Leslye Headland

Headland in 2014, photo by Prphotos.com

Birth Name: Leslye Ann Headland

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: November 26, 1980

*31.25% British Isles [Irish, possibly English]
*25% Norwegian
*18.75% Dutch
*12.5% Swedish
*12.5% German

Leslye Headland is an American playwright, screenwriter, and director.

Leslye is the daughter of Julie and John Headland. She is married to Canadian actress Rebecca Henderson.

Leslye’s paternal grandfather is Carl Ben Headland (the son of Edwin Henry Headland and Olga Nellie Strand). Carl was born in Minnesota. Edwin was born in North Dakota, to Norwegian parents. Olga was born in Wisconsin, to Norwegian parents, Bjorguvl Kjetil Strand and Maria Christine Petrine/Patrine Madstatter Knudsen.

Leslye’s paternal grandmother is Patricia Ann McKey (the daughter of Dixie/Drixee Beach McKey/McKay and Wilhelmina Schipper). Patricia was born in New Jersey. Dixie was born in New Jersey, the son of William McKey, whose parents were Irish, and of Abbey/Abbie Katherine Burnett. Wilhelmina was born in New Jersey, to Dutch parents, Henry Schipper and Annie Vandervegete.

Leslye’s maternal grandfather was John Herbert Strandquist (the son of John Herbert Strandquist and Mary Van Calligan). Leslye’s grandfather John was born in Michigan. Leslye’s great-grandfather John was born in Sweden, the son of Hans Strandquist and Johanna Pearson. Mary was born in Michigan, the daughter of Charles Van Calligan, whose parents were Dutch, and of Mary Wright, whose parents were Irish.

Leslye’s maternal grandmother is Mary Gabrielle Thomas (the daughter of Michael Aloysius/Aloysious Thomas and Lillia Francis McDonough). Mary Gabrielle was born in California. Michael was born in Illinois, to German parents, John Thomas and Rosalie Boeck. Lillia was born in Missouri, the daughter of Timothy Aloysius McDonough, whose parents were Irish, and of Matilda Mahon, whose parents were Irish.

Source: Obituary of Leslye’s maternal grandfather, John Herbert Strandquist – http://www.legacy.com

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