Birth Name: Hannah Bethany Davis
Place of Birth: St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Date of Birth: May 5, 1990
Ethnicity: German (about five eighths), as well as Ashkenazi Jewish (one eighth), Irish, English, and Scottish
Hannah Jeter, previously credited under her birth name Hannah Davis, is an American fashion model and television personality.
Hannah was born and raised in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, the daughter of Deborah L. (Behm) and Conn Jay Davis. Her uncle is sportscaster Glenn Davis. She is married to professional baseball player Derek Jeter, with whom she has three children.
Hannah’s paternal grandfather is Herbert Jay Davis, Jr. (the son of Herbert J. Davis and Helen Anne Meise). Hannah’s grandfather Herbert was born in New York. Hannah’s great-grandfather Hebert was born in Ohio, the son of Russian Jewish parents, Maurice/Morris A. Davis and Amelia M. Frank. Hannah’s great-grandmother Helen was born in Missouri, of German descent, and was the daughter of Harry William Meise and Lillian Margaret “Lilly” Vette.
Hannah’s paternal grandmother is Elise Pauline Nesselhauf (the daughter of Albert G. Nesselhauf and Louise T. Roeder). Elise was born in New York. Albert was born in New York, the son of John Nesselhauf, who was German, and of Pauline M. Holzhauer, whose parents were German. Louise was born in New York, to German parents. A picture of Elise and her mother can be seen here.
Hannah’s maternal grandfather was Howard Wesley “Wes” Behm (the son of August Behm and Ernestine Wolfe). Howard was born in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, to ethnic German parents from the Russian Empire. August was the son of Johann Behm, who was from Kovel’, Volyn’, and of Wilhemina/Wilhelminia Wildermann.
Hannah’s maternal grandmother was Esther M. Tyler (the daughter of James Andrew Tyler and Eunice Louisa Baker). Esther was born in Princeton, Washington, Maine. James was the son of William James Tyler, who was of Colonial American (English) descent, and of Sarah E. McKinley, who was born in Trescott, Washington, Maine, to Irish parents, her father from Antrim. Hannah’s great-grandmother Eunice was the daughter of William S. Baker and Nettie V. Hanson, whose father was Canadian.
Marriage announcement of Hannah’s paternal grandparents, Herbert Jay Davis, Jr. and Elise Pauline Nesselhauf – https://www.newspapers.com
Hannah’s paternal grandfather, Herbert Jay Davis, Jr., on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Hannah’s paternal great-grandfather, Hebert J. Davis, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Hannah’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Maurice/Morris A. Davis and Amelia M. Frank, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Hannah’s paternal great-grandmother, Helen Anne Meise, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Hannah’s paternal grandmother, Elise Pauline Nesselhauf, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of Hannah Davis (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://famouskin.com
Hannah’s maternal great-grandparents, August Behm and Ernestine Wolfe, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org