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Stella Schnabel

by stlucas on November 18, 2017

Stella Schnabel – Salvatore Ferragamo “Signorina” Perfume Launch Party – Arrivals – Palazzo Chupi – New York City, NY, USA – Photo Credit: Wild1 / PR Photos

Birth Name: Stella Madrid Schnabel

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 28, 1983

Ethnicity:
*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*Belgian (mother)

Stella Schnabel is an American actress.

Stella is the daughter of clothing designer Jacqueline (Beaurang) and painter/filmmaker Julian Schnabel. Stella’s father is Jewish. Stella’s mother was born in Belgium, and is fluent in French.

Stella’s siblings are art curator Vito Schnabel and actress/director Lola Schnabel, and her half-siblings are actors Olmo Schnabel and Cy Schnabel, and Shooter Sandhed Schnabel.

Stella’s sister Lola has stated, “Milan is actually very underrated; it’s a bit like Antwerp, which is where my mother and my grandmother are from. It’s easy to work there and get things done”.

Stella’s paternal grandparents were Jacob “Jack” Schnabel and Esta/Estha/Esther Greenberg (the daughter of Julius Greenberg and Sadie). Jacob was born in Czechoslovakia. Esther was born in New York, to parents from Romania.

Sources: Stella’s paternal grandfather on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Stella’s paternal grandmother on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Stella’s paternal grandmother – http://www.legacy.com

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Charles, Prince of Wales

by follers on November 14, 2017

Birth Name: Charles Philip Arthur George

Place of Birth: Buckingham Palace, Westminster, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 14 November, 1948

Ethnicity: European Royal, English (mostly), small amounts of German, Hungarian, French, Anglo-Irish, distant Irish, Danish, Swedish, Swiss, Belgian, Dutch, Bohemian/Czech, Scottish, Lithuanian, Russian, Polish

Charles, Prince of Wales, is the heir apparent to the British throne.

He is the son of Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom, and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Prince Charles is married to Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall. With his former wife, the late Diana, Princess of Wales, he is the father of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry of Wales.

Prince Charles’ paternal grandfather was Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark (the son of George I of Greece, and of Olga Constantinovna of Russia). Prince Andrew was born in Old Royal Palace, Athens, Kingdom of Greece. George I was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, the son of Christian IX, King of Denmark, and of Princess Louise of Hesse-Kassel. Olga was born in Pavlovsk, Russian Empire, the daughter of Grand Duke Konstantin/Constantine Nikolayevich/Nikolaevich/Nicholaievitch of Russia, and of Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg.

Prince Charles’ paternal grandmother was Princess Alice of Battenberg (the daughter of Prince Louis of Battenberg, and of Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine). Princess Alice was born in Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England. Prince Louis was born in Graz, Austrian Empire, the son of Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine, and of Countess Julia/Julie Therese Salome Hauke. Princess Victoria was born in Windsor Castle, the daughter of Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine, and of Princess Alice of the United Kingdom.

Prince Charles’ maternal grandfather was George VI, who was King of the United Kingdom from 1936 to 1952 (the son of George V, and of Mary of Teck). George VI was born in York Cottage, Sandringham House, Norfolk, United Kingdom. George V was born in Marlborough House, London, and was King from 1910 to 1936. He was the son of Edward VII, who was King from 1901 to 1910, and of Princess Alexandra of Denmark. Mary of Teck was born in Kensington Palace, London, the daughter of Francis, Duke of Teck, and of Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge.

Prince Charles’ maternal grandmother was Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (the daughter of Claude Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, and of Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne). Lady Elizabeth was born in England. Claude was the son of Claude Bowes-Lyon, 13th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, and of Frances Dora Smith Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne. Cecilia was the daughter of The Rev. Charles William Frederick Cavendish-Bentinck and Caroline Louisa Burnaby.

Sources: Genealogies of Charles, Prince of Wales – https://web.archive.org
https://www.geni.com
https://www.wikitree.com

Genealogy of Charles, Prince of Wales (through his son, Prince William) – https://famouskin.com

Photo by palinchak/Bigstock.com

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Max Frost

by Manila on November 1, 2017

Max Frost – Max Frost in Concert at Radio 104.5’s Performance Theatre in Bala Cynwyd – May 14, 2014 – Radio 104.5’s Performance Theatre – Bala Cynwyd, PA, USA – Photo Credit: Paul Froggatt / PR Photos

Birth Name: Matthew Alexander Frost

Place of Birth: Austin, Travis, Texas, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 5, 1992

Ethnicity: English, French, French-Canadian, German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, as well as distant Belgian (Flemish), Dutch, Irish, Swedish, Swiss-French, and Welsh

Max Frost is an American singer and songwriter.

He is the son of Lucy Elizabeth (Nickerson) and Michael Anthony “Mike Terri” Frost.

Max’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his eighth great-grandfather, George Frost, who was an English immigrant.

Max’s paternal grandfather was Jean DeAtley “J.D.” Frost (the son of Isaac Newton Frost and Mary Agnes DeAtley). Isaac was the son of Wilson Frost and Margaret “Maggie” Byrn. Mary Agnes was the daughter of John A. “Jack” DeAtley and Eva L. Smith.

Max’s paternal grandmother is Anna Warren Proctor (the daughter of Warren Christopher Columbus Proctor and Avie Stella James). Warren was the son of Thomas Frazier Proctor and Anna Melinda Haddock. Avie was the daughter of Leslie Christopher James and Orena Belle Malone.

Max’s maternal grandfather is David Samuel Nickerson (the son of Millard Gronly Nickerson and Edith Lois Mitchell). Millard was the son of Samuel Nickerson and Emma Rosalina Gravel. Edith was the daughter of Canadian immigrants, Frédéric Dumouchel (later Frederick “Fred” Mitchell), of Thurso, Québec, and of Sarah Emma Riley, whose parents were English immigrants.

Max’s maternal grandmother was Dorothy Katherine “Kathy” Clark (the daughter of Edwin Milligan Clark and Dora Elizabeth Martin). Edwin was the son of Lewis Gibson Clark and Ida May Rankin. Dora was born in Bhera, Punjab, British Raj (now Pakistan); the daughter of John Howard Martin and Elizabeth Jane Gregory.

Max’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fifth great-grandmother, Margaret Miller (died December 16, 1838, Rich Hill Township, Muskingum County, Ohio).

Sources: Birth record of Max Frost – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Max’s parents – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Max’s father – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Max’s paternal grandparents, Jean DeAtley Frost and Anna Warren Proctor – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Max’s paternal grandfather, Jean DeAtley “J.D.” Frost – http://www.rekfunerals.com

Genealogy of Max’s paternal grandmother, Anna Warren Proctor – http://www.ericjames.org

Birth record of Max’s mother – https://www.familysearch.org

Max’s maternal grandfather, David Samuel Nickerson, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Max’s maternal great-grandparents, Millard Gronly Nickerson and Edith Lois Mitchell – https://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Max’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Frederick “Fred” Mitchell – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Max’s maternal grandmother, Dorothy Katherine Clark – http://birth-records.mooseroots.com

Obituary of Max’s maternal grandmother, Dorothy Katherine (Clark) Barnett – http://www.legacy.com

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Johan Heldenbergh

by stlucas on October 29, 2017

Johan Heldenbergh – “The Zookeeper’s Wife” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Boulevard – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Guillermo Proano / PR Photos

Place of Birth: Wilrijk, Antwerp, Belgium

Date of Birth: February 9, 1967

Ethnicity: Belgian (Flemish)

Johan Heldenbergh is a Belgian actor, playwright, screenwriter, and theatre and film director.

His father is from Kortrijk and his mother is from Ghent. Johan has three children with his former wife, Belgian actress Joke Devynck.

Source: http://hannaverkent.gent

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Samara Weaving

by follers on October 21, 2017

Place of Birth: Adelaide, Australia

Date of Birth: 23 February, 1992

Ethnicity: English, small amount of Belgian, possibly other

Samara Weaving is an Australian actress and model. Her father, Simon Weaving, is a filmmaker, who is artistic director of the Canberra International Film Festival. Her uncle is actor Hugo Weaving.

Her father reportedly is of part Belgian ancestry, from his own maternal grandmother.

Samara’s paternal grandparents are Wallace Weaving, a seismologist, and Anne Lennard (whose mother’s maiden name is Holden).

Photo by kathclick/Bigstock.com

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