Place of Birth: Parsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey, United States
Date of Birth: October 11, 1968
Jane Krakowski is an American actress and singer. Her father is of Polish descent. Her maternal grandfather was of half French-Canadian and half Scottish ancestry, while her maternal grandmother’s parents were also Polish.
Jane’s paternal grandfather was Edward Alexander Krajkowski (the son of Ignatz/Ignacy Wojciech/Dynatius Krajkowski and Bronislawa “Blanch” Rutkowski). Edward was born in New York, to Polish parents.
Jane’s paternal grandmother was Emily Jamroz (the daughter of Adam Jamroz and Eve/Eva Byczek). Emily was born in New York, to Polish parents. Adam was the son of John Jamroz and Anna Rzesjus. Eve was the daughter of Adam Byczek and Anna Matejet.
Jane’s maternal grandfather was Triffle Benoit (the son of Harmisdas F. Benoit and Mary Dugan). Triffle was born in New York, to a French-Canadian father and a Scottish mother. Harmisdas was the son of Treffle Benoit and Philomene Bernard.
Jane’s maternal grandmother was Gladys Orlowski (the daughter of Constantine/Constancy Orlowski and Cornelia Meller). Gladys was born in Ohio, to Polish parents. Constantine was the son of Frank Orlowski and Catherine. Cornelia was the daughter of Joseph Meller and Mary.
Sources: Genealogy of Jane Krakowski – http://www.geni.com
Jane’s maternal grandfather, Triffle Benoit, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Jane’s maternal grandmother, Gladys Orlowski, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
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