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Cara Zavaleta

by stlucas on June 19, 2018

Cara Zavaleta – “Svetlana” TV Series Los Angeles Premiere Presented by HDNET – Arrivals – The Landmark – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Keywords: – False – – Photo Credit: Tommaso Boddi / PR Photos

Birth Name: Cara S. Zavaleta

Place of Birth: Bowling Green, Ohio, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 15, 1980

Ethnicity:
*Mexican [Basque, possibly other] (father)
*English, Scottish, Irish, German (mother)

Cara Zavaleta is an American model and actress.

Cara is the daughter of Shelly Ann (Shope) and Arnold Zavaleta. Cara’s father has Mexican ancestry, and his surname is of Basque origin.

Cara’s paternal grandfather was Bartolo C. Zavaleta (the son of Abraham Zavaleta and Estéfana Chapa Sáenz). Abraham was born in Mexico. Estéfana was born in Texas.

Cara’s paternal grandmother was Adelaida Ledesma (the daughter of José Encarnación Ledesma and Maria Vela). Adelaida was born in Texas.

Cara’s maternal grandfather was David Elias Shope (the son of Elias Crawford Shope and Bertha Knack). Elias was the son of William Coffin Shope and Elizabeth Iliff. Bertha was the daughter of German parents, Herman Knack and Johanna Knack.

Cara’s maternal grandmother was Patricia Ann Lee (the daughter of Lehr Leonard Lee and Vera A. Mcgriff). Lehr was the son of Charles Theodore Lee and Eva J. Bowerman. Vera was the daughter of Verlia Mcgriff and Emma M. Clow.

Sources: Obituary of Cara’s paternal grandmother, Adelaida (Ledesma) Zavaleta – http://www.legacy.com

Information about the Zavaleta family – http://www.researchgate.net

Genealogy of Cara’s maternal grandparents, David Elias Shope and Patricia Ann Lee – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Cara’s maternal grandfather, David Elias Shope – http://www.legacy.com

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Iván Duque Márquez

by Manila on June 18, 2018

Place of Birth: Bogotá, Colombia

Date of Birth: 1 August, 1976

Ethnicity: Colombian (Spanish [Andalusian, Asturian, Canary Islander, Cantabrian, Castilian, Extremaduran, Leonese], Basque, Catalan, Galician, as well as small amount of African, and Indigenous [Muisca and Tahamí]), as well as remote French, Indigenous Ecuadorian [Quechua], Italian [including Sicilian], and Portuguese

Iván Duque Márquez is a Colombian lawyer and politician. He is the President-elect of Colombia, set to assume office on 7 August, 2018. He was a member of the Senate of Colombia, from 20 July, 2014 to 10 April, 2018.

His father, Iván Duque Escobar, was a lawyer, journalist, and politician. His mother, Juliana Márquez Tono, is a political scientist.

President-elect Duque is married to María Juliana “Maju” Ruiz Sandoval, with whom he has three children.

President-elect Duque’s paternal grandfather was Abdón Duque Villegas (the son of Genaro Duque Monsalve and Ana Rosa Villegas Celis). Genaro was the son of Abdón Duque and Rosa Monsalve Gómez. Ana Rosa was the daughter of Juan Nepomuceno Villegas Ramírez and Paulina Celis Montoya.

President-elect Duque’s paternal grandmother was Carolina Escobar Sanín (the daughter of Ricardo Escobar Jaramillo and Eva Sanín Arango). Ricardo was the son of Daniel Escobar Ruiz and Mercedes Jaramillo Álvarez. Eva was the daughter of Ricardo Sanín Cambas and Beatriz Arango Cadavid.

President-elect Duque’s maternal grandfather was Hernando Márquez Arbeláez (the son of Adolfo Márquez Villegas and María Arbeláez Vélez). Hernando was born in Ibagué, Tolima. Adolfo was the son of Ancízar Márquez Ceballos and María Dolores Faustina Villegas González. President-elect Duque’s great-grandmother María was the daughter of Jesús Arbeláez Echeverri and Inés Vélez Upegui.

President-elect Duque’s maternal grandmother was Stella Tono Caicedo (the daughter of Antonio Tono de la Espriella and María de la Luz Caicedo Buenaventura). Stella was born in Cartagena, Bolívar. Antonio was the son of Augusto Tono Macía and Rosa de la Espriella Abadía. Luz was the daughter of Gentil Caicedo Montealegre and Ana Joaquina de Jesús Buenaventura Durán.

President-elect Duque’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fourth great-grandmother, Lucrecia Galindo.

Sources: Genealogies of Iván Duque Márquez https://www.geni.com
https://gw.geneanet.org

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Sam Witwer

by stlucas on June 15, 2018

Sam Witwer – The Hollywood Foreign Press Association and InStyle Miss Golden Globe 2013 Party – Arrivals – Cecconi’s Restaurant – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Andrew Evans / PR Photos

Birth Name: Samuel Stewart Witwer

Place of Birth: Glenview, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 20, 1977

Ethnicity: Basque (maternal grandmother), German, English, Norwegian, Scottish, Swiss-German

Sam Witwer is an American actor and musician.

Sam is the son of Susan “Susie” (Stewart) and Samuel Witwer.

Sam’s paternal grandfather was Samuel Weiler Witwer II (the son of Samuel Weiler Witwer and Lulu Catherine Richmond). Sam’s grandfather Samuel was born in Colorado. Sam’s great-grandfather Samuel was the son of Henry Witwer and Dexteretta Amelia Weiler. Lulu was the daughter of Curtis Rutt Richmond and Sarah H. Miller.

Sam’s paternal grandmother was Ethyl Lorraine Wilkins (the daughter of Jacob Calvin Wilkins and Nellie L. Nelson). Jacob’s father was German. Nellie was the daughter of Annie Johnson, whose mother was Canadian.

Sam’s maternal grandfather was Douglas Alonzo Stewart (the son of Isaac Alonzo Stewart and Alma Christine Reno). Isaac was the son of Anthony Stewart and Rachel Ann Lacy/Lacey. Alma was the daughter of Norwegian parents, Henrik Olsen Reno and Gurine Andersdatter Oxstad.

Sam’s maternal grandmother was Suzanne Jane Irigoin (the daughter of Jean Irigoin and Marianne/Marien Eyherabide). Suzanne was born in Montana, to Basque parents from France. Jean was born in Mendive, France, the son of Bernard Irigoin and Jane Berhabe. Marianne was born in Uhart-Cize, France, the daughter of Jean E. Eyherabide/Eyharabide and Katherine Erguy.

Sources: Genealogy of Sam’s paternal grandfather, Samuel Weiler Witwer II – http://www.findagrave.com

Obituary of Sam’s paternal grandmother, Ethyl Lorraine (Wilkins) Witwer – http://www.cremation-society.com

Obituary of Sam’s maternal grandmother, Suzanne Jane (Irigoin) Stewart – http://stevensonfuneralhome.com

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Mercedes Milá

by eiifun on May 21, 2018

Birth Name: María de las Mercedes Milá Mencos

Place of Birth: Espulgas de Llobregat, Catalonia, Spain

Date of Birth: April 5, 1951

Ethnicity: Catalan, as well as smaller amounts of Spanish, Basque, with distant French and Italian

Mercedes Milá is a Spanish television presenter and journalist. She is principally known for appearing on the series Gran Hermano, the Spanish version of Big Brother.

Mila is the daughter of Jose Luis Milá Sagnier and Mercedes Mencos Bosch.

Mila’s paternal grandfather was José María Milá Camps (the son of José María Milá Pi and María del Carmen Camps Pujol). Maria del Carmen was the daughter of Miguel Camps and Madrona Pujol Baucis.

Mila’s paternal grandmother was Montserrat Sagnier Costa (the daughter of Leopoldo Sagnier Villavecchia and Paulina Costa Vila). Leopoldo was the son of Luis Sagnier Nadal and Clementina Villavecchia Busquets.

Mila’s maternal grandfather was Manuel Mencos Ezpeleta (the son of Manuel Mencos Ezpeleta and María Ezpeleta Samaniego). Manuel’s parents were Joaquín Ignacio Mencos Manso de Zúñiga and María del Pilar Ezpeleta Aguirre-Zuazo. María was the daughter of José María Ezpeleta Aguirre-Zuazo and María de la Soledad Samaniego Asper de Neoburg.

Mila’s maternal grandmother was Mercedes Bosch Catarinéu (the daughter of Rómulo Bosch Alsina and Ángeles Catarinéu Ferrán). Rómulo was the son of Félix Bosch Pausas and Mercedes Alsina Costas. Ángeles was the daughter of Ramón Catarinéu Castells and Francisca Ferrán Dalmases.

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Thaila Ayala

by stlucas on April 10, 2018

Thaila Ayala – 26th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation’s Academy Awards Viewing Party – Arrivals – The Pacific Design Center, 8687 Melrose Avenue – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Keywords: Vertical, Portrait, Photography, Film Industry, Award, Arts Culture and Entertainment, Attending, People, Person, Celebrity, Celebrities, Topix, Bestof, Red Carpet Arrival, Annual Event, 90th Annual Academy Awards, Arrival, Oscars, California Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Guillermo Proano / PR Photos

Birth Name: Thaila Ayala Sales

Place of Birth: Presidente Prudente, São Paulo, Brazil

Date of Birth: April 14, 1986

Ethnicity: Brazilian [Portuguese, Basque, Italian, possibly other]

Thaila Ayala is a Brazilian actress and model.

Thaila is the daughter of Maria Eunice (Ayala) and Clóvis Sales. She has been described as having Spanish and Italian ancestry. Thaila’s surnames are of Basque and Portuguese origin.

Thaila’s maternal grandparents were André Ayala and Isaltina Dangirolano/Zangirolamo.

Source: http://revistaquem.globo.com

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