Victoria Beckham

by tdomf_28006 on October 12, 2010

Birth Name: Victoria Caroline Adams

Place of Birth: possibly Maelor, Denbighshire, Wales (according to apparent birth record)

Date of Birth: 17 April, 1974

Ethnicity: English, as well as 1/16th German

Victoria Beckham is an English businessperson, singer, fashion designer, and model. She is one of the original members of the female group The Spice Girls, along with Mel B, Emma Bunton, Melanie C, and Geri Halliwell.

Victoria is the daughter of Jacqueline Doreen (Cannon) and Anthony William Adams. Victoria is married to football (soccer) player David Beckham. They have four children, including Brooklyn Beckham, who has worked as a photographer and model. One of Victoria’s maternal great-great-grandfathers was of German descent.

Victoria’s paternal grandfather was William John Percy Adams (the son of Charles Henry Adams and Emily Florence Julsum). William was born in Edmonton, Middlesex. Charles was the son of William J. Adams and Maria Murray.

Victoria’s paternal grandmother was named Alice W. Porter.

Victoria’s maternal grandfather was George Charles Cannon (the son of William George Cannon and Mary Ann Pfander). George was born in Bexhill, Sussex. Mary Ann’s father, Charles Pfander, was born in England, to German parents, Carl “Charles” Heinrich Pfaender and Caroline Louise Ruckwied.

Victoria’s maternal grandmother was Dorothy Caroline Akehurst (the daughter of Thomas Frederick Akehurst and Caroline Jennie Feasey). Dorothy was born in Islington, London. Thomas was the son of Walter James Akehurst and Mary Ann Brooks Baker. Victoria’s great-grandmother Caroline was the daughter of Joseph Edward Feasey and Caroline Charlotte Hall.

Victoria’s great-great-great-grandfather Carl Pfaender was a Communist revolutionary who was a colleague of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.

Source: Mention of Victoria’s German ancestry –

Genealogy of Victoria Beckham (focusing on her father’s side) –

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Una Healy

by tdomf_28006 on October 12, 2010

LOS ANGELES - JAN 7:  Una Healy of 'The Saturdays' attends the N

Birth Name: Una Theresa Imogene Healy

Place of Birth: Thurles, County Tipperary, Ireland

Date of Birth: 10 October, 1981

Ethnicity: Irish

Una Healy is an Irish singer, songwriter, musician, and television presenter. She is a member of the music group The Saturdays, along with Frankie Bridge, Rochelle Humes, Mollie King, and Vanessa White. She is the only non-British member.

Her father is from Galway and her mother is from Longford. She is a niece of famous country singer Declan Nerney and a cousin of Irish athlete Paul Hession.

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Fabio Cannavaro

by tdomf_28006 on October 12, 2010

2008 Soccer - FIFA 2010 World Cup Qualifiier - Italy vs. Georgia - September 10, 2008

Place of Birth: Naples, Italy

Date of Birth: 13 September, 1973

Ethnicity: Italian

Fabio Cannavaro is an Italian professional footballer. He manages the Chinese club Tianjin Quanjian. Fabio won the 2006 FIFA World Cup as captain, and the 2006 Ballon D’Or, the biggest achievements in football.

Fabio is the son of Gelsomina Costanzo and Pasquale Cannavaro. His brother, Paolo Cannavaro, is also a professional footballer. He is married to Daniela Arenoso, with whom he has three children.

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Steven R. McQueen

by tdomf_28006 on October 12, 2010

Birth Name: Steven Chadwick McQueen

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: July 13, 1988

*75% mix of Scottish, English, German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, distant Cornish, Dutch, and Welsh
*25% mix of Filipino [Kapampangan, Waray], Spanish, Catalan, Basque, Chinese

Steven R. McQueen is an American actor and model. He is the son of Stacey Toten, who has acted and is president of label Raystone Records, and Chad McQueen, an actor and race car driver. His stepfather is hockey player Luc Robitaille. The R. in Steven’s middle stage name refers to Robitaille.

On his father’s side, Steven is a grandson of actor Steve McQueen and Filipino-born actress Neile Adams. Neile has Filipino [Kapampangan and Waray], Spanish, Catalan, Basque, and Chinese ancestry.

Steven’s great-grandfather José Salgado Arrastia was also a maternal great-grandfather of singer/actor Enrique Iglesis, and a maternal grandfather of Enrique’s mother, journalist, socialite, and television host Isabel Preysler, making Steven and Enrique half-second cousins, and Steven and Isabel half-first cousins, once removed. Steven is also a second cousin, once removed, of Filipino singer, actress, and model Maja Salvador.

Steven’s patrilineal line can be traced back to Dugal McQueen, who was born, c. 1690, in Moy, Invernessshire, Scotland.

Steven’s paternal grandfather was Steve McQueen (Terence Steven McQueen, the son of Terrence William McQueen and Julia Ann Crawford). Steven’s grandfather Steve was born in Indiana. Steven’s great-grandfather Terrence was the son of Lewis/Louis D. McQueen and Caroline Myrtle/V. Culbertson. Julia was the daughter of Victor Lee Crawford and Mae Lillian Thomson.

Steven’s paternal grandmother is Neile Adams (Ruby Neilam Salvador Arrastia, the daughter of José Salgado Arrastia and Carmen Sulse “Miami” Salvador). Neile was born in Manila, Philippines. José was the son of Valentín Arrastia y Roncal, who was born in Allo, Navarra, Navarra, Spain, of part Basque descent, and of Francisca Salgado Serrano, who was of part Chinese descent. Carmen was the daughter of José Juan Salvador, who was Spanish, from Calella, Barcelona, and of part Catalan descent; and of Fermina Sulse y del Valle (or Fermina del Valle Sulse in Filipino), who was a Spanish mestiza.

Steven’s maternal grandfather is Bobby Dwane Toten (whose mother’s maiden name was Avery). Bobby was born in California, and was a member of the band Pastel Six.

Steven’s maternal grandmother is Pamela Ann Houck (whose mother’s maiden name was Jones). Pamela was born in California.


Genealogy of Steven R. McQueen –

Genealogies of Steven’s paternal grandfather, Steve McQueen –

Genealogy of Steven’s paternal grandfather, Steve McQueen (focusing on his own father’s side) –

Steven’s paternal grandfather, Steve McQueen, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Steven’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Victor Lee Crawford, on the 1870 U.S. Census –
Victor Lee Crawford on the 1880 U.S. Census –

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Parys Sylver

by tdomf_28006 on October 7, 2010

Birth Name: Maurice Smith Jr

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan

Date of Birth: July 12, 1987

Ethnicity: African American, Native American, Filipino, Irish, Portuguese, Egyptian, Indian

Actor Parys Sylver, born Maurice Smith from Detroit Michigan known for his books The Babygurl Tales and Popular, also for his role on Fox’s THE OC.

His Mother is of African American, Native American, Filipino, and Irish. Where his father is Portuguese, Egyptian, Indian, and African decent.

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