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American model, singer, and actress Marilyn Monroe is of mixed ethnicity. She played numerous characters and showed her acting in The Misfits, Monkey Business, Some Like It Hot, The Seven Year Itch, and As Young as You Feel series. She was once on the front cover of Playboy’s debut issue.
Berniece Baker Miracle, an author, was her step-sister. Gladys Pearl (Monroe), the mother of Marilyn, was born to American parents in Porfirio Dáz, and now she lives in Piedras Negras, Mexico. During the 1890s droughts, the Marilyn family relocated from the county Midwest to that area.
She was of English, Irish, Scottish and Welsh descent. Marilyn was identified as a descendant soldier from the region of Scotland, Tarin, who was deported to America following the English Civil War. According to a DNA test of a relative of Marilyn’s maternal grandfather. John Newton Baker was Marilyn’s stepfather.
Who Is Her Biological Father?
Despite the fact that they were divorced, Marilyn’s mother put her ex-husband Edward Mortensen as her real father on the child’s birth certificate. Later, Marilyn’s mother informed her that Charles Stanley Gifford was the biological father.
Charles was identified as Marilyn’s biological father by DNA testing, which was revealed in the descriptive documentary of Marilyn known as “Her Final Secret (2022).”
The whole Colonial American English lineage of Charles Stanley Gifford, born in Newport County, Rhode Island, was traceable to him. In Rhode Island, the man’s family had long roots.
Martin was the child of the famous Catherine “Katie” Higgins of Kansas City, Missouri, Jackson County, and Martin Mortensen of Stavanger, Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway.
Prior to her 1956 marriage to writer Arthur Miller, Monroe underwent a conversion to Judaism. After they divorced, she started practicing Judaism.
Marilyn shared an early home with future movie actress Jody Lawrance. Clara McKee-Evans (née Atchinson), Jody’s stepmother, was a friend and coworker of Gladys’ mother.
Grace was appointed Marilyn’s legal guardian. Marilyn was listed as living with Ervin and Grace Goddard in the 1940 United States Census.
Who Is Marilyn’s Biological Grandfather?
Frederick Gifford was Marilyn’s biological grandfather (the son of Charles Adams Gifford and Susan Almy). New Bedford, Massachusetts, Bristol is where Frederick was born.
Lydia F and John Allen Gifford Tompkins’ son Charles was born in the same place. The prettiest daughter of Susan Bateman and Samuel Elam Almy was born in Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island.
Grandmother Elizabeth Easton “Lizzie” Tennant was Marilyn’s biological father (the daughter of William Tennant, Jr. and Elizabeth Easton). In Newport County, Rhode Island, Elizabeth, Marilyn’s grandmother, was born.
The parents of William were Mary Lawton Bliven and William Congdon Tennant. John William Easton and Frances Ann Franklin’s daughter Elizabeth were born.
Who Is Her Maternal Grandpa?
Otis Elmer Monroe was the maternal grandpa of Marilyn (the son of Mary E. Appleton and Jacob Monroe). Indiana is where Otis Elmer Monroe was born. Elizabeth Jane and James Appleton Smith’s child, Mary, was also born there.
Otis Elmer Monroe was the mother of Marilyn (the son of Jacob Monroe and Mary E. Appleton). Indiana was Otis’ place of birth. James Appleton and Elizabeth Jane Smith were the parents of Mary.
Who Is Marilyn’s Maternal Grandmother?
Della Mae Hogan, a descendant of C. V. “Jennie” Nance and Tilford Marion Hogan, was Marilyn’s maternal grandmother. Della hailed from Missouri. The parents of Tilford were Sarah Ann Owen and George W. Hogan. The parents of C. V. were Sarah C. Jones and Levi Nance.