Olivia Taylor Dudley
Place of Birth: San Luis Obispo County, California, United States
Date of Birth: November 4, 1985
Ethnicity: Azorean Portuguese (3/16ths), Cornish, Dutch, English, French, German, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, Swiss-German, Welsh
Olivia Taylor Dudley is an American actress. Her roles include the films Chillerama, Chernobyl Diaries, The Barber, The Vatican Tapes, Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension, and She Dies Tomorrow, and the series The Magicians and Nancy Drew. She has also been billed as Olivia Dudley.
Olivia’s paternal grandfather was Lawrence Kneeland Dudley (the son of Houston McWane Dudley and Sara Louise Kneeland). Houston was the son of Matthew Houston Dudley and Virginia Catherine Haymaker. Sara was the daughter of Otis Sylvester Kneeland and Margaret Belle Frame. Otis’ 5th great-grandmother was possibly Native American; It is not clear if this has been documented/verified.
Olivia’s paternal grandmother was Carol Eva Terrell (the daughter of Carl Cooper Terrell and Alice Eva Symmes). Carl was the son of Joel Keener Terrell and Laura Viola Cooper. Alice was the daughter of Lewis Merrill Symmes and Maud Buttercup Francisco.
Olivia’s maternal grandfather was George Max Hoeschel (the son of Georg Paul Höschel, later George Paul Hoeschel, and Anna M[inna] Böttcher). Georg was born in Dresden, Germany, to Frederick Höschel and Doris Luknad. Anna was also born in Dresden, Germany, to Otto Max Böttcher and Henriette Anna Minna Woigk.
Olivia’s maternal grandmother is Diana Martines (the daughter of John Dutra Martines and Rosa Felicia “Rose” Ruda). John was the son of Portuguese immigrants, Antoné Dutra Martines and Maria Josefina Carvão Nunes, both of Pico Island, Azores. Rosa was the daughter of Brazilian immigrant António Artur Pacheco Arruda, also known as Antoné Ruda, and of American-born Georgia May Calloway. António’s parents, Emanuel António Almeida Arruda and Maria Izabel Pacheco, were Portuguese immigrants, also from the Azores.
Sources: Marriage record of Olivia’s parents – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record fo Olivia’s paternal grandparents, Lawrence Kneeland Dudley and Carol Eva Terrell – https://familysearch.org
Birth record of Olivia’s paternal grandfather, Lawrence Kneeland Dudley – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of Olivia’s paternal grandfather, Lawrence Kneeland Dudley – http://santapaulatimes.com
Marriage record of Olivia’s paternal great-grandparents, Houston McWane Dudley and Sara Louise Kneeland – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Olivia’s paternal great-grandparents, Carl Cooper Terrell and Alice Eva Symmes – https://familysearch.org
Olivia’s maternal grandfather, George Max Hoeschel, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Olivia’s maternal great-grandparents, George Paul Hoeschel and Anna M. Böttcher – https://familysearch.org
Birth record of Olivia’s maternal grandmother, Diana Martines – https://familysearch.org