Harley Quinn Smith

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Smith in 2016, photo by Prphotos

Place of Birth: Red Bank, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 26, 1999

Ethnicity: German, some Irish, English, and French

Harley Quinn Smith is an American actress. She is the daughter of Kevin Smith, a filmmaker, actor, public speaker, comic book writer, author, comedian, and podcaster, and Jennifer Schwalbach Smith, a writer, actress, and broadcaster. She was named after the Batman villain Harley Quinn.

Harley Quinn’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced to William Smith, who was born, c. 1667, in Long Island City, New York.

Harley Quinn’s paternal grandfather was Donald Edgar Smith (the son of Edgar Joseph Smith and Mary Augusta Fredericks). Donald was born in New Jersey. Harley Quinn’s great-grandfather Edgar was of English, Irish, and distant German descent, and was the son of Edgar Stansbury Smith and Margaret C. Daly/Daley. Mary Augusta was the daughter of German parents, Charles Herman Fredericks and Elizabeth B. Semler.

Harley Quinn’s paternal grandmother was Grace Schultz (the daughter of John Schultz and Anna Marie Went). John was born in New York, to ethnic German parents from Poland, Casper Schultz and Agnes. Anna was born in New York, the daughter of John Charles Went, who was from Hamburg, Germany, and Emilie M├╝ller, who was also of German descent.

Harley Quinn’s maternal grandfather was named John Jacob Schwalbach, Jr. (the son of Jacob Schwalbach and Kate/Katherine E.). Harley Quinn’s grandfather John was born in New York. Harley Quinn’s great-grandfather Jacob was German. Kate’s father was German, from Alsatia.

Harley Quinn’s maternal grandmother is named Gail Margaret LaFore (the daughter of L. LaFore).

Sources: Genealogy of Harley Quinn Smith (focusing on her father’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Harley Quinn’s paternal great-grandmother, Mary Augusta Fredericks, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Harley Quinn’s paternal great-grandfather, John Schultz, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Harley Quinn’s maternal grandfather, John Jacob Schwalbach, Jr., on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
John Jacob Schwalbach, Jr. on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

1 Response

  1. andrew says:

    add her mother’s side

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