Birth Name: Natalia M. Livingston
Place of Birth: Johnstown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Date of Birth: March 26, 1976
*German, English, Irish, some French (father)
*Mexican (maternal grandfather)
*Ashkenazi Jewish, Mexican, possibly Swiss-German and German (maternal grandmother)
Natalia Livingston is an American actress.
Natalia is the daughter of Martha (Echavarria) and James A. Livingston. She has a brother, James. They were raised in Macon, Georgia.
Natalia’s father is American, and has German, English, Irish, and some French, ancestry. Natalia’s mother was born in Mexico, and has Mexican, some Ashkenazi Jewish, and possibly more distant Swiss-German and German, ancestry. Natalia speaks fluent English and Spanish.
Natalia’s paternal grandfather was Wilbur Merle Livingston (the son of James Irvin Livingston and Minerva Belle Shaffer). James was the son of Alfred Wissinger Livingston and Mary Jane “Polly” Berkebile. Minerva was the daughter of Isaac D. Shaffer and Susannah Weaver.
Natalia’s paternal grandmother was Fannie Virginia Callihan (the daughter of Charles G. Callihan and Nellie A. McCreary). Charles was the son of John Wesley Callihan and Susanna Gephart. Nellie was the daughter of Albert McCreary and Salome Bence/Bentz.
Natalia’s maternal grandfather was Salvador Echavarria (the son of Rosalío G. Echavarria and María Antonia).
Natalia’s maternal grandmother was Natalia/Natalie Gertrude Levin (the daughter of Henry Levin and Emily Pauline Hausor/Hause). Henry was likely born in Arizona, to a German/Prussian Jewish father, Alexander Levin, and a Mexican mother, Zenora/Zenone Molina. Emily was born in California, to a father from Switzerland and a mother from Germany.
Natalia’s great-great-aunt, Sara Levin, the sister of Natalia’s great-grandfather Henry Levin, was married to Frederick Augustus Ronstadt, who was the grandfather of singer Linda Ronstadt. However, Sara was not Linda’s grandmother.
Sources: Genealogy and obituary of Natalia’s paternal grandparents, Wilbur Merle Livingston and Fannie Virginia Callihan – http://http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Obituary of Natalia’s mother, Martha (Echavarria) Livingston – http://www.legacy.com
Marriage record of Natalia’s maternal grandparents, Salvador Echavarria and Natalia/Natalie Gertrude Levin – http://www.familysearch.org
Information about the Echavarria family – http://www.jesusmariaechavarria.org.mx
Likely Natalia’s maternal grandmother, Natalia/Natalie Gertrude Levin, on the 1920 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Death records of Natalia’s maternal great-grandparents, Henry Levin and Emily Pauline Hausor/Hause – https://www.findagrave.com
Information about Natalia’s great-great-grandfather, Alexander Levin – http://books.google.com
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