Birth Name: Samuel Lloyd Lacia Milby
Place of Birth: Troy, Ohio, United States
Date of Birth: May 23, 1984
*English, German, Irish (father)
*Filipino, including Boholano (mother)
Sam Milby is a Filipino-American former reality TV contestant, actor, commercial model, and recording artist, of dual American and Filipino citizenship. His father, Lloyd William Milby, is an American from Dayton, Ohio. His mother, Elsie Ronquillo Lacia, is a Filipina from Tago, Surigao del Sur; her ancestry includes Boholano.
Sam’s paternal grandfather was Raymond Ted Milby (the son of Charles Milby and Laura Alice Larimore). Charles was the son of Elisha Shelby Milby and Elizabeth Frances Corum. Laura was the daughter of William Linsey Larimore and Mary Susan DeSpain.
Sam’s paternal grandmother was Delia Frances Barkley (the daughter of William Samuel Barkley and Ada Florence Shoop). William was the son of Samuel Barkley and Elizabeth Isabell Barbee. Sam’s great-grandmother Ada was the daughter of John Ulysses Shoop and Elizabeth Lucretia Long. William’s great-grandparents were Irish immigrants. Ada was of German descent.
Sam’s maternal grandfather is Damaso Quico Lacia (the son of Félix Lacia y Tranquilan, or Félix Tranquilan Lacia in Filipino, and of Filomena Quiñones Quico). Félix was the son of Policarpio Lacia and Leona Tranquilan. Filomena was the daughter of Jacinto Quico and Hipólita Quiñones.
Sam’s maternal grandmother is Eluminada Corvera Ronquillo (the daughter of Gavino Ronquillo y Machica, or Gavino Machica Ronquillo in Filipino, and of Sofia Tajonera Corvera). Gavino was the son of Margarito Ronquillo and María Machica. Sofia was the daughter of Rosauro “Sauro” Corvera and Benita Tajonera.
Sam’s surname, “Milby”, is sometimes mistaken for Norwegian (from “Melby”), but his patrilineal ancestors actually came from England.
Sources: Genealogy of Sam Milby – http://www.geni.com
Sam’s birth record – http://birth-records.mooseroots.com
Sam’s father’s birth record – http://birth-records.mooseroots.com
Birth record of Sam’s mother – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Sam’s maternal grandparents, Damaso Quico Lacia and Eluminada Corvera Ronquillo – https://familysearch.org
Birth record of Sam’s maternal grandfather, Damaso Quico Lacia – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Sam’s maternal great-grandparents, Félix Lacia y Tranquilan and Filomena Quiñones Quico – https://familysearch.org
Birth record of Sam’s maternal grandmother, Eluminada Corvera Ronquillo – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Sam’s maternal great-grandparents, Gavino Ronquillo y Machica and Sofia Tajonera Corvera – https://familysearch.org