Cameron Winklevoss and Tyler Winklevoss

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Birth Name: Cameron Howard Winklevoss and Tyler Howard Winklevoss

Place of Birth: Southampton, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 21, 1981

Ethnicity: German, Scottish, English, some Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, distant Welsh and French

Cameron Winklevoss and Tyler Winklevoss, the Winklevoss Twins, are American athletes (rowers) and entrepreneurs/computer businesspeople. They competed in the men’s pair rowing event at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Cameron and Tyler were played by one actor in a dual role, Armie Hammer, in the film The Social Network (2010).

Cameron and Tyler are the sons of Carol Jean (Leonard) and Howard Edward Winklevoss, Jr., an actuary, academic, and businessperson.

Cameron and Tyler’s paternal grandfather was Howard Edward Winklevoss (the son of Henry August Winklevoss and Laura Ann Day). Howard was born in Pennsylvania. Henry was born in Pennsylvania, to German parents, August Winklevoss and Minnie Weinland/Wineland/Weiland. Laura was the daughter of Benjamin Franklin Day and Matilda Jane Smith.

Cameron and Tyler’s paternal grandmother was Marian Virginia Minnis (the daughter of Earl Blaine Minnis and Hazel Delle Pattison). Marian was born in Pennsylvania. Earl was the son of Asher Thornton Minnis and Jennie/Jane Catherine Roberts. Hazel was the daughter of John Pattison and Maria Louisa/Louise Cleeland.

Cameron and Tyler’s maternal grandfather was named Francis J. Leonard.

Cameron and Tyler’s maternal grandmother was Mildred Lotz (the daughter of Gustave A. Lotz and Gesine Margaret Aldag). Mildred was born in New York. Gustave was the son of Tellman Lotz and Martha Herold. Gesine was the daughter of Wilhelm/William Aldag and Adelheid/Adelaide Meyer.

Sources: Genealogy of Cameron Winklevoss and Tyler Winklevoss – https://www.geni.com

Genealogy of Cameron and Tyler’s father – http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com

Obituary of Cameron and Tyler’s paternal great-grandfather, Henry August Winklevoss – https://www.newspapers.com

Genealogies of Cameron and Tyler’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Asher Thornton Minnis and Jennie/Jane Catherine Roberts – https://old.findagrave.com

Genealogy of Cameron and Tyler’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Maria Louisa/Louise Cleeland – https://www.wikitree.com

Obituary of Cameron and Tyler’s maternal grandfather, Francis J. Leonard – http://fultonhistory.com

Obituary of Cameron and Tyler’s maternal grandmother, Mildred (Lotz) Leonard – http://www.rockawave.com

Obituary of Cameron and Tyler’s maternal great-grandmother, Gesine Margaret (Aldag) Lotz – http://fultonhistory.com

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2 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    their “Minnis” line also traces back to Northern Ireland: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/74539511/asher-thornton-minnis

    Their 5th great-grandfather’s brother was this man: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Richford_Roberts

  2. andrew says:

    they also have Scots-Irish ancestry: https://www.wikitree.com/genealogy/Cleeland-Family-Tree-1
    https://www.geni.com/people/William-McGranahan/6000000014632883708?through=6000000011163463870

    remote Welsh, through their paternal 2nd great-grandmother’s “Roberts” line: https://www.geni.com/people/John-Roberts-Sr/6000000008459678665?through=6000000008380426700

    and French, through they “Dumars” ancestors, who moved from France to County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, and later Pennsylvania

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