Place of Birth: Boulder, Colorado, U.S.
Date of Birth: February 23, 1965
Ethnicity: English, German, likely one quarter Italian [Sicilian, Calabrian], 1/16th Dutch, more distant Swiss-German, Danish, Welsh, and Irish, 1/128th Ashkenazi Jewish
Kristin Davis, full name Kristin Lee Davis, is an American actress.
She was raised by her mother, Dorothy, and her stepfather, Keith Davis, who adopted her. She was born in Boulder, and raised in Columbia, South Carolina, where Keith was provost and teacher at the University of South Carolina.
Kristin has a daughter, who is adopted.
Keith Davis is the son of Ted Eugene Davis and Mary Flossie Roland.
Kristin’s paternal grandfather likely was Cuthbert Harry Atkinson (the son of Harry Jackson Atkinson and Leonora Ellen Henrichs). Cuthbert was born in Huntington, West Virginia. Harry was the son of William Patterson Atkinson, an English immigrant, and of Caroline Jackson, whose parents were from Pennsylvania. Leonora was the daughter of German immigrants, Peter Henrichs and Katherine Preuss.
Kristin’s paternal grandmother likely was Edith Adeline/Adaline Cicero (the daughter of Charles “Charley” Cicero and Maria Bruno). Edith was born in Heilwood, Pennsylvania, to Italian parents. Charles was the son of Giuseppe “Joseph” Cicero, who was from Ribera, Sicily, and Maria Maddalena D’Andrea, who was from Fuscaldo, Calabria.
Kristin’s maternal grandfather was Orval Francis Reeves (the son of Harry Herman Reeves and Katie/Kattie/Katy/Kate Lee Brown). Orval was born in Woodston, Kansas. Harry was the son of James Davidson Reeves and Harriet Frances/Francis “Hattie” Tomlin, and had deep roots in the U.S. Katie was the daughter of John Solomon Brown and Betje Roelofs Huiting, who was a Dutch emigrant, from Vastenow, Drenthe.
Kristin’s maternal grandmother was Ruth Linnette Bowman (the daughter of Lincoln Houts Bowman and Amanda May Lux/Lxue). Ruth was born in Topeka, Kansas. Lincoln was the son of Benjamin Franklin Bowman and Sophronia Louisa O’Hara/O’Harra. Amanda was the daughter of Philip Lewis Lux, whose parents were ethnic Germans, from Hatten, Alsace-Lorraine, and of Anna Catherina/Catherine/Catharina “Kate” Heyl, who was born in Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany.
Sources: Genealogy of Kristin Davis – https://wc.rootsweb.com
Genealogy of Kristin’s maternal great-grandfather, Harry Herman Reeves (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of of Kristin’s maternal grandmother, Ruth Linnette Bowman – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Kristin’s maternal grandmother, Ruth Linnette (Bowman) Reeves http://www.genlookups.com
Genealogy of Kristin’s maternal great-grandmother, Amanda May Lux/Lxue – https://wc.rootsweb.com