Birth Name: Chloe Celeste Hosterman
Place of Birth: Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Date of Birth: January 15, 1996
Ethnicity: Austrian, German, French, English, Scottish, Swedish, Danish, Hungarian, distant Dutch, possibly other
Dove Cameron is an American actress and singer. She has starred in the Descendants films. She was a member of pop duo The Girl and the Dreamcatcher, with her former partner, Ryan McCartan.
She has stated that she also has Russian and Slovak ancestry. It is not clear if this is accurate.
Dove’s paternal grandfather was Phillippe/Philippe Taylor Hosterman (the son of James Kramer Hosterman and Albertine Marie Philippe). Dove’s grandfather Phillippe was born in Missouri. James was born in Pennsylvania, of German descent, and was the son of Alfred Hosterman and Susan Kramer. Albertine was French.
Dove’s paternal grandmother was Florence Alma Schwarz (the daughter of Frank George Schwarz/Schwartz and Aurelia Catherine “Ella” Wittman). Florence was born in Seattle, Washington. Frank was born in Parndorf, Austria, the son of Andrew Schwarz, from Budapest, and of Elizabeth Wukovich. Aurelia was born in Washington, the daughter of Austrian parents, Joseph Wittmann and Barbara Elizabeth Egermann.
Dove’s maternal grandfather is Robert Gordon Wallace (the son of DeRae/Rae Wallace and Ethel Evelyn Braley). DeRae was the son of Daniel M. Wallace, whose father was born in Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, Scotland, and whose mother was born in Lanark, Ontario, to Scottish parents; and of Della A. Putnam, who had deep roots in the U.S. Ethel was the daughter of William Ora Braley and Ina Susan Gordon.
Dove’s maternal grandmother is June Morgan (the daughter of Tex Barney Morgan and Florence Grace Johnson). June was born in Washington. Florence was the daughter of Bertram/Bert James Johnson, whose father was Swedish and whose mother was Danish; and of Jessie Irish, whose mother was Canadian.
Sources: Genealogy of Dove Cameron – https://www.geni.com
Dove’s paternal grandfather, Phillippe/Philippe Taylor Hosterman, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Dove’s paternal grandmother, Florence Alma Schwarz, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Dove’s paternal grandmother, Florence Alma (Schwarz) Hosterman – http://www.legacy.com