Birth Name: Linda Maria Ronstadt
Place of Birth: Tucson, Arizona, U.S.
Date of Birth: July 15, 1946
*father – Mexican [Spanish, possibly other], one quarter German, one eighth English, 1/16th Italian
*mother – English, German, Dutch
Linda Ronstadt is an American singer and actress.
Linda is the daughter of Ruth Mary (Copeman) and Gilbert Ronstadt. Her father was of five eighths Mexican, two eighths German, and one eighth English, descent. Her mother had English, German, and Dutch ancestry. She has two children.
Linda’s paternal grandfather was Frederico/Frederick Jose Maria Augustus Ronstadt (the son of Friedrich/Friederich/Frederick August Ronstadt and Margarita/Marguerita Redondo y Vasquez). Linda’s grandfather Frederico was born in Las Delicias, Sonora, Mexico, and was a business and cultural leader in early 20th century Tucson, Arizona. Linda’s great-grandfather Friedrich was German, born in Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany, the son of Gottfried Heinrich Ronstadt and Trienke Gerdes. Margarita was Mexican, the daughter of José María Redondo y Gortari, whose father was Spanish and whose mother was Italian, and of Antonia Jesusita/Jesus Vasquez.
Linda’s paternal grandmother was Maria Guadalupe Agustina Dalton (the daughter of Winnall Augustin/Agustin Dalton and Maria de Jesus Francisca/Frances “Jesusita” Vasquez). Linda’s grandmother Guadalupe was born in Arizona, or in Sonora, Mexico. Winnall was born in California, the son of Henry Dalton, who was English, from St. Anns, Limehouse, London, and of Maria Guadalupe Zamerano/Zamorano, who was born in Monterey, California, of Mexican origin. Linda’s great-grandmother Maria was born in Sonora, Mexico, the daughter of Francisco Vasquez and Maria Concepcion/Consepcion “Chona” Suastegui/Saustegui/Suastequi.
Linda’s maternal grandfather was Lloyd Groff Copeman (the son of John Wesley Copeman and Carrie/Caroline Estelle Groff). Lloyd was born in Michigan, and was a well-known inventor. John was born in Galt, Ontario, Canada, and was the son of Baldwin C. Copeman and Elizabeth Smith, who was from Jersey, Ontario. Caroline was the daughter of Henry Groff and Helen Marr Henderson.
Linda’s maternal grandmother was Hazel Dawn Berger (the daughter of Charles Henry Berger and Adelaide Hesiah/M. Bowman). Hazel was born in Michigan. Adelaide was the daughter of Jonas Bowman and Mary Elizabeth Leffingwell.
Linda’s paternal grandfather, Frederick Augustus Ronstadt, was married to Sara Levin, who was the sister of Henry Levin, the maternal great-grandfather of actress Natalia Livingston. However, Sara was not Linda’s grandmother.
Genealogy of Linda’s father’s family – http://www.genealogy.com
Genealogy of Linda’s father (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.findagrave.com