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Coco Vandeweghe

by stlucas on March 21, 2017

Birth Name: Colleen Hutchins Mullarkey

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

Date of Birth: December 6, 1991

Ethnicity: Irish, Belgian/Flemish, Austrian, German, Manx, English

Coco Vandeweghe is an American professional tennis player. She was born in New York City, New York, the daughter of Robert “Bob” Kennish Mullarkey and Tauna Kay (Vandeweghe).

Coco’s paternal grandfather was Thomas Francis Xavier Mullarkey (the son of James Mullarkey and Florence). Thomas was born in New York, to parents from Ireland.

Coco’s paternal grandmother was Theresa Ann Mall (the daughter of John Sylvester Mall and Laura Kennish).

John’s parents were Alois Mall and Clara Holz. John was born in Colorado, to an Austrian father, and an American mother of German ancestry.

Laura’s parents were William Kennish (the son of Robert Kennish and Dora H. Skeels) and Martha Elizabeth Harshman (the daughter of Frank Nathan Harshman and Laura Ellen Bullard). Robert was born in the Isle of Man, to an English father and a Manx mother.

Coco’s maternal grandmother was Miss America 1952, Colleen Kay Hutchins. Colleen’s mother’s surname was Perry.

Coco’s maternal grandfather was basketball player Ernest Maurice “Ernie” Vandeweghe, Jr. His parents were Ernest Maurice Van de Weghe, Sr. and Mary Smith (the daughter of Rufus Smith). Ernest Maurice, Sr. was born in New York, to a father from Belgium, of Flemish descent, and a mother from Germany.

Coco’s uncle (mother’s brother) is basketball executive Kiki Vandeweghe.

Sources: https://familysearch.org
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Marriage record of Coco’s parents – http://www.nytimes.com

Obituary of Coco’s paternal grandfather, Thomas F. X. Mullarkey – http://www.nytimes.com

Genealogy of Coco’s paternal grandmother, Theresa Ann Mall – http://mall.t.tripod.com

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Salvador Sobral

by Manila on March 11, 2017

Birth Name: Salvador Vilar Braamcamp Sobral

Place of Birth: Lisbon, Portugal

Date of Birth: 28 December, 1989

Ethnicity: Portuguese, along with small amounts of Austrian, Belgian (Walloon), Dutch, French, and German

Salvador Sobral is a Portuguese singer. He will represent Portugal in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.

He is the son of Luísa Maria Cabral Posser Vilarr and Salvador Luís Cabral Braamcamp Sobral.

Salvador’s older sister is singer Luísa Sobral.

Salvador’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his twenty-fifth great-grandfather, Pelaio Guterres da Silva.

Salvador’s paternal grandfather was Salvador José de Almeida Braamcamp Sobral (the son of Luís José Amable Braamcamp Sobral, 4th Count of Sobral, and of Maria Teresa de Almeida Correia de Sá). The 4th Count of Sobral was the son of Hermano José Amalric Braamcamp Sobral de Mello Breyner, 3rd Count of Sobral, and of Francisca Maria das Dores de Almeida e Vasconcelos. Francisca was the daughter of António Maria Brás da Paixão de Almeida Portugal de Alarcão Correia de Sá, 9th Count of Avintes, and of Isabel Correia de Sá e Benevides.

Salvador’s paternal grandmother was Maria Elisa Perestrelo de Matos de Figueiredo Cabral (the daughter of Constantino de Figueiredo Cabral and Maria Rosine Perestrelo de Matos). Constantino was the son of Francisco do Vale Coelho Pereira Cabral and Elisa de Figueiredo Dias Guimarães. Maria Rosine was the daughter of Joaquim da Silva Matos and Maria da Assunção Perestrelo de Vasconcelos.

Salvador’s maternal grandfather was João Luís Posser de Andrade Vilar (the son of Joaquim José de Magalhães e Menezes Vilar and Maria da Costa e Silva Posser de Andrade). Joaquim was the son of Luís de Paiva Raposo Vilar and Maria do Carmo de Magalhães e Menezes Correia Leite de Almada. Maria da Costa was the daughter of João Posser de Andrade and Julia do Rego da Fonseca Magalhães da Costa e Silva.

Salvador’s maternal grandmother is Luísa Maria de Melo Breyner Freire Cabral (the daughter of Francisco Xavier Freire Cabral Metelo Pacheco and Maria da Conceiçao Burnay de Melo Breyner). Salvador’s great-grandfather Francisco was the son of Baltazar Freire Cortez Cabral Metelo and Luísa Maria de Almeida e Vasconcelos. Maria da Conceição was the daughter of Tomás de Mello Breyner, 4th Count of Mafra, and of Sophia de Carvalho Burnay.

Salvador’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fourth great-grandmother, Elisa Adelaide Ferreira.

Source: Genealogy of Salvador Sobral – https://www.geni.com

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Luísa Sobral

by Manila on March 11, 2017

Birth Name: Luísa Maria Vilar Braamcamp Sobral

Place of Birth: Lisbon, Portugal

Date of Birth: 18 September, 1987

Ethnicity: Portuguese, along with small amounts of Austrian, Belgian (Walloon), Dutch, French, and German

Luísa Sobral is a Portuguese jazz singer and songwriter.

She is the daughter of Luísa Maria Cabral Posser Vilar and Salvador Luís Cabral Braamcamp Sobral.

Luísa’s younger brother is singer Salvador Sobral, who will represent Portugal in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.

Luísa’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her twenty-fifth great-grandfather, Pelaio Guterres da Silva.

Luísa’s paternal grandfather was Salvador José de Almeida Braamcamp Sobral (the son of Luís José Amable Braamcamp Sobral, 4th Count of Sobral, and of Maria Teresa de Almeida Correia de Sá). The 4th Count of Sobral was the son of Hermano José Amalric Braamcamp Sobral de Mello Breyner, 3rd Count of Sobral, and of Francisca Maria das Dores de Almeida e Vasconcelos. Francisca was the daughter of António Maria Brás da Paixão de Almeida Portugal de Alarcão Correia de Sá, 9th Count of Avintes, and of Isabel Correia de Sá e Benevides.

Luísa’s paternal grandmother was Maria Elisa Perestrelo de Matos de Figueiredo Cabral (the daughter of Constantino de Figueiredo Cabral and Maria Rosine Perestrelo de Matos). Constantino was the son of Francisco do Vale Coelho Pereira Cabral and Elisa de Figueiredo Dias Guimarães. Maria Rosine was the daughter of Joaquim da Silva Matos and Maria da Assunção Perestrelo de Vasconcelos.

Luísa’s maternal grandfather was João Luís Posser de Andrade Vilar (the son of Joaquim José de Magalhães e Menezes Vilar and Maria da Costa e Silva Posser de Andrade). Joaquim was the son of Luís de Paiva Raposo Vilar and Maria do Carmo de Magalhães e Menezes Correia Leite de Almada. Maria da Costa was the daughter of João Posser de Andrade and Julia do Rego da Fonseca Magalhães da Costa e Silva.

Luísa’s maternal grandmother is Luísa Maria de Melo Breyner Freire Cabral (the daughter of Francisco Xavier Freire Cabral Metelo Pacheco and Maria da Conceiçao Burnay de Melo Breyner). Luísa’s great-grandfather Francisco was the son of Baltazar Freire Cortez Cabral Metelo and Luísa Maria de Almeida e Vasconcelos. Maria da Conceição was the daughter of Tomás de Mello Breyner, 4th Count of Mafra, and of Sophia de Carvalho Burnay.

Luísa’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her fourth great-grandmother, Elisa Adelaide Ferreira.

Source: Genealogy of Luísa Sobral – https://www.geni.com

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Nathan Trent

by Manila on March 11, 2017

Birth Name: Nathanaele Eugenio Koll-della Torre di Valsassina

Place of Birth: Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria

Date of Birth: 4 April, 1992

Ethnicity:
*Austrian (father)
*Italian (mother)

Nathan Trent is an Austrian singer. He will represent Austria in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.

Nathan’s father, Reinhard Koll, is a violinist, from Vienna. Nathan’s mother, Mizar della Torre di Valsassina, is Italian.

Nathan’s maternal grandparents are Chlotario della Torre di Valsassina and Addis Brizi.

Sources: http://www.schick-magazin.com

Obituary of Nathan’s maternal grandfather, Chlotario della Torre di Valsassina – http://necrologie.ilpiccolo.gelocal.it

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Ryan Eggold

by stlucas on March 5, 2017

Birth Name: Ryan James Eggold

Place of Birth: Lakewood, Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: August 10, 1984

Ethnicity:
*German, with a small amount of Austrian (father)
*Croatian (maternal grandfather)
*Ashkenazi Jewish (maternal grandmother)

Ryan Eggold is an American actor. He is the son of Karen Gail (Benik) and James Frederick Eggold. He has a sister, Nicole.

Ryan’s father is of German, and more distant Austrian, descent. Ryan’s mother is of half Croatian (from her own father) and half Austrian Jewish (from her own mother) descent.

Ryan’s paternal grandfather was Elmer Francis Eggold (the son of Henry John Eggold and Clara Wilhelmine Rosa Guelzow). Henry was the son of Heinrich Johann Eggold, whose parents were from Austria and Prussia, and of Lisette Marie Fischer, whose parents were German. Clara was born in Illinois, to German parents, Karl Christian Ludwig Guelzow and Fredericke Dorothea Christine Marie Kohn. Elmer’s stepmother was Helen Marie Burdorf, who was born in Nebraska, and was also of German descent.

Ryan’s paternal grandmother was Ruth Ungrodt (the daughter of John Arthur Ungrodt and Esther Stoffel). John’s father was born in South Africa. Esther was the daughter of Peter T. Stoffel, who was of German descent, and of Wilhelmine/Wilhelmina Mary Palm, whose parents were German.

Ryan’s maternal grandfather was Michael “Mike” P. Benik (the son of George Benik and Katie/Katherine Yarnovich/Pavlopovich). Michael was born in Ohio, to Croatian parents.

Ryan’s maternal grandmother was Martha Spitz (the daughter of Otto Spitz and Eugenie Lichtblau). Martha was born to a Jewish family in Vienna, Austria. She moved to London, England, in 1939, and to California in 1949. Otto was the son of Ernestine. Eugenie was the daughter of Leopold Lichtblau, who was born in Senica, Trnava Region, Slovakia, and of Therese Regine Friedmann.

Sources: Genealogy of Ryan’s Eggold family – http://www.genealogy.com

Genealogy of Ryan’s paternal grandfather, Elmer Francis Eggold (focusing on his own stepmother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Death record of Ryan’s paternal grandfather, Elmer Francis Eggold – https://familysearch.org

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

Ryan’s maternal grandfather, Michael “Mike” P. Benik, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Ryan’s maternal grandmother, Martha Spitz (through Martha’s brother, Leopold Spitz) – https://www.geni.com

Obituary of Ryan’s maternal grandmother, Martha (Spitz) Benik – http://www.legacy.com

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