Birth Name: Stella Nina McCartney
Place of Birth: Lambeth, London, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 13 September, 1971
*father – Irish, English, Manx/Isle of Man, Ulster-Scots, Scottish, at least 1/32 Welsh
*mother – Ashkenazi Jewish
Stella McCartney is an English fashion designer. She is the daughter of former Beatles member Sir Paul McCartney, and American musician, photographer, and animal rights activist Linda McCartney (born Linda Louise Eastman). Stella is married to publisher Alasdhair Willis, with whom she has four children.
Stella’s father is of Irish, English, Manx/Isle of Man, Ulster-Scots, Scottish, and at least 1/32 Welsh, ancestry. Stella’s mother was Jewish (of Polish Jewish, Russian Jewish, and German Jewish descent).
Stella’s paternal grandfather was James McCartney (the son of Joseph McCartney and Florence Clegg). James was born in Everton, Liverpool, Lancashire. Joseph was the son of James McCartney, who was of Irish and Scottish descent, and of Elizabeth Williams, who was of Welsh and English ancestry. Florence was the daughter of Paul Clegg and Jane Claque/Clague, who were both born on the Isle of Man, with Jane being from St Anne.
Stella’s paternal grandmother was Mary Patricia Mohin (the daughter of Owen Mohan/Mohin and Mary Theresa Danher). Stella’s grandmother Mary Patricia was born in Liverpool, Lancashire. Owen was born in Tullynamalrow, County Monaghan, Ireland, the son of Owen Mohan and Mary McGeogh; he had changed his surname from Mohan to Mohin. Stella’s great-grandmother Mary Theresa was the daughter of John Danaher/Danher/Dahnher, who was born in Limerick, Ireland, and of Jane Baines, who was born in Dudley, England.
Stella’s maternal grandfather was Leopold/Lee Vail Epstein/Eastman (the son of Louis Epstein and Stella/Della Freyer). Leopold was born in New York. Louis was born in New York, of Polish Jewish descent, the son of the son of Max Barntovsky/Epstein, from Augustow, and of Mary Solomon. Stella’s great-grandmother Stella Freyer was a Russian Jewish immigrant.
Stella’s maternal grandmother was Louise Sara Linder (the daughter of Max Joseph Lindner/Linder and Stella Dryfoos). Louise was born in Ohio. Max was born in Ohio, of Polish Jewish descent, the son of Isador F. Lindner and Esther Freyer, who was born in Matrabowa, the daughter of a Rabbi. Stella’s great-grandmother Stella was the daughter of Dreifuss/Dryfoos and Sarah Schwartzenberg/Schwarzenberg, who were German Jews, Isaac from Wandsbek, Hamburg and Sarah from Gaugrehweiler, Rhineland-Palatinate.
Genealogy of Stella McCartney (focusing on her father’s side) – http://en.rodovid.org
Family history of Stella’s father – http://www.beatlesireland.info
Genealogy of Stella McCartney (through her brother, James) – http://www.wikitree.com
Notes on Stella’s father’s ancestry – https://hergestgenealogy.wordpress.com