Birth Name: Kaia Jordan Gerber
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Date of Birth: September 3, 2001
*father – Ashkenazi Jewish
*mother – English, Danish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, German, distant French, Irish, and Welsh
Her father is Jewish (of Austrian Jewish, Polish Jewish, Russian Jewish, and Belarusian Jewish descent). Her mother has English, 1/8th Danish, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), Scottish, German, and distant French, Irish, and Welsh, ancestry. Some of her mother’s family lines have lived in the United States since the 1600s.
A picture of Kaia’s parents can be seen here.
Kaia has said:
…my dad is Jewish and my mom is Christian so we grew up doing both; we call it Christmas Chrismukah. I love learning about both of those sides of my life. We’d do Passover, Passover dinner and Yom Kippur. I love learning all of that – and learning the cooking.
Kaia’s paternal grandfather was Jordan Gerber (the son of Solomon/Saul/Paul Gerber and Stella D./S. Alexander). Jordan was born in New York. Solomon was born in New York, to an Austrian Jewish father and a New York-born mother, whose Jewish family was from the Poland-Russia area. Stella was born in New York, the daughter of Harry Alexander, who was a Polish Jewish immigrant, and of Sophie Feinberg, who was born in New York, to Russian Jewish parents.
Kaia’s paternal grandmother was born Ellen Goldberg (the daughter of Alan Irving Goldberg/Gould and Roslyn B. Schwartz). Ellen was born in New York. Alan was born in New York, the son of David Meyer/Meier Goldberg and Rebecca “Bashia” Gutstein/Goodstein, who were Russian Jewish immigrants. Roslyn was also born in New York, the daughter of New York-born parents, Robert L. Schwartz, whose parents were Russian Jews, and Ida Weinberg, whose parents were Belarusian Jewish immigrants.
Kaia’s maternal grandfather is John Dan Crawford (the son of Kenneth Leroy Crawford and Ramona Eileen Hemingway). Kenneth was the son of David Paul Crawford, who was born in Ballymoney, co. Arntrim, Ulster, Ireland, and of Amelia Christine Marie Hansen/Hanson, who was born in Wisconsin, to Danish parents. Ramona was the daughter of Frank Randall Hemingway and Hazel Mae Brown.
Kaia’s maternal grandmother is Jennifer Sue Walker (the daughter of James Richard Walker and Dorothy May/Mae Montgomery). James was the son of James Dudley Walker and Leola Margaret Wheeler. Dorothy was the daughter of Almon Montgomery and Ada Belle Kallembach.
Kaia’s paternal great-grandfather, Solomon/Saul/Paul Gerber, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Kaia’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Dora Rosenberg, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Kaia’s paternal great-grandmother, Stella D./S. Alexander, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Kaia’s paternal grandmother, Ellen Goldberg, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Kaia’s paternal great-grandparents, Alan Irving Goldberg/Gould and Roslyn B. Schwartz – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Kaia’s paternal great-grandfather, Alan Irving Goldberg/Gould – https://www.geni.com
Marriage record of Kaia’s paternal great-great-grandparents, David Meyer/Meier Goldberg and Rebecca “Bashia” Gutstein/Goodstein – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Kaia’s mother (focusing on her own mother’s side) – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogies of Kaia’s maternal great-grandparents, Kenneth Leroy Crawford and Ramona Eileen Hemingway – http://www.findagrave.com