Bill Dubuque

by stlucas on July 20, 2018

Bill Dubuque – “The Accountant” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – TCL Chinese Theatre – Hollywood, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Izumi Hasegawa /

Birth Name: William Gabriel Dubuque, Jr.

Place of Birth: St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.

Date of Birth: c. 1966

Ethnicity: Irish, French-Canadian, possibly other

Bill Dubuque is an American screenwriter.

Bill is the son of Patricia and William Gabriel “Bill” Dubuque, Sr. He is married to Tara Bryan, with whom he has three children.

Bill’s paternal grandfather was Gabriel P. Dubuque (the son of Louis J. Dubuque and Sarah Gabrielle Tivy). Gabriel was born in Missouri. Louis was born in Missouri, the son of Jean Charles Dubuque, who was French-Canadian, and of Anastatia Quinn, who was Irish. Sarah was born in Missouri, the daughter of William Nash Tivy, who was Irish, and of Marian Flavia Murrin, whose parents were Irish.

Bill’s paternal grandmother was named Alice. Alice was born in Nebraska.

Source: Obituary of Bill’s father –


Nick Schenk

by stlucas on July 20, 2018

Nick Schenk – “The Judge” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – AMPAS Samuel Goldwyn Theater – Beverly Hills, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Kazuki Hirata / /

Birth Name: Nicholas Fred Schenk

Place of Birth: Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States

Date of Birth: November 12, 1965

*75% German
*12.5% French-Canadian
*12.5% Swiss-German

Nick Schenk is an American screenwriter.

Nick is the son of Anita Elisabeth (Gareis) and Marvin Willard Schenk.

Nick’s paternal grandfather was Walter Emil George Schenk (the son of Emil Schenk and Louisa Warter). Walter was born in Illinois. Emil was born in Haemiken, Switzerland. Louisa was born in New York, to parents from Germany, with her father being Mathias Warter.

Nick’s paternal grandmother was Luella/Louella Bobendrier (the daughter of John Henry Bobendrier/Bobendier and Mary Louisa Brier). Luella was born in Minnesota. John was born in Minnesota, to German parents, Albert Bobendrier and Minnie Jansen. Mary Louisa was born in Minnesota, to French-Canadian parents from Québec, Isadore J. Briere and Victoria M. Dussault.

Nick’s maternal grandparents were Fred Gareis and Anna. Fred and Anna were born in Germany.

Sources: Birth record of Nick Schenk –

Obituary of Nick’s uncle (father’s brother), Walter Owen Schenk –

Nick’s mother on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Nick’s mother –


Michael Harney

by stlucas on July 19, 2018

Michael Harney – 2014 PaleyFest – “Orange is the New Black” – Arrivals – The Dolby Theatre – Hollywood, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Andrew Evans / PR Photos

Birth Name: Michael John Harney

Place of Birth: The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 19, 1958

Ethnicity: Irish

Michael Harney is an American actor.

Michael is the son of Marie A. (McLaughlin) and Edward J. “Ed” Harney. Michael has stated, “I’d like to go to Ireland and visit where my ancestors are from. I’d like to maybe work there one day and bring my son.”

Source: Obituary of Michael’s mother –


Noah Bean

by stlucas on July 19, 2018

Noah Bean – UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability Celebrates Innovators for a Healthy Planet – Arrivals – Private Residence – Beverly Hills, CA, USA – Photo Credit:

Birth Name: Noah Whipple Bean

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

Date of Birth: August 20, 1978

Ethnicity: English, Irish, French-Canadian

Noah Bean is an American actor.

Noah is the son of writer Ruth Crocker (born Ruth Whipple) and Richard Robert Bean. Noah is married to actress Lyndsy Fonseca, with whom he has a daughter.

Noah’s paternal grandfather was Charles V. Bean (the son of Harry Verdell Bean and Ellen E. Clifford). Charles was born in Massachusetts. Harry was born in Maine, the son of James Oliver Bean and Mary Louise Ryant. Ellen was born in Massachusetts, the daughter of William Joseph Clifford, who was born in Scotland, to Irish parents, and of Catherine Bonner/Benner.

Noah’s paternal grandmother was Pauline A. Leger/Léger (the daughter of Vital Joseph Léger and Marie Regina Bella Belliveau). Pauline was born in Massachusetts. Vital was born in New Brunswick, Canada, the son of Felicien A. Léger and Celine LeBlanc. Marie Regina was also born in New Brunswick, the daughter of Dominique Belliveau and Marie Bourque.

Noah’s maternal grandfather was Jacob Austin “Bob” Whipple (the son of Samuel Archie Whipple and Florence Ruth Watrous). Jacob was born in Connecticut. Samuel was born in Connecticut, the son of Samuel Austin Whipple and Annie S. Crouch. Florence was born in Rhode Island, the daughter of Joel Watrous and Nellie M. Prosser.

Noah’s maternal grandmother was Estella Elizabeth Ashcroft (the daughter of George Edward Ashcroft and Blanche Elizabeth/Estella “Jennie” Whipple). Estella was born in Connecticut. George was born in England, the son of James Ashcroft and Elizabeth. Blanche was born in Connecticut, the daughter of Daniel Joash Whipple and Estella Louise Whipple.

Sources: Obituary of Noah’s father –

Death record of Noah’s paternal grandfather, Charles V. Bean –

Genealogy of Noah’s maternal grandfather, Jacob Austin Whipple –

Obituary of Noah’s maternal grandmother, Estella Elizabeth (Ashcroft) Whipple –


Blye Pagon Faust

by stlucas on July 19, 2018

Blye Faust – “Spotlight” Special Los Angeles Screening – Arrivals – Directors Guild of America Theater, 7920 Sunset Boulevard – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Izumi Hasegawa /

Birth Name: Katherine Blye Pagon

Place of Birth: Monroe, Washington, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 28, 1975

Ethnicity: Scottish, English, German

Blye Pagon Faust is an American film producer.

Blye is the daughter of Roberta Vail Anderson and Garrett Dunn Pagon, Jr. She is married to Aaron Faust.

Blye’s paternal grandfather was Garrett Dunn Pagon, Sr. (the son of William Walter/Walters Pagon and Katherine/Katharine Wright Dunn). Garrett was born in Maryland. William was born in Maryland, the son of William Henry Pagon and Caroline Hooper Pattison. Katherine was born in Pennsylvania, the daughter of George Garrett Dunn and Lillie Masterson Blye.

Blye’s paternal grandmother was Madeleine Abbott Kilvert (the daughter of Charles Alexander Kilvert and Anne Frances/Francis Abbott). Madeleine was born in Rhode Island. Charles was born in Ohio, the son of Samuel Whalley Kilvert and Elizabeth Dun. Anne was born in Rhode Island, the daughter of Samuel Appleton Brown Abbott and Abby Francis Wood/Woods.

Blye’s maternal grandfather was Donald Grigg Anderson (the son of James Hewston Anderson and Myra Esther Grigg). Donald was born in New York. James was born in New York, the son of James Henry Anderson and Mary Isabel. Myra was born in New Jersey, the daughter of Charles George Whitfield Grigg/Griggs and Anna Merrill Woodruff.

Blye’s maternal grandmother was Erna Louise Goettsch (the daughter of Henry Max Goettsch and Carolyn Dietz). Erna was born in Ohio. Henry was born in Germany, the son of Marx/Max Goettsch and Anna Heuer/Hoyer. Carolyn was born in Iowa, to German parents, George Johannes Dietz and Anna Marie Tiemeier.

Sources: Genealogy of Blye Pagon Faust –

Obituary of Blye’s maternal grandfather, Donald Grigg Anderson –