Birth Name: Joseph James Pollari
Place of Birth: Ramsey, Minnesota
Date of Birth: April 9, 1994
Ethnicity: Finnish (paternal grandfather), Scottish, English, German, Irish, French-Canadian, 1/16th Swedish
Joey Pollari is an American actor. His surname is Finnish.
Joey’s paternal grandfather is Charles Richard Pollari (the son of Kaarle C. “Charles” Pollari and Aune Esther Hill). Kaarle was born in Wisconsin, to Finnish parents, John Victor Pollari, a minister in the Finnish church, and Maija Liisa Järvelä. Aune was born in Colorado, also to Finnish parents, Samuel “Sam” Hill and Ida Kleimola.
Joey’s paternal grandmother is Lois Mae Clintsman (the daughter of Leland William Clintsman and Margaret Irene Hughes). Leland was the son of Charles Henry Clintsman and Sophia M. Davis. Margaret was the daughter of John Duffy Hughes and Estelle/Estella Roberta Tucker.
Joey’s maternal grandfather is Richard Young Copeland (the son of John Robert Copeland and Dorothy Frances Young). John was the son of John Malcolm Copeland, who was Scottish, and of Hannah Hedback, who was Swedish. Dorothy was the daughter of Francis/Frank Xavier Young, who was of Irish descent, and of Flora Barclay Ingram, who was Scottish.
Joey’s maternal grandmother is Mary Joan Holtby (the daughter of Woodrow Alfred Holtby and Gertrude Vidella Oelke). Woodrow was the son of James Fred Haltby and Nellie Raiche. Gertrude was the daughter of Albert Oelke, who was of German descent, and of Della E. Dubois, who was of French-Canadian ancestry.
Joey’s matrilineal line can be traced back to his great-great-great-great-great-grandparents, Joseph Lussier and Emillie Brunette, who were born, c. the early 1800s, in Canada.
Sources: Genealogy of Joey’s paternal grandfather, Charles Richard Pollari – http://www.findagrave.com
Genealogy of Joey’s paternal great-grandfather, Leland William Clintsman (focusing on his own father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Genealogy of Joey’s maternal great-grandmother, Gertrude Vidella Oelke (focusing on her own mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
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