Birth Name: Thomas J. Pelphrey
Place of Birth: Howell, New Jersey, U.S.
Date of Birth: July 28, 1982
Ethnicity: Danish, English, Irish, Polish, German, Scottish, French, Dutch
Tom Pelphrey is an American actor.
Tom’s paternal grandfather was Joseph Grandison Pelphrey (the son of William Benjamin Pelphrey and Alberta Talbert). Joseph was born in Kentucky. William was born in Kentucky, the son of Joseph Pelphrey/Pelfrey and Nancy Jane Salyer. Alberta was born in Kentucky, the daughter of James G. Talbert and Nellie Messer/Messerschmidt.
Tom’s paternal grandmother was Jeanne Alice Trowbridge (the daughter of Roy S. Trowbridge and Alice May Arnot). Jeanne was born in New Jersey. Roy was born in New Jersey, the son of John A. Trowbridge and Margaret Drake Lum. Alice was born in Michigan, the daughter of Albert Arnot, who was born in Ontario, Canada, and whose mother was Scottish; and of Anna Norman, who was English.
Tom’s maternal grandfather was James N. “Jim” Demgard (the son of Andrew Demgard, Jr. and Elizabeth Wagner). James was born in New Jersey. Andrew was born in New Jersey, to Danish parents, Andrew Demgard and Julia/Jolia Nelson. Elizabeth was born in New Jersey, the daughter of Harry C. Wagner, who was German, and of Anna W. “Annie” Armbruster, whose father was the son of German parents, and whose mother was the daughter of English parents.
Tom’s maternal grandmother is Eileen Gelshen (the daughter of Eugene A. Gelshen and Genevieve E. Blekicki). Eileen was born in New Jersey. Eugene was born in New York, the son of Patrick J. Gelshen, whose parents were Irish, and of Mary M. Smith, whose parents were also Irish. Genevieve was born in New Jersey, to Polish parents, Julius Louis Blekicki and Margaret Golembiewski.
Sources: Obituary of Tom’s father – http://claytonfuneralhome.com
Obituary of Tom’s paternal great-aunt – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Tom’s maternal grandfather, James N. “Jim” Demgard – http://www.obrienfuneralhome.com
Tom’s maternal grandmother, Eileen Gelshen, on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Tom’s maternal great-great-aunt (great-grandmother’s sister) – https://obits.nj.com