless). Steven was born in Oklahoma. Eula was the daughter of Festus Loveless and Myrtle Kirkus.

      Matt’s maternal grandmother is Connie Sue Henry (the daughter of Sequoyah O. Henry and Margie Velma Cochran). Connie was born in Arkansas. Sequoyah was the son of Jesse Rodney Henry and Thelma Fontella Lewis. Margie was the daughter of Melvin Henry Cochran and Evah Lena Limore.

    • bablah says:

      *Mary Rosetta Harman ->Mary Rosetta Pruitt

      Harman is her step-father’s name

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