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Prince George of Cambridge

by follers on May 19, 2018

05/02/2015 – Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and son Prince George of Cambridge – Photo Credit: Solarpix / PR Photos

Birth Name: George Alexander Louis

Place of Birth: St Mary’s Hospital, London

Date of Birth: 22 July, 2013

Ethnicity: English (mostly), as well as European Royal (mostly), Scottish, and German, Irish, French, Anglo-Irish, Hungarian, likely 1/256th Indian or 1/512th Indian, and smaller amounts of Dutch, Danish, Welsh, Belgian, Swedish, Swiss, Bohemian/Czech, Russian, Polish, Channel Islander/Jersey, possibly 1/512th Armenian

Prince George of Cambridge is a member of the British Royal Family, and is third in line to the throne of the United Kingdom. He is the son of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. He is the grandson of Charles, Prince of Wales and Diana, Princess of Wales, and the great-grandson of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and Elizabeth II, who is the Queen of England, and of many member states in the Commonwealth of Nations.

He is the nephew of Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and Pippa Middleton.

Prince George’s paternal grandfather is Charles, Prince of Wales (the son of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and of Elizabeth II). Prince Charles was born in Buckingham Palace, Westminster, London. Prince Philip was born in Old Royal Palace, Athens, Kingdom of Greece, and is the son of Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark and Princess Alice of Battenberg. Elizabeth II is the daughter of George VI, who was King of the United Kingdom from 1936 to 1952, and of Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon.

Prince George’s paternal grandmother was Diana, Princess of Wales (the daughter of Edward John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer, and of The Honourable Frances Roche). Princess Diana was born in Kings Lynn, Norfolk. Edward was the son of Albert Edward John Spencer, 7th Earl Spencer, and of Lady Cynthia Elinor Beatrix Hamilton Spencer. Frances was the daughter of Edmund Maurice Burke Roche, 4th Baron Fermoy, and of Ruth Sylvia Gill Roche, Baroness Fermoy.

Prince George’s maternal grandfather is Michael Francis Middleton (the son of Peter Francis Middleton and Valerie Glassborow). Michael was born in Leeds, Yorkshire. Peter was the son of Richard Noël Middleton and Olive Christiana Lupton. Valerie was the daughter of Frederick George Glassborow and Constance Robison.

Prince George’s maternal grandmother is Carole Elizabeth (Goldsmith (the daughter of Ronald John James Goldsmith and Dorothy Harrison). Carole was born in Ealing, London. Ronald was the son of Stephen Charles Goldsmith and Edith Eliza Chandler. Dorothy was the daughter of Thomas Harrison and Elizabeth Mary Temple.

Sources: Genealogies of Prince George of Cambridge – https://www.geni.com
https://www.wikitree.com

Genealogies of Prince George’s father – http://www.wargs.com
https://famouskin.com

CNN article on Prince George’s father’s likely Indian mitochondrial DNA line – http://www.cnn.com

Article about Prince George’s paternal ancestor, Eliza Kewark – https://www.telegraphindia.com

Genealogies of Prince George’s mother – http://www.wargs.com
https://famouskin.com

Information on some of Prince George’s Lupton relatives – http://cdn.thejournal.ie

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Sandra Kim

by Manila on May 13, 2018

Birth Name: Sandra Caldarone

Place of Birth: Montegnée (now part of Saint-Nicolas), Liège, Belgium

Date of Birth: 15 October, 1972

Ethnicity: Italian [Abruzzese]

Sandra Kim is a Belgian singer. She is the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 1986, representing Belgium.

Her parents are Italian emigrants, from Torrebruna, Chieti.

Sandra is married to Jurgen Delanghe. She was previously married to front of house engineer Olivier “Gégé” Gérard, until their divorce.

Source: https://www.cinetelerevue.be (page 7)

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Hiram Johnson

by follers on May 10, 2018

Birth Name: Hiram Warren Johnson

Date of Birth: September 2, 1866

Place of Birth: Sacramento, California, U.S.

Date of Death: August 6, 1945

Place of Death: Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.

Ethnicity: English, Dutch, French Huguenot, distant Scottish, Belgian, and Swedish

Hiram Johnson was an American politician. He was Governor of California, from January 3, 1911 to March 15, 1917, and a U.S. Senator from California, from March 16, 1917 to August 6, 1945.

He was the Bull Moose Party’s nominee for Vice President of the United States in 1912, the running mate of Theodore Roosevelt. He was also a candidate for the Republican Party’s nomination for President of the United States in 1920 and 1924.

Hiram was the son of Ann/Annie Williamson (de Montfredy) and Grove L. Johnson (Grove Lawrence Johnson), who was a U.S. Representative, from California.

Hiram’s paternal grandfather was Quincy Adams Johnson (the son of Jonah Johnson and Jerusha Towne). Quincy was born in Massachusetts. Jonah was the son of Solomon Johnson and Sarah Johnson. Jerusha was the daughter of Eliphalet Town and Jerusha Rogers.

Hiram’s paternal grandmother was named Juliet Josephine Reddington.

Hiram’s maternal grandfather was Albert de Montfredy (the son of L. De Montfredy and G.). Hiram’s grandfather Albert was born in Connecticut.

Hiram’s maternal grandmother was Mary Hampton Van Cortlandt (the daughter of Philip Van Cortlandt, Jr. and Abigail Jouet). Mary Hampton was born in New York.

Sources: Genealogy of Hiram Johnson – https://www.geni.com

Genealogy of Hiram Johnson (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://old.findagrave.com

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Finneas O’Connell

by Manila on April 23, 2018

Birth Name: Finneas Baird O’Connell

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

Date of Birth: July 30, 1997

Ethnicity: English, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, 1/32 Belgian [Flemish]

Finneas O’Connell is an American actor and musician.

Finneas is the son of actress, musician, and songwriter Maggie May Baird and Patrick Mead O’Connell. His younger sister is singer and songwriter Billie Eilish.

Finneas’ maternal grandfather was William Norton “Bill” Baird (the son of Collier Whittemore Baird and Dorothy Grace Norton). Collier was the son of William Torrey Baird and Anne Meredith Grant. Dorothy was the daughter of Lawrence Adelbert Norton and Grace Helena Bulckens, who was of half Belgian (Flemish) and half Irish descent.

Sources: Finneas’ maternal grandfather, William Norton Baird, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Finneas’ maternal great-grandmother, Dorothy Grace Norton – https://www.familysearch.org

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Billie Eilish

by Manila on April 23, 2018

Birth Name: Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell

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

Date of Birth: December 18, 2001

Ethnicity: English, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, 1/32 Belgian [Flemish]

Billie Eilish is an American singer and songwriter.

Billie is the daughter of actress, musician, and songwriter Maggie May Baird and Patrick Mead O’Connell. Her older brother is actor and musician Finneas O’Connell.

Billie’s maternal grandfather was William Norton “Bill” Baird (the son of Collier Whittemore Baird and Dorothy Grace Norton). Collier was the son of William Torrey Baird and Anne Meredith Grant. Dorothy was the daughter of Lawrence Adelbert Norton and Grace Helena Bulckens, who was of half Belgian (Flemish) and half Irish descent.

Sources: Billie’s maternal grandfather, William Norton Baird, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Billie’s maternal great-grandmother, Dorothy Grace Norton – https://www.familysearch.org

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