Birth Name: Brit Heyworth Marling
Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Date of Birth: August 7, 1980s
Ethnicity: German, Norwegian, Swedish, English
Brit Marling is an American writer, actress, and producer.
Brit’s paternal grandfather was Julius Herbert Marling (the son of Julius William Marling and Rosine Karoline Wieland). Brit’s grandfather Julius was born in Illinois, of German origin. Brit’s great-grandfather Julius was the son of Franklin/Frank Marling and Alma Andrae/Andre. Rosine was born in Neuhütten, Württemberg, Germany, the daughter of Jacob Christian Wieland and Gottliebin Gleich.
Brit’s paternal grandmother was named Helen Willite Heyworth (the daughter of The Rev. John Rushton Heyworth and Isabel/Isabelle). Helen was born in Ontario, Canada. The Rev. John was born in Rochdale, Lancashire, England.
Brit’s maternal grandfather was Dale Edwin Johnson (the son of Alford Edwin Johnson and Martha A. Clausen). Dale was born in Minnesota. Alford was born in Minnesota, to Swedish parents from Älvsborg County, Anton Edvin Johnson and Mathilda Andersson. Martha was the daughter of German parents, Thomas Clausen and Susanna/Susie/Susan Hoffman/Hoffman.
Brit’s maternal grandmother was Blanche Holie (the daughter of Steffen/Stephen/Stephan Holie and Synnove/Syneve Froyse). Blanche was born in Minnesota, to Norwegian parents.
Sources: Marriage record of Brit’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Franklin/Frank Marling and Alma Andrae/Andre – https://www.familysearch.org
Brit’s maternal grandmother, Blanche Holie, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org