Briana Lane

Lane in 2018, photo by kathclick/

Birth Name: Briana Cadow Lane

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: October 27, 1985

Ethnicity: Irish, as well as Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, and English, possibly other

Briana Lane is an American actress and musician.

Briana’s paternal grandfather was John P. Lane (the son of William J. Lane and Agnes Estelle Dacey). Briana’s grandfather John was born in Massachusetts. William was born in Ireland. Agnes was born in Massachusetts, to Irish parents, Patrick Dacey and Hannah Horgan.

Briana’s maternal grandfather was Edward Percival Cadow (the son of Percival Rigg Cadow and Jane Violet Riordan). Edward was born in New York. Briana’s great-grandfather Percival was born in Ontario, Canada, to American parents, Algernon Sidney Cadow and Sarah Jane Rigg, whose parents were from Ireland and Scotland, respectively. Briana’s great-grandmother Jane was born in Barleyhill, County Cork, Ireland, the daughter of Patrick Riordan and Mary Ellen Goggin.

Briana’s maternal grandmother was Ruth Shirley McDougall (the daughter of Alfred Owen McDougall and Marion Isabelle Townley). Ruth was born in New Jersey. Alfred was born in Ohio, the son of Charles R. McDougall and Patti Owen Pike, whose father was English. Marion was born in New Jersey, the daughter of John S. Townley and Mary Danskin, who was Scottish.

Sources: Obituary of Briana’s paternal grandfather, John P. Lane –

Obituary of Briana’s maternal grandfather, Edward Percival Cadow –

Obituary of Briana’s maternal grandmother, Ruth Shirley (McDougall) Cadow –

3 Responses

  1. Akwaba says:

    She don’t look fully northern euro

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