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Gordon B. Hinckley

by Manila on September 22, 2018

Birth Name: Gordon Bitner Hinckley

Date of Birth: June 23, 1910

Place of Birth: Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.

Date of Death: January 27, 2008

Place of Death: Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.

Ethnicity:
* Dutch, English, as well as small amount of Cornish, French, German, Scottish, and Welsh (father)
* Danish (maternal grandfather)
* Norwegian (maternal grandmother)

Gordon B. Hinckley was an American religious leader and author. He was the 15th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, from March 12, 1995 to January 27, 2008, his death. He was also on the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, from October 5, 1961 to July 23, 1981, and was its President, from June 5, 1994 to March 12, 1995.

His father, Bryant Stringham Hinckley, was a writer and educator. His mother, Christene (Johnson), was the daughter of emigrants, from Copenhagen, Denmark and Fredrisktad, Østfold, Norway, respectively.

Gordon was married to Marjorie Pay, until her death. The couple has five children.

Gordon’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fifteenth great-grandfather, John de Hinckley.

Gordon’s paternal grandfather was Ira Nathaniel Hinckley (the son of Erastus Nathaniel Hinckley and Lois Judd). Ira was a Canadian emigrant, from Bastard Township (now part of Rideau Lakes), Ontario. Erastus was American, from Elizabethtown, New York, and was the son of Nathaniel Hinckley and Rhoda Barber. Lois was the daughter of American emigrants, Arza Judd, of Harwinton, Connecticut, and of Lois Knapp, Amenia, New York.

Gordon’s paternal grandmother was Angeline Wilcox Noble (the daughter of Lucian Noble and Emily Wilcox). Angeline was born in Livonia, Michigan. Lucian was the son of Silas Noble and Leah Hollenbeck. Emily was the daughter of Smith Wilcox and Martha Turner.

Gordon’s maternal grandfather was Niels Johansen (later Johnson, the son of Johannes Peter Rasmus Johansen, later John Peter Rasmus Johnson, and of Karen Marie Nielsdatter, later Caroline Marie Nielsen Toft). John was the son of Johannes Christensen and Ane Dorthea Jensdatter. Caroline was the daughter of Niels Hansen and Ane Larsdatter.

Gordon’s maternal grandmother was Caroline Josephine Matthea Johansen (later Josephine Caroline Mathia Johnson, the daughter of Johan Johannesen and Inger Kirstine Thoresdatter). Johan was the son of Johannes Johansen and Mari Halvorsdatter. Inger was the daughter of Thore Johannesen and Anna Maria Jacobsdatter.

Gordon’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his third great-grandmother, Elen Halvorsdatter.

Source: Genealogy of Gordon B. Hinckley – https://www.familysearch.org

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Thomas S. Monson

by Manila on September 22, 2018

Birth Name: Thomas Spencer Monson

Date of Birth: August 21, 1927

Place of Birth: Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.

Date of Death: January 2, 2018

Place of Death: Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.

Ethnicity:
*Swedish (paternal grandfather)
*English (paternal grandmother)
*Scottish (mother)

Thomas S. Monson was an American religious leader and author. He was the 16th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, from February 3, 2008 to January 2, 2018, his death. He was also on the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, from October 4, 1963 to November 10, 1985, and was its President, from March 12, 1995 to February 3, 2008.

His father, George Spencer Monson, was the son of emigrants, from Torhamn, Blekinge, Sweden and Leeds, Yorkshire (now West Yorkshire), respectively. His mother, Gladys (Condie), was the granddaughter of four Scottish emigrants.

Thomas was married to Frances Beverly Johnson, until her death. The couple has three children.

Thomas’ patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fourth great-grandfather, Måns Jonsson.

Thomas’ paternal grandfather was Nils Månsson (later Nels Monson, the son of Måns Åkesson, later Mons Monson, and Cecilia Nilsdotter). Thomas’ great-grandfather Måns was the son of Åke Pettersson Hallberg and Maria Carlsdotter. Cecilia was the daughter of Nils Petersson and Kerstin Olofsdotter.

Thomas’ paternal grandmother was Maria Mace (the daughter of George Mace and Clara Judson). Thomas’ great-grandfather George was the son of John Slate Mace and Harriet Frost. Clara was the daughter of Joseph Judson and Nancy Farrer.

Thomas’ maternal grandfather was Thomas Sharp Condie (the son of Gibson Condie and Cecilia Sharp). Thomas’ grandfather Thomas was born in Salt Lake City. Gibson was a Scottish emigrant, from Sauchie, Clackmannanshire, and was the son of Gibson Condie and Jean Russell. Thomas’ great-grandmother Cecilia was also a Scottish emigrant, from Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire, and was the daughter of Peter Sharp and Cecilia Sharp.

Thomas’ maternal grandmother was Margaret Ellen Watson (the daughter of Alexander Watson and Margaret Ellen Miller). Thomas’ grandmother Margaret was born in Salt Lake City. Alexander was a Scottish emigrant, from Calder, Lanarkshire (now North Lanarkshire), and was the son of Robert Watson and Mary Miller. Thomas’ great-grandmother Margaret was also a Scottish emigrant, from Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire, and was the daughter of Charles Stewart Miller and Mary McGowan.

Thomas’ matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fifth great-grandmother, Margaret Gillies.

Source: Genealogy of Thomas S. Monson – https://www.familysearch.org

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Elley Duhé

by Manila on September 21, 2018

Birth Name: Elley Frances Duhé

Place of Birth: Mobile, Alabama, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 14, 1992

Ethnicity: Breton, Dutch (including Frisian), English, French [including French-Canadian], German, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, Welsh, 65/512 Italian, 1/128 Belgian [Flemish], 15/2048 Shawnee Native American, 1/256 Cherokee Native American, 1/512 Swiss-German, 5/16384 Manx, 1/4096 Swedish, as well as distant Cornish

Elley Duhé is an American singer and songwriter.

Elley is the daughter of Teena and Robert Duhé.

Elley’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her ninth great-grandfather, Jacques Duhée.

Elley’s paternal grandfather is Willie Joseph “Bill” Duhé III (the son of Willie Joseph “Bill” Duhé, Jr. and Angelina “Jennie” Lovetro). Elley’s grandfather Willie was born in Louisiana. Elley’s great-grandfather Willie was the son of Willie Joseph Duhé and Léonie Millet. Elley’s great-great-grandfather Willie’s maternal fifth great-grandmother, Verena Hirtzel, was Swiss-German, from Pfäffikon, Canton of Zürich. Also, his maternal fourth great-grandfather, Heinrich Albert Schexnayder, was Belgian, from Brussels. Léonie’s paternal fourth great-grandfather, Christopher Johannes (or Jean Christphe in French) Huber, was also Belgian, from Leuven, Flemish Brabant. Also, one of Léonie’s paternal eighth great-grandfathers was Zacharie Cloutier (c. 1590-1677), a prominent early Quebec settler. Leónie’s paternal third great-grandfather, Giovanni Battista Manuel (or Jean Baptiste Manuel in French) Bacas, was Italian, from Genoa. Jennie was the daughter of Italian emigrants, Antonio “Anthony” Lovetro and Angelina Ferrara.

Elley’s paternal grandmother is named Barbara Kennedy.

Elley’s maternal grandfather is Colonel Walker “Bud” Scott, Jr. (the son of Colonel Walker Henderson Scott, Sr. and Dorothy Davis). Elley’s grandfather Colonel was born in Cattlesburg, Kentucky. Elley’s great-grandfather Colonel was the biological father of criminal and cult leader Charles Manson, and was the son of Walker Henderson Scott and Gladys Ella Cline. Two of Elley’s great-great-grandfather Walker’s sixth great-grandparents, Sven Rambo and Ann Christian, were ethnic Swedish and Manx, respectively. His twice ninth great-grandfather, William McChristen, was also a Manx, from Milntown. Dorothy was a World War II veteran, and was the daughter of Melvin Davis and Dora Castle. Melvin’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Elizabeth Nakitika, was a Cherokee Native American. Melvin’s maternal great-great-grandfather and Dora’s paternal great-grandfather, Inman Castle, was 5/8 Shawnee Native American.

Elley’s maternal grandmother was Frances Jeanette “Frankie” McDowell (the daughter of Harvey James McDowell and Thelma Josephine Wright). Frances was born in Grayson, Kentucky. Harvey was the son of Charles Leander “Charlie” McDowell and Fanny B. Sexton. Thelma was the daughter of James Lewis Wright and Elizabeth Ellen Burchett.

Elley’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her fourth great-grandmother, Elizabeth Patrick (September 15, 1831, Morgan County, Kentucky – February 14, 1910, Magoffin County, Kentucky).

Sources: Genealogy of Elley’s paternal grandfather, Willie Joseph Duhé III – http://perilloux.net

Birth record of Elley’s maternal grandfather, Colonel Walker Scott, Jr. – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Elley’s paternal great-grandfather, Colonel Walker Henderson Scott, Sr. – https://www.geni.com

Birth record of Elley’s paternal great-grandmother, Dorothy May Davis – https://www.familysearch.org

Elley’s paternal great-grandmother, Dorothy May Davis, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Elley’s paternal great-grandmother, Dorothy May (Davis) Canterbury – https://www.newspapers.com

Birth record of Elley’s maternal grandmother, Frances Jeanette McDowell – https://www.familysearch.org

Elley’s maternal grandmother, Frances Jeanette McDowell, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Elley’s maternal grandmother, Frances Jeanette (McDowell) Scott – http://wolfefuneralhomes.com

Elley’s maternal great-grandfather, Harvey James McDowell, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Elley’s maternal great-grandmother, Thelma Josephine Wright – https://www.familysearch.org

Elley’s maternal great-grandmother, Thelma Josephine Wright, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

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Joyner Lucas

by Manila on September 20, 2018

Joyner Lucas – 2015 BET Hip Hop Awards – Arrivals – Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center – Atlanta, GA, USA – Keywords: full length, sunglasses Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Aaron J. Thornton / PR Photos

Birth Name: Gary Maurice Lucas, Jr.

Place of Birth: Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 17, 1988

Ethnicity: African-American

Joyner Lucas is an American rapper, poet, singer, and songwriter.

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Sasha Sloan

by Manila on September 17, 2018

Birth Name: Alexandra Artourovna Yatchenko

Place of Birth: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 11, 1995

Ethnicity:
*Ukrainian, possibly other (father)
*Irish, possibly other (mother)

Sasha Sloan is an American singer and songwriter.

Her father, Artour Yatchenko, is an alumnus of Moscow State University. A picture of him can be seen here. The surname Yatchenko is of Ukrainian origin. Her mother, Noreen Sloan, is an alumna of the University of Massachusetts Boston, and is of Irish descent.

Sasha’s paternal grandfather is named Uriy Yatchenko.

Sasha’s maternal grandfather is named John Robert Sloan.

Sasha’s maternal grandmother is Frances Paula Flaherty (the daughter of John Edward Flaherty and Hannah Rose, later Anna Katherine, Lee). Sasha’s grandmother Frances was born in Massachusetts. John was the son of Irish emigrants, Coleman Flaherty, of Knoell, Oughterard, County Galway, and of Anne “Annie” Naughton, of Camus, County Galway. Sasha’s great-grandmother Anna was the daughter of Irish emigrants, James Lee and Julia Foley.

Sasha’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her third great-grandmother, Delia Flaherty.

Sources: Birth record of Sasha’s maternal great-grandfather, John Edward Flaherty – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Sasha’s maternal great-grandfather, John Edward Flaherty – http://www.legacy.com

Marriage records of Sasha’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Coleman Flaherty and Anne Naughton – https://www.familysearch.org
https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Sasha’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Coleman Flaherty – https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie

Birth record of Sasha’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Anne Naughton – https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie

Marriage records of Sasha’s maternal great-great-grandparents, James Lee and Julia Foley – https://www.familysearch.org
https://www.familysearch.org

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