Birth Name: Katherine Dee Strickland
Place of Birth: Patterson, Georgia, U.S.
Date of Birth: December 14, 1975
Ethnicity: English, Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Irish, French, Dutch, Welsh
KaDee Strickland is an American actress. She is married to actor Jason Behr, with whom she has a son.
KaDee’s paternal grandfather was Andrew Jackson Strickland (the son of Noral William Strickland and Virginia “Jennie” Barber). Andrew was born in Georgia. Noral was the son of Robert M. Strickland and Sophia Jane “Suffy” or Ceiney Anne Smith. Virginia was the daughter of Henry Obediah Barber and Matilda Tatum.
KaDee’s paternal grandmother was Isabelle Dixon (the daughter of Daniel Dixon and Sallie Rentha/Marintha Chancey). Isabelle was born in Georgia. Daniel was the son of Griffin Dixon and Elizabeth/Elisabeth Dixon. Sallie was the daughter of Lewis William Chancey and Isabella Minora “Manorah” Bennett.
KaDee’s nine times great-grandmother Margaret Cornish was born in Africa, and was the servant of a planter in the Virginia colony. After marrying John Gowan, another African slave, she began a relationship with Robert Swett/Sweat, a white planter from England, who owned the plantation next door. She gave birth to his son, Robert Cornish Sweat, who is KaDee’s eighth great-grandfather.
Sources: Genealogies and obituaries of KaDee’s paternal grandparents, Andrew Jackson Strickland and Isabelle (Dixon) Strickland – http://www.findagrave.com
Genealogy of KaDee’s paternal great-grandmother, Virginia “Jennie” Barber (focusing on her own mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of KaDee’s paternal great-grandmother, Sallie Rentha/Marintha Chancey – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
KaDee’s Scots-Irish ancestor – http://www.findagrave.com
KaDee’s Irish ancestor – https://familysearch.org
KaDee’s French ancestor – https://familysearch.org
KaDee’s Dutch ancestor – https://familysearch.org
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