Birth Name: Presley Walker Gerber
Place of Birth: Brentwood, California, U.S.
Date of Birth: July 2, 1999
*father – Ashkenazi Jewish
*mother – English, Danish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, German, distant Irish and Welsh, remote French and Jersey Channel Islander
His father is Jewish, of Austrian Jewish, Polish Jewish, Russian Jewish, and Belarusian Jewish descent. His mother has English, one eighth Danish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, German, distant Irish and Welsh, and remote French and Jersey Channel Islander, ancestry. Some of his mother’s family lines have lived in the United States since the 1600s.
A picture of Presley’s parents can be seen here.
Presley’s sister Kaia has said:
…my dad is Jewish and my mom is Christian so we grew up doing both; we call it Christmas Chrismukah. I love learning about both of those sides of my life. We’d do Passover, Passover dinner and Yom Kippur. I love learning all of that – and learning the cooking.
Presley’s paternal grandfather was Jordan Gerber (the son of Solomon/Saul/Paul Gerber and Stella D./S. Alexander). Jordan was born in New York. Solomon was born in New York, to an Austrian Jewish father and a New York-born mother, whose Jewish family was from the Poland-Russia area. Stella was born in New York, the daughter of Harry Alexander, who was a Polish Jewish immigrant, and of Sophie Feinberg, who was born in New York, to Russian Jewish parents.
Presley’s paternal grandmother was born Ellen Goldberg (the daughter of Alan Irving Goldberg/Gould and Roslyn B. Schwartz). Ellen was born in New York. Alan was born in New York, the son of David Meyer/Meier Goldberg and Rebecca “Bashia” Gutstein/Goodstein, who were Russian Jewish immigrants. Roslyn was also born in New York, the daughter of New York-born parents, Robert L. Schwartz, whose parents were Russian Jews, and Ida Weinberg, whose parents were Belarusian Jewish immigrants.
Presley’s maternal grandfather is Daniel Kenneth Crawford (the son of Kenneth Leroy Crawford and Ramona Eileen Hemingway). Daniel was born in Winnebago, Faribault, Minnesota. Presley’s great-grandfather Kenneth was the son of David P. Crawford, who was born in Ballymoney, co. Antrim, Ulster, Ireland, and of Amelia Christina/Christine Maria/Marie Hansen/Hanson, who was born in Wisconsin, to Danish parents. Ramona was the daughter of Frank Randall Hemingway and Hazel Mae/May Brown.
Presley’s maternal grandmother is Jennifer Sue Walker (the daughter of James Richard Walker and Dorothy May/Mae Montgomery). Jennifer was born in DeKalb, DeKalb Co., Illinois. James was the son of James D. Walker and Leola M. Wheeler. Dorothy was the daughter of Almon Montgomery and Ada Belle Kallembach.
Sources: Genealogy of Presley Gerber – https://www.geni.com
Presley’s paternal great-grandfather, Solomon/Saul/Paul Gerber, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Presley’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Dora Rosenberg, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Presley’s paternal great-grandmother, Stella D./S. Alexander, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Presley’s paternal grandmother, Ellen Goldberg, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Presley’s paternal great-grandparents, Alan Irving Goldberg/Gould and Roslyn B. Schwartz – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Presley’s paternal great-grandfather, Alan Irving Goldberg/Gould – https://www.geni.com
Marriage record of Presley’s paternal great-great-grandparents, David Meyer/Meier Goldberg and Rebecca “Bashia” Gutstein/Goodstein – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Presley Gerber (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.wikitree.com
Genealogy of Presley’s mother – https://famouskin.com
Genealogies of Presley’s maternal great-grandparents, Kenneth Leroy Crawford and Ramona Eileen Hemingway – http://www.findagrave.com