Birth Name: Kenneth Robert Baumann
Place of Birth: Urbana, Illinois, U.S.
Date of Birth: August 8, 1989
Ethnicity: German, some English, Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, and Welsh
Ken Baumann, also known as Kenneth Baumann or Kenny Baumann, is an American actor, writer, publisher, and book designer. He is married to actress Aviva (Aviva Farber).
Ken’s father is of German descent, while Ken’s mother has German, English, Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, and Welsh, ancestry.
Ken’s paternal grandfather was Kenneth L. Baumann (the son of Louis F. Baumann and Eleanor C. Vick). Ken’s grandfather Kenneth was born in Missouri. Louis’s parents, Louis Baumann and Johanna, were both of German descent. Eleanor’s father was a German immigrant, and Eleanor’s mother, Minnie K., was born in Missouri, to German parents.
Ken’s paternal grandmother was Dorris L. Goebel (the daughter of Erwin Carl Goebel and Hilda E. Helwig). Dorris was born in Missouri, and was of German descent. Erwin was the son of Karl/Charles Goebel and Bertha M. Frick. Hilda was the daughter of Henry August Hellwig and Mina Wilhelmina Vitt.
Ken’s maternal grandparents were Clyde Sebastian and Geraldine Verena Heltman (the daughter of William Paul Heltman/Heitman and Mattie Varena Vickers). Geraldine was born in Pennsylvania. William was the son of Cyrus Andrew Heltman and Elizabeth F. MacMurray. Mattie was the daughter of Daniel Webster Vickers and Lucy Paulk.
Sources: Ken’s paternal grandfather, Kenneth L. Baumann, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Ken’s paternal grandfather, Kenneth L. Baumann – http://www.news-gazette.com
Ken’s paternal great-grandfather, Louis F. Baumann, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Ken’s paternal grandmother, Dorris L. Goebel, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Ken’s paternal grandmother, Dorris L. (Goebel) Baumann – http://www.news-gazette.com
Genealogy of Ken’s maternal grandmother, Geraldine V. Heltman (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogies of Ken’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Daniel Webster Vickers and Lucy Paulk – https://www.findagrave.com
Genealogy of Ken’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Daniel Webster Vickers (through Daniel’s sister, Matilda (Vickers) Williams) – https://www.wikitree.com
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