Nathan Kress

Kress in 2012, photo by PR Photos

Birth Name: Nathan Karl Kress

Place of Birth: Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: November 18, 1992

Ethnicity: German, English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish

Nathan Kress is an American actor, director, and model. He is known for his roles on the shows iCarly and Star Wars Rebels, and in the film Tell Me How I Die.

Nathan is an evangelical Christian. He is married to actress and stunt performer London Elise Moore, with whom he has three children.

Nathan is a first cousin, once removed, of film producer and voice actor Ron Conli.

Nathan’s paternal grandfather is Karl Henry Kress (the son of Karl Jacob “Charles” Kress and Maria Louise/Louisa Vetter). Nathan’s grandfather Karl was born in California. Nathan’s great-grandfather Charles was born in New York, to German parents, Karl/Jacob Kress and Caroline Ogner/Ochner/Ockner. Maria Louise was born in Germany, the daughter of Heinrich Vetter and Henrietta Neuhoff.

Nathan’s paternal grandmother is Carolyn Louise Stone (the daughter of Roy Lewis Stone and Ruth Alice Mueller). Carolyn was born in California. Roy was the son of Alfred Newton Stone and Anna/Annie Lewis Reasoner. Ruth was the daughter of Alexander Mueller, who was born in New York, to German parents, and of Mary Catherine “Mamie” Hotz, who was born in Pennsylvania, also to German parents. Ruth had roots in Baden-Württemberg and Hessen/Hesse-Darmstadt.

Nathan’s maternal grandfather was Marshall Truett Shows (the son of Marshall Denver Shows and Janice/Janie V. Stewart). Nathan’s great-grandfather Marshall was the son of Marshall Lamar Shows and Mary Emma Ashley. Janice was the daughter of James A. “Jim” Stewart and Leavy/Leni Jane Bynum.

Nathan’s maternal grandmother was Hazel Dale Haggard (the daughter of Walter Ernest/N. Haggard and Marguerite/Margaret Latimer). Hazel was born in Mississippi. Walter was the son of Leonidas L. Haggard and Hester Annie. Marguerite was the daughter of Robert B. Latimer and Florence E. Chisolm.

Sources: Genealogies and obituaries of Nathan’s maternal grandparents, Marshall Truett Shows and Hazel Dale (Haggard) Shows –

Nathan’s maternal great-grandmother, Janice/Janie V. Stewart, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Nathan’s maternal great-grandfather, Walter Ernest/N. Haggard, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Nathan’s maternal great-grandmother, Marguerite/Margaret Latimer, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Nathan’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Robert B. Latimer and Florence E. Chisolm, on the 1900 U.S. Census –

Nathan’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Robert B. Latimer, on the 1880 U.S. Census –

30 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    Marshall Denver Shows was the son of Marshall Lamar Shows and Mary Emma Ashley.

  2. bearboy says:

    I really can’t tell if you’re joking or not?

  3. bablah says:

    I just saw that I linked the wrong census for Robert and Florence, the one Marguerite isn’t in. Sorry.
    This is the one I wanted to link:

  4. bablah says:

    Maternal grandfather was Marshall Truett Shows, son of Marshall Denver Shows and Janie V. Stewart (daughter of Jim Stewart and Leavy Jane ?).

    Maternal grandmother was Hazel Dale Haggard, daughter of Walter Ernest Haggard (son of Leonidas Haggard and Hester Annie ?) and Marguerite Latimer (likely daughter of Robert Latimer and Florence).
    This might be Robert Latimore:

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