Birth Name: Leven Alice Rambin
Place of Birth: Houston, Harris, Texas, U.S.
Date of Birth: May 17, 1990
Ethnicity: Cajun/French, English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Irish, small amounts of Spanish and German
Leven Rambin is an American actress. She has had leading roles in the films Chasing Mavericks, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, and The Forever Purge.
Leven’s paternal grandfather was Joseph Howard Rambin, Jr. (the son of Joseph Howard Rambin and Florence Evelyn Lafitte). Leven’s grandfather Joseph was born in Louisiana, and was chairman of Texaco, Inc. Leven’s great-grandfather Joseph was the son of Paul Maxille Rambin and Mary Arsene Prudhomme. Florence was the daughter of Manuel Lewis Lafitte and Eliza Wallpole/Walpole.
Leven’s paternal grandmother was Mary Virginia Griffin (the daughter of Thomas Jefferson Griffin and Amy Louise Butler). Mary was born in Tennessee. Amy was the daughter of Bowen Butler and Frances Washburn.
Leven’s maternal grandfather was William Bennett Guthrie (the son of William Bennett Guthrie and Marie Creed). Leven’s grandfather William was born in Oklahoma. Leven’s great-grandfather William was the son of Abram Bennett Guthrie and Lucy Edna Pirtle. Marie was the daughter of Thomas Creed and Elgie Qualls.
Leven’s maternal grandmother was Barbara Jean Prevatt (the daughter of Clyde Brown Prevatt and Bessie Ann/Elizabeth Sweat). Barbara was born in Florida. Clyde was the son of Johnson Brady “Johnny” Prevatt and Irma Della Strickland. Bessie was the daughter of James Dawkins Sweat and Fannie Moran Cone/Coan.
Leven is a fourth cousin of singer, model, and actress Willa Ford. Leven’s maternal great-great-great-grandparents, James Malcolm Sweat and Elizabeth Goff, were also Willa’s maternal great-great-great-grandparents.
Sources: Genealogy of Leven’s father (focusing on his father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Leven’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Mary Arsene Prudhomme (through Mary’s brother) – https://www.wikitree.com
Genealogy of Leven’s maternal grandmother, Barbara Jean Prevatt (focusing on her own father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Obituary of Leven’s maternal grandmother, Barbara Jean (Prevatt) Rambin Sanchez – http://www.observernews.net
Genealogy of Leven’s maternal great-grandmother, Bessie Ann/Elizabeth Sweat – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com