Paul Walter Hauser

02/11/2018 – Paul Walter Hauser – 2018 Writers Guild Awards L.A. Ceremony – Arrivals – The Beverly Hilton Hotel, 9876 Wilshire Boulevard – Beverly Hills, CA, USA – Photo Credit: / PRPhotos.com

Place of Birth: Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 15, 1986

Ethnicity: German, Irish, small amount of Polish

Paul Walter Hauser is an American actor and stand-up comedian. He stars in the film Richard Jewell (2019) as the title real life individual.

His father, The Rev. Paul Hauser, is a Lutheran minister, as were/are his grandfather, great-grandfather, two great-great-grandfathers, and brother.

Paul’s paternal grandfather was The Rev. J. George Hauser (Jean George Hauser, the son of The Rev. Martin Gotlieb/Gottlieb Wilhelm Hauser and Emma Schmidt). The Rev. J. George was born in Minnesota. The Rev. Martin was the son of The Rev. Karl/Karol Hauser, who was born in New Rauschnitz, Austria, which is possibly Neu Raußnitz (Rousínov), Czech Republic; and of Wilhelmina Marie Katherina “Minna” Volkert, who was of German origin. Emma’s parents were German.

Paul’s great-great-grandfather The Rev. Karl Hauser was the son of Stefan Hauser and Johanna Feiertag. He was a minister in the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod. Some sources state that The Rev. Karl was born Jewish. It is not clear if this is accurate.

Paul’s paternal grandmother is Hildegarde/Hildegard L. Kionka (the daughter of Paul Carl Kionka and Emma Louise Mueller). Hildegarde was born in Wisconsin. Paul was the son of The Rev. Paul John Kionka, who was born in Wołczyn, Opolskie, Poland, and of Marie Alice Klein, who was of German origin, with roots in Landkreis Esslingen, Baden-Württemberg. Emma was also of German descent.

Paul’s maternal grandfather was Walter John Zipf (the son of Walter John Zipf and Anna Bary). Walter was born in New Jersey. Paul’s great-grandfather Walter’s father was German. Anna’s parents were Irish.

Paul’s maternal grandmother was Anne/Anna Sophia Cummings (the daughter of John Cummings and Elise/Elizabeth). Anne was born in New Jersey.

Sources: Paul’s paternal grandfather, J. George Hauser, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Paul’s paternal grandfather, The Rev. J. George Hauser – https://www.legacy.com

Birth record of Paul’s paternal great-grandfather, Martin Gotlieb/Gottlieb Wilhelm Hauser – https://www.familysearch.org

Death records of Paul’s paternal great-great-grandfather, The Rev. Karl/Karol Hauser – https://www.familysearch.org
https://www.findagrave.com

Paul’s paternal great-grandparents, Paul Carl Kionka and Emma Louise Mueller, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Paul’s paternal great-grandfather, Paul Carl Kionka – https://www.findagrave.com

Marriage record of Paul’s maternal great-grandparents, Walter John Zipf and Anna – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Paul’s maternal grandmother, Anne/Anna Sophia (Cummings) Zipf – https://www.robersonfh.com

4 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    New Rauschnitz, Austria appears to be Neu Raußnitz (Rousínov), Czech Republic. If that’s where Karl Hauser was born, it is very much possible that he was Jewish. But I can’t find anyone with the names Feiertag or Hauser in that town. The closest I found is the name Haussners.

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