Birth Name: Savannah Clark Guthrie
Place of Birth: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Date of Birth: December 27, 1971
Ethnicity: Irish, English, German, Scottish, remote Dutch and French
Savannah Guthrie is an American broadcast journalist and attorney.
Savannah was born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, the daughter of American parents, Nancy (Long) and Charles Errol Guthrie. She was raised in Tucson, Arizona. Savannah is married to political and communications consultant Michael Feldman, with whom she has two children.
Savannah’s paternal grandfather was Clyde Guthrie (the son of Elzo Guthrie and Sally/Sallie J. Adkins). Elzo was the son of Isham Prince Guthrie and Savannah Frances Rhoda Clark.
Savannah’s paternal grandmother was Edythe Draffen (the daughter of Edwin Wellington Draffen and Lula Storts). Edythe was born in Ohio. Edwin was the son of John Draffen, whose father was Irish, and of Mary Agnes Lillard. Lula was the daughter of James Robert Storts and Elizabeth Sarah Armstrong.
Savannah’s maternal grandfather was Pierce F. Long (the son of Frank Everete/Everette Long and Rose Young). Frank was the son of Pierce Long and Flora/Florence V. Johnson. Rose was the daughter of Henry Young and Lena Anna Fisher/Fischer, and all of her grandparents were German.
Savannah’s maternal grandmother was Margaret Ann McDermott (the daughter of Joseph Felix McDermott and Nancy Ellen Cloherty). Margaret was born in Kentucky. Joseph was the son of Irish parents, Felix McDermott and Ellen Morris. Nancy was also the daughter of Irish parents.
Sources: Genealogy of Savannah Guthrie – https://gw.geneanet.org
Savannah’s paternal great-grandfather, Edwin Wellington Draffen, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Marriage record of Savannah’s maternal great-grandparents, Frank Everete/Everette Long and Rose Young – https://www.familysearch.org
Savannah’s maternal great-grandmother, Rose Young, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Savannah’s maternal grandmother, Margaret Ann (McDermott) Long – https://www.legacy.com