Jennifer Garner

by ethnic on June 24, 2010

Birth Name: Jennifer Anne Garner

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 17, 1972

Ethnicity: English, with smaller amounts of Scottish, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), German, and Swiss-German

Jennifer Garner is an American actress. She is married to actor and director Ben Affleck.

Jennifer’s ancestry includes English, with smaller amounts of Scottish, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), German, and Swiss-German, roots.

Jennifer’s paternal grandparents were George Floyd Garner (the son of James Sampson Garner and Mary Blanche Walton) and Exie Mae Lancaster (the daughter of George Hardy Lancaster and Carrie Melvina Amick).

Jennifer’s maternal grandparents were Harvey Newton English (the son of James Edward English and Millicent “Melissa” F. Delzell) and Violet Margaret Sayre (the daughter of Warren Sayre and Laura Lacy Gray). Laura’s father was English.

Sources: Genealogy of Jennifer Garner (focusing on her father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Jennifer’s maternal grandfather, Harvey Newton English – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

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Ben Affleck

by ethnic on September 22, 2008

Birth Name: Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt

Place of Birth: Berkeley, California, U.S.A.

Date of Birth: August 15, 1972

Ethnicity: English, German, Scottish, Irish, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), with more distant French, Swedish

Ben Affleck is an American actor. He is the brother of actor Casey Affleck (Caleb Casey McGuire Affleck-Boldt). His wife is actress Jennifer Garner.

Most of Ben’s father’s ancestry is English, with some German, Scottish, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), French, and Swedish. Ben’s maternal grandfather was of half German and half Irish ancestry. Ben’s maternal grandmother was from a family with roots in the American South, and appears to have been of English, as well as Scottish, descent.

Ben has stated in an interview that he would take his daughter to Ireland and Scotland to find their roots. Ben has the middle name Géza, which is a Hungarian name. He was named after a Hungarian friend of his parents, who was a Holocaust survivor. This was mentioned in an interview on Inside the Actors Studio.

Ben’s paternal grandparents were Myron Hopkins Strong Affleck, Jr. (the son of Myron Hopkins Strong Affleck and Frances Lucretia Perkins) and Nancy Louise Byers (the daughter of Allen Dewey Byers and Dorothy Elizabeth McGuire). Myron, Sr., and Frances were born in New York. Allen was born in Ohio and Dorothy was born in New Jersey.

Ben’s maternal grandparents were William O’Brien Boldt (the son of Joseph Raymond Boldt and Anne Rita Lenihan) and Elizabeth N. Roberts (the daughter of Lawrence L. Roberts and Margaret McLean). Joseph was born in Rhode Island, to German immigrants. Anna was born in Co. Down, Ireland. Lawrence was born in the District of Columbia, to parents from the state of Georgia, and Margaret was born in Mississippi, to parents who were also born there.

Sources: Genealogy of Ben Affleck – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Another genealogy of Ben Affleck (focusing on his father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Ben’s paternal grandmother, Dorothy Elizabeth McGuire (focusing on her own father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Obituary of Ben’s maternal great-grandfather, Joseph Raymond Boldt – http://select.nytimes.com

Obituary of Ben’s maternal grandmother, Elizabeth N. Roberts – http://www.nytimes.com

Ben’s maternal grandmother, Elizabeth N. Roberts, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

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Reagan Gomez-Preston

by tinasheeeee on July 25, 2014

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Birth Name: Reagan Gomez-Preston

Place of Birth: Detroit, Michigan, United States

Date of Birth: April 24, 1980

Eye Color: Brown

Hair Type/Color: Brown

Ethnicity: Puerto Rican, African American

Family info: Reagan Gomez-Preston was born in Detroit to a Puerto Rican mother, Cheryl Gomez, and an African American father, Bennett Preston. She is Best Known for roles in The Cleveland Show and Dysfunctional Friends.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reagan_Gomez-Preston

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Lil Mama

by tinasheeeee on July 24, 2014

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Birth Name: Niatia Jessica Kirkland

Place of Birth: Harlem, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 4, 1989

Eye Color: Green

Hair Type/Color: Brown

Ethnicity: African American

Family info: Lil Mama is an American rapper and was born Niatia Jessica Kirkland in Harlem, in 1989. She was raised in Brooklyn, New York where she attended Edward R. Murrow High School. Kirkland is the third child and eldest daughter of eight kids. Being the eldest daughter of eight, she acquired her nickname “lil mama”.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lil_Mama#1989-2005:_Early_life

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Tyler Blackburn

by annfast on July 24, 2014

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Birth Name: Tyler Jordon Blackburn

Place of Birth: Burbank, California, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 12, 1986

Eye Color: Brown

Hair Type/Color: Dark

Ethnicity: English, Welsh, Czech, Swedish, Cherokee

Source: http://abcfamily.go.com/shows/pretty-little-liars

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Lais Ribeiro

July 24, 2014

Birth Name: Laís Ribeiro Place of Birth: teresina, Piauí, Brazil Date of Birth: October 5 1990 Eye Color: Dark brown Hair Type/Color: Dark Brown Ethnicity: Afro-Brazilian Lais Ribeiro is a Brazilian model. Source: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lais_Ribeiro Photo by Prphotos.com

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Queen Letizia of Spain

July 24, 2014

Birth Name: Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano Place of Birth: Oviedo, Asturias, Spain Date of Birth: 15 September 1972 Ethnicity: Spanish, French Family info: Letizia Ortiz is the Queen of Spain as the wife of King Felipe VI. Before her marriage to Felipe, Letizia was a journalist and news anchor. Her parents are Jesús José Ortiz Álvarez, […]

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