Betty Buckley

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Birth Name: Betty Lynn Buckley

Place of Birth: Big Spring, Texas, United States

Date of Birth: July 3, 1947

Ethnicity: Irish, English, small amounts of Welsh and German

Betty Buckley is an American actress and singer.

Betty is the daughter of Betty Bob (Diltz), a dancer and journalist, and Ernest Lynn Buckley, a retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force, and former dean of engineering at South Dakota State University.

Betty’s paternal grandparents were Norman Claude Buckley and Eva Myrtle Smith (the daughter of Andrew Leroy Smith and Elmira Howe). Norman was born in South Dakota, to Irish parents. Andrew was the son of Charles Smith. Elmira was the daughter of Freeman D. Howe and Malinda Ridenour.

Betty’s maternal grandparents were Clinton Sawyer “Chas” Diltz (the son of Clinton Sawyer Diltz and Rosa/Rose Lee Rogers) and Mary C. Betty’s great-grandfather Clinton was the son of Chauncey Jerome Diltz and Frances Ann Perry. Rosa was the daughter of David Russell Rogers and Harriett Rosannah Russell.

Sources: Genealogy of Betty Buckley (focusing on her father’s side) –

Betty’s paternal grandfather, Norman Claude Buckley, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Genealogy of Betty’s paternal grandmother, Eva Myrtle Smith (focusing on her own mother’s side) –

Genealogy of Betty’s maternal grandfather, Clinton Sawyer Diltz –

Genealogies of Betty’s maternal great-grandfather, Clinton Sawyer Diltz –

Genealogy of Betty’s maternal great-great-great-grandfather, David Russell Rogers –

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