Birth Name: Brittney Leigh Lower
Place of Birth: Heyworth, Illinois, U.S.
Date of Birth: August 2, 1985
Ethnicity: German, English, Irish
Britt Lower is an American actress.
Britt is the daughter of face painting artist Mickey Lower (born Mickey Knight) and Steven Lower.
Britt’s paternal grandfather was Merlin Duane Lower (the son of Harry H. Lower and L. Vivia Gillespie). Merlin was born in Illinois. Harry was the son of Leslie Lower and Barbara Remhart/Reinhart, whose father was from Alsace-Lorraine and whose mother was born in Canada, to German parents. Britt’s great-grandmother L. Vivia was the daughter of William Elmer Gillespie and Lottie Ann Hainline.
Britt’s paternal grandmother was named Nellie Mae “Nell” Jones.
Britt’s maternal grandfather was Carl Howard Knight (the son of Chester Arthur Knight and Lena V. Dirksmeyer). Carl was born in Illinois. Chester was the son of Edward Knight and Margaret Turneus. Lena was the daughter of William Rutger Dirksmeyer, whose parents were German, and of Hannah Virginia Foiles.
Britt’s maternal grandmother is named Mabel Kendall.
Sources: Obituary of Britt’s paternal grandfather, Merlin Duane Lower – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Britt’s maternal grandfather, Carl Howard Knight – http://www.pantagraph.com
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