Julian Edelman

Birth Name: Julian Francis Edelman

Place of Birth: Redwood City, San Mateo, California, United States

Date of Birth: May 22, 1986

Ethnicity: German, 1/8th Ashkenazi Jewish, 1/8th Greek, Irish, English, Scottish, Polish, Belgian

Julian Edelman is an American football player.

Julian is the son of Angela and Frank Edelman. His ancestry is German, 1/8th Ashkenazi Jewish, 1/8th Greek, Irish, English, Scottish, Polish, and Belgian. While he was not raised in the Jewish religion, Julian, at least to some degree, now practices Judaism.

Julian has a daughter with his former partner, Swedish model Ella Rose.

Julian’s paternal grandfather was John Harry Edelman (the son of Harry Edelman and Mabel/Mable Hennessey/Hennesey). Julian’s great-grandfather Harry was a Russian Jewish immigrant. Julian’s great-grandmother Mabel was born in Liverpool, England, and was Roman Catholic by religion (she was likely of Irish ancestry); she was the daughter of William Hennesey and Margaret E. Murtaugh.

Julian’s paternal grandmother was Mary Louise Hinds Gregory (the daughter of William “Bill” M. Gregory and Mary J. Chriss). Julian’s grandmother Mary Louise was born in Oklahoma. William was born in Palovia, Greece. Julian’s great-grandmother Mary J. was the daughter of Marion E. Chriss and Allie/Alice Claire Wheat.

Julian’s maternal grandfather was Mathias Gole (the son of Rudolf Gole and Angela Travec/Ipouite). Mathias was born in Belgium.

Julian’s maternal grandmother was Isolde Gertrude Krawczyk (the daughter of Robert Krawczyk and Charlotte Kuhn). Isolde was born in Genk, Limburg, Flanders, Belgium. Robert was born in Bochum Südwest, Arnsberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, the son of Johann Krawczyk and Hermina-Luise Domenig, from Hamburg. Charlotte was born in Pabianice, Łódź Voivodeship, Poland, the daughter of Eduard Kühn and Olga Prüfer, who were of ethnic German descent.

Sources: Genealogy of Julian Edelman – http://www.geni.com

Partial family history of Julian Edelman – http://familyhistoryinsider.com

Obituary of Julian’s paternal grandfather, John Harry Edelman – http://www.newspapers.com

Gravestone of Julian’s paternal grandfather, John Harry Edelman – http://www.findagrave.com

Julian’s paternal grandmother, Mary Louise Gregory, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Mary Louise Gregory on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Julian’s paternal great-grandmother, Mary J. Chriss, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Julian’s maternal grandmother, Isolde Gertrude (Krawczyk) Gole – http://www.crippenandflynnchapels.com

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2 Responses

  1. follers says:

    The internet thinks he has more Jewish ancestry than he actually does.

  2. bearboy says:

    As much as I am a fan of Tom Brady I believe this guy should of been named MVP of Super Bowl 49.

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