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Kali Uchis

by Mixed Kidd on July 16, 2018

Birth Name: Karly-Marina Loaiza

Place of Birth: Alexandria, Virginia, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 17, 1993

Ethnicity: Colombian [Spanish, Basque, possibly other]

Kali Uchis is a Colombian-American singer and songwriter. She was born in Alexandria, Virginia, to Colombian parents. Loaiza is a Basque surname.

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Sadie Calvano

by stlucas on June 27, 2018

Sadie Calvano – The 23rd Annual Movieguide Faith and Values Awards – Arrivals – Universal Hilton Hotel – Universal City, CA USA – Keywords: Faith, Values, Christian Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: B. Rene Norman / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Sadie Amara Calvano

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 8, 1997

Ethnicity:
*Italian, English, Irish, Basque (paternal grandfather)
*Mexican, some French (paternal grandmother)
*Ashkenazi Jewish (mother)

Sadie Calvano is an American actress.

Sadie is the daughter of Aimmee B. (Hagler) and Steven Joseph “Steve” Calvano. Her father has Italian, English, Irish, Basque, Mexican, and some French, ancestry. Her mother is of Austrian Jewish, Polish Jewish, and Russian Jewish, descent.

Sadie’s Basque ancestry can be traced back to her paternal great-great-great-grandparents, Segundo Barberena and Dominica Ayres/Ayrez Echebarri, who were born, c. 1860, in Garralda, Navarre, Spain, and France, respectively.

Sadie’s paternal grandfather was Robert Jay Calvano (the son of Carl John Calvano and Agnes M. St. John). Carl was born in Colorado, to Italian parents, Joseph “Joe” Calvano and Lina Falsetti. Agnes was the daughter of Paul Michael St. John, whose mother was Canadian, and of Anna T. Barbarena/Barberena, whose parents were of Basque origin.

Sadie’s paternal grandmother was Sadie Ann “Senaida” Elias (the daughter of Phillip Arias Elias and Josephine L. Lelong). Sadie was born in California. Phillip was born in Mexico, the son of Joe Elias and Emilia Marin. Josephine was born in California, the daughter of Alejandro/Alexander “Alex” Lelong, whose father was born in France, and of Rita Espinoza.

Sadie’s maternal grandfather was Samuel Hagler (the son of Murray B. Hagler and Bessie Kramer). Murray was born in New York. Bessie was born in Massachusetts, to parents from Russia, Meyer Kramer and Ida.

Sadie’s maternal grandmother was Ellen Mae Kaminer (the daughter of Irving “Yitzhak” Kaminer and Belle “Beilah” Kleinberg). Irving was born in either Poland or Russia. Belle was born in New York, to parents from Russia, Charles “Yechezkiel” Kleinberg and Anna “Elka” Karbelsky.

Sources: Genealogy of Sadie Calvano – http://www.geni.com

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

Marriage record of Sadie’s paternal grandparents, Robert Jay Calvano and Sadie Ann “Senaida” Elias – http://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Sadie’s maternal grandparents, Samuel Hagler and Ellen Mae Kaminer – http://www.familysearch.org

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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 has been President of Colombia, since 7 August, 2018. He was previously a member of the Senate of Colombia, from 20 July, 2014 to 10 April, 2018.

His mother, Juliana Márquez Tono, is a political scientist. His father, Iván Duque Escobar, was a lawyer, journalist, and politician, who was governor of Antioquia, Minister of Mines and Energy, and head of the National Registry of Civil Status.

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

President 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 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 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 Duque’s great-grandmother María was the daughter of Jesús Arbeláez Echeverri and Inés Vélez Upegui.

President 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 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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