Birth Name: Ryan Daniel Buell
Place of Birth: Corry, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Date of Birth: July 8, 1982
Ethnicity: Slovak (one eighth), English, Scottish, German, Italian
Ryan Buell is an American paranormal investigator, author, and producer.
Ryan is the son of Shelly Anne (Bonavita) Lundberg and Timothy D. “Tim” Buell. Ryan was raised in Sumter, South Carolina.
Ryan has described himself as “Native American and Italian.” It is not clear if this Native American ancestry has been verified/documented.
Ryan’s paternal grandfather was Eric D. Buell (the son of Eric Loyal Buell and Edith Victoria Crawford). Ryan’s grandfather Eric was born in Pennsylvania. Ryan’s great-grandfather Eric was born in Pennsylvania, the son of David Daniel Buell and Georgia Ann Kerr. Edith was born in New York, to Canadian parents, Gideon R. Crawford and Anna B.
Ryan’s paternal grandmother was Jeanette A. Proper (the daughter of Milton Theodore Proper and Mary Skalos). Jeanette was born in Pennsylvania. Milton was born in Pennsylvania, the son of James Ray Proper and Lola Belle Bisbee. Mary was the daughter of Slovak parents, Michael J. “Mike” Skalos and Anna F. Tokar.
Source: Obituary of Ryan’s paternal grandmother, Jeanette A. (Proper) Buell – http://www.meaningfulfunerals.net