Birth Name: Lydia Marie Hearst-Shaw
Place of Birth: Wilton, Connecticut, U.S.
Date of Birth: September 19, 1984
Ethnicity: Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Irish, Scottish, English, some German, distant French
Lydia Hearst is an American fashion model, actress, and lifestyle blogger. She is the daughter of Patty Hearst (Patricia Campbell Hearst) and Bernard Lee Shaw. She has a sister, Gillian. Lydia is married to comedian, actor, and host Chris Hardwick.
Lydia’s paternal grandparents’ surnames were Shaw and Doherty.
Lydia’s maternal grandfather was Randolph Apperson Hearst (the son of William Randolph Hearst and Millicent Veronica Willson). Rudolph was born in New York. William was a newspaper publisher and politician, and was the son of George Hearst, a businessperson and politician, and of Phoebe Elizabeth Apperson. Millicent was the daughter of George H. Willson and Hannah Elizabeth Murray.
Lydia’s maternal grandmother was Catherine Wood Campbell (the daughter of Morton Peck/R. Campbell and Lillian W. Wood). Morton was the son of John Owen Campbell and Kate/Catherine Spiller Findlay.
Sources: Birth record of Lydia’s father – https://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of Lydia Hearst (focusing on her mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Genealogies of Lydia’s maternal grandparents, Randolph Apperson Hearst and Catherine Wood Campbell – http://www.findagrave.com
Genealogy of Lydia’s maternal great-grandfather, William Randolph Hearst – http://www.ancestry.ca
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