Alela Diane

by bablah on August 23, 2017

Birth Name: Alela Diane Menig

Place of Birth: Humboldt, California, United States

Date of Birth: April 20, 1983

Ethnicity: German (including Swiss-German), English, 1/16 Norwegian, 1/16 Swedish, 1/32 Irish

Alela Diane is an American singer and songwriter.

Alela’s paternal grandfather is Albert August Menig, Jr. (the son of Albert August Menig and Thelma A. Franke) Alela’s great-grandfather Albert was the son Otto Menig, whose father was from Berlin, Germany or from Switzerland, and of Anna Hartfield, who was German. Thelma was the daughter of William J. Franke and Edith Ranye/Ranje, both children of German immigrants.

Alela’s paternal grandmother was Halga Deann Johnson (the daughter of George F. Johnson and Leona Lyden Lane). Leona was the daughter of Ralph D. Lane, whose parents were English, and of Halga/Helga G. Johnson, whose parents were Norwegian.

Alela’s maternal grandfather was David Wesley Chonette (the son of William Cantwell Chonette and Ferol Hickey). William was the son of Otto William Chonette, who was from Sweden, and of Ophelia Weidenmuller, who was born in California, to a German father, from Saxony, and to an Irish mother, from Dublin. Ferol was the daughter of Wesley Carlton Hickey and Pearl Bourquin.

Alela’s maternal grandmother was Suzanne Radford (the daughter of Marian Isabel).

Sources: Marriage record of Alela’s paternal grandparents, Albert August Menig, Jr. and Halga Deann Johnson – https://www.familysearch.org

Alela’s paternal grandfather, Albert August Menig, Jr., on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Alela’s paternal great-grandparents, Albert August Menig and Thelma A. Franke – https://www.familysearch.org

Alela’s paternal great-grandfather, Albert August Menig, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Alela’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Otto Menig and Anna Hartfield – https://www.familysearch.org

Alela’s paternal great-grandmother, Thelma A. Franke, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Alela’s paternal great-great-grandparents, William J. Franke and Edith Ranye/Ranje – https://www.familysearch.org

Alela’s paternal grandmother, Halga Deann Johnson, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Alela’s paternal great-grandmother, Leona Lyden Lane, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Alela’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Ralph D. Lane, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Alela’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Halga/Helga G. Johnson, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Alela’s maternal grandfather, David Wesley Chonette, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Alela’s maternal great-grandfather, William Cantwell Chonette, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Alela’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Ophelia Weidenmuller, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Alela’s maternal great-grandmother, Ferol Hickey, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Alela’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Wesley Carlton Hickey – https://www.findagrave.com

Alela’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Pearl Bourquin, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

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