Birth Name: Holland Virginia Taylor
Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Date of Birth: January 14, 1943
Ethnicity: English, German, Dutch, Welsh, Irish, remote French
Holland Taylor is an American actress and playwright.
Holland is the daughter of Virginia (Davis), a painter, and C. Tracy Taylor, an attorney. Her nephew, her sister’s son, is director, producer, and writer Brad Anderson.
Holland’s paternal grandfather was Harvey Birchard Taylor (the son of Charles Tracy Taylor and Sophie Cramp Davis). Harvey was born in Pennsylvania. Charles was the son of Charles Hiram Taylor and Mary Coates Irick.
Holland’s paternal grandmother was Florence Bodine (the daughter of George Imlay Bodine, Sr. and Helen L. Cornelius). Florence was born in Pennsylvania. George was the son of John Fort Bodine and Mary Ann Imlay. Helen was the daughter of Robert Cornelius and Harriett/Harriet/Hansel Comly/Comley.
Holland’s maternal grandfather was William Potter Davis, Jr. (the son of The Rev. William Potter Davis and Mary Clark Draper). Holland’s grandfather William was born in Delaware. Holland’s great-grandfather William was the son of Thomas Josiah Davis and Mary Jane Potter. Holland’s great-grandmother Mary Clark was the daughter of Miers Clark Draper and Sarah Ellen Davis.
Holland’s maternal grandmother was Alice Medora Mowbray (the daughter of John E. Mowbray and Virginia C. Holland). Alice was born in Delaware. Virginia was the daughter of William H. Holland and Zipporah L. Connor.
Sources: Genealogies of Holland’s paternal grandmother, Harvey Birchard Taylor and Florence Bodine – http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Holland’s paternal grandmother, Harvey Birchard Taylor and Florence Bodine, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org