Place of Birth: U.S.
Date of Birth: October 23, 1996
*father – Hungarian
*mother – English, German
Jess Gabor is an American actress.
Jess has stated that she is distantly related to Hungarian-American actress Zsa Zsa Gábor. It is not clear if this is accurate. Jess’ recent Hungarian ancestors were Christian, while Zsa Zsa’s family was Jewish.
Jess’ paternal grandfather was named Michael/Mihály Joseph Gábor. Michael was Hungarian.
Jess’ paternal grandmother was named Margaret Toth. Margaret was likely of Hungarian descent.
Jess’ maternal grandfather was George Marsh Roach (the son of George Marsh Roach and Lura Boyd Baldwin). George was the son of George Donald Roach and Grace Robinson Marsh. Lura was the daughter of Evan J. Baldwin and Gertrude Elizabeth Brose, who was German, and possibly had a Polish mother.
Jess’ maternal grandmother was Dolores Norene Locke (the daughter of Floyd Richard Locke and Birdie Norene Haindel). Floyd was the son of John Alexander Locke and Alice Gould, whose father was Canadian. Birdie was the daughter of William Calvin Haindel and Ellen Serilda Clemens.
Sources: Obituary of Jess’ paternal grandfather, Michael/Mihály Joseph Gábor – https://sv.findagrave.com
Jess’ maternal great-great-grandmother, Gertrude Elizabeth Brose, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
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