Kathy Ireland

Ireland in 2017, picture by www.Prphotos.com

Birth Name: Kathleen Marie Ireland

Place of Birth: Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: March 20, 1963

Ethnicity:
*father – English
*maternal grandfather – German, English
*maternal grandmother – Norwegian

Kathy Ireland is an American model, actress, author, and entrepreneur.

She is the daughter of Barbara (Niemann) and John Ireland. Her father was born in Liverpool, England, and her mother was American, from California. She is married to physician Greg Olsen, with whom she has three children.

Kathy’s paternal grandparents were named Isaac Ireland and Mary Arnold.

Kathy’s maternal grandfather was August Henry Niemann (the son of August Henry Niemann and Minerva Eleanor Stephans). August was the son of Hermann Heinrich August Niemann, who was German, and Anna Katharina Neuner, whose parents were German. Minerva was the daughter of Bascom Asbury Stephens and Minerva Mary Overshiner.

Kathy’s maternal grandmother was Gladys Camilla Larsen (the daughter of Gottlieb August Larsen and Petra C. Pedersen/Petersen). Gladys was born in New York, to Norwegian parents, from Bergen. Gottlieb was the son of Johan Larsen and Sophie Hild. Petra was the daughter of Peder Pedersen and Anne Torstensen.

Sources: Obituary of Kathy’s father – https://www.legacy.com

Kathy’s maternal grandmother, Gladys Camilla Larsen, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Gladys on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage records of Kathy’s great-grandparents, Gottlieb August Larsen and Petra C. Pedersen – https://www.familysearch.org

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