KaDee Strickland

KaDee Strickland

Strickland in 2004, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Katherine Dee Strickland

Place of Birth: Blackshear, Georgia, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 14, 1975

Ethnicity: English, Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Irish, French, Dutch, Welsh

KaDee Strickland is an American actress.

She is married to actor Jason Behr, with whom she has a son.

KaDee’s paternal grandfather was Andrew Jackson Strickland (the son of Noral William Strickland and Virginia “Jennie” Barber). Andrew was born in Georgia. Noral was the son of Robert M. Strickland and Sophia Jane “Suffy” or Ceiney Anne Smith. Virginia was the daughter of Henry Obediah Barber and Matilda Tatum.

KaDee’s paternal grandmother was Isabelle Dixon (the daughter of Daniel Dixon and Sallie Rentha/Marintha Chancey). Isabelle was born in Georgia. Daniel was the son of Griffin Dixon and Elizabeth/Elisabeth Dixon. Sallie was the daughter of Lewis William Chancey and Isabella Minora “Manorah” Bennett.

KaDee’s maternal grandfather was Zack Alexander Weaver (the son of William Franklin Weaver and Jetta Muzelle Alexander). Zack was born in Georgia. William was the son of Zachariah/Zachary Taylor Weaver and Martha/Mattie J. Russell. KaDee’s great-grandmother Jetta was the daughter of James Wooten Alexander and Harriette/Hattie Clifford Taylor.

KaDee’s maternal grandmother was Nella Knowles Maddox (the daughter of Harry Edward Maddox and Evelyn Nelle Knowles). Nella was born in Georgia. Harry was the son of George Wainswright Maddox and Georgia Olivia Harris. Evelyn was the daughter of Julius Travenia Knowles and Minnie Ophelia Herring.

KaDee’s nine times great-grandmother Margaret Cornish was born in Africa, and was the servant of a planter in the Virginia colony. After marrying John Gowan, another African slave, she began a relationship with Robert Swett/Sweat, a white planter from England, who owned the plantation next door. She gave birth to his son, Robert Cornish Sweat, who is KaDee’s eighth great-grandfather.

Sources: Genealogies and obituaries of KaDee’s paternal grandparents, Andrew Jackson Strickland and Isabelle (Dixon) Strickland – http://www.findagrave.com

KaDee’s Scots-Irish ancestor – http://www.findagrave.com

15 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    She is descended from this couple on her mother’s side, I’m just not sure through what line:

  2. fuzzybear44 says:

    It says the 9times grandma began a relationship with Robert Swett/Sweat. how do we know it was love , and not the usual thing where she couldn’t say no?

  3. Sage says:

    The links for her Irish, French, African, and Dutch ancestors don’t work.

  4. fuzzybear44 says:

    @ madman

    1/2048 black, that’s a ways back

  5. madman says:

    CORRECTION: She has Scottish, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), Irish, French, African-American/African (1/2048), and Dutch ancestry as well.
    The surnames Jones, Thomas, and Davis also appears among her ancestors, which indicates Welsh ancestry.

    Genealogy of KaDee’s paternal grandmother, Isabella Dixon – https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=LZ5L-347

    Scottish ancestors:
    Scots-Irish ancestor:
    Irish ancestor:
    French ancestors:
    African ancestor:
    Dutch ancestor:

    Margaret Cornish was born in Africa and was the servant of a planter in the Virginia colony. After marrying John Gowan, another African slave, she fell in love with Robert Swett/Sweat, a white planter from England who owned the plantation next door. She ended up giving birth to his son, Robert Cornish Sweat, who is KaDee’s 8th great-grandfather.

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