Birth Name: Anna Katerina Baryshnikov
Date of Birth: May 22, 1992
*father – Russian
*mother – German, Scottish, English, Irish, distant Dutch
Anna Baryshnikov is an American actress. She is the daughter of dancer, writer, director, and journalist Lisa Rinehart and dancer, choreographer, and actor Mikhail Baryshnikov.
Anna’s father was born in Riga, Latvia, of Russian ancestry. Anna’s mother is American, and is of German, Scottish, English, Irish, and distant Dutch, descent.
Anna’s first cousin is actress and singer Ariane Rinehart (Anna’s mother and Ariane’s father are siblings).
Anna’s paternal grandparents were Nikolay Baryshnikov and Aleksandra Vassilievna Grigorieva (the daughter of Vassily Grigoriev).
Anna’s maternal grandfather was Virgil Williard Rinehart (the son of Virgil P. Rinehart and Ruby Belle Kellough). Anna’s grandfather Virgil was born in Ohio, of German, Irish, English, and Scottish descent. Anna’s great-grandfather Virgil was the son of William Rinehart and Sarah Catherine Prudumn/Purdum. Ruby was the daughter of Henry Allen Kellough and Bessie Irene Shoemaker.
Anna’s maternal grandmother was Katherine M. Briggs (the daughter of Hugh Alexander Briggs and Fern Estelle Currier). Katherine was born in Maine, to Canadian parents, and had Scottish, English, and distant Dutch and Irish, ancestry. Hugh was the son of Matthew Wesley Briggs and Margaret Darling Briggs. Fern was the daughter of Lemuel Bradford Currier and Catherine Lillian Mullin.
Sources: Genealogy of Anna’s mother (focusing on her own father’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Marriage record of Anna’s paternal grandparents, Virgil Willard Rinehart and Katherine M. Briggs – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Anna’s maternal grandfather, Virgil Williard Rinehart – http://www.legacy.com
Obituary of Anna’s maternal great-aunt (grandfather’s sister) – http://www.legacy.com
Genealogy of Anna’s maternal great-grandfather, Hugh Alexander Briggs – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Anna’s maternal great-grandmother, Fern Estelle Currier – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
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