Jason Everman

by Manila on December 13, 2017

Birth Name: Jason Mark Everman

Place of Birth: Ouzinkie (then-part of Kodiak), Alaska, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 16, 1967

Ethnicity: Belgian (Flemish, Walloon), Cornish, Dutch, English, French, German, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, Welsh

Jason Everman is an American musician and United States Army personnel. He is known as the former guitarist for the American grunge band Nirvana, as well as the former bassist for the American rock band Soundgarden and heavy metal band OLD, before joining the United States Army, where he served in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Other members of Nirvana were Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl, and Krist Novoselic, as well as Aaron Burckhard. Other members of Soundgarden include or have included Matt Cameron, Chris Cornell, Ben Shepherd, Scott Sundquist, Kim Thayil, and Hiro Yamamoto.

Jason’s father, Jerry Howard Everman, left the family when he was young. Jason’s mother, Diane Joyce (Phillips) Sieber, took him to the state of Washington and eventually married a former United States Navy personnelman.

Jason has stated in an interview that he was actually born in Ouzinkie, even though his birth certificate lists Kodiak as his birthplace. Ouzinkie was separated from Kodiak on October 23, 1967, one week after Jason’s birth.

Jason’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his tenth great-grandfather, Michael Ebermann.

Jason’s paternal grandfather was Howard Lermond Everman (the son of Lorenzo Franklin Everman and Clara Berniece Watts). Lorenzo was the son of George Washington Everman and Lydia Jane Davis. Berniece was the daughter of Edwin Sanders Watts, who was born in Liverpool, England, to American parents, and of Clara Irene Lermond.

Jason’s paternal grandmother was Viola Marguerite Burnham (the daughter of Joseph Burnham and Claretta “Clara/Kelly” Girt). Joseph was the son of Benjamin Stanley Burnham and Maria Seabrook Johnson. Claretta was the daughter of John Calvin Girt and Margaret “Maggie” DeBast, whose own parents, Felix Joseph DeBast and Juliette Fernande Flore Anrys, were Belgian emigrants, from Waterloo, Walloon Brabant.

Jason’s maternal grandfather was Daniel Brantley “Dan” Phillips (the son of William Ciphus Phillips and Lucy Ellen Jones). William was the son of John Hugh “Jahu” Phillips and Sarah Elizabeth McKinney. Ellen was the daughter of William Henry Jones and Mary Jane Gamble.

Jason’s maternal grandmother was Irene Vera Wicht (the daughter of Richard Wicht and Mattie Pearl Walker). Richard was the son of German emigrant, Friedrich Richard Wicht, of Königsberg (now Kaliningrad, Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia), and of Maria Emma “Minnie” Herning, whose own parents, Ernest Herning and Auguste Bischoff, were German emigrants. Mattie was the daughter of William Green Walker and Margaret Jane “Jennie” Liles.

Jason’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fifth great-grandmother, Tabitha Barnes.

Sources: Obituary of Jason’s paternal grandfather, Howard Lermond Everman – http://tdn.com

Jason’s paternal great-grandfather, Lorenzo Franklin Everman, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Jason’s paternal great-great-grandparents, George Washington Everman and Lydia Jane Davis – https://www.familysearch.org

Jason’s paternal great-grandmother, Clara Berniece Watts, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Jason’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Edwin Sanders Watts and Clara Irene Lermond – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Jason’s paternal grandmother, Viola Marguerite (Burnham) Everman – http://tdn.com

Marriage record of Jason’s paternal great-grandparents, Joseph Burnham and Claretta Girt – https://www.familysearch.org

Jason’s paternal great-grandfather, Joseph Burnham, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Jason’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Benjamin Stanley Burnham and Maria Seabrook Johnson – https://www.familysearch.org

Jason’s paternal great-grandmother, Claretta Girt, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Jason’s mother – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Jason’s mother, Diane Joyce (Phillips) Everman, to Gary Russell Sieber – https://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov

Jason’s maternal grandfather, Daniel Brantley “Dan” Phillips, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Jason’s maternal great-grandfather, William Ciphus Phillips – https://www.familysearch.org

Jason’s maternal great-grandfather, Lucy Ellen Jones, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Jason’s maternal grandmother, Irene Vera Wicht, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Jason’s maternal great-grandparents, Richard Wicht and Mattie Pearl Walker – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Jason’s maternal great-grandfather, Richard Wicht – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Jason’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Friedrich Richard Wicht and Maria Emma Herning – https://www.familysearch.org

Jason’s maternal great-grandmother, Mattie Pearl Walker, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

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Doug Jones

by follers on December 13, 2017

Birth Name: Gordon Douglas Jones

Place of Birth: Fairfield, Alabama, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 4, 1954

Ethnicity: English/British Isles

Doug Jones is an American politician and prosecutor. A member of the Democratic Party, he was U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama, from September 8, 1997 to January 20, 2001.

He is the son of Gloria and Gordon Jones. He is married to Louise New Jones, with whom he has three children.

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Phil Murphy

by follers on December 13, 2017

Birth Name: Philip Dunton Murphy

Place of Birth: Needham, Massachusetts, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 16, 1957

Ethnicity: Irish

Phil Murphy is an American financier, diplomat, and politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he was U.S. Ambassador to Germany, from September 3, 2009 to August 26, 2013.

He is the son of Dorothy Louise (Dunton) and Walter F. Murphy. He is married to banker Tammy (Snyder) Murphy, with whom he has four children.

Phil’s maternal grandfather was John A. Dunton (the son of John J. Dunton and Mary E. Shea).

Phil’s maternal grandmother was Helen/Ellen V. Connors (the daughter of Patrick Connors and Mary Garrity). Helen was born in Massachusetts, to Irish parents.

Sources: Phil’s mother on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Phil’s mother – https://www.findagrave.com

Marriage record of Phil’s maternal grandparents, John A. Dunton and HeHelen/Ellen V. Connors – https://www.familysearch.org

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Robert Mueller

by follers on December 13, 2017

Birth Name: Robert Swan Mueller III

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

Date of Birth: August 7, 1944

Ethnicity: German, English, Scottish

Robert Mueller is an American lawyer and civil servant. A member of the Republican Party, he has been U.S. Deputy Attorney General, from January 20, 2001 to May 10, 2001, and Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, from September 4, 2001 to September 4, 2013. He was also U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts, from 1986 to 1987, U.S. Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division, from 1990 to 1993, and U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California, from 1998 to 2011.

Robert is the son of Alice C. (Truesdale) and Robert Swan Mueller, a DuPont executive. He is married to Ann Cabell (Standish), with whom he has two children.

Robert’s paternal grandfather was Robert Swan Mueller (the son of Gustave A. Mueller, M.D., and of Grace Swan Miller). Gustave was a prominent physician, and was born in Ohio, the son of Prussian German parents, August C. E. Müller/Mueller, from Pomerania, and Frederika/Fredericka/Frederick “Elizabeth”. Grace was the daughter of William B. Miller and Grace Swan, who was born in Pennsylvania, to Scottish parents.

Robert’s paternal grandmother was Anna Elizabeth Freeman (the daughter of Dr. Edward J. Freeman and Emily Jane Knecht). Edward was the son of Dr. George W. Freeman and Matilda M./E. Seip. Emily was of German descent, and was the daughter of John Knecht and Eliza Catherine Riegel.

Robert’s maternal grandfather was Melville Douglas Truesdale (the son of William Haynes Truesdale and Anna/Anne Topping). William was president of the Delaware, Lackawanna, and Western Railroad, and was the son of Calvin Truesdale and Charlotte M. Haynes. Anna was the daughter of Lt. Col. Melville Douglas Topping and Cedelia Madison.

Robert’s maternal grandmother was Alice Bulkley Moss (the daughter of Frederick William Moss and Grace Alice Bulkley). Frederick was born in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, the son of Joshua Moss and Mary Longden. Grace was the daughter of Edwin Bulkley and Helen Perry.

Sources: Genealogies of Robert Mueller – http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com
https://www.geni.com

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Gabriella Pession

by andrew on December 13, 2017

Gabriella Pession – FX Network’s “Wilfred” and “Louie” Season 2 Premiere – Arrivals – ArcLight Hollywood – Hollywood, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Koi Sojer / PR Photos 

Place of Birth: Daytona Beach, Florida, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 2, 1977

Ethnicity: Italian

Gabriella Pession is an Italian actress.

Gabriella was born in Florida, to Italian parents, Walter Pession and Laura Pellegrini, a writer. When she was six, her family moved back to Italy. Gabriella’s surname is from the Aosta valley.

Gabriella is married to Irish actor Richard Flood, with whom she has a son.

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