Place of Birth: Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: November 21, 1952
*father – Ashkenazi Jewish
*mother – English, Irish, Scottish
Lorna Luft is an American television, stage, and film actress, and singer.
She is the daughter of singer and actress Judy Garland and producer Sidney Luft, and half-sister to singer and actress Liza Minnelli. Lorna is married to Colin Freeman. She has two children with her former husband, Israeli-born musician Jake Hooker.
Lorna’s paternal grandfather was named Norbert/Nathan Luft. Norbert was an Austrian Jew.
Lorna’s paternal grandmother was Leonora Devechay Meyers/Krasnakutsky (the daughter of Solomon/Shlema Krasnakutsky and Sophia Pogribinskaya). Leonora was born in Smila, Cherkas’ka oblast, Ukraine, to a Jewish family.
Lorna’s maternal grandfather was Francis Avent “Frank” Gumm (the son of William Tecumseh Gumm and Elizabeth Clementine “Clemmie” Baugh). Francis was born in Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee. William was the son of John Alexander Gum and Martha Wade. Clementine was the daughter of John Aldridge Baugh and Mary Ann Marable.
Lorna’s maternal grandmother was Ethel Marian/Marion Milne (the daughter of John Milne and Evelyn M. “Eva” Fitzpatrick). Ethel was born in Michigamme, Marquette, Michigan. John was born in Guelph, Ontario, Canada, to Scottish parents, Charles Milne, from Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, and Mary Kelso, from Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire. Evelyn was born in Massena, St. Lawrence, New York, to a Canadian father, Hugh Fitzpatrick, from Cornwall, Stormont, Ontario, who was of Irish descent, and to a mother, Mary Elizabeth Harriott/Harriet, from Dublin, Fingal, Ireland.
Sources: Marriage record of Lorna’s parents – https://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of Lorna Luft – https://www.geni.com
Genealogy of Lorna Luft (focusing on her mother’s side) – https://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com