Ashkenazi Jewish

Nelson Franklin

by stlucas on June 19, 2018

Birth Name: Nelson Leopold Franklin

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: July 2, 1985

Ethnicity:
*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*French, possibly other (mother)

Nelson Franklin is an American actor.

Nelson is the son of Catherine Michelle/Michel (Deshayes) and screenwriter Howard Franklin (born Howard William Franklin). Nelson’s father is Jewish. Nelson’s mother’s surname is of French origin. Nelson is married to actress Georgia Mischak.

Nelson’s paternal grandfather was Marvin Allan Franklin/Frankenstein (the son of Benjamin “Ben/Benj” Frankenstein and Tillie Gertrude Glassman). Benjamin was born in Illinois, to parents from Germany, Wolf Frankenstein/Frankenstern and Ray Bluestein. Tillie was born in Missouri, the daughter of Jacob Glassman and Mary S. Nimmer.

Nelson’s paternal grandmother was Regina Irene Wolf (the daughter of Jules H. Wolf and Frieda/Freeda Rubinstein). Regina was born in Colorado. Jules was born in Texas, the son of Nathan Wolf, who was from Poland, and of Fanny Levy. Frieda was born in California, the daughter of Jacob Rubenstein, who was from Romania, and of Annie Victor, who was from Germany.

Sources: Birth record of Nelson Franklin – http://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Nelson’s father – http://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Nelson’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Nelson’s paternal grandparents, Marvin Allan Franklin and Regina Irene Wolf – http://www.familysearch.org

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Joseph Schildkraut

by madman on June 19, 2018

Date of Birth: 22 March, 1896

Place of Birth: Vienna, Austro-Hungarian Empire (now Austria)

Date of Death: January 21, 1964

Place of Death: New York City, New York, U.S.

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Joseph Schildkraut was an Austrian-American actor. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for The Life of Emile Zola (1937).

Joseph was the son of Erna (Weinstein) and Rudolph Schildkraut (Rudolf Maximillian Schildkraut), who was an Austrian film and theatre actor. His father was born in Constantinople, the Ottoman Empire (now Istanbul, Turkey), and grew up in Romania. His mother was born in Sučany, Slovakia.

Joseph was married to Marie McKay, until her death, and to Leonora Rogers, until his death.

Joseph’s paternal grandparents were Isac Leib Schildkraut and Rosa. Rosa was born in Romania.

Joseph’s maternal grandparents were Salomon Weinstein and Katti Neuberger.

Source: Genealogy of Joseph Schildkraut – https://www.geni.com

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King Princess

by Manila on June 17, 2018

Birth Name: Mikaela Straus

Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 19, 1998

Ethnicity: Dutch [including Frisian], English, 1/4 Ashkenazi Jewish, 1/8 Irish, 1/8 Italian, as well as distant Cornish, French, Scottish, and Welsh

King Princess is an American musician.

Her father, Oliver Herbert Straus, Jr., is the owner and chief engineer of studio, Mission Sound. Her mother, Agnes Patricia “Aggie” Mullaney, is a businessperson and civil rights activist.

King Princess’ patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her sixth great-grandfather, Lazarus Straus.

King Princess’ paternal grandfather was Oliver Herbert Straus (the son of Herbert Nathan Straus and Therese Kuhn). Oliver was born in Manhattan, New York City. King Princess’ great-grandfather Herbert’s father, Isidor Straus, was a German Jewish-born American businessman and politician, from Otterberg, Rhineland-Palatinate. King Princess’ great-grandfather Herbert’s mother, Rosalia Ida Blun, was a German Jewish-born American homemaker, from Worms, Rhineland-Palatinate. They both died in the sinking of RMS Titanic. Therese was also of German Jewish descent, and was the daughter of Edward Kuhn and Amelia “Millie” Senior.

King Princess’ paternal grandmother was Sally Goodrich Strong (the daughter of Henry Walbridge Taft Strong and Isabella Landon Liecty). Sally was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Henry was the son of Charles Worthington Strong and Sarah Elizabeth Burghardt. Isabella was the daughter of John Louis Liecty, Jr., who was of Frisian Dutch descent, and of Sallie Goodrich Fiske.

King Princess’ maternal grandfather is Richard F. Mullaney, Jr. (the son of Richard F. Mullaney and Helena Mary Taccelli). Richard was the son of an Irish emigrant, John Mullaney, and of Catherine Smith, who was also of Irish descent. Helena was the daughter of Italian emigrants, Giuseppe (later Joseph) Taccelli and Miranda Di Fruscio.

King Princess’ maternal grandmother is named Mary Lou.

Sources: Genealogy of King Princess’ father (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com

King Princess’ paternal grandmother, Sally Goodrich Strong, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of King Princess’ paternal grandmother, Sally Goodrich (Strong) Straus – http://www.legacy.com

King Princess’ paternal great-grandfather, Henry Walbridge Taft Strong, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of King Princess’ paternal great-great-grandparents, Charles Worthington Strong and Sarah Elizabeth Burghardt – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of King Princess’ paternal great-grandmother, Isabella Landon Liecty – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of King Princess’ paternal great-great-grandparents, John Louis Liecty, Jr. and Sallie Goodrich Fiske – https://www.familysearch.org

King Princess’ maternal grandfather, Richard F. Mullaney, Jr. on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of King Princess’ maternal grandaunt, Phyllis Jean (Mullaney) Ackerman – https://obittree.com

King Princess’ maternal great-grandfather, Richard F. Mullaney, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of King Princess’ maternal great-grandfather, Richard F. Mullaney – https://www.newspapers.com

Obituary of King Princess’ maternal great-grandmother, Helena Mary (Taccelli) Mullaney – https://www.familysearch.org

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K.Flay

by Manila on June 17, 2018

K.Flay – K.Flay in Concert at Radio 104.5’s Performance Theatre in Bala Cynwyd – November 22, 2016 – Radio 104.5’s Performance Theatre – Bala Cynwyd, PA, USA – Photo Credit: Paul Froggatt / PR Photos

Birth Name: Kristine Meredith Flaherty

Place of Birth: Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 30, 1985

Ethnicity:
*Irish (father)
*Ashkenazi Jewish (mother)

K.Flay is an American singer and songwriter.

Her father, Thomas Bartholomew Flaherty, was from Portland, Maine, and all of his own grandparents were Irish emigrants, from County Galway. Her mother, Judith E. “Judy” (Frank) Frohlich, is Jewish.

K.Flay’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her third great-grandfather, Patrick Faherty.

K.Flay’s paternal grandfather was Timothy Edward Flaherty (the son of Bartholomew “Bartley J.” Flaherty and Mary E. Costello). Timothy was born in Portland, Maine. Bartley was the son of Timothy Faherty and Mary Feeney. K.Flay’s great-grandmother Mary was the daughter of Patrick Costello and Anne Connelly.

K.Flay’s paternal grandmother was Sarah C. Foley (the daughter of Thomas Foley and Margaret Lee). Sarah was born in Portland, Maine. Thomas was the son of John Foley and Sarah Beatty. Margaret was the daughter of William Lee and Catherine “Kate” Foley.

K.Flay’s maternal grandfather was Maurice A. “Maury/Morris” Frank (the son of Velvil, later William “Willie”, Frank and Anna Leshevskaya). Maurice was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Belarusian Jewish emigrants, from Sapotskin, Grodno Region. William was the son of Samuel “Sam” Frank and Anna Liss. K.Flay’s great-grandmother Anna was the daughter of Arieh Leib Chaim “Hyman” Leshefsky and Rosa “Basha/Bashe/Bessie/Rose”.

K.Flay’s maternal grandmother was Elizabeth Hope “Betty” Hoffmann (the daughter of Sidney Z[elik] Hoffman, later Hoffmann, and of Judith, also known as Julia, Kraus). Elizabeth was born in Chicago, Illinois. Sidney was of German Jewish descent, and was the son of Moses Hoffmann and Carrie Sternheimer. Julia was the daughter of Czech Jewish emigrants, Adolph Leopold Kraus and Elizabeth “Lizzie” Stein, both of Blovice, Pilsen.

K.Flay’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her third great-grandmother, Hannah Lederer (July 12, 1823, Bohemia, now-part of Czech Republic – October 10, 1915, Chicago, Illinois).

Sources: Obituary of K.Flay’s father – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of K.Flay’s paternal grandparents, Timothy Edward Flaherty and Sarah C. Foley – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of K.Flay’s paternal grandfather, Timothy Edward Flaherty – https://www.familysearch.org

K.Flay’s paternal grandfather, Timothy Edward Flaherty, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of K.Flay’s paternal great-grandparents, Bartholomew Flaherty and Mary E. Costello – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of K.Flay’s paternal grandmother, Sarah C. Foley – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of K.Flay’s paternal great-grandparents, Thomas Foley and Margaret Lee – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of K.Flay’s maternal grandfather, Maurice A. Frank – https://www.familysearch.org

Death record of K.Flay’s maternal great-grandfather, William Frank – https://www.familysearch.org

Death record of K.Flay’s maternal great-grandmother, Anna (Leshevskaya) Frank – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of K.Flay’s maternal grandmother, Elizabeth Hope “Betty” Frank – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of K.Flay’s maternal grandmother, Elizabeth Hope “Betty” (Frank) Hoffmann – http://legacy.suntimes.com

Marriage record of K.Flay’s maternal great-grandparents, Sidney Z[elik] Hoffmann and Julia Kraus – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of K.Flay’s maternal great-grandfather, Sidney Z[elik] Hoffman – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of K.Flay’s maternal great-grandmother, Judith Kraus – https://www.familysearch.org

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Hoodie Allen

by stlucas on June 17, 2018

Hoodie Allen – 2nd Annual JugLife Celebrity Softball Game – UCLA Easton Stadium – Westwood, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Sir Jones / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Steven Adam Markowitz

Place of Birth: Old Bethpage, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 19, 1988

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Hoodie Allen is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter.

Hoodie is the son of Eileen A. (Hart) and Ernest Markowitz. Hoodie’s parents are Jewish. Hoodie has a brother, Daniel.

Hoodie’s paternal grandfather was Herbert Markowitz (the son of Samuel Markowitz and Minnie). Samuel was born in New York, to a father from Russia and a mother from Austria. Minnie was also born in New York, to a father from Russia and a mother from Austria.

Hoodie’s paternal grandmother was named Miriam.

Hoodie’s maternal grandparents were Louis David Hart and Edythe.

Source: Obituary of Hoodie’s maternal grandfather, Louis David Hart – http://www.nytimes.com

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