Birth Name: Portia Ann Doubleday
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: June 22, 1988
Ethnicity: German, English, Scottish, Swiss-German
Portia Doubleday is an American actress. She is the daughter of actors Frank Doubleday and Christina Hart (born Hartzell). Her mother is also a writer and producer of plays. Her sister is actress Kaitlin Doubleday.
Portia’s paternal grandfather was Arnold Doubleday (the son of Burdette Silas Doubleday and Emma Ita Baumberger). Arnold was born in Connecticut. Burdette was the son of Dwight Amos Doubleday and Martha/Mattie Ursula Wheeler. Emma was the daughter of John Arnold Baumberger and Emma Flubacher, who were Swiss, of Swiss-German descent, from Basel-Landschaft.
Portia’s paternal grandmother is Jane Howarth (the daughter of Frank Richard Howarth and Florence Barbara Miller). Jane was born in Connecticut. Frank was born in Massachusetts, to English parents, John Thomas Howarth and Mary Hannah Mollineaux. Florence was born in Scotland, the daughter of John Miller and Isabel Frazier.
Portia’s maternal grandfather is Robert Harry Hartzell (the son of Richard Franklin Hartzell, Sr. and Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Springer). Robert was born in Pennsylvania. Richard was the son of William Orance Hartzell and Frances “Fanny”/”Fannie” Charles. Elizabeth was the daughter of Harry/Harrison A. Springer and Verna May Slagle.
Portia’s maternal grandmother is surnamed Hawkins.
Sources: Portia’s paternal grandfather, Arnold Doubleday, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Portia’s paternal great-grandfather, Burdette Silas Doubleday, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Portia’s maternal grandfather, Robert Harry Hartzell, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org