Jane Wyman

by bablah on December 5, 2017

Birth Name: Sarah Jane Mayfield

Date of Birth: January 5, 1917

Place of Birth: Saint Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri, U.S.

Date of Death: September 10, 2007

Place of Death: Rancho Mirage, Riverside County, California, U.S.

Ethnicity: English, Scottish, distant Welsh and French

Jane Wyman was an American actress, singer, dancer, and philanthropist. She was the daughter of Gladys Hope (Christian) and Manning Jefferies Mayfield.

She had three children with her former husband, actor and later President of the Unites States Ronald Reagan. Her surname was from her first husband, Ernest Eugene Wyman.

Jane’s paternal grandfather was Pulaski Greene/Green Mayfield (the son of Manning Mayfield and Martha Smith). Manning was the son of Luke Mayfield and Delilah Murray Gore.

Jane’s paternal grandmother was Mary Elizabeth Jefferies (the daughter of John Jefferies and Sarah Ann Milliner/Millener). Sarah was the daughter of James C. Milliner/Millener and Elizabeth Raymond; James Millener’s father was Alexander Millener, who was born in Québec, Canada, was George Washington’s drummer boy during Revolutionary War.

Jane’s maternal grandfather was Columbus Alexander Christian (the son of James Cannon Houston Christian and Mary Ann Tate). James was the son of Thomas Ewing Christian and Mary Ann Dougherty/Doughty. Jane’s great-grandmother Mary Ann was the daughter of Samuel Bracken Tate and Minerva Jane Sloan.

Jane’s maternal grandmother was Flora Diana Bennett (the daughter of Thomas Ford Bennett and Diana Howard). Thomas was the son of Walter Bennett and Huldah Horton Coe. Jane’s great-grandmother Diana was the daughter of Richard Howard and Mehitable Root.

Sources: Genealogy of Jane Wyman – http://www.wargs.com

Genealogy of Jane Wyman (focusing on her father’s side) – https://www.findagrave.com

Jane’s paternal grandfather, Pulaski Greene/Green Mayfield, on the 1860 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Jane’s paternal great-grandfather, Manning Mayfield – https://www.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Jane Wyman (focusing on her mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Genealogy of Jane’s maternal grandparents, Columbus Alexander Christian and Flora Diana Bennett – https://www.findagrave.com

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