Spencer Breslin

Breslin in 2010, photo by s_bukley/Bigstock.com

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 18, 1992

Ethnicity: Irish, as well as English, German, one quarter Ashkenazi Jewish

Spencer Breslin is an American actor and musician.

Spencer is the son of Kim and Michael Breslin. His sister is actress Abigail Breslin. His father was of half Irish and half Austrian Jewish descent. Spencer’s mother has Irish, English, and German ancestry.

Spencer’s paternal grandfather was named Charles Patrick Breslin. Charles was Irish.

Spencer’s paternal grandmother was named Shirley Seidel (the daughter of Meyer Seidel and Rosie/Rose). Shirley was born in New York, to Austrian Jewish parents. Meyer was the son of Abraham Seidel and Sarah Cohen.

Spencer’s maternal grandfather was Lawrence Alfred Walsh (the son of Lawrence A. Walsh and Mildred H. Duffy). Spencer’s grandfather Lawrence was born in New Jersey. Mildred was the daughter of Joseph Duffy and Maud, who was Irish.

Spencer’s maternal grandmother was Catherine/Barbara L. Strickler/Stricker (the daughter of Edward Bernard Stricker and Margaret LoVille Safford/Stafford). Catherine was born in Washington. Edward was born in Washington, to German parents, George Arnold Stricker and Elizabeth Elise Steingrover. Margaret was the daughter of Sanford Duane Safford and Maud Lillian Combs.

Sources: Death record of Spencer’s paternal great-grandfather, Meyer Seidel – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Spencer Breslin (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Obituary of Spencer’s maternal grandmother, Catherine/Barbara L. (Strickler/Stricker) Walsh Blecker – http://www.spokesman.com

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