Michael Gladis

by stlucas on April 24, 2017

Birth Name: Michael James Gladis

Place of Birth: Houston, Harris, Texas, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 30, 1977

Ethnicity: Slovak and/or Czech (paternal grandfather), Ashkenazi Jewish (maternal grandfather), English, Irish, German

Michael Gladis is an American actor.

Michael is the son of Pamela Julia (Morrison) and Peter Paul Gladis. His father had Slovak and/or Czech, and English and Irish, ancestry. Michael’s maternal grandfather was Jewish, and Michael’s maternal grandmother was Catholic, and of English, Irish, and German descent.

Michael’s paternal grandfather was George G. Gladis (the son of Peter Gladis/Gladish and Ilona/Julia Sedora). Peter was the son of Andrew Gladis/Gladish and Anna Knat/Hnath, who were from Malý Lipník, Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia).

Michael’s paternal grandmother was Marie McGarry (the daughter of Francis McGarry and May Roletter). May was the daughter of George Washington Roletter and Emma Rebecca Simon.

Michael’s maternal grandfather was Archie Aaron Morrison (the son of Robert Moroshan/Morrison and Sadie/Sara C. Lichtenthal). Robert was the son of Julius Moroshan/Moroshanu and Rebecca Feder, who were Jewish emigrants from Iași, Romania. Sadie was the daughter of Nathan Lichtenthal and Yetta, who were Austrian Jewish immigrants.

Michael’s maternal grandmother was Julia Theresa Steel (the daughter of William Steel, Jr. and Julia Ford). William was the son of William Steel and Rebecca Campbell-Quigley. Michael’s great-grandmother Julia was the daughter of Patrick Ford and Julia Kelly.

Sources: Genealogy of Michael Gladis – https://www.geni.com

Birth record of Michael Gladis – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Michael’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Emma Rebecca Simon – https://www.ancestry.com



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Bryan Batt

by stlucas on April 24, 2017

Birth Name: Bryan Mackenroth Batt

Place of Birth: New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 1, 1963

Ethnicity: German, some English

Bryan Batt is an American actor.

Bryan is the son of Gayle Ursula (Mackenroth) and John August Batt. He has a brother, Jay Batt.

Both Bryan’s parents have German ancestry. Bryan’s father also has English roots.

Bryan’s paternal grandfather was Harry Julius Batt (the son of John William Batt and Mary Aline Grant). John was the son of John Batt and Augusta Balsty. Mary Aline was the daughter of Frank Grant and Mary Cannonberg.

Bryan’s paternal grandmother was Marguerite Cecile Spraul (the daughter of August Spraul and Olivia Caselia Rossevalley/Rossvalley). August was the son of Franz Anton Spraul and Caroline Sprau, who were both German. Olivia was the daughter of Marx L. Rosevalley and Catherine Schmitz.

Bryan’s maternal grandfather was Richard Alexander Mackenroth (the son of William George Mackenroth and Margaret Reitz). William was the son of John Henry Mackenroth and Catherine Maintzer, who were both German. Margaret’s parents were also from Germany.

Bryan’s maternal grandmother was Hazel Alice Nuss (the daughter of Michael Nuss and Katherine/Catherine Siener). Michael was the son of Michael G. Nuss and Margaret Bolinger/Bobinger. Katherine was the daughter of Frank Adam Siener and Margaret Fredricka Herzler.

Sources: Marriage record of Bryan’s parents – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Bryan’s father – https://www.ancestry.com

Obituary of Bryan’s mother, Gayle (Mackenroth) Batt – http://www.tributes.com

Genealogy of Bryan’s maternal grandparents, Richard Alexander Mackenroth and Hazel Alice Nuss – https://www.ancestry.com

Bryan’s maternal great-grandmother, Margaret Reitz, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

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Charlie Heaton

by follers on April 24, 2017

Birth Name: Charlie Ross Heaton

Place of Birth: Leeds, Yorkshire, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 6 February, 1994

Ethnicity: English, as well as 1/16th Norwegian

Charlie Heaton is an English actor and musician.

Charlie’s maternal grandfather is the son of Charles Frederick Lowe and Mary May Hansen. Mary May was the daughter of Emil Olai Hansen and Mary Jane Hanson; Emil was born in Skotnes, Buksnes, Norway, the son of Lauritz Magnus Olai Hansen and Oluffa Olsdatter.

Source: Genealogy of Charlie Heaton (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

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Clara Paget

by follers on April 24, 2017

Birth Name: Clara Elizabeth Iris Paget

Place of Birth: Westminster, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 12 September, 1988

Ethnicity: English, some Scottish, Irish, and Welsh

Clara Paget is an English model and actress. She is the daughter of Georgeanne Elizabeth Elliott (Downes) and Charles Alexander Vaughan Paget, 8th Marquess of Anglesey.

Clara’s paternal grandfather is George Charles Henry Victor Paget, 7th Marquess of Anglesey (the son of Charles Henry Alexander Paget, 6th Marquess of Anglesey, and of Lady Victoria Marjorie Harriet Manners). Clara’s great-grandfather Charles was the son of Lord Alexander Victor Paget and The Hon. Hester Alice Stapleton-Cotton. Lady Victoria was the daughter of Henry John Brinsley Manners, 8th Duke of Rutland, and of Marion Margaret Violet Lindsay.

Clara’s paternal grandmother is Elizabeth Shirley Vaughan Morgan (the daughter of Charles Langbridge Morgan and Hilda Vaughan). Charles was the son of Sir Charles Langbridge Morgan. Hilda Vaughan Morgan was an author.

Clara’s maternal grandparents are Colonel John Alfred Downes and Anne Elliot-Deacon.

Source: Genealogy of Clara Paget – http://www.thepeerage.com

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Violet Brown

by Manila on April 24, 2017

Birth Name: Violet Mosse

Place of Birth: Duanvale, Trelawny, British Jamaica (now Jamaica)

Date of Birth: 10 March, 1900

Ethnicity: Afro-Jamaican

Violet Brown is a Jamaican supercentenarian, who is the oldest verified living person in the world since the death of Emma Morano.

Violet’s father, John Gordon Moss, was a sugar boiler. Violet’s mother, Elizabeth (Riley), died at the age of 96.

Violet was married to Augustus Gaynor Brown, until his death in 1978.

Violet’s paternal grandparents were Robert Moss and Rebecca.

Violet’s maternal grandfather was Robert Riley.

Source: Marriage record of Violet’s parents – https://familysearch.org