Birth Name: Christian Ludolf Ebsen, Jr.
Date of Birth: April 2, 1908
Place of Birth: Belleville, Illinois, U.S.
Date of Death: July 6, 2003
Place of Death: Torrance, California, U.S.
Buddy Ebsen was an American singer, dancer, author, and actor.
He was the son of Frances/Francis/Franciska (Wendt), a painter, and Christian Ludolf Ebsen, a choreographer. His father was Danish. His mother was Latvian.
He was married to Dorothy Knott, until his death. He had two children with his former wife, Ruth Cambridge; and four children with his former wife, Nancy Wolcott.
Buddy’s paternal grandparents were Peter Ebsen and Catharine.
Buddy’s maternal grandparents were Alexander Wendt and Wilhelmine Dellent.
Marriage record of Buddy’s parents – https://familysearch.org
Buddy’s parents on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org