k.d. lang

by ethnic on July 12, 2010

Birth Name: Kathryn Dawn Lang

Place of Birth: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Date of Birth: November 2, 1961

Ethnicity: German, English, Irish, Scottish, Dutch, Icelandic, Russian Jewish, Sioux Native Canadian

k.d. lang is a Canadian pop and country singer, songwriter, and actress. She is the daughter of Audrey (Beebee) and Adam Frederick Lang.

k.d.’s maternal grandfather was Guy Marshall Bebee (the son of Solomon Fenton Bebee and Jane McLellen). Solomon was the son of Ethel Cushman Beebe and Dorcas Abigail Churchill. Jane was born in Dumfries-shire, Scotland, the daughter of George McLellan and Margaret Black.

k.d.’s maternal grandmother was Myrtle Josephine Youmans (the daughter of Joseph Henry Youmans and Josephine Lane). k.d.’s great-grandfather Joseph was the son of David Youmans and Samantha Ann Maybee. k.d.’s great-grandmother Josephine was the daughter of William Lane, who was born in Cork, Ireland, and of Janet Amanda Weese.

Sources: Genealogies of k.d.’s mother (focusing on her own mother’s side) – http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com

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