Emma Stone

by ethnic on June 15, 2011

Birth Name: Emily Jean Stone

Place of Birth: Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 6, 1988

Ethnicity: Swedish (paternal grandfather), Pennsylvania Dutch (German), English, Scottish, Irish

Emma Stone is an American actress. She became well known for her roles in Superbad (2007) and The House Bunny (2008), as well as for having starred, since then, in Easy A (2010), The Help (2011), The Amazing Spider-Man (2012), and Gangster Squad (2013). Often seen with red hair, Stone is a natural blonde.

Emma’s paternal grandfather was of Swedish descent. Emma’s other ancestry includes Pennsylvania Dutch (German), English, Scottish, and Irish. Her paternal grandmother and maternal grandparents were from families that had lived in the United States for many generations, specifically in Ohio and Pennsylvania.

Emma’s paternal grandfather was Conrad Ostberg Stone (the son of Conrad August Stone and Florence Jeanette Ostberg). Conrad Ostberg Stone was born in Pennsylvania. His parents were born in Pennsylvania and Ohio, respectively, and all of their own parents were Swedish immigrants (Carl Johan Sten, Hilma Bengston, John G. Ostberg, and Altina Lindstrom). The surname “Sten” was changed to “Stone”.

Emma’s paternal grandmother was Marilyn Given (the daughter of Donald McCloud Given and Myrtle Mildred Kennedy).

Emma’s maternal grandparents were Donald Earl Yeager (the son of Irvin Sylvester Yeager and Esther Katharine Parks) and Jean Louise Eiseman (the daughter of Cyrus Robert Iceman/Eiseman and Ruth Ann Henry).

Sources: Emma discusses some of her ancestry, including her Swedish and Pennsylvania Dutch roots – http://img200.imagevenue.com

Obituary of Emma’s paternal grandfather’s sister, Patricia S. Jenkins – http://www.legacy.com

Genealogy of Emma’s paternal great-grandfather, Conrad August Stone – http://records.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Emma’s paternal grandmother, Marilyn Given – http://www.gencircles.com

Obituary of Emma’s paternal grandmother (Marilyn Given)’s brother, William Given – http://www.legacy.com

Genealogy of Emma’s maternal grandmother, Jean Louise Eiseman – http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com

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Patrick Dempsey

by ethnic on July 20, 2010

Patrick Dempsey

Birth Name: Patrick Galen Dempsey

Birth Place: Lewiston, Maine, United States

Birth Date: January 13, 1966

Ethnicity: German, English, distant Swedish

Patrick Dempsey is an American actor. He has German, English, and distant Swedish, ancestry. Patrick’s father was born William Allen Schlossnagle, and took his own stepfather’s last name, “Dempsey”.

Patrick’s paternal grandparents were Asa B. Schlossnagle (the son of Adam William Schlossnagle and Edith V. Friend) and Jane Devonshire (the daughter of Benjamin Franklin Devonshire and Lydia “Nettie” Jennette Mattson).

Patrick’s maternal grandparents were John L. Casson and Margaret E. Grubb (the daughter of J. Wesley Grubb and Sarah Jane Cass).

Sources: Notations on Patrick’s father’s ancestry – http://www.genealogywise.com

Patrick’s maternal grandmother, Margaret E. Grubb, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

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Demi Moore

by ethnic on May 14, 2010

Place of Birth: Roswell, New Mexico

Date of Birth: November 11, 1962

Ethnicity: English, Scottish

Demi Moore is an American actress. Most of her recent ancestors were born in the U.S. (specifically, for the most part, the American South), with many of her traceable foreign-born ancestors being English and Scottish. One of her children, with her ex-husband, actor Bruce Willis, is actress Rumer Willis.

Demi is a follower of Kabbalah.

Demi’s biological father’s surname was Harmon.

Demi’s maternal grandparents were William Marshall King (the son of Edward McDowell King and Blanche Campbell) and Elizabeth Marie Metcalf (the daughter of John Carrol Metcalf and Effie May Graves).

Sources: Genealogy of Demi Moore (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Biography of Demi Moore – http://www.thebiographychannel.co.uk

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Fher Olvera

by andrew on August 27, 2014

Rock in Rio 2012 Madrid Photocall

Birth Name: José Fernando Emilio Olvera

Date of Birth: Puebla, Mexico

Place of Birth: December 8, 1959

Ethnicity: Mexican

Family info: Fher Olvera is the lead singer of the Mexican rock band Maná.

Manà are from Guadalajara, Jalisco. They have sold more than 25 million albums worldwide.

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Judith Hill

by amckenzie on August 26, 2014

Artists for Peace "Never Again" Peace Concert Arrivals at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City - November 1, 2011

Birth Name: Judith Glory Hill

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

Date of Birth:

Eye Color: Brown

Hair Type/Color: Curly/Black

Ethnicity: African American (father), Japanese (mother)

Judith Hill is a singer/songwriter of Japanese and African descent. She performs songs in both Japanese and English.

Source: http://www.judithhill.com/


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Annie Parisse

August 26, 2014

Birth Name: Anne Marie Cancelmi Place of Birth: 31 July 1975, Date of Birth: Anchorage, Alaska, USA Ethnicity: Italian (paternal grandfather), Polish, Slovak (paternal grandmother); Italian, Syrian (maternal grandparents) Family info: Annie Parisse, is an American television, film, and theater actress. She’s the daughter of Louis G. Cancelmi and wife Annette, and grew up in […]

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Beverly D’Angelo

August 25, 2014

Birth Name: Beverly Heather D’Angelo Place of Birth: Columbus, Ohio Date of Birth: November 15, 1951 Ethnicity: *Italian (father) *English, Irish, Scottish, German (mother) Beverly D’Angelo is an American actress. Her father was of Italian descent. Her mother was of English, Irish, Scottish, and German ancestry. Beverly’s paternal grandparents were Eugene Constantin D’Angelo (the son […]

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August 25, 2014

Birth Name: Alizée Jacotey Place of Birth: Ajaccio, Corsica, France Date of Birth: 21 August 1984 Ethnicity: French Family info: Alizée is a French singer. She was born and raised in Ajaccio, Corsica. Her most successful single “Moi… Lolita” reached number one in several countries in Europe and East Asia.

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