Greer Grammer

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Birth Name: Kandace Greer Grammer

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: February 15, 1992

Ethnicity: English, German, Dutch, Scottish, Irish, French-Canadian/French, Welsh

Greer Grammer is an American actress and beauty queen. She played Lisa Miller on the MTV series Awkward. She is the daughter of actor and entertainer Kelsey Grammer and make-up artist Barrie Buckner. Her half-sister, Spencer Grammer, is also an actress.

Greer’s paternal grandfather was Frank Allen Grammer, Jr. (the son of Frank Allen Grammer and Edna M. Weeks). Greer’s grandfather Frank was born in New Jersey. Greer’s great-grandfather Frank was the son of John Thomas Grammer and Emilie/Emily Miller Tuite. Edna was the daughter of Wilbur Kelsey/Kelcey Weeks and Ella May Romaine.

Greer’s paternal grandmother was Sally Cranmer (the daughter of Gordon Savage Cranmer and Evangeline Lucille/Lucile Dimmick). Sally was born in California. Gordon was the son of William Stockton Cranmer and Cora May Savage, whose father was French-Canadian. Evangeline was the daughter of Ellis Loughborough Dimmick and Genevieve/Genevive Marriott Geddes, whose parents were from Nova Scotia, Canada.

Greer’s maternal grandfather is named Kenneth L. Buckner.

Greer’s maternal grandmother is Geraldine “Jerrie” Derby (the daughter of Hugh Charles Derby and Florence/Florene Elizabeth Stepp). Geraldine was born in Kentucky. Hugh was born in Kansas, the son of Scottish-born parents, John Peter Derby, from Glasgow, and Euphemia Monahan, from Kilwinning, North Ayrshire. Florence was the daughter of William Ransom Stepp and Julia Leora Stark.

Greer is a third cousin, once removed, of musician Andy Grammer. Kelsey’s paternal great-great-great-grandparents, Allen Jefferson Grammer and Clara Frances Brinkerhoff, were also Andy’s paternal great-great-grandparents.

Sources: Genealogies of Greer Grammer (focusing on her father’s side) –

Birth record of Greer’s maternal grandmother, Geraldine Derby –

Genealogies of Greer’s maternal great-grandparents, Hugh Charles Derby and Florence/Florene Elizabeth Stepp –

2 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    Step-grandfather’s obituary

    Mother’s birth record

    Great-grandmother’s obituary

    Her maternal grandmother is Jerrie Derby, daughter of Hugh Charles Derby and Florence/Florene Elizabeth Stepp.

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