Place of Birth: Denver, Colorado, U.S.
Date of Birth: February 6, 1975
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish (paternal grandfather), German, English, Scottish, Norwegian, Welsh, Irish
Naomi Grossman is an American comedian, actress, writer, and producer. She is known for her role on American Horror Story.
Naomi’s paternal grandfather was Theodore/Theodor A. A. Grossman (the son of Abraham Joseph Grossman and Jeannette/Jeanette Sachs). Theodore was born in Wisconsin. Abraham was a Lithuanian Jewish immigrant, the son of Louis Leib Grossman and Chasya/Jessie Rosin. Jeannette was also Jewish, the daughter of Barnet Mayor/Mayer Sachs and Betsy Gettleson/Gettelson.
Naomi’s paternal grandmother was Ruth E. Swab (the daughter of Samuel Martin Swab and Runeor Genevieve Jones). Ruth was born in New Mexico. Samuel was the son of William H. Swab and Hannah Marie Rairigh, and had German ancestry. Runeor was the daughter of Thomas Evan Jones, who was of Welsh descent, and of Sarah Greek McAnulty.
Naomi’s maternal grandfather was Dr. Isaac Frederick Hudson (the son of Dr. Frederick Edward Hudson and Georgia Barrett). Isaac was born in Texas. Naomi’s great-grandfather Frederick was the son of Isaac Frederick Hudson and Annie James Potts. Georgia was the daughter of Thomas Jefferson Barrett and Cornelia Florence Reaves.
Naomi’s maternal grandmother was Harriet Nelle Olson (the daughter of Martin Gustave Olson and Edith Hulda Wright). Harriet was born in North Dakota. Martin was born in Wisconsin, to Norwegian parents, Gabriel Olsen and Else Mathea/Matthea Guiliksdatter. Edith was the daughter of Myron Jerome Wright and Nellie Cornelia Fosdick.
Sources: Genealogy of Naomi Grossman (focusing on her father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Genealogy of Naomi’s father (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com
Naomi’s paternal grandmother, Ruth E. Swab, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Naomi’s maternal grandmother, Harriet Nelle (Olson) Hudson – http://boards.ancestry.com