Sam Straley

Straley in 2018, photo by DFree

Birth Name: Samuel Vincent Straley

Place of Birth: Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 13, 1995

Ethnicity: Italian (one eighth), German, English, Irish, Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, distant Dutch

Sam Straley is an American actor. He is known for his roles on series Welcome to Flatch and The Dropout.

Sam’s paternal grandfather was Charles Denison “Denny” Straley (the son of Charles W. Straley and Dortha Archer Denison). Sam’s grandfather Charles was born in Ohio. Sam’s great-grandfather Charles was born in West Virginia, the son of Skye Straley and Sally/Sallie McNutt. Dortha was born in Ohio, the daughter of Oscar Elihu Denison/Dennison and Sophronia Irene Archer.

Sam’s paternal grandmother was Patricia Carol Facciuto (the daughter of Vincent Ralph Facciuto and Virginia Maxine Sloan). Vincent was born in West Virginia, to Italian parents, Louis Facciuto and Marietta “Mary” Gala, who was from Potenza. Virginia was born in Ohio, the daughter of Joseph Merrill Sloan and Iris Virginia Glenn.

Sam’s maternal grandfather was Richard Clement Grogan (the son of Richard William Grogan and Beatrice Gertrude Gable). Sam’s grandfather Richard was born in Ohio. Sam’s great-grandfather Richard was born in Ohio, the son of Richard Grogan, whose parents were Irish, and of Elizabeth Foy, whose parents were also Irish. Beatrice was born in Ohio, the daughter of Clement A. “Clem” Gable, whose father was German and whose mother was the daughter of German parents; and of Henrietta “Etta” Meyer, who was also of German descent.

Sam’s maternal grandmother was Mary Gertrude Grever (the daughter of Joseph Clement Grever and Clara M. Gerwing). Mary was born in Ohio. Joseph was born in Kentucky, the son of Clemens Heinrich Grever, who was born in either Germany or Kentucky, to German parents; and of Catherine “Kate” Spellmeyer, who was also born in either Germany or Kentucky. Clara was born in Ohio, the daughter of John H. Gerwing, whose parents were German, and of Sophia Brumm, whose parents were German/Alsatian German.

Sources: Obituary of Sam’s paternal grandfather, Charles Denison “Denny” Straley –

Obituary of Sam’s paternal great-grandfather, Vincent Ralph Facciuto –

Obituary of Sam’s maternal grandmother, Mary Gertrude (Grever) Grogan –

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