African-Mexican

Jaydy Michel

by Manila on July 1, 2016

Pantene Hair Winners Event with Jaydy Michel

Birth Name: Jaydy Michel Brixon

Place of Birth: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

Date of Birth: December 20, 1975

Ethnicity:
*Mexican (Spanish, Indigenous, African), as well as distant French (father)
*English, Norwegian, remote Welsh (maternal grandfather)
*French-Canadian, Irish (maternal grandmother)

Jaydy Michel is a Mexican actress and fashion model. Her father, Octavio Michel Peiro, is a Mexican dentist. Her mother, Marie Annette (Brixon) de Michel, is American, from Los Angeles, California. Jaydy is married to footballer Rafael Márquez. She was previously married to Spanish musician Alejandro Sanz.

Jaydy’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her third great-grandfather, Guadalupe Michel.

Jaydy’s paternal grandfather was Gustavo Alfonso Michel Martínez (the son of Juan Nepomuceno Michel Sanjuán and Micaela Martínez Arreola). Gustavo was listed as “mestizo” on his marriage record. Juan was the son of Leonardo Michel Betancourt and María del Refugio Sanjuán Gil. Micaela was the daughter of Luis Gonzaga Martínez Ledesma and Nicolasa Arreola Rodríguez. Nicolasa’s parents, José Lino Arreola Cortés and María Petra de los Ángeles Rodríguez Ángel, were listed as “mulatto” and “mestiza”, respectively, on their marriage record.

Jaydy’s paternal grandmother was María del Rosario Peiro Castro (the daughter of José Estanislao Peiro Orrantia and Rafaela Castro Inzunza). Jaydy’s grandmother María were classified as “blanca” (white) respectively on her marriage record. Estanislao was the son of José Melesio Peiro Castro and María Isabel Gumecinda Orrantia Inzunza. Rafaela was the daughter of Juan Exequiel Castro López and María Pánfila Altagracia Inzunza Sánchez.

Jaydy’s maternal grandfather was Elsworth Willis Brixon (the son of Alfred Reinhardt Brickson, later Brixon, and of Gova Willis). Alfred was the son of Norwegian immigrant Ingebrigt Thorstensen Lahd (later Albert Thomas Brickson), of Hafslo, Sogn og Fjordane, and of Mathilda Johanna Dolen, whose parents, Olavus Jensen Døhlen, later Dolen, and Anne Marie Olsdatter Holte, were also Norwegian immigrants, from Nannestad, Akershus. Gova was the daughter of English immigrant Walter Willis, of Faccombe, Hampshire, and of Achsa Cornelia Gifford.

Jaydy’s maternal grandmother was Dorothy Marie Brady (the daughter of Patrick Lawrence Brady and Marie Desanges Almeria Carrier). Patrick was orphaned at an early age, and was the son of Irish immigrants. Almeria was born in Sainte-Agathe-de-Lotbinière, Quebec, Canada, to Joseph Théophil Lebrun dit Carrier and Marie Léa Béland. Joseph was the sixth great-grandson of Zacharie Cloutier (c. 1590-1677), a prominent early Quebec settler.

Jaydy’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her tenth great-grandmother, Renée Armange, of Angers, Anjou (now Maine-et-Loire department), France.

Sources: http://www.quien.com

Marriage records of Jaydy’s paternal grandparents, Gustavo Alfonso Michel Martínez and María del Rosario Peiro – https://familysearch.org
https://familysearch.org (Civil) / https://familysearch.org (Church)

Birth record of Jaydy’s paternal grandfather, Gustavo Alfonso Michel Martínez – https://familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Jaydy’s paternal grandfather, Gustavo Alfonso Michel Martínez – https://familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Jaydy’s paternal great-grandmother, Micaela Martínez Arreola – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Jaydy’s paternal great-great-great-grandparents, José Lino Arreola Cortés and María Petra de los Ángeles Rodríguez Ángel – https://familysearch.org
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Baptismal record of Jaydy’s paternal grandmother, María del Rosario Peiro Castro – https://familysearch.org

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

Marriage records of Jaydy’s maternal grandparents, Elsworth Willis Brixon and Dorothy Marie Brady – https://familysearch.org

Jaydy’s maternal great-grandfather, Alfred Reinhardt Brickson, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Baptismal Record of Jaydy’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Ingebrigt Thorstensen Lahd – https://media.digitalarkivet.no

Jaydy’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Mathilda Johanna Dolen, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Baptismal Record of Jaydy’s maternal great-great-great-grandfather, Olavus Jensen Døhlen – https://media.digitalarkivet.no

Baptismal Record of Jaydy’s maternal great-great-great-grandmother, Anne Marie Olsdatter Holte – https://media.digitalarkivet.no

Jaydy’s maternal great-grandmother, Gova Willis, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Jaydy’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Walter Willis and Achsa Cornelia Gifford – https://familysearch.org

Jaydy’s maternal grandmother, Dorothy Marie Brady, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Jaydy’s maternal great-grandmother, Marie Desanges Almeria Carrier – https://familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Jaydy’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Joseph Théophil Lebrun dit Carrier – https://familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Jaydy’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Marie Léa Carrier – https://familysearch.org

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Chino Moreno

by Manila on April 11, 2016

Deftones

Birth Name: Camilo Wong Moreno

Place of Birth: Sacramento, California, United States

Date of Birth: June 20, 1973

Ethnicity:
*87.5% Mexican (African, Spanish, possibly Indigenous)
*12.5% Chinese

Chino Moreno is an American musician. He is known as the lead vocalist and contributing guitarist of the American alternative metal band Deftones. He founded the band with Abe Cunningham and Stephen Carpenter.

His father, Camilo Diaz Moreno, Sr., is of Mexican descent. His mother, Deborah A. (Wong), is of Mexican, and one quarter Chinese, descent. He is married to Risa Mora. He was previously married to Celeste Schroeder.

Chino’s maternal grandfather was Ernest Martinez “Chino/Ernie” Wong (the son of Don Wong and Isabel Martínez). Don was of Chinese descent. Isabel was of Mexican descent, and was the daughter of Nicanor Martínez and Celsa García.

Chino’s maternal grandmother is Hermelinda “Mickey” Becerril (the daughter of Jesús “Jess” Becerril Rocha and Rosenda Nieblas Pacheco). Jesús was born in Mexico, to José “Joseph” M. Becerril and Leonor Rocha/López. Rosenda was born in Álamos, Sonora, Mexico, to Ramón Andrés Nieblas and María S. Pacheco Rodríguez.

Chino’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fourth great-grandmother, Cirila Rodríguez.

Sources: Birth record of Chino Moreno – https://familysearch.org

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

Chino’s maternal grandfather, Ernest Wong, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Chino’s maternal grandfather, Ernest “Chino/Ernie” Wong – http://www.legacy.com

Chino’s maternal great-grandmother, Isabel Martínez, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Birth record of Chino’s maternal grandmother, Hermelinda Becerril – https://familysearch.org

Chino’s maternal grandmother, Hermelinda Becerril, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Death record of Chino’s maternal great-grandfather, Jesús Becerril Rocha – https://familysearch.org

Birth record of Chino’s maternal great-grandmother, Rosenda Nieblas Pacheco – https://familysearch.org

Marriage records of Chino’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Ramón Andrés Nieblas and María S. Pacheco Rodríguez – https://familysearch.org
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Dave Navarro

by Manila on March 26, 2016

2010 AVN Awards Show - Arrivals

Birth Name: David Michael Navarro

Place of Birth: Santa Monica, California, United States

Date of Birth: June 7, 1967

Ethnicity:
*Mexican (Spanish, some African, possibly other) (father)
*English, German, remote Welsh (mother)

Dave Navarro is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter, and actor. He is known as the lead guitarist of the alternative rock band Jane’s Addiction and as the former guitarist of the alternative rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers. Other members of the latter band include/have included Flea, John Frusciante, Anthony Kiedis, Josh Klinghoffer, and Chad Smith.

Dave’s father, Jaime Raul, also known as James Raul, “Mike” Navarro, is of Mexican descent. Dave’s mother, Constance Colleen “Connie” (Hopkins), was murdered along with her friend, Susan Constance “Sue” (Marshall) Jory, by her former boyfriend, John Riccardi, on March 4, 1983.

Dave was married to Tania Goddard, Rhian Gittins, and Carmen Electra.

Dave’s paternal grandfather was Gabriel Navarro Celis (the son of Valente Navarro Alcaraz and María Trinidad “Tina” Celis Peña). Gabriel was a Mexican immigrant, from Talpa de Allende, Jalisco. Valente was the son of José Dolores Navarro and Prudencia Alcaraz. Trinidad was the daughter of Ignacio Celis Rubio and Manuela Peña González.

Dave’s paternal grandmother was María Flores Vega (also known as Clara María Flores Vega, the daughter of José Francisco Ricardo de Jesús Flores Herrera and Juana “Juanita” Vega Oropesa, also known as María Juana Vega Oropesa or Juana Vega Escarano). Dave’s grandmother María was a Mexican immigrant, from Chihuahua, Chihuahua. Francisco was the son of Epifanio Flores Méndez and María del Refugio Herrera Aguirre. Juana was the daughter of Esteban Vega Vega/Vega Carrasco/Vega Bustillos and Micaela Oropesa Jáquez/Escarano Jáquez.

Dave’s maternal grandfather was Robert Francis Hopkins (the son of Leonard Davis Hopkins and Emily Rose Jean “Emma” Potthoff). Leonard was the son of William David Hopkins and Mary Dietz. Emily was the daughter of German immigrants, Heinrich Johannes “Henry John” Potthoff, of Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, and Maria Jacobina “Mary” Kuttler, of Ibbenbüren, North Rhine-Westphalia.

Dave’s maternal grandmother was Virginia Harford (the daughter of Roy Adelbert Harford and Agnes Matie Boley). Roy was the son of Adelbert Harford and Kittie Maude Miner. Agnes was the daughter of Horace J. Boley and Elta Adeline Barron.

Dave’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fifth great-grandmother, Eliza Lewis.

Sources: Dave’s birth record – https://familysearch.org

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

Birth record of Dave’s father – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Dave’s paternal half-uncle, Gabriel “Hap” Navarro – http://santamariatimes.com

Marriage record of Dave’s paternal grandparents, Gabriel Navarro Celis and Clara María Flores Vega – https://familysearch.org

Death record of Dave’s paternal grandfather, Gabriel Navarro Celis – https://familysearch.org

Marriage records of Dave’s paternal great-grandparents, Valente Navarro Alcaraz and María Trinidad Celis Peña – https://familysearch.org
https://familysearch.org
https://familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Dave’s paternal great-grandmother, María Trinidad Celis Peña – https://familysearch.org

Birth record of Dave’s paternal grandmother, María Flores Vega – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Dave’s paternal great-grandparents, José Francisco Ricardo de Jesús Flores Herrera and Juana Vega Escarano – https://familysearch.org
https://familysearch.org

Birth record of Dave’s paternal great-grandfather, José Francisco Ricardo de Jesús Flores Herrera – https://familysearch.org

Birth record of Dave’s paternal great-grandmother, María Juana Vega Oropesa – https://familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Dave’s paternal great-grandmother, María Juana Vega Oropesa – https://familysearch.org

Death record of Dave’s mother – https://familysearch.org

Birth record of Dave’s maternal grandfather, Robert Francis Hopkins – https://familysearch.org

Birth record of Dave’s maternal great-grandfather, Leonard Davis Hopkins – https://familysearch.org

Birth record of Dave’s maternal great-grandmother, Emily Rose Jean Potthoff – https://familysearch.org

Dave’s maternal grandmother, Virginia Agnes Harford, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Dave’s maternal great-grandparents, Roy Adelbert Harford and Agnes Matie Boley – https://familysearch.org

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Felipe Calderón (Mexican)

by Manila on March 12, 2016

Birth Name: Felipe de Jesús Calderón Hinojosa

Place of Birth: Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico

Date of Birth: August 18, 1962

Ethnicity: Mexican (African, Indigenous, and Spanish)

Felipe Calderón is a Mexican politician. He served as President of Mexico, from December 1, 2006 to November 30, 2012. Felipe is the son of politician and writer José Luis Calderón Vega and Maria Carmen Hinojosa González. Felipe is married to Margarita Esther Zavala Gómez del Campo.

Felipe’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his third great-grandfather, Juan Antonio Gil Calderón.

Felipe’s paternal grandfather was Luis Gonzaga Paulino Reimundo Calderón Ochoa (the son of José Primitivo Calderón Arriaga and Margarita de los Dolores Ochoa Ballesteros). Primitivo was the son of Pedro José Antonio de la Cruz Calderón Chávez and María Luisa Arriaga Carabantes. Margarita was the daughter of Francisco Ochoa Huerta and María Juliana Ballesteros Huerta.

Felipe’s paternal grandmother was Luisa Vega Bucio (the daughter of Jesús Vega Guzmán and Práxedes Bucio Camacho). Jesús was the son of Ignacio Vega and Rafaela Guzmán. Práxedes was the daughter of Torivio Valeriano de Jesús Bucio Domínguez and María Gregoria de Jesús Camacho Pérez.

Felipe’s maternal grandfather was Luis Gonzaga Hinojosa Murguía (the son of José Donaciano Luis de Jesús Hinojosa y Ruiz de Chávez and María Encarnación Murguía González). Felipe’s great-grandfather Luis was the son of Domingo Hinojosa Farfán and María Juana de la Trinidad Ruiz de Chávez y Infante. Felipe’s great-grandmother María was the daughter of José del Sacramento Murguía Espinosa and María Josefa Rosalía del Carmen González Marín.

Felipe’s maternal grandmother was María Josefina González Reyes (the daughter of José Pedro Isac “Piedad” González Riofrío and María Manuela, also known as Manuela de la Trinidad, Reyes Alvarado). Piedad was the son of Rafael González and María Dolores Riofrío. Manuela was the daughter of Antonio Reyes Tula and María Cruz Alvarado.

Source: Genealogy of Felipe Calderón – http://www.geni.com

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Olivia Harrison

by Manila on December 7, 2015

2012 Orange British Academy Film Awards - Arrivals

Birth Name: Olivia Trinidad Arias Negrete

Place of Birth: Mexico City, Mexico

Date of Birth: 18 May 1948

Ethnicity: Mexican (including Spanish, Indigenous, more distant African)

Olivia Harrison is a British-Mexican author and film producer. She is best known as the widow of musician George Harrison. Her parents, Mary Louise (Negrete) and Esiquiel Arias, were American, from Los Angeles, California.

All of Olivia’s grandparents were Mexican immigrants.

Olivia’s paternal grandparents were Pablo Arias Estrada (the son of José Francisco Arias Mendoza and María Juana de Dios Refugio Estrada Ayala) and María Uribe Avarillo (the daughter of Manuel Uribe and María Avarillo). Pablo was a Mexican immigrant, from Pénjamo, Guanajuato. José was the son of José Arias Negrete and María Teodora Mendoza Aguilera. Olivia’s great-grandmother María Juana was the daughter of Miguel Estrada Bargas and María Guadalupe Ayala González.

Olivia’s maternal grandfather was José Petronilo Marcelino Negrete Cevallos (the son of Ignacio Negrete Estrada and Mateana Cevallos Flores). Petronilo was a Mexican immigrant, from Abasolo, Guanajuato. Ignacio was the son of José María Negrete Negrete and María Guadalupe Estrada Negrete. Mateana was the daughter of Juan Rafael Cevallos and María Antonia Flores.

Olivia’s maternal grandmother was María Trinidad Santa Cruz Valdez (the daughter of Felipe Santa Cruz and Emilia Valdez). Trinidad Santa Cruz was a Mexican immigrant, from Hermosillo, Sonora.

Source: Genealogy of Olivia Harrison – http://www.geni.com

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