Walton Goggins

2011 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards - Arrivals

Goggins in 2011, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Walton Sanders Goggins, Jr.

Place of Birth: Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 10, 1971

Ethnicity: English, some Scottish, French-Canadian, and Irish, possibly other

Walton Goggins is an American actor. His roles include the series The Shield, Justified, Vice Principals, The Righteous Gemstones, Invincible, and Fallout, and the films House of 1000 Corpses, Predators, Lincoln (2012), Django Unchained, The Hateful Eight, Maze Runner: The Death Cure, Tomb Raider (2018), and Ant-Man and the Wasp. He has also been credited as Walt Goggins.

Walton is the son of Janet and Walton Sanders Goggins. He is married to filmmaker Nadia Conners, with whom he has a son. He was previously married to Canadian businessperson Leanne Kaun Goggins, until her death.

He has said that a 23andMe DNA test showed his genetic ancestry to be 7% Scandinavian.

Walton’s paternal grandfather was Lawrence Walton/Weldon Goggins (the son of Bud Gober Goggins and Annie Mae Webb). Lawrence was born in Marietta, Georgia. Bud was the son of James S. Goggins and Isabelle Pace. Annie was the daughter of Sanders C. Webb and Matilda Caroline Coker.

Walton’s paternal grandmother was Ruth Catherine Jenia Evans (the daughter of Clarence Forbes Evans and Eva E. Socia). Ruth was born in Michigan. Clarence was the son of Edward Evans, who was born in England, and of Lucinda Burdette/Burdett. Eva was of French-Canadian descent, and was the daughter of William Joseph Socia and Ellen Helena/Helen “Ella” Allore/Allor.

Sources: https://www.giantfreakinrobot.com

Walton’s paternal grandfather, Lawrence Walton/Weldon Goggins, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Walton’s paternal great-grandparents, Clarence Forbes Evans and Eva E. Socia – https://www.familysearch.org

Walton’s paternal great-grandmother, Eva E. Socia, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

3 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    Walton’s paternal grandmother was Ruth Catherine Jenia Evans. Ruth was born in Michigan.

    Ruth’s parents are supposed to be Clarence Forbes Evans and Eva Socia.

    Geraldine Summerville is not his grandmother.

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