Mel Giedroyc

by madman on August 13, 2018

Mel Giedroyc – 42nd Annual Laurence Olivier Awards – Arrivals – Royal Albert Hall, Kensington – London, UK – Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos

Birth Name: Melanie Clare Sophie Giedroyc

Place of Birth: Surrey Mid Eastern, Surrey, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 5 June, 1968

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

Mel Giedroyc is a British television presenter and actress.

She is the daughter of Rosemary V. A. “Rose” (Cumpston) and Michal J. H. Giedroyc, an aircraft designer. His father was born in Łobzów, Poland.

Mel’s maternal grandparents were Charles G. Cumpston and Astrid K. O. Walford.

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Ronan Keating

by madman on August 13, 2018

Ronan Keating – 42nd Annual Laurence Olivier Awards – Arrivals – Royal Albert Hall, Kensington – London, UK – Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos

Birth Name: Ronan Patrick John Keating

Place of Birth: Dublin, Ireland

Date of Birth: 3 March, 1977

Ethnicity: Irish

Ronan Keating is an Irish singer, songwriter, musician, and philanthropist. He is the son of Marie, a mobile hairdresser, and Gerry Keating, a lorry driver.

Ronan is married to Australian fashion designer and brand ambassador Storm Keating. He has three children with his former wife, Yvonne Connolly; and a son with Storm.

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Dan Smyers

by madman on August 13, 2018

Birth Name: Daniel Christopher Smyers

Place of Birth: Wexford, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 16, 1987

Ethnicity: Japanese (paternal grandmother), Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, English, German

Dan Smyers is an American singer and songwriter. He is one half of the country duo Dan + Shay, along with Shay Mooney.

Dan is the son of Patty (Callenda) and Dave Smyers. He is married to Abby Law.

Dan’s paternal grandfather was Edward Calvin Smyers (the son of Edward Calvin Smyers and Ethel Marie Bennett). Dan’s great-grandfather Edward had Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, English, and German ancestry, and was the son of Bertrand Hunter Smyers, an attorney, known as the co-founder of the University of Pittsburgh’s football program, and of Flora Bell Hays. Ethel was the daughter of Thomas Joseph Bennett and Mary Catherine Cannon, who were born in Pennsylvania, both of them to Irish parents.

Dan’s paternal grandmother was named Michiko “Angle” Ohashi. Michiko was Japanese.

Sources: Genealogy of Dan Smyers – https://www.genealogy.com

Genealogy of Dan’s paternal grandfather, Edward Calvin Smyers – https://www.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Dan’s paternal great-grandfather, Edward Calvin Smyers – https://www.findagrave.com

Dan’s paternal great-grandmother, Ethel Marie Bennett, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Dan’s paternal great-grandmother, Ethel Marie (Bennett) Smyers – http://www.legacy.com

Obituary of Dan’s paternal grandmother, Michiko “Angle” (Ohashi) Smyers – https://www.newspapers.com

Photo by kathclick/Bigstock.com

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Shay Mooney

by madman on August 13, 2018

Birth Name: James Shay Mooney

Place of Birth: Natural Dam, Arkansas, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 27, 1991

Ethnicity: English, Irish

Shay Mooney is an American singer and songwriter. He is one half of the country duo Dan + Shay, along with Dan Smyers.

Shay is the son of Cindy (Reed) and Rick Mooney. He is married to Hannah Billingsley, with whom he has a son.

Shay’s paternal grandparents likely were Willie Dean Mooney (the son of parents surnamed Mooney and Hart) and Beverly Ann.

Shay’s maternal grandfather was James Earl “Jim” Reed (the son of James Wallace Reed and Lena Audrey Comstock). Lena was the daughter of Hardy Tack Comstock and Emily Catherine Deese.

Shay’s maternal grandmother was named Delores Barnes Nobles.

Sources: Obituary of Shay’s maternal grandfather, James Earl “Jim” Reed – https://obittree.com

Genealogy of Shay’s maternal great-grandmother, Lena Audrey Comstock – https://wc.rootsweb.com

Photo by kathclick/www.bigstockphoto.com/

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Corey Hawkins

by follers on August 13, 2018

Corey Hawkins – “Kong: Skull Island” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – Dolby Theatre, 6801 Hollywood Boulevard – Hollywood, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Julian Blythe/HNW / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Corey Antonio Hawkins

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

Date of Birth: October 22, 1988

Ethnicity: African-American

Corey Hawkins is an American actor and singer.

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