Birth Name: Brian Keith Dietzen
Place of Birth: Barrington, Illinois, U.S.
Date of Birth: November 14, 1977
Ethnicity: German, English, Irish, one eighth Danish
Brian Dietzen is an American actor.
Brian was raised in Colorado.
Brian’s paternal grandfather was Kenneth J. Dietzen (the son of Joseph Edward Dietzen and Clara E. Anderson). Kenneth was born in Wisconsin. Joseph was the son of John Dietzen, whose parents were German, and of Mary Hanf/Harnt whose parents were also German. Clara was born in Wisconsin, to parents from Denmark.
Brian’s paternal grandmother was Grace Helen Bunnow (the daughter of Herman Carl Bunnow and Lena Hunke). Grace was born in Kimberly, Wisconsin. Herman was born in Wisconsin, to parents from Germany, Gustav Bunnow and Augusta Bünger/Bingner. Lena was from Germany.
Brian’s maternal grandfather was Thomas Randolph “Tom” Hewes (the son of Chester Randolph Hewes and Mabel A. Williams). Thomas was born in Illinois. Chester was the son of Orlan Henry Hewes and Dollie/Dolly Mae Randolph. Mabel was the daughter of Thomas Jefferson Williams and Susan Anna Alvey.
Brian’s maternal grandmother was Mary Lee McLamore (the daughter of Edward John McLamore and Dorothy Bertha Dickinson). Mary Lee was born in Illinois. Edward was the son of William J. McLamore and Mamie/Mary. Dorothy was the daughter of Rawson Le Roy Dickinson and Bertha Miller, whose own parents were German.
Sources: Brian’s paternal grandfather, Kenneth J. Dietzen, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Brian’s paternal grandmother, Grace Helen (Bunnow) Dietzen – http://www.legacy.com
Obituary of Brian’s mother – http://www.legacy.com
Death record of Brian’s maternal grandfather, Thomas Randolph “Tom” Hewes – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Brian’s maternal grandmother, Mary Lee (McLamore) Hewes Hagemann – http://www.legacy.com
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