Jennifer Landon

by madman on November 28, 2017

Jennifer Landon – 34th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards – Arrivals – Kodak Theater – Hollywood, CA – Photo Credit: Glenn Harris / PR Photos

Birth Name: Jennifer Rachel Landon

Place of Birth: Malibu, California, United States

Date of Birth: August 29, 1983

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish (paternal grandfather), Italian (great-grandfather), English, Irish, small amounts of German, Swiss-German, and Scottish

Jennifer Landon is an American actress. She is the daughter of Cindy Kim (Clerico) and actor Michael Landon (Eugene Maurice Orowitz).

Jennifer’s paternal grandfather was Eli Maurice Orowitz (the son of Moses/Moshe/Joseph Orowitz/Orovitz and Bessie/Pessel Rosenfeld Solositzky/Solisitsky). Eli was born in Pennsylvania. Moses and Bessie were Russian Jewish immigrants. Moses was the son of Mordecai Horowitz and Channah. Bessie was the daughter of Lazarus/Eliezar Solositzky/Solisitsky and Eva.

Jennifer’s paternal grandmother was Kathleen Ignatius “Peggy” O’Neill (the daughter of William Joseph O’Neill and Mary “Muddy”). Kathleen was born in New York. William was born in Ireland. Mary was born in England, to an Irish father and a mother who was either English or Irish.

Jennifer’s maternal grandfather was Richard Clerico (the son of Albert Clerico and Screlda Jane Jolley). Richard was born in Utah. Albert was the son of Italian parents, Batista Giovan Clerico and Gabriella Quaranta. Screlda had English, and some German, Swiss-German, and Scottish, ancestry, and was the daughter of Alma Franklin Jolley and Eldora Hutchings.

Jennifer’s maternal grandmother was named Marilyn Parleen Jones.

Sources: Genealogies of Jennifer Landon (focusing on her father’s side) –

Genealogies of Jennifer’s father (focusing on his father’s side) –

Jennifer’s paternal grandmother, Kathleen Ignatius “Peggy” O’Neill, on the 1910 U.S. Census –
Kathleen Ignatius “Peggy” O’Neill on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Genealogy of Jennifer’s maternal grandfather, Richard Clerico (through Richard’s sister, Barbara Clerico Koncher) –

Obituary of Jennifer’s maternal grandfather, Richard Clerico –

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