Kristin Davis

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Place of Birth: Boulder, Colorado, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 23, 1965

Ethnicity: English, Irish, Dutch, German, Swiss-German, possibly other

Kristin Davis, full name Kristin Lee Davis, is an American actress. She was raised by her mother, Dorothy, and her stepfather, Keith Davis, who adopted her. She was born in Boulder, and raised in Columbia, South Carolina, where Keith was provost and teacher at the University of South Carolina.

Kristin has a daughter, who is adopted.

Keith Davis is the son of Ted Eugene Davis and Mary Flossie Roland.

Kristin’s maternal grandfather was Orval Francis Reeves (the son of Harry Herman Reeves and Katie/Kattie/Katy Lee Brown). Orval was born in Kansas. Harry was the son of James Davidson Reeves and Harriet Frances/Francis “Hattie” Tomlin. Katie’s mother was Dutch.

Kristin’s maternal grandmother was Ruth Linnette Bowman (the daughter of Lincoln Houts Bowman and Amanda May Lux/Lxue). Ruth was born in Kansas. Lincoln was the son of Benjamin Franklin Bowman and Sophronia Louisa O’Hara. Amanda was the daughter of Philip Lewis Lux, whose parents were ethnic Germans from Hatten, Alsace-Lorraine, and of Anna Catherina/Catherine/Catharina “Kate” Heyl, who was born in Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany.

Sources: Genealogy of Kristin Davis – https://wc.rootsweb.com

Kristin’s maternal grandfather, Orval Francis Reeves, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Orval Francis Reeves on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Kristin’s maternal great-grandfather, Harry Herman Reeves (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of of Kristin’s maternal grandmother, Ruth Linnette Bowman – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Kristin’s maternal grandmother, Ruth Linnette (Bowman) Reeves http://www.genlookups.com

Genealogy of Kristin’s maternal great-grandmother, Amanda May Lux/Lxue – https://wc.rootsweb.com

12 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    I have also Ashley Graham’s genealogy ready in my pocket, Bablah’s gift.

  2. andrew says:

    Kristin’s maternal grandfather, Orval F. Reeves, on the 1910 U.S. Census: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M2Z3-7K2
    Orval F. Reeves on the 1920 U.S. Census: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFXQ-681

    Genealogy of Kristin’s maternal great-grandfather, Harry Herman Reeves: https://www.familysearch.org/tree/pedigree/landscape/KNXD-PST

    Obituary of Kristin’s maternal grandmother, Ruth Linnette Bowman:
    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKGH-QH22

    Genealogy of of Kristin’s maternal grandmother, Ruth Linnette Bowman:
    https://www.familysearch.org/tree/pedigree/landscape/9XBD-7FT

    Credit: Bablah

  3. andrew says:

    there is actually no evidence that she has English ancestry of any sort, so it’s better if you would stop to list people as “English, possibly other” by default when you don’t have much clue. Ok?

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