Birth Name: Teri Lynn Hatcher
Place of Birth: Palo Alto, Santa Clara, California, United States
Date of Birth: December 8, 1964
*62.5% British Isles [Irish, English]
Teri Hatcher is an American actress, writer, presenter, singer, and NFL cheerleader. She has starred on the series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman and Desperate Housewives, and in the film Tomorrow Never Dies.
Teri is the daughter of Esther (Beshur) and Owen Walker Hatcher. Her father was a many-generations American, and had English, and some Irish, ancestry. Her maternal grandfather was from Syria. Her maternal grandmother was of half Bohemian [Czech] and half Irish ancestry.
Teri is sometimes said to have some degree of Choctaw Native American ancestry. It is not clear if this Choctaw ancestry has been documented/verified.
Teri has a daughter with her former husband, actor Jon Tenney.
Teri’s paternal grandfather was Owen Walker Hatcher (the son of James Hutson Hatcher and Anna Bell Pratt). Teri’s grandfather Owen was born in Oklahoma. James was the son of Owen Walker Hatcher and Permelia J. Hawkins. Anna was the daughter of James Pratt and Sarah “Sally” Sego/Seago.
Teri’s paternal grandmother was Mittie Mae Graham (the daughter of James Duncan Graham and Samantha Clercy Rogers). Mittie was born in Texas. James was the son of Ozias Denton Graham and Martha Matilda Thornton. Samantha was the daughter of Geogre Washington Lafayette Rogers and Sarah Ann Emaline Dean Lamb.
Teri’s maternal grandfather was Isbir Khalil Beshur/Bashur (the son of Khalil Beshur/Bashur and Rahma/Rahme Milhim/Milhem). Isbir was a dentist, who was born in Safita, Syria. At least some of the Beshur family may have had roots in Tripoli, Lebanon. They were likely related to Zerefeh Bashur, the first female licensed physician in the Levant, and prominent cardiologist Fouad Bashour.
Teri’s maternal grandmother was Sarah Ann Kolar (the daughter of John P. Kolar and Mary O’Rourke). Sarah was born in Michigan. John was born in Michigan, the son of Bohemian [Czech] parents, Albert Kolar and Catherine “Kate” Becemack. Mary was Irish, and was the daughter of John O’Rourke and Elizabeth Murray.
Sources: Genealogy of Teri Hatcher – https://www.geni.com
Genealogy of Teri Hatcher (focusing on her father’s side) – http://gw.geneanet.org
Genealogy of Teri’s father (focusing on his father’s side) – http://www.findagrave.com
Genealogy of Teri’s father (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.wikitree.com
Teri’s mother on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Teri’s maternal grandparents, Isbir Khalil Beshur and Sarah Ann Kolar – https://familysearch.org
Teri’s maternal grandmother, Sarah Ann Kolar, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org