Birth Name: Cameron Lewis Palatas
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: February 23, 1994
Ethnicity: Slovak (paternal grandfather), German, English
Cameron Palatas is an American actor.
His brother is actor Nick Palatas. Nick is married to the sister of actress Maggie Grace.
Cameron’s paternal grandfather was Michael Vincent Palatas (the son of Joseph Palatas and Mary). Michael was born in Pennsylvania, to Slovak parents.
Cameron’s paternal grandmother is Jane Longanecker (the daughter of Dewey Hooker Longanecker and Catherine Elizabeth Boyles). Jane was born in Ohio. Dewey was the son of Samuel Longanecker and Anna Hooker.
Cameron’s maternal grandfather is Webster Sylvester Limbaugh, Jr. (the son of Webster Sylvester Limbaugh and Velma Ellen Chostner). Cameron’s grandfather Sylvester was born in Missouri. Cameron’s great-grandfather Webster was the son of Henry William Limbaugh and Serena Goodin James. Velma was the daughter of Pinkney B. Chostner and Lou Ellen Nanney.
Cameron’s maternal grandmother is Velma Marie Sappenfield (the daughter of John Ratio Sappenfield and Minnie Ethel Jones). Velma was born in Missouri. John was the son of Henry Clinton Sappenfield and Mary Elizabeth Roark. Minnie was the daughter of Washington R. Jones and Eliza Musick.
Through his Limbaugh line, Cameron is a fifth cousin, twice removed, of radio personality Rush Limbaugh. Cameron’s maternal great-great-great-great-great-great-grandparents, George Frederick Limbaugh and Anna Katharina Ritter, were also Rush’s paternal great-great-great-great-grandparents. The Limbaugh surname was originally spelled Limbach.
Sources: Genealogy of Cameron’s paternal great-grandfather, Dewey Hooker Longanecker – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Cameron Palatas (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Rush Limbaugh – http://www.wargs.com
Genealogy of Cameron’s maternal grandmother, Velma Marie Sappenfield (focusing on her father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Cameron’s maternal great-grandmother, Minnie Ethel Jones – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
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