Lindsay Davenport

Lindsay Davenport – Fed Cup by BNP Paribas 2008 World Group Quarterfinal – La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club – La Jolla, CA USA – Photo Credit: Paul Gallegos / PR Photos

Birth Name: Lindsay Ann Davenport

Place of Birth: Palos Verdes, Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: June 8, 1976

Ethnicity: English, German, Scottish, Irish, Swiss-German, Swiss-French

Lindsay Davenport is an American former professional tennis player. She was ranked World No. 1 for a total of 98 weeks.

Lindsay’s paternal grandfather was Winthrop Davenport, son of Frederick Morgan Davenport and Edith Jefferson Andrus. Frederick was the son of David Davenport (son of William B. Davenport and Mary Morse) and Anna L. Green. David was born in Massachusetts to English father and Scottish mother. Anna Green was born in Massachusetts to Irish parents. Lindsay’s great-grandmother Edith was the daughter of John Emory Andrus (son of Loyal Benedict Andrus and Ann Palmer) and Swiss-born Julia Marie Dyckman (daughter of Isaak Dyckman and Ida Bourdon).

Lindsay’s paternal grandmother was Elizabeth Mae Langford.

Lindsay’s maternal grandfather Fred/Friedrich W. Jeberjahn was born in Berlin, Germany to Friedrich Karl August Jeberjahn and Emma Luise Anna Johanna Siggelkow.

Lindsay’s maternal grandmother was Reta Ruth Williams, daughter of William A. Williams and Alice Case. William was the son of John Williams and Sarah Duncan. Alice was born in England to John/William Case and Jane Schofield/Sheffield.

Sources: Genealogy of Lindsay Davenport – https://www.geni.com

Lindsay’s paternal great-great-grandfather David Davenport on 1860 US census – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Lindsay Davenport’s paternal grandfather Winthrop Davenport – https://www.findagrave.com

Birth record of Lindsay’s mother – https://www.familysearch.org

Death records of Lindsay’s maternal grandparents Fred Jeberjahn and Reta Williams – https://www.findagrave.com

Lindsay’s maternal great-grandmother Emma Siggelkow on Mecklenburg-Schwerin 1900 census – https://www.familysearch.org

Lindsay’s maternal grandmother Reta Ruth Williams on 1920 US census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Lindsay’s maternal great-grandparents William Williams and Alice Case – https://www.familysearch.org

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