Birth Name: Christopher Paul Massoglia
Place of Birth: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Date of Birth: March 29, 1992
Ethnicity: Italian (great-grandfather), Irish, German, English, French, Swiss-German
Chris Massoglia is an American actor. He has sometimes been credited under the name Chris Kelly (his maternal grandmother’s maiden surname).
Chris’s paternal grandfather is of half Italian and half French descent, making Chris of 1/8th Italian descent. Chris’s paternal grandmother has German, Swiss-German, and Irish ancestry. Chris’s maternal grandfather has German and English ancestry, while Chris’s maternal grandmother is of Irish ancestry.
Chris’s paternal grandfather is John Blanchard Massoglia (the son of John Paul Massoglia and Blanche Gillette). Chris’s great-grandfather John was the son of Italian parents, Dominic Massoglia and Ellen. Chris’s great-grandmother Blanche was of French descent, and was the daughter of Joseph Gillette and Victoria Parisot.
Chris’s paternal grandmother is Mary Elaine Neibauer (the daughter of Michael Neibauer and Louise Moore). Michael was of German and Swiss-German descent, the son of Michael Neibauer and Agnes Deitlin/Dudler. Louise was the daughter of John Moore and Mary.
Chris’s maternal grandfather is Richard Edgerly Van Doeren (the son of Charles Anthony Van Doeren and Sarah “Sally” Joslin Edgerly). Charles was of German descent, and was the son of Henry John August Edward VonDoeren and Caroline Sabina Dietmeyer. Sarah had English ancestry, and was the daughter of Julian Campbell Edgerly and Eleanor Joslin.
Chris’s maternal grandfather is Kathleen Kelly (the daughter of Frederick Milton Kelly and Evalyn Loretta Brown). Kathleen is of Irish descent. Frederick was the son of Thomas Albert Kelly and Mary Annie McCormack. Evalyn was the daughter of Michael Brown and Sarah Flanagan.
Sources: Genealogy of Chris’s father (through Chris’s father’s sister) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Chris’s paternal great-grandfather, Michael Neibauer, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Chris’s maternal grandfather, Richard Edgerly Van Doeren (focusing on his own mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Chris’s maternal great-grandfather, Charles Anthony Van Doeren, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
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