Birth Name: Sandra Kay Duncan
Place of Birth: Henderson, Rusk, Texas, U.S.
Date of Birth: February 20, 1946
Ethnicity: English, some German and Scottish, 1/64th Native American, more distant Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, French, Dutch, and Welsh
Sandy Duncan is an American singer, dancer, comedian, and actress.
She is the daughter of Sylvia and Mancil Duncan. She is married to dancer, actor, and choreographer Don Correia, with whom she has two children.
One of Sandy’s fourth great-grandmothers, Ellender “Nellie” Feathers, was said to be Native American.
Sandy’s paternal grandfather was William Joseph Duncan (the son of Franklin Abraham Duncan and Mary Ellen Ingold). William was born in Missouri. Franklin was the son of Sylathiel Lafayette Duncan and Mary Caroline Lively. Sandy’s great-grandmother Mary Ellen was the daughter of William Mill Ingold and Lucinda Jane Davis.
Sandy’s paternal grandmother was Lillie May/Mae Shoupe (the daughter of James Leander Shoupe and Eliza Jane Coburn). Lillie was born in Kentucky. James was the son of Francis Marion Shupe and Louisa DeBusk. Eliza was the daughter of George C. Coburn and Sousisian Brown.
Sandy’s maternal grandfather was Ruby Jefferson Scott (the son of John Jackson Scott and Mattie Elizabeth Beard). Ruby was born in Texas. John was the son of Thomas Jefferson Scott and Clarenda Elizabeth Sims.
Sandy’s maternal grandmother was Bertha Mae Ford (the daughter of Henry Monroe Ford and Alice Dora Tremain). Bertha was born in Texas. Henry was the son of John Franklin Ford and Sarah Caroline Cabbiness. Alice was the daughter of Seward Elliot Tremaine, who was Canadian, and of Abigal.
Sources: Genealogy of Sandy Duncan – https://gw.geneanet.org
Genealogies of Sandy’s parents – https://www.findagrave.com
Genealogy of Sandy’s paternal great-grandfather, James Leander Shoupe – https://www.wikitree.com
Genealogy of Sandy’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Louisa DeBusk (through her own brother) – https://www.findagrave.com
Is her Native American ancestor real?