Birth Name: Bristol Sheeran Marie Palin
Place of Birth: Wasilla, Alaska, U.S.
Date of Birth: October 18, 1990
Ethnicity: English, German, Irish, Dutch, 1/16th Yup’ik Native Alaskan, extremely remote Scottish
Briston Palin is an American public speaker and reality television personality. She is the daughter of Todd Palin and former Alaska Governor and Vice Presidential candidate, Sarah Palin (born Sarah Louise Heath). Bristol is married to Dakota Meyer, a marine who won the Medal of Honor, with whom she has two children. Bristol also has a son with her former partner, fellow Alaskan Levi Johnston.
Birstol has English, German, Irish, Dutch, and 1/16th Yup’ik Native Alaskan (one of her paternal great-great-grandmothers was a Yup’ik Native Alaskan) ancestry, as well as extremely remote Scottish roots.
Bristol’s paternal grandfather is James F. Palin (the son of Frederick William Palin and Harriet/Harriett Eliza/Lorraine Alma Gallagher/Gallaher). Frederick was born in Manitoba, Canada, the son of Richard Palin, who was born in Blackburn, Lancaster, England, and of Florence/Florentne Stange.
Bristol’s paternal grandmother is Blanche Roberts (the daughter of a father surnamed Roberts, and of Helena “Lena” Andree, whose Yup’ik name is Tikchu). Helena was the daughter of Billy Bartman, who was Dutch, and of Ahchitmook “Amalia”, who was Yup’ik.
Bristol’s maternal grandfather is Charles Richard Heath (the son of Charles Francis Heath and Nellie Marie Brandt). Birstol’s grandfather Charles was born in California. Bristol’s great-grandfather Charles was the son of Charles Richard Heath and Alice Adaline/Adeline Maria Oriel. Nellie was the daughter of Henry Charles Brandt and May Belle Ruddock.
Bristol’s maternal grandmother is Sarah Sheeran (the daughter of Charles James Sheeran and Helen Louise Gower). Sarah was born in Washington. Charles was the son of Michael James Sheeran, who was of Irish descent, and of Ida Henrietta Mueller, who was of German ancestry. Helen was the daughter of James Carl Gower, whose mother was German, and of Cora Godfrey Strong.
A story discussing Todd Palin’s Yup’ik ancestry – http://www.mcclatchydc.com
Genealogy of Bristol Palin – https://www.geni.com
Genealogy of Bristol Palin (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://www.wikitree.com
Genealogies of Bristol’s mother – http://www.wargs.com
Notes on some of Bristol’s distant relatives – http://www.suite101.com
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