Jill Clayburgh

by follers on May 15, 2015

Jill Clayburgh

Date of Birth: April 30, 1944

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Death: November 5, 2010

Place of Death: Salisbury, Connecticut

*Ashkenazi Jewish, Sephardi Jewish (father)
*English, distant Welsh, remote Dutch (mother)

Jill Clayburgh was an American actress.

Jill was the daughter of Julia Louise (Dorr) and Albert Henry Clayburgh. Her father was of German Jewish, some Portuguese Jewish (Sephardi Jewish), and a smaller amount of French Jewish, ancestry, with his Sephardi Jewish line having been in the United States since the 1700s. Jill’s mother had English, distant Welsh, and remote Dutch, ancestry.

Jill was married to playwright and screenwriter David Rabe, until her death. The couple has two children, including actress Lily Rabe.

Jill’s paternal grandfather was Albert Clayburgh (the son of Emanuel Clayburg and Evelina/Eveline Nones). Emanuel was a German Jewish immigrant, from Bergentreich, Westphalia. Evelina was the daughter of Aaron Benjamín Nones and Caroline de Leon, and was of Sephardi Jewish, and a smaller amount of French Jewish, descent. Jill’s great-great-great-grandfather, Major Benjamin Nones, was a French Jewish immigrant who fought in the American Revolution.

Jill’s paternal grandmother was Alma Lachenbruch (the daughter of David Lachenbruch and Henrietta Meinhard/Meinhardt). David and Henrietta were of German Jewish origin. David was the son of Jacob Lachenbruch and Carolina Cahn. Henrietta was the daughter of Henry/Baierlein Meinhard/Meinhardt and Rosa Frank, who were from Bavaria.

Jill’s maternal grandfather was Bryan Ripley Dorr (the son of Russell Ripley Dorr and Sarah Louise Bryan). Russell was the son of Seneca Milo Dorr and Julia Caroline Ripley. Sarah was the daughter of James R. Bryan.

Jill’s maternal grandmother was Edna Evelyn Smith (the daughter of Phineas Mintern/Minturn Smith and Ella Evelyn Phillips). Phineas was the son of Phineas Smith and Temperance Elizabeth Robinson. Ella was the daughter of Edward Roland Phillips, from Arlington, Gloucester, England, and of Phoebe Ann Smith.

Sources: Genealogy of Jill Clayburgh – http://www.geni.com

Genealogy of Jill Clayburgh (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

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