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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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Carlos Alvarado Quesada

by Manila on April 7, 2018

Place of Birth: San José, Costa Rica

Date of Birth: 14 January, 1980

Ethnicity: Costa Rican [Spanish (Andalusian, Aragonese, Castilian, Extremaduran, Leonese), Basque, distant Indigenous (Boruca)], 1/8 Swiss-Italian, distant Portuguese

Carlos Alvarado Quesada is a Costa Rican writer, journalist, political scientist, and politician. He has served as President of Costa Rica, since 8 May, 2018. He was previously the Minister of Labor and Social Security, from 29 March, 2016 to 19, January 2017.

President Alvarado is the son of Alejandro Alvarado Induni and Adelia Quesada Alvarado.

President Alvarado is married to architect Claudia Dobles Camargo, with whom he has a son.

President Alvarado’s paternal grandfather was Manuel Francisco de Jesús Alvarado Salazar (the son of Juan Bautista Alvarado Mora and María Josefa Celia de Jesús Salazar González). Juan was the son of Valerio Alvarado and Gertrudis Saturnina Mora. Josefa was the daughter of José Víctor Salazar Chaves and María Toribia González Valverde.

President Alvarado’s paternal grandmother was María Berta del Carmen Induni Arquín (the daughter of Agostino Carlo Induni, or Agustín Carlos Induni Ferrari in Spanish, and of María Rosa de la Trinidad Arquín Céspedes). Agostino was a Swiss-Italian emigrant, from Magliaso, Ticino, and was the son of Filippo Induni and Maddalena Ferrari. Rosa was the daughter of Juan de Jesús Arquín Quesada and Adela Céspedes Sánchez.

President Alvarado’s maternal grandfather was Manuel de Jesús Quesada Castro (the son of Serviliano Joaquín Jorge de Jesús Quesada y Marín and Juana Benita Castro Mora). Serviliano was the son of George (later Jorge) de Jesús Quesada Solano and Ramona Marín Muñoz. Juana was the daughter of Manuel de los Dolores Castro Umaña and Mónica de los Santos Mora Venegas.

President Alvarado’s maternal grandmother was Noemi Dominga del Rosario Alvarado Romero (the daughter of Noé Rafael María de Jesús Alvarado Morales and Adelia Urbana de los Ángeles Romero Mora). Noemi was born in San José, Costa Rica. Noé was the son of Juan Alvarado Jiménez and Sinforosa de la Concepción Morales. Adelia was the daughter of Juan de Jesús Romero Badilla and María Joaquina Ángela del Rosario Mora y Venegas, who was the younger sister of Mónica de los Santos Mora Venegas.

President Alvarado’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fifth great-grandmother, Magdalena Rodríguez (c. 1780 – 1 June 1840, San José).

Sources: Biography of Carlos Alvarado Quesada – https://medium.com

Genealogy of President Alvarado’s paternal grandfather, Manuel Francisco de Jesús Alvarado Salazar – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of President Alvarado’s paternal grandmother, María Berta del Carmen Induni Arquín – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of President Alvarado’s maternal grandfather, Manuel de Jesús Quesada Castro – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of President Alvarado’s maternal grandmother, Noemi Dominga del Rosario Alvarado Romero – https://www.familysearch.org

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Martín Vizcarra

by Manila on March 24, 2018

Birth Name: Martín Alberto Vizcarra Cornejo

Place of Birth: Lima, Peru

Date of Birth: 22 March, 1963

Ethnicity: Peruvian [Basque, possibly other]

Martín Vizcarra is a Peruvian engineer and politician. He has served as the 67th President of Peru, since 23 March, 2018. He was previously the First Vice President of Peru, from 28 July, 2016 to 23 March, 2018; Peruvian Ambassador to Canada, from 18 October, 2017 to 23 March, 2018; Minister of Transport and Communications, from 28 July, 2016 to 22 May, 2017; and Governor of the Moquegua Region, from 1 January, 2011 to 31 December, 2014.

President Vizcarra is the son of César Vizcarra Vargas and Doris Cornejo.

President Vizcarra was named after Martín de Porres.

President Vizcarra is married to school teacher Maribel Carmen Díaz Cabello, with whom he has four children.

President Vizcarra’s paternal grandfather was Juan Alberto Vizcarra Espejo (the son of César G. Vizcarra and Herminia Espejo).

President Vizcarra’s paternal grandmother was Josefa Francisca Victoria Vargas Vélez (the daughter of David G. Vargas Maldonado and Francisca Velez Dueñas). David was the son of Pablo Vargas and Fernanda Maldonado. President Vizcarra’s great-grandmother Francisca was the daughter of Bernardo Velez Vizcarra and María Dueñas.

Sources: https://gestion.pe
http://caretas.pe

Baptismal record of President Vizcarra’s paternal grandfather, Juan Alberto Vizcarra Espejo – https://www.familysearch.org

Baptismal record of President Vizcarra’s paternal grandmother, Josefa Francisca Victoria Vargas Vélez – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of President Vizcarra’s paternal great-grandparents, David G. Vargas Maldonado and Francisca Velez Dueñas – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage information of President Vizcarra’s paternal great-grandparents, David G. Vargas Maldonado and Francisca Velez Dueñas – https://www.familysearch.org

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