Loren Allred

Place of Birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 7, 1989

Ethnicity: English, one quarter Ashkenazi Jewish, smaller amounts of Swedish, Scottish, German, Danish, Norwegian, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, more distant Irish, Dutch, Austrian, French, and Jersey Channel Islander

Loren Allred is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She made her Billboard Hot 100 debut with the Platinum-selling “Never Enough” from the musical soundtrack to The Greatest Showman.

She is the daughter of Carol, a classical singer and vocal instructor, and Brady Allred, who was director of the Pittsburgh Bach Choir, and creative director and conductor of Salt Lake Choral Artists.

Loren’s paternal grandfather is Fred Russell Allred (the son of Leslie Ferdinand Allred and Reva Fietkau). Fred was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. Leslie was the son of Alvin Erin Allred, who had deep roots in the U.S.; and of Maria Jenann Borresen, who was the daughter of a Danish father and a Norwegian mother. Reva was the daughter of Carl Elmer Fietkau, whose father was German, and whose mother had deep roots in the U.S.; and of Elmira Mower, who also had deep roots in the continent.

Loren’s paternal grandmother is Arleen D. Harding (the daughter of Fred Harding and Afton Jolley). Arleen was born in Provo, Utah. Fred was the son of Joseph James Harding, who was the son of English parents, from Trowbridge, Wiltshire; and of Ida Kristina Magdalena Seamount/Sj√∂berg, a Swedish emigrant, from Caroli, Malmo. Afton was the daughter of Bryant Heber Jolley, Jr., who had deep roots in the U.S.; and of Annie Sproul, whose father was Scottish, from Paisley, Renfrewshire, and whose mother was also of Colonial American descent.

Loren’s maternal grandfather was Everard William “Zeke” Goodwin (the son of Everard Monroe Goodwin and Ethel Naylor). Zeke was born in Sanford, Maine. Loren’s great-grandfather Everard was the son of Gilbert Monroe Goodwin and Josie Myra Cobbett, who were both of Colonial American descent. Ethel was the daughter of English emigrants, from Yorkshire, Willie Naylor, from Pudsey, and Lillian Taylor, from Bradford.

Loren’s maternal grandmother was Rosalea Rosenfarb Hopfner (born Rosalea Rosenfarb, the daughter of Albert Dov Rosenfarb and Edythe Marta Mover). Rosalea was born in Malden, Massachusetts, and was adopted by Martin Henry Hopfner, after her father’s death. Albert was born in Tel Aviv, Israel, the son of Joseph H. Rosenfarb, from Poland, and of Rachel Gurainick Gould, from Grodno, nowadays Belarus. Edythe was the daughter of Ukrainian Jewish parents, Jacob Wolfe Mover, from Kiev, and Miriam Rhoda Abramhoff, from Odessa.

Source: Genealogy of Loren Allred – https://www.familysearch.org

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