Birth Name: Michael Patrick Long Dougherty
Place of Birth: Columbus, Ohio, U.S.
Date of Birth: October 28, 1974
*father – Irish, English, German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, one eighth Hungarian
*mother – Vietnamese
Michael Dougherty is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, and comic book creator. He is known for writing and directing the films Trick ‘r Treat, Krampus, and Godzilla: King of the Monsters.
Michael is the son of Thien Thi/Minh Marie Nguyen and Michael Dougherty. His father is from Ohio, and has Irish, English, German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, and one eighth Hungarian, ancestry. His mother is Vietnamese.
Michael’s paternal grandfather was Howard J. Dougherty (the son of Howard William Dougherty and Valeria/Gloria J. Bodish). Michael’s grandfather Howard was born in Ohio. Michael’s great-grandfather Howard was born in Ohio, the son of Asher John Dougherty and Petronilla “Nellie” Burkhardt/Burkhart. Valeria was born in the Austria-Hungarian Empire, the daughter of Victor J. Bodish and Julianna/Juliana “Julia” Ngvarny/Vernon. Valeria and her family were listed as Magyar speakers on the 1920 U.S. Census.
Michael’s paternal grandmother was Ramona Grace Williams (the daughter of Everett Leroy Williams and Bertha May Harris). Ramona was born in Ohio. Everett was born in Ohio, the son of Albert L. Williams and Caroline Lucinda Johnson. Bertha was born in Ohio, the daughter of Allen Faulkner Harris and Eva Grace Chandler.
Sources: Genealogy of Michael’s father – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Michael’s paternal grandmother, Ramona Grace (Williams) Dougherty – https://www.legacy.com
Naturalization index of Michael’s mother – http://www.familysearch.org