Birth Name: Linda Carroll Hamilton
Place of Birth: Salisbury, Maryland, U.S.
Date of Birth: September 26, 1956
Ethnicity: English, smaller amount of Scottish, distant Welsh
Linda Hamilton is an American actress.
She is the daughter of Barbara Kyle (Holt) and Carroll Stanford Hamilton, a physician. She was raised in an upper-class family.
Linda has a son with her former husband, actor Bruce Abbott; and a daughter with her former husband, director James Cameron.
Linda’s paternal grandfather was Orville Robertson Hamilton (the son of Charles Sanderson Hamilton and Addie Neal Woolridge). Orville was born in Virginia. Charles was the son of William Sanderson Hamilton and Mary Louise Browning. Addie was the daughter of Josiah Benjamin “Ben” Wooldridge and Mary L. “Polly” Giles.
Linda’s paternal grandmother was Constance Evelyn Blackburn (the daughter of Audley Chastine Blackburn and Callie Stewart). Constance was born in Virginia. Audley was the son of Walter Cole Blackburne and Charlotte Temple Melton. Callie was the daughter of Samuel Dabney Stewart and Mary Susan “Mollie” Martin.
Linda’s maternal grandfather was Richard Huckstep Holt (the son of Taylor Holt and Frances Ann Kyle). Richard was born in Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico, to American parents, from Illinois and Virginia, respectively. Taylor was the son of Stephen Philip Holt and Aurelia Morgan Grimes. Frances was the daughter of Andrew McCartney Kyle and Frances Ann “Fanny” Huckstep.
Linda’s maternal grandmother was Mildred Alberta Derby (the daughter of Harvey Clarence Derby and Julia Ann Austin). Mildred was born in Maryland. Harvey was the son of Henry Derby and Henrietta Angeline Sprague. Julia was the daughter of Edward Benjamin Austin and Julia Ann Baiss, who was English, and was born in Chelsea, London.
Sources: Genealogy of Linda Hamilton – http://famouskin.com
Genealogy of Linda’s maternal grandfather, Richard Huckstep Holt – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com