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Jack Stehlin

by stlucas on April 26, 2017

Birth Name: John Anthony Stehlin, III

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

Date of Birth: c. 1960

Ethnicity:
*German (paternal grandfather)
*Irish (paternal grandmother)
*Irish, Scottish, at least 1/16th Afro-Virgin Islander and 1/32 Aboriginal Australian (mother)

Jack Stehlin is an American actor.

Jack is the son of Katherine/Kathryn Anne “Kitty” (O’Donnell) and John Anthony Stehlin, II. Jack’s great-uncle (maternal grandmother’s brother) is Australian tightrope walker Con Colleano.

Jack’s paternal grandfather was John Anthony Stehlin (the son of Anthony Stehlin and Maria Eva Fleckenstein). Anthony was born in France, to parents from France, who were likely of German ancestry. Eva was born in Pennsylvania, to parents from Germany.

Jack’s paternal grandmother was Kathryn F. Goddess (the daughter of Andrew J. Goddess and Catherine C. McGarvey). Andrew was born in Prince Edward Island, Canada, to parents from Ireland. Catherine was born in Pennsylvania, to parents from Ireland.

Jack’s maternal grandfather was James H. “Jimmo/Dimo” O’Donnell (the son of Hugh O’Donnell and Ellen O’Donnell). James was born in Pennsylvania, of Irish descent.

Jack’s maternal grandmother was Kathryn “Katie” Sullivan (the daughter of Cornelius Sullivan, Sr. and Vittorine Julia Robinson). Kathryn was born in Australia, to parents from Australia.

Jack’s great-grandfather Cornelius was said to be of Irish and Scottish background. Jack’s great-grandmother Vittorine Julia had Aboriginal Australian (through one of her grandmothers) and African (through her father, who hailed from St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands) roots.

Sources: Jack’s paternal grandfather, John Anthony Stehlin, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Jack’s paternal grandfather, John Anthony Stehlin – ://www.findagrave.com

Obituary of Jack’s paternal grandmother, Kathryn F. Goddess – https://www.findagrave.com

Jack’s paternal great-grandfather, Andrew J. Goddess, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Jack’s mother, Katherine/Kathryn O’Donnell, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Jack’s mother, Katherine/Kathryn Anne “Kitty” O’Donnell – http://www.mountcastle.net

Obituary of Jack’s uncle (mother’s brother), James O’Donnell – http://articles.mcall.com

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Violet Brown

by Manila on April 24, 2017

Birth Name: Violet Mosse

Place of Birth: Duanvale, Trelawny, British Jamaica (now Jamaica)

Date of Birth: 10 March, 1900

Ethnicity: Afro-Jamaican

Violet Brown is a Jamaican supercentenarian, who is the oldest verified living person in the world since the death of Emma Morano.

Violet’s father, John Gordon Moss, was a sugar boiler. Violet’s mother, Elizabeth (Riley), died at the age of 96.

Violet was married to Augustus Gaynor Brown, until his death in 1978.

Violet’s paternal grandparents were Robert Moss and Rebecca.

Violet’s maternal grandfather was Robert Riley.

Source: Marriage record of Violet’s parents – https://familysearch.org

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Alisha Boe

by madman on April 23, 2017

Place of Birth: Oslo, Norway

Date of Birth: March 6, 1997

Ethnicity:
*Somali (father)
*Norwegian (mother)

Alisha Boe is a Norwegian actress. Her mother is Norwegian and her father is Somali. She moved to Los Angeles, California, with her mother in 2004.

Source: http://www.nerdprobs.com

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Giannis Antetokounmpo

by ethnic on April 19, 2017

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Birth Name: Giannis Ougko Antetokounmpo

Place of Birth: Athens, Greece

Date of Birth: December 6, 1994

Ethnicity: Nigerian

Giannis Antetokounmpo, also known as “The Greek Freak”, is a professional basketball player who was born and raised in Greece. Giannis was born to Nigerian parents in Athens and holds Greek citizenship which he attained in 2013. He has represented Greece internationally.

Antetokounmpo stands tall at 6 feet 11 inches. His mother was a competitive high jumper and his father was a professional soccer player.

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Brandon Jay McLaren

by stlucas on April 16, 2017

Place of Birth: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Date of Birth: July 3, 1981

Ethnicity:
*Afro-Grenadian (father)
*Afro-Trinidadian (mother)

Brandon Jay McLaren is a Canadian actor.

Brandon is the son of Denise, who is from Trinidad, and Ira McLaren, who is from Grenville, Saint Andrew Parish, Grenada.

Source: http://www.grenada40.com

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