Birth Name: Kate Christine Levering
Place of Birth: Sacramento, California, United States
Date of Birth: January 3, 1979
Ethnicity: Danish (3/16ths), German, English, Dutch, Scottish
Kate Levering is an American actress and dancer.
Kate is the daughter of Lisa (Dawson) and Robert Bender Levering. She is married to Reza Jahangiri, with whom she has two children.
Kate’s paternal grandfather was William Eugene Levering (the son of Harold Keiser Levering and Lucy M. Dreker/Dreher). Harold was the son of Eugene Henry Levering and Ada May Keiser. Lucy was the daughter of Edwin Dreher and Josephine Alice Bartholomew.
Kate’s paternal grandmother was Catherine Marilyn Miller (the daughter of Theodore R. “Theo” Miller and Helen Myrtle Bender). Helen likely was the daughter of Edward Bender and Sadie.
Kate’s maternal grandfather was Elbert Alexander Dawson, Jr. (the son of Elbert Alexander Dawson, Sr. and Marie Josephine Schreiber). Kate’s grandfather Elbert was born in New Mexico. Kate’s great-grandfather Elbert was the son of John Wilburn Dawson and Sarah Elizabeth Davidson. Marie Josephine was the daughter of German parents, Richard Schreiber and Pauline Caroline Engel.
Kate’s maternal grandmother was Doris Christensen (the daughter of Paul Dennis Christensen and Genevieve Busenbark). Doris was born in Utah. Paul was the son of Danish parents, Anders Christensen and Margrethe Berthelsen. Genevieve was the daughter of John Busenbark and Dorthea Jensine Dreyer, who was Danish.
Sources: Birth record of Kate Levering – http://www.familysearch.org
Birth record of Kate’s father – http://www.familysearch.org
Marriage record of Kate’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Kate’s father – http://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of Kate’s paternal grandfather, William Eugene Levering – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Kate’s maternal grandmother, Doris (Christensen) Dawson – http://napavalleyregister.com
Marriage record of Kate’s paternal grandparents, William Eugene Levering and Catherine Marilyn Miller – http://www.familysearch.org