Birth Name: Ariane Elise Rinehart
Place of Birth: St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Date of Birth: April 13, 1994
*German, Scottish, English, Irish, distant Dutch (father)
*Ashkenazi Jewish (mother)
Ariane Rinehart is an American actress and singer.
Ariane is the daughter of Nadine B. (Sokol/Skol) and Gregory Currier Rinehart. Ariane has a brother, Ian. Ariane’s father has German, Scottish, English, Irish, and distant Dutch, ancestry. Ariane’s mother is Jewish.
Ariane is a first cousin of actress Anna Baryshnikov (Ariane’s father and Anna’s mother are siblings).
Ariane’s paternal grandfather was Virgil Williard Rinehart (the son of Virgil P. Rinehart and Ruby Belle Kellough). Ariane’s grandfather Virgil was born in Ohio, of German, Irish, English, and Scottish descent. Ariane’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.
Ariane’s paternal 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.
Ariane’s maternal grandparents were Jacob Sokol (likely the son of Benjamin Sokol and Rose) and Gertrude Minna “Gert” Cohen. Benjamin and Rose were from Poland. Gertrude was born in New York.
Sources: Genealogy of Ariane’s father (focusing on his father’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Marriage record of Ariane’s paternal grandparents, Virgil Willard Rinehart and Katherine M. Briggs – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Ariane’s paternal grandfather, Virgil Willard Rinehart – http://www.legacy.com
Obitury of Ariane’s paternal great-aunt (grandfather’s sister), Joan A. “Jody” (Rinehart) Myers – http://www.legacy.com
Genealogy of Ariane’s paternal great-grandfather, Hugh Alexander Briggs – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Ariane’s paternal great-grandmother, Fern Estelle Currier – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Marriage record of Ariane’s maternal grandparents, Jacob Sokol and Gertrude Minna “Gert” Cohen – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Ariane’s maternal grandmother, Gertrude Minna “Gert” (Cohen) Sokol – http://www.legacy.com
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