Birth Name: Mia Abagale Tallarico
Place of Birth: Lebanon, New Hampshire, U.S.
Date of Birth: December 22, 1978
Ethnicity: Armenian (one quarter), as well as 1/8th Italian, 1/8th German, 1/8th Polish, English, about 1/128th African-American, distant Welsh
Mia Tyler is an American actress, model, public speaker, and advocate. She is the daughter of musician Steven Tyler (born Steven Victor Tallarico) and actress and model Cyrinda Foxe (born Kathleen Victoria Hatzikian/Hetzekian). Among Mia’s half-siblings are actress/model Liv Tyler and musician Chelsea Tyler.
Mia’s mother was of half Armenian and half British Isles/English descent. Mia’s father is of one quarter Italian, one quarter German, and one quarter Polish, descent, and also has English, and distant Welsh, ancestry; on the show Who Do You Think You Are? (2017), Mia’s sister Liv discovered that their great-great-great-great-grandfather, Robert J. Elliott, was of half or part African-American ancestry. He was married to her ancestor, English-born Elizabeth “Betsey”/”Betsy” Rollins, in New York.
Mia has a son with her partner Dan Halen.
Mia’s paternal grandfather was Victor Alphonse Tallarico (the son of Giovanni Tallarico and Panta Olga Constanze/Constance Neidhart). Victor was born in New York. Giovanni was born in Cotronei, Catanzaro, Calabria, Italy, the son of Alfonso Tallarico and Stella Albi. Panta was born in New York, to German parents, Oscar Neidhart, from Gerlachsheim, Lauda-Königshofen, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, and Olga Keitzman/Kitzman/Kitzmann/Kietzmann, from Berlin.
Mia’s paternal grandmother was Susan Ray Blancha (the daughter of Felix Carol Blancha, whose surname was originally Czarnyszewicz, and of Bessie June Elliott). Susan was born in Pennsylvania. Felix was a Polish emigrant, from Klitchew Klichev, and was the son of Franciszek Czarnyszewicz and Apolonia Miluta. Bessie was the daughter of Robert J. Elliot and Edna Raynette Tibbittsthaver/Tibbits.
Mia’s maternal grandmother is Virginia Clayton (the daughter of John Preston Clayton and Edith “Eddie” Garland/S. Salmon). John was the son of George Emmet Clayton and Anna Josephine Thompson. Edith was the daughter of Elbert Taylor Salmon and Sallie B. Snead.
Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak on Steven Tyler’s roots – http://www.huffingtonpost.com
Mia’s paternal grandmother, Susan Ray Blancha, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Mia’s paternal grandmother, Susan Ray (Blancha) Tallarico – http://www.findagrave.com
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