Birth Name: Sheryl Ann Fenn
Place of Birth: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Date of Birth: February 1, 1965
*father – Irish, Bohemian Czech, German, English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish
*mother – Italian, Hungarian
Sherilyn Fenn is an American actress.
She is the daughter of Leo Fenn and Arlene Quatro. Sherilyn’s aunt is singer Suzi Quatro, who is her mother’s sister. She has two children.
Sherilyn’s paternal grandfather was Leo Edward Fenn, Sr. (the son of Truman A. Fenn and Almeda Parks). Leo was born in Michigan. Truman was the son of Courtney S. Fenn and Ann/Anna McDonough, who was of Irish origin. Almeda was the daughter of Angevine Byron/Searles Parks and Elizabeth “Libbie” Forner, who was of German descent, from Bas-Rhin, Alsace.
Sherilyn’s paternal grandmother was Clara Magdelen Fleishans (the daughter of Thomas J. Fleishans and Christena/Christine/Christina Kraemer/Kramer/Cramer). Clara was born in Michigan. Thomas was the son of Bohemian Czech parents, Thomas James Fleishans and Marie A. Wettna/Veidt. Christena was the daughter of German parents, Martin Kramer/Cramer and Anna Maria Miller.
Sherilyn’s maternal grandfather was Arthur James Quatro (the son of Michele/Michael Quattrocchi/Quatro and Laura Flora Bell Boscoli). Arthur was born in West Virginia. Michele was Italian, and was born in Sulmona, Abruzzo, Italy, the son of Francesco Quattrocchi and Orsola Gentile. Laura was born in Pennsylvania, to Italian parents.
Sherilyn’s maternal grandmother was Helen Ottilia Szaniszlai/Czaniszlay/Szaniszlay (the daughter of János/John Szaniszlai/Sanislay/Czaniszlay/Szaniszlay and Mária/Mary Mulega/Molega). Helen was born in Indiana, to ethnic Hungarian emigrants. János was born in Peleszarvad, Romania. Mária was born in Nyírvasvári, Hungary.
Sources: Sherilyn’s paternal grandfather, Leo Edward Fenn, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Sherilyn’s paternal grandmother, Clara Magdelen Fleishans, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of Sherilyn Fenn (focusing on her mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Genealogy of Sherilyn’s maternal grandfather, Arthur James Quatro (focusing on his father’s side) – http://www.findagrave.com
Sherilyn’s maternal grandfather, Arthur James Quatro, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Sherilyn’s maternal great-grandmother, Laura Flora Bell Boscoli, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Sherilyn’s maternal grandmother, Helen Ottilia Szaniszlai/Czaniszlay/Szaniszlay, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Helen Ottilia Szaniszlai/Czaniszlay/Szaniszlay on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org