Alicia Sixtos

by stlucas on August 29, 2017

Birth Name: Alicia Marie Sixtos

Place of Birth: Alameda, California, United States

Date of Birth: May 27, 1988

*Mexican (father)
*Portuguese [including Azorean] (mother)

Alicia Sixtos is an American actress.

Alicia is the daughter of Laura Jean (Angeja) and Genaro Z. Sixtos. Laura was raised in Hayward, California. Alicia’s sisters are Casandra, Andrea, and Veronica.

Alicia’s father is Mexican. Alicia’s mother was born in Oakland, California, and has Portuguese roots.

Alicia’s maternal grandmother was Geraldine Alice “Jerry” Monteiro (the daughter of Manuel Monteiro and Alice Silveira). Manuel was from Portugal. Alice was born in California, to Azorean Portuguese parents.

Alicia is pictured with her father and sisters here. Alicia is pictured with her mother here.


Birth record of Alicia Sixtos –

Birth record of Alicia’s mother –

Marriage record of Alicia’s parents –

Birth record of Alicia’s maternal grandmother –

Death record of Alicia’s maternal grandmother –

Alicia’s maternal great-grandparents, Manuel Monteiro and Alice Silveira, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

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J. G. Quintel

by bablah on August 3, 2017

Birth Name: James Garland Quintel

Place of Birth: Hanford, Kings, California, United States

Date of Birth: September 13, 1982

*Azorean Portuguese (father)
*English, Scottish (mother)

J. G. Quintel is an American animator, television writer, voice actor, and director.

J.G.’s paternal grandparents are Azorean Portuguese with last names Quintel and Costa.

J.G.’s maternal grandfather was Garland Penn Morris (the son of William Morris and Lona Pearl Patterson). William was the son of Thomas Ruffin Morris and Jensey Lou Scott. Lona was the daughter of James Garfield Patterson, whose father was English, and of Mollie Homer.

J.G.’s maternal grandmother was Billie Jo Ferguson (the daughter of John Franklin Ferguson and Nora Ethel Smith).

Sources: Obituary of J.G. maternal grandfather, Garland Penn Morris –

Birth record of J.G.’s mother –

Genealogy of J.G.’s maternal grandfather Garland Penn Morris –

J.G.’s maternal great-grandmother Lona Patterson on 1910 U.S census –

J.G.’s maternal great-great-grandmother Mollie Homer on 1900 U.S census –

Birth record of J.G.’s maternal grandmother Billie Jo Ferguson –

J.G.’s maternal grandmother Billie Jo Ferguson n 1940 U.S. census –


Tamara Mello

by stlucas on January 14, 2017

Birth Name: Tamara Lynn Mello

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: February 22, c. 1970s

*Azorean Portuguese, French (father)
*possibly Mexican (mother)

Tamara Mello is an American actress.

She is the daughter of Diane L. (Ramos) and John Regoe Mello. Her father was born in Fall River, Massachusetts, to an Azorean Portuguese father and a French mother. Tamara is married to actor Paolo Cascardo. They have a daughter, Olivia.

Tamara’s paternal grandparents’ surnames were “Mello” and “Dupuis”.

Regarding her daughter’s ethnicity, Tamara has stated:

…in our family, we try to teach our six-year-old daughter about her various ethnic roots through food. Olivia is a true American mutt having a mixture of Portuguese, French, Mexican, Italian and Finnish blood. Caldo verde is a staple in our home. We grow kale in our backyard garden for this exact purpose. Olivia will also tell you that her favorite food of all time is Ameijoas a Bulhao Pato.

Her father is pictured here. Her mother is pictured here.

Source: Obituary of Tamara’s father –

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Adolfo Rodríguez Saá

by madman on October 23, 2016

Place of Birth: San Luis, San Luis, Argentina

Date of Birth: July 25, 1947

Ethnicity: Argentinian (Spanish, Galician, Basque, remote Portuguese/Azorean and Indigenous Ecuadorian)

Adolfo Rodríguez Saá is an Argentinian politician. A member of the Justicialist Party, he served as President of Argentina, from 23 December, 2001 to 30 December, 2001. He was previously Governor of San Luis, from December 10, 1983 to December 22, 2001, among other duties.

President Rodríguez Saá was the son of Lilia Esther (Páez Montero) and Carlos Juan Rodríguez Saá y Rodríguez Jurado.

President Rodríguez Saá’s ancestry includes Spanish/Galician, as well as distant Basque, remote Azorean Portuguese, and at least one documented Indigenous ancestor, from the Ecuadorean Quitu tribe.

The Saá family in South America is sometimes said to be Palestinian Arab in origin. However, President Rodríguez Saá’s “Saá” line originates with his great-great-great-grandfather, José de Saá, who was born in Galicia, Spain.

President Rodríguez Saá’s paternal grandfather was Adolfo Rodríguez Saá (the son of José Elías Rodríguez and Feliciana Saá Reta). Feliciana was the daughter of Francisco Saá Dominguez and Margarita Reta.

President Rodríguez Saá’s paternal grandmother was Paula Rodríguez Jurado (the daughter of Juan Carlos Rodriguez and Demofila Jurado Domínguez). Juan Carlos was the son of José Elías Rodríguez Orduña and María Nicolasa Dominguez Alba. Demofila was the daughter of Zacarías Jurado Molina and María Inés Domínguez Alba.

Sources: Genealogies of Adolfo Rodríguez Saá (focusing on his father’s side) –


Nuno Bettencourt

by Manila on May 3, 2016

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Birth Name: Nuno Duarte Gil Mendes Bettencourt

Place of Birth: Praia da Vitória, Terceira, Azores, Portugal

Date of Birth: September 20, 1966

Ethnicity: Azorean Portuguese

Nuno Bettencourt is a Portuguese-American musician. He is known as the lead guitarist of the American rock band Extreme. He is the son of Aureolina (da Cunha Gil de Ávila) and Ezequiel Mendes Bettencourt. He was married to singer Suze DeMarchi.

Nuno’s maternal grandparents were Manuel Gil de Ávila and Firmina da Cunha.

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