Birth Name: Ruby Katherine Stevens
Date of Birth: July 16, 1907
Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Death: January 20, 1990
Place of Death: Santa Monica, California
Ethnicity: English, Scottish, Irish
Barbara Stanwyck was an American actress. Her father, who was from Massachusetts, had English ancestry. Her mother, who was from Nova Scotia, Canada, had Scottish and Irish roots.
Barbara’s paternal grandfather was Joseph R. Stevens (the son of Thomas Stevens and Sarah Grover). Thomas was the son of Thomas Stevens and Mary Oliver. Sarah was the daughter of Nehemiah Grover and Elizabeth “Betty”.
Barbara’s paternal grandmother was Abby M. Spencer (the daughter of Thomas J. Spencer and Laura D.).
Barbara’s maternal grandparents were George McPhee and Elizabeth.
Sources: Genealogy of Barbara Stanwyck – http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Barbara Stanwyck on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org