Priscilla Presley

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Birth Name: Priscilla Ann Wagner

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 24, 1945

*German (father)
*Norwegian, English (mother)

Priscilla Presley is an American actress and business magnate. She is known for starring in The Naked Gun films.

Her father, James Frederick Wagner, was of German descent, with deep roots in Pennsylvania. Her mother, Anna Lillian (Iversen), had Norwegian and English ancestry.

She is the mother of singer Lisa Marie Presley and the grandmother of actress and model Riley Keough, with her former husband, late singer and actor Elvis Presley; she also has a son, musician Navarone Garibaldi, with her former partner, entrepreneur Marco Garibaldi.

Priscilla’s paternal grandfather was Harold Andrew Wagner (the son of Fred W. Wagner and Albertena/Albertina Staub). Harold was born in Pennsylvania.

Priscilla’s paternal grandmother was Katherine/Kathryn Gates Ramsey (the daughter of James Calvin Ramsey and Alice Jane Baughman). Katherine was born in West Virginia. James was the son of Daniel W. Ramsey and Harriett/Harriet Hollibaugh/Holibaugh.

Priscilla’s maternal grandfather was Albert Henry Iversen (the son of Hjalmar Armand/Amund Iversen/Iverson and Anna M./Teoline Johannesen/Johansen). Albert was born in Egersund, Rogaland, Norway. Amund was the son of Amund Iversen and Jakobine Davidsen. Anna was the daughter of Johannes/Jon Ellingsen and Ingeborg Theodora Torgersdatter.

Priscilla’s maternal grandmother was Lorraine Grace Davis (the daughter of Samuel David Davis and Effie Lillian Valentine). Lorraine was born in Connecticut. Samuel was the son of John Davis and Louisa Jackson. Effie was the daughter of Luther Topliff Valentine and Cynthia Elizabeth Tucker.

Sources: Genealogies of Priscilla Presley –

Genealogy of Priscilla Presley (focusing on her father’s side) –

Priscilla’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Priscilla’s maternal grandmother, Lorraine Grace Davis, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

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