Birth Name: Natalia Danielle Dyer
Place of Birth: Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Date of Birth: January 13, 1995
Ethnicity: English, small amounts of Bohemian Czech, Finland-Swedish, Ukrainian, and Irish
Natalia Dyer is an American actress. She is known for her roles on the show Stranger Things, and in films including Don’t Let Me Go, After Darkness, and Things Heard & Seen.
Natalia’s paternal grandfather was David Patterson Dyer (the son of Gus/Gustavus Walker Dyer and Isabel Temple Shackford). David was born in Ridgetop, Tennessee. Gustavus was the son of Benjamin F. Dyer and Martha. Isabel was the daughter of Jos. W. Shackford.
Natalia’s paternal grandmother was Emma Eloise Miles (who likely was the daughter of Jesse Richard Miles and Mary Barnett). Jesse was born in Tennessee, the son of Joseph Enoch Miles and Bridie Ann Stephens. Mary was born in Mississippi, the daughter of John Alonzo Barnett and Emma Ida McDaniel.
Natalia’s maternal grandfather was Charles Alfred Root III (the son of Charles A. Root, Jr. and Gertrude Carver). Natalia’s grandfather Charles was born in Greensboro, North Carolina. Natalia’s great-grandfather Charles was the son of Charles Alfred Root, Sr. and Marjorie Gardner. Gertrude was the daughter of Ellicott Ross Carver and Marie Emory.
Natalia’s maternal grandmother was Carol Lee Dvorak (the daughter of Herbert Michael Dvorak and Margaret Theresa Danchuk/Danchek). Carol was born in Covington, Kentucky. Herbert was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of Michael Dvorak, who was Bohemian Czech; and of Jeanette/Jeannette S. Peurala, who was born in Ashtabula, Ohio, to immigrants of Finnish and Finland-Swedish descent. Natalia’s great-grandmother Margaret was born in Erie County, Ohio, the daughter of Samuel/Sam Mitchell Danchuk, who was born in Volhynia, Russian Empire, and likely had Ukrainian ancestry; and of Ella K. Anthony/Antonick, who was born in Indiana, to a Russian-born father and a German-born mother. She was also likely of Ukrainian descent.
Sources: Obituary of Natalia’s paternal grandfather, David Patterson Dyer – https://www.familysearch.org
Marriage record of Natalia’s paternal great-grandparents, Gus/Gustavus Walker Dyer and Isabel Temple Shackford – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Natalia’s maternal grandfather, Charles Alfred Root III – https://www.tributearchive.com
Natalia’s maternal grandmother, Carol Lee Dvorak, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Genealogy of Natalia’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Jeanette/Jeannette S. Peurala – https://www.wikitree.com
Natalia’s maternal great-grandmother, Margaret Theresa Danchuk/Danchek, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Margaret Theresa Danchuk/Danchek on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org