Caitlyn Jenner

Jenner in 2016, photo by kathclick/

Birth Name: William Bruce Jenner

Place of Birth: Mount Kisco, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 28, 1949

Ethnicity: English, Scottish, Irish, Dutch, Welsh

Caitlyn Jenner, full name Caitlyn Marie Jenner, is an American athlete, television personality, and politician.

She is the daughter of Esther Ruth (McGuire) and William Hugh Jenner. Caitlyn has six biological children, two with her first wife Chrystie (Crownover); two, musician Brandon Jenner and socialite Brody Jenner, with her second wife, actress Linda Thompson; and two, socialites and models Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner, with her third wife, socialite Kris Jenner. From her marriage to Kris, her stepchildren are Kourtney Kardashian, Kim Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian, and Rob Kardashian.

Her father was Canadian and her mother was born in Ohio. Her ancestry is English, Scottish, Irish, Dutch, and Welsh.

A DNA test whose results were displayed on the show The View (2017) stated that Caitlyn’s genetic ancestry is:

*99.8% European
——–*66% British and Irish
*.1% Middle Eastern & North African
*<1% South Asian

Caitlyn’s paternal grandfather was Hugh Burton Jenner (the son of The Rev. John Hugh Jenner and Mary Fisher MacIntyre). Caitlyn’s grandfather Hugh was born in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. The Rev. John was the son of John Jenner and Elizabeth Mills or Fowler. Mary was the daughter of James MacIntyre.

Caitlyn’s paternal grandmother was Bertha Mary Cunningham/Yarn (the daughter of George Yarn and Charlotte Day). Bertha was Canadian, from Newfoundland and Labrador.

Caitlyn’s maternal grandfather was Walter Sherman McGuire (the son of Daniel Ebenezer McGuire and Martha Day). Walter was born in Ohio. Daniel was the son of Ebenezer Edward McGuire and Elizabeth McCabe. Martha was the daughter of William Day.

Caitlyn’s maternal grandmother was Kareen Maude Wright (the daughter of Thaddeus Lincoln Wright and Lola Dell Reynard). Kareen was born in Ohio. Thaddeus was the son of Jason Daniel Wright and Zerilda Evelyn Hendershot. Lola was the daughter of William E. Reynard and Angelius/Angela/Angie Flanagan.

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Jenner in 2013, photo by Prphotos

Sources: Genealogy of Caitlyn Jenner –

Caitlyn’s maternal grandmother, Kareen Maude Wright, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Caitlyn’s maternal great-grandmother, Lola Dell Reynard, on the 1880 U.S. Census –

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  1. madman says:

    These edited comments make me really curious of what he actually wrote.

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