Maria Thayer

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Birth Name: Maria Christina Thayer

Place of Birth: Portland, Oregon, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 30, 1975

Ethnicity: English, German, Czech, possibly other

Maria Thayer is an American actress and comedian.

Maria is the daughter of Catherine and Thomas Thayer. She was raised in Boring, Oregon, and Apple Valley, Minnesota.

Maria’s paternal grandfather was named LaVerne/LaVern C. Thayer. LaVerne was born in Iowa or Ohio.

Maria’s paternal grandmother was named Nora Bell Simmons. Nora was born in Georgia.

Maria’s maternal grandfather was Rudolf/Rudolph Carl Lehfeldt (the son of Ludwig Carl “Louie” Lehfeldt and Julia Stafeck/Staffek). Rudolf was born in Montana. Ludwig was born in Germany. Julia was born in New York, to parents from Bohemia, with her mother being Barbara/Barbra Benesh.

Maria’s maternal grandmother was Margaret Sophia Raddatz (the daughter of John Gustav “Gus” Raddatz and Maria Caroline Batzlaff). Margaret was born in Minnesota. John was born in Germany, the son of August Friedrich Raddatz and Albertina Swanke. Maria was born in Wisconsin, to German parents, Friedrich Henry Batzlaff and Henrietta Arndt.

Sources: Obituary of Maria’s father –

Obituary of Maria’s uncle (mother’s brother) –

1 Response

  1. leojainen says:

    I believe that this may be her father’s obituary:
    His name matches with this marriage document:
    The obituary names another child of Thomas’, John. Maria has a younger brother named John:

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