Xia Vigor

by Manila on January 22, 2017

Birth Name: Xiamara Sophia Vigor

Place of Birth: Exeter, Devon, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 23 June, 2009

Ethnicity:
*English (father)
*Filipino (mother)

Xia Vigor is an English-Filipina child actress.

Xia’s father, Alan J. Vigor, is an English civil engineer, also from Exeter. Xia’s mother, Christy Bernardo, is Filipina.

Xia’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her tenth great-grandfather, James Jacobus Vigor (buried 25 April 1606, Dallington, Sussex).

Xia’s paternal grandfather is Raymond C. Vigor (the son of William John Vigor and Emily May Waterhouse). William was the son of Frederick Edwin Vigor and Annie Fairley. Emily was the daughter of Charles Samuel Waterhouse and Emily May Blackman.

Xia’s paternal grandmother is Patricia A. Fear (the daughter of Royston Shirley Fear and Elsie Mary Pratt). Royston was the son of Charles Edward Fear, also known as Charles Edward James Fear, and of Effie Shirley, also known as Effie Ann Shirley. Elsie was the daughter of Frank William Pratt and Emily Mary Chaffe.

Sources: Birth record of Xia’s father – https://familysearch.org

Marriage announcement of Xia’s paternal grandparents, Raymond C. Vigor and Patricia A. Fear – https://www.newspapers.com

Marriage record of Xia’s paternal grandparents, Raymond C. Vigor and Patricia A. Fear – https://familysearch.org

Birth record of Xia’s paternal grandfather, Raymond C. Vigor – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Xia’s paternal great-grandparents, William John Vigor and Emily May Waterhouse – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Xia’s paternal great-grandfather, William John Vigor – http://www.aussiegenes.net

Baptismal record of Xia’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Frederick Edwin Vigor – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Xia’s paternal great-grandmother, Emily May Waterhouse – https://www.wikitree.com

Birth record of Xia’s paternal grandmother, Patricia A. Fear – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Xia’s paternal great-grandparents, Royston Shirley Fear and Elsie Mary Pratt – https://familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Xia’s paternal great-grandfather, Royston Shirley Fear – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Xia’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Charles Edward Fear and Effie Shirley – https://familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Xia’s paternal great-grandmother, Elsie Mary Pratt – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Xia’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Frank William Pratt and Emily Mary Chaffe – https://familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Xia’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Frank William Pratt – https://familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Xia’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Emily Mary Chaffe – https://familysearch.org

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John Avlon

by follers on January 22, 2017

photo by Meenween

Birth Name: John Phillips Avlon

Date of Birth: 1973

Ethnicity:
*75% Greek
*25% mix of Scottish and English

John Avlon is an American journalist and political commentator. He is editor in chief and managing director of the website The Daily Beast.

He is married to Margaret Hoover, a political commentator, whose great-grandfather was U.S. President Herbert Hoover.

John’s paternal grandfather was John Avlon (the son of George Avlon and Eddna Flessl). John was from the island Corfu, Greece.

John’s paternal grandmother was Carol Jeffries (the daughter of Herbert Ottley Jeffries and Eva Geraldine Lang). Carol was born in New York. Herbert was the son of Thomas Jeffries and Susana Reynolds. Eva was born in San Jose, Costa Rica, the daughter of a Canadian father, Robert Lang, from Roussillon, and an American mother, Eveline “Eva” Chandler.

John’s maternal grandparents are Alexander Konstantine Phillips (the son of Konstantine Alexander Phillips and Dionisia Stamatakis) and Toula Pearl Carvelas. John’s great-grandfather Konstantine was born in Samos, Greece. Dionisia was from Istanbul, Turkey, and was also of Greek descent.

Sources: John’s article about his family history, A Grandchild Of an Illegal Immigrant (2006) – http://www.nysun.com

Obituaries of John’s maternal great-grandparents, Konstantine Alexander Phillips and Dionisia (Stamatakis) Phillips – http://www.findagrave.com

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Sheryl Sandberg

by follers on January 22, 2017

Birth Name: Sheryl Kara Sandberg

Place of Birth: Washington, D.C., U.S.

Date of Birth: August 28, 1969

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Sheryl Sandberg is an American technology executive, activist, and author.

Sheryl’s paternal grandfather was Emanuel Sandberg (the son of Gimple Sandberg and Sadie Berler). Gimple was the son of H. David Sandberg. Sadie was the daughter of Shiya.

Sheryl’s paternal grandmother was Sadie Kreiner (the daughter of Samuel Kreiner and Kate Provisor). Samuel was the son of Abram Kreiner and Sara. Kate was the daughter of Max Provisor and Rachel Josef.

Sheryl’s maternal grandfather was Benjamin Abraham Einhorn (the son of Isser Einhorn and Minnie Shupper). Isser was the son of Abraham Einhorn and Minnie. Sheryl’s great-grandmother Minnie was the daughter of Benjamin Shupper and Anna Scherlein.

Sheryl’s maternal grandmother was Rosalind Nuss (the daughter of Israel Aaron Nuss and Sarah Gross). Sarah was the daughter of Samuel Gross and Yetta Schwartz, who was born in Hungary.

Source: Genealogy of Sheryl Sandberg – https://www.geni.com

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Kevin Nealon

by madman on January 21, 2017

Place of Birth: St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Date of Birth: November 18, 1953

Ethnicity:
*Irish (father)
*English, French-Canadian, some Scottish (mother)

Kevin Nealon is an American actor and comedian. He is the son of Kathleen M. (Kimball) and Emmett F. Nealon, an aircraft company executive. He is married to actress Susan Yeagley.

Kevin’s paternal grandparents were Michael Nealon (the son of Edmond Nealon and Margaret O’Keefe) and Jane O’Brien (the daughter of Patrick O’Brien and Mary McDonald). Michael was born in Limerick, Ireland. Jane was born in New York, to Irish parents.

Kevin’s maternal grandfather was Floyd Lester Kimball (the son of Lester E. Kimball and Ethel Arabella Hewes). Kevin’s great-grandfather Lester was the son of Moses G. Kimball and Adelia T. Parks. Ethel was the daughter of Charles E. Hewes and Anna Goodell.

Kevin’s maternal grandmother was Verna Hazel Hafford (the daughter of Calvin L. Hafford and Margery E. Violette). Calvin was the son of Jeremiah M. Hafford and Philomene Plourde, who was of French-Canadian descent. Margery was born in Saint-François, New Brunswick, Canada, the daughter of Simon Violette and Zoe Boutot.

Sources: Genealogy of Kevin Nealon – https://www.geni.com

Marriage record of Kevin’s paternal grandparents, Michael Nealon and Jane O’Brien – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Kevin’s maternal great-grandfather, Jeremiah M. Hafford – http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

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Iain Glen

by madman on January 21, 2017

Place of Birth: Edinburgh, Scotland

Date of Birth: June 24, 1961

Ethnicity: Scottish

Iain Glen is a Scottish actor.

Photo by Prphotos

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