Place of Birth: Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
Date of Birth: June 14, 1987
Ethnicity: English, one quarter Swedish, some Irish and Scottish, 1/16th German
Cameron Russell is an American fashion model and activist.
Her mother, Robin Chase, is the founder and CEO of Buzzcar. Her father is Roy P. Russell, Jr. She has one son.
Cameron’s paternal grandfather is Roy Patterson Russell (the son of John Arthur Russell and Frances S. Ware). Roy was born in Hawaii. John was the son of Scottish father, John Wilson Russell, and American mother of Scottish and Irish descent, Marion Watson. Frances was the daughter of Frank S. Ware and Jennie Salmon.
Cameron’s paternal grandmother is Nancy Richmond Meyer (the daughter of Richmond Frederick Meyer and Margaret Elizabeth Smith). Nancy was born in New York. Cameron’s great-grandfather Richmond was the son of Ernest Meyer, whose parents were German, and of Mary Elizabeth Hardcastle, whose parents were English. Margaret was the daughter of Roscoe William Smith, whose mother was Irish, and of Ina Leslie Allen.
Cameron’s maternal grandfather was Robert Willard Chase (the son of Willard Linwood Chase and Ruth Hazel Spinney). Robert was born in Massachusetts. Cameron’s great-grandfather Willard was the son of Willard Orin Chase and Ina Lizzie Penney. Ruth was born in Massachusetts, to Canadian parents, Ernest W. Spinney and Ruth M. Blinn.
Cameron’s maternal grandmother is Shirley I. Gustafson (the daughter of Ragnar William Gustafson and Maria Irene Johnson). Shirley was born in Massachusetts. Ragnar was born in Massachusetts, to Swedish parents, August W. Gustafson and Mary E. Carlson. Cameron’s great-grandmother Maria was born in Finland, and was of Swedish descent.
Sources: Marriage announcement of Cameron’s paternal grandparents, Roy Patterson Russell and Nancy Richmond Meyer – http://fultonhistory.com
Cameron’s paternal grandfather, Roy Patterson Russell, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Cameron’s paternal grandmother, Nancy Richmond Meyer (focusing on her own mother’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Cameron’s paternal grandmother, Nancy Richmond Meyer, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Cameron’s paternal great-grandfather, Richmond Frederick Meyer, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Cameron’s maternal grandfather, Robert Willard Chase, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Cameron’s maternal grandfather, Robert Willard Chase – http://staugustine.com
Obituary of Cameron’s maternal great-grandfather, W. Linwood Chase (Willard Linwood Chase) – http://www.nytimes.com
Cameron’s maternal grandmother, Shirley I. Gustafson, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org