Candace Bushnell

by stlucas on May 24, 2017

Place of Birth: Glastonbury, Connecticut, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 1, 1958

*English, possibly other (father)
*Italian (mother)

Candace Bushnell is an American novelist and television producer.

Candace is the daughter of Camille (Salonia) and Calvin L. Bushnell. Candace’s mother has Italian ancestry.

Candace’s maternal grandfather was Joseph Salonia, Sr. (the son of Rosario Salonia and Camolini). Joseph was born in Connecticut, to parents from Italy.

Candace’s maternal grandmother was Elsie Bozzo (the daughter of Giuseppe Bozzo and Natalina Fava). Elsie was born in New Jersey, to parents from Italy.

Sources: Obituary of Candace’s mother, Camille (Salonia) Bushnell –

Obituary of Candace’s uncle (mother’s brother), Joseph R. Salonia, Jr. –

Candace’s maternal grandfather, Joseph Salonia, Sr., on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Candace’s maternal grandmother, Elsie Bozzo, on the 1915 New Jersey State Census –

Obituary of Candace’s maternal grandmother, Elsie (Bozzo) Salonia –

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Jack Kaminer

by bearboy on May 24, 2017

Birth Name: Jack B. Kaminer

Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: 1943

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Jack Kaminer is an American former basketball coach. He was inducted into the New York State Basketball Hall of Fame in 2002.

Jack is the son of Fanny (Shornick) and Alexander Kaminer, who were born in Russia.

Jack’s paternal grandparents were Joseph Kaminer and Beckie.

Jack’s maternal grandparents were Abraham Shornick and Rachel Krins.



Cal Ripken, Jr.

by bearboy on May 24, 2017

Birth Name: Calvin Edwin Ripken, Jr.

Place of Birth: Havre de Grace, Maryland, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 24, 1960

Ethnicity: English, German, Irish, possibly other

Cal Ripken, Jr. is an American former baseball shortstop. He was a third baseman, and played 21 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Baltimore Orioles.

Cal is the son of Violet and Cal Ripken, Sr.

Cal’s paternal grandfather was Arend Fredrick Ripken (the son of Peter Friedrich/Frederick Ludwig Ripken and Affena Lubina Wychgram). Peter was the son of Johann Friedrich Ripken and Anna Margrete Mueller. Affena was the daughter of Arend Wychgram and Rena Beredina Berends.

Cal’s paternal grandmother was Clara Amelia Oliver (the daughter of James Oliver and Mary Magdalena Stumpter). James was the son of William Oliver and Sarah McCoy. Mary Magdalena was the daughter of John Jacob Stumpter and Katherine Burkley.

Source: Genealogy of Cal Ripken, Jr. (focusing on his father’s side) –

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Paul Molitor

by bearboy on May 23, 2017

Birth Name: Paul Leo Molitor

Place of Birth: Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States

Date of Birth: August 22, 1956

Ethnicity: Luxembourgian, Irish, possibly German and other

Paul Molitor is an American former Major League Baseball player. He is a manager of the Minnesota Twins, and is in the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Paul is the son of Kathleen Lois (Treanor) and Richard James Molitor.

Paul’s paternal grandparents were Leo Theodore Molitor (the son of Nicholas T. Molitor and Anna Miller) and Cecilia Effertz.

Paul’s maternal grandparents were Leo M. Treanor and Genevieve/Jenevive S. Leo’s parents were Irish.

Source: Paul’s mother on the 1930 U.S. Census –

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Barry Keoghan

by follers on May 23, 2017

Place of Birth: Dublin, Ireland

Date of Birth: 17 October, 1992

Ethnicity: Irish

Barry Keoghan is an Irish actor.