Ken Baumann

by follers on December 12, 2012

Birth Name: Kenneth Robert Baumann

Place of Birth: Urbana, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 8, 1989

Ethnicity: German, with some English and Scottish

Ken Baumann, also credited as Kenneth Baumann, is an American actor, writer, publisher, and book designer. He is married to actress Aviva (Aviva Farber).

Ken’s father is of German descent, while Ken’s mother has German, English, and Scottish ancestry.

Ken’s paternal grandfather was Kenneth L. Baumann (the son of Louis F. Baumann and Eleanor C. Vick). Louis’s parents, Louis Baumann and Johanna, were both of German descent. Eleanor’s father was a German immigrant, and Eleanor’s mother, Minnie K., was born in Missouri, to German parents.

Ken’s paternal grandmother was Dorris L. Goebel (the daughter of Erwin Carl Goebel and Hilda E. Helwig). Dorris was of German descent. Erwin was the son of Karl/Charles Goebel and Bertha M. Frick. Hilda was the daughter of Henry August Hellwig and Mina Wilhelmina Vitt.

Ken’s maternal grandparents were Clyde Sebastian and Geraldine V. Heltman (the daughter of William Paul Heltman and Mattie Varena Vickers). William was the son of Cyrus Andrew Heltman and Elizabeth F. MacMurray. Mattie was the daughter of Daniel Webster Vickers and Lucy Paulk.

Sources: Ken’s paternal grandfather, Kenneth L. Baumann, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Ken’s paternal grandfather, Kenneth L. Baumann –

Ken’s paternal great-grandfather, Louis F. Baumann, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Ken’s paternal grandmother, Dorris L. Goebel, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Ken’s paternal grandmother, Dorris L. (Goebel) Baumann –

Genealogy of Ken’s maternal grandmother, Geraldine V. Heltman (focusing on her own mother’s side) –

Genealogies of Ken’s matrilineal great-great-grandmother, Lucy Paulk –

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neiltennant May 23, 2016 at 6:12 am

no Jewish?

J.J. November 17, 2013 at 9:12 pm

correction; his eyes are green and his hair is dark brown (brunet)

andrew September 27, 2013 at 4:18 pm

This guy could fit into many parts of Europe

follers September 27, 2013 at 4:37 pm

He is married to Aviva, an actress whose father is Jewish.

andrew September 27, 2013 at 4:59 pm

Aviva is a British insurance company lol

passingtime85 March 22, 2015 at 2:50 am

Aviva Baumann (‘nee Farber), is an actress most notably from the film Superbad.

nnnnn March 20, 2013 at 1:19 am

Well, one can see german people, who look like him, and
british, too

nnnnn March 20, 2013 at 1:30 am

Is he dark???

I never claimed, english and german people are always
blond. Brown hair and eyes are common.
Victoria has BLACK hair and non-european facial features

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