Birth Name: Samuel Timothy Daly
Place of Birth: Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
Date of Birth: March 24, 1984
Ethnicity: Irish, English, German, Scottish, Dutch, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish
Sam Daly is an American actor. He is the son of actors Tim Daly and Amy Van Nostrand. His aunt is actress Tyne Daly, and his cousin is actress Kathryne Dora Brown, who is Tyne’s daughter. He is married to Marissa Bataille, with whom he has one child.
Sam’s paternal grandfather was James Daly, an actor (born James Firman Daly, the son of Percifer Charles “Percey” Daly and Dorothy Ethelbert Hogan). James was born in Wisconsin Rapids, Wood, Wisconsin. Percifer was manager of the Daly Ice and Coal Company. He was the son of John Daly, whose parents were Irish, and of Elizabeth Nancy Smith. Dorothy was the daughter of John Francis Hogan, whose parents were Irish, from County Tipperary, and of Martha Ellen/Helen “Mattie” Jones.
Sam’s paternal grandmother was Hope Newell, an actress (born Mary Hope Newell, the daughter of John Pierce Newell and Maria Hope St. Clair). Sam’s grandmother Hope was born in Indianola, Warren, Iowa. John was born in DeFuniak Springs, Walton, Florida, the son of Charles Henry Newell and Ida Mae Pierce. Sam’s great-grandmother Maria was born in Creston, Union, Iowa, the daughter of John Franklin St. Clair and Mary Jane Lemen.
Sam’s maternal grandfather was Albert Douglas Van Nostrand (the son of Leroy/Roy Van Nostrand and Madeline/Madalene/Madaline Farrington Haff). Albert was a professor of English at Brown, specializing in American literature, literary criticism, and functional writing. Leroy was the son of Ezra Van Nostrand and Lena. Madeline was the daughter of Albert D. Haff and Josephine Farrington.
Sam’s maternal grandmother was Nancy Willard Connely (the daughter of James Willard Lowry Connely and Laurel Louisa Fletcher). Nancy was born in Massachusetts. James was the son of George Washington Connely and Annie H. Willard. Laurel was the daughter of Stoughton J. Fletcher and Elizabeth Laurel “Lizzie” Locke.
Sources: Genealogy of Sam Daly (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Genealogy of Sam’s father – https://famouskin.com
Sam’s paternal grandfather, James Firman Daly, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Sam’s paternal great-grandfather, Percifer Charles “Percey” Daly, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Sam’s paternal great-great-grandparents, John Francis Hogan and Martha Ellen/Helen “Mattie” Jones – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Sam’s maternal grandfather, Albert Douglas Van Nostrand – https://www.brownalumnimagazine.com
Sam’s maternal great-grandfather, Leroy/Roy Van Nostrand, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Sam’s maternal great-grandmother, Madeline/Madalene/Madaline Farrington Haff, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of Sam’s maternal grandmother, Nancy Willard (Connely) Van Nostrand – https://www.findagrave.com