Birth Name: Kristen Nöel Swanson
Place of Birth: Mission Viejo, Orange, California, United States
Date of Birth: December 19, 1969
Ethnicity: Swedish (paternal grandfather), German, as well as English, Scottish, Irish
Kristy Swanson is an American actress. Her paternal grandfather was of Swedish descent and her maternal grandfather was of German ancestry. Her other roots are English, Scottish, Irish, and other German.
Kristy is married to Canadian pair figure skater Lloyd Eisler, with whom she has a son.
Kristy’s paternal grandfather was Simon Paul Swanson (the son of Per August Svensson/Swanson and Lovisa/Louisa Kristina Nilsson/Nelson). Simon was born in Illinois, the son of Swedish parents. Per was the son of Sven August Persson and Anna Nelson. Lovisa was the daughter of Anna Catharina Carlsdotter.
Kristy’s paternal grandmother was Maude/Maud Opal Barker (the daughter of Robert Hiram Barker and Victoria Weininger). Maude was born in Missouri, and had English, Scottish, and German ancestry. Robert was the son of John Robert Barker and Rebecca Shaw. Victoria was the daughter of William Wentworth Wineinger and Rhoda Elizabeth Crawford.
Kristy’s maternal grandfather was Robert Martin Albrecht (the son of Robert Albrecht and Rosa/Rose Miller/Muller). Kristy’s grandfather Robert was born in Pennsylvania, to German parents.
Kristy’s maternal grandmother was Miriam Harriet Laverty/Lafferty (the daughter of Francis Henry Laverty/Lafferty and Mary T. Woods). Miriam was born in New York, and had Irish and German ancestry. Francis was the son of Elizabeth. Mary T. was the daughter of John J. Woods and Mary Barbara Bockmier/Mockmier.
Sources: Kristy’s paternal grandfather, Simon Paul Swanson, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Kristy’s maternal grandfather, Robert Martin Albrecht, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Kristy’s maternal grandmother, Miriam Harriet Laverty/Lafferty, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org