Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: May 28, 1964
Ethnicity: German, Irish, English, distant Swiss-German
Christa Miller is an American actress.
Christa is the daughter of Bonnie Trompeter and Charles Miller. Her aunt (father’s sister) is actress Susan Saint James. Christa is married to screenwriter, producer, and director Bill Lawrence (William Van Duzer Lawrence IV). The couple has three children, including singer, songwriter, and model Charlotte Lawrence.
Christa’s paternal grandfather was Charles Daniel Miller, Jr. (the son of Charles Daniel Miller and Marion O’Brien). Christa’s grandfather Charles was born in Connecticut. Christa’s great-grandfather Charles was of three quarters Irish, and one quarter German, descent. Marion was the daughter of John O’Brien and Mary A. Walsh, who were the children of Irish parents.
Christa’s paternal grandmother was Constance R. Geiger (the daughter of Charles Robeson Geiger and Jane Irene Lamb). Constance was born in Connecticut. Charles was the son of George R. Geiger and Mary L. Krider. Jane was the daughter of Samuel G. Lamb, who was English, from Halton, Cheshire, and of Emily Augusta Lyon. Emily was born in Rhode Island, the daughter of Thomas Lyon and Betsey Jane Lawrence.
Christa’s maternal grandfather was named Paul Ludwig Trompeter. Paul was born in Germany.
Christa’s maternal grandmother was Constance Edith Stoddard (the daughter of Charles Richards Stoddard, Sr. and Agnes Beatrice Walling). Constance was born in Manhattan, New York. Charles was the son of Benjamin Rush Stoddard, who had deep roots in the U.S., and was of mostly English descent; and of Edith Constance Serenbetz, whose father was a German immigrant, and whose mother was of German, including Alsatian and Swiss-German, descent. Christa’s great-grandmother Agnes was the daughter of Henry A. Walling, who was listed as born in Germany/Prussia/Poland/Russia, and was likely of German ancestry, and of Mary Moran, an Irish emigrant, from County Mayo.
Sources: Marriage announcement of Christa Miller and Bill Lawrence – https://archive.nytimes.com
Christa’s paternal grandmother, Constance R. Geiger, on the 1920 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Christa’s paternal grandmother, Constance R. (Geiger) Miller – https://www.legacy.com
Obituary of Christa’s paternal great-grandmother, Jane Irene (Lamb) Viner – http://www.findagrave.com
Christa’s maternal grandfather, Paul Ludwig Trompeter, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org