Birth Name: Violet Mosse
Place of Birth: Duanvale, Trelawny, British Jamaica (now Jamaica)
Date of Birth: 10 March, 1900
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
Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Date of Birth: May 4, 1995
Shameik Moore is an American actor and rapper. He has said:
Music was always heavily involved with my spirit… My entire family is Jamaican. It’s nothing but reggae music and those kinds of vibes.
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Birth name: Herizen Fawn Guardiola
Place of Birth: Miami, Florida, U.S.
Date of Birth: July 24, 1996
Ethnicity: Afro-Jamaican, Cuban
Herizen Guardiola is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. She is known for starring in the television series The Get Down. Her father, Juan Carlos, is a reggae artist, of Cuban origin. Her mother, Venice Pink, is of Jamaican origin.
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Birth name: Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy
Place of Birth: Plantation, Florida, United States
Date of Birth: January 23, 1998
Ethnicity: Afro-Jamaican, Syrian, Italian, Indian
XXXTENTACION AKA Young Dagger Dick, is an American rap artist. In an interview on 103.5 The Beat, he stated that he is of “Afro-Jamaican, Syrian, Italian, Indian descent”. His surname, “Onfroy”, is of French origin and is a common surname in Jamaica. It is possible that he has French heritage too.
Birth Name: Lianne Charlotte Barnes
Place of Birth: Wandsworth, London, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: August 23, 1989
Lianne La Havas is a British singer and songwriter. She was born in London, England, the daughter of Henry Vlahavas and Lorraine (Barnes).
Henry, a bus driver, is originally from Greece. Lorraine, an Afro-Jamaican postwoman, has roots in Christiana, Manchester Parish. They divorced when Lianne was two years old. Lianne was mostly raised by her maternal grandparents, in Tooting and Streatham, London.
Lianne’s stage name, “La Havas”, is a modification of her father’s surname.
Lianne’s mother is pictured here.
Interview in English – https://www.youtube.com
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