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Matt Sorum

by bablah on September 11, 2017

Matt Sorum – 5th Anniversary Celebration of “The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil” at the Mirage in Las Vegas on June 8, 2011 – The Mirage Hotel and Casino – Las Vegas, NV, USA –  Photo Credit: PRN / PR Photos

Birth Name: Matthew William Sorum

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: November 19, 1960

Ethnicity: Norwegian (paternal grandfather), English, German, Swiss-German, Czech/Bohemian, Dutch, Irish

Matt Sorum is an American drummer and percussionist. He is a former member of the hard rock bands Guns N’ Roses and Velvet Revolver. Other members of the band include or have included Steven Adler, Duff McKagan, Axl Rose, Slash, and Izzy Stradlin. Matt was also a member of hard rock supergroup Velvet Revolver, along with Dave Kushner, Duff McKagan, Slash, and Scott Weiland.

Matt is married to Ace Harper.

Matt’s paternal grandfather was Kermit Burdette Sorum (the son of Nels Sorum and Berith/Betsey Haugen). Nels was born in Minnesota, to Norwegian parents. Berith was from Norway.

Matt’s paternal grandmother was Corolla Zelphia Paffrath (the daughter of William/Wilhelm Paffrath and Anna Bellig). William was born in Illinois, to German parents, Caspar Paffrath and Barbara Schnad. Anna was born in Minnesota, to a Swiss-German father, Samuel Bellig, and a Bohemian mother, Francis Jirousek.

Matt’s maternal grandfather was Robert Wallace Winslow (the son of Leon Arnold Winslow and Elizabeth J./G. Rogers). Leon was the son of William H. Winslow and Addie Fisk. Elizabeth was the daughter of Frank E. Rogers and Elizabeth McGraw.

Matt’s maternal grandmother was Josephine Gurnee (the daughter of Morris C. Gurnee and Lillian A. DeMocker). Morris was the son of John R. Gurnee and Eva/Ella. Lillian was the daughter of Jacob L. Demoeker, who was Dutch, and of Margaret B. Lindsey, who was Irish.

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

Matt’s paternal grandfather, Kermit Burdette Sorum, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Matt’s paternal grandmother, Corolla Zelphia Paffrath, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Matt’s paternal great-grandfather, William/Wilhelm Paffrath, on the 1875 Minnesota State Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Matt’s paternal great-grandmother, Anna Bellig, on the 1870 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Matt’s maternal grandparents, Robert Wallace Winslow and Josephine Gurnee – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Matt’s maternal great-grandparents, Leon Arnold Winslow and Elizabeth J./G. Rogers – https://www.familysearch.org

Matt’s maternal great-grandfather, Morris C. Gurnee, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Matt’s maternal great-grandmother, Lillian A. DeMocker, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

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Nolan Sotillo

by stlucas on August 17, 2017

Birth Name: Nolan Andrew Sotillo

Place of Birth: West Palm Beach, Florida, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 2, 1994

Ethnicity:
*Cuban [Spanish, possibly other] (father)
*Finnish, German, Bohemian/Czech (mother)

Nolan Sotillo is an American actor, singer, and songwriter.

Nolan is the son of Donna Marie (Lennertz) and Manuel Mauricio Sotillo. Nolan’s father has Cuban (including Spanish) roots. Nolan’s mother is of Finnish, German, and one eighth Bohemian/Czech, descent.

Nolan’s paternal grandmother was named Obdulia Caridad. Obdulia was born in Puerto Padre, Oriente, Cuba.

Nolan’s maternal grandfather is David George Lennertz (the son of George Peter Lennertz and Grace M. Schweitzer). Nolan’s great-grandfather George was born in Wisconsin, to German parents, Anton Lennertz and Angeline/Angela Lui/Lin. Grace was also born in Wisconsin, the daughter of Theodore Nicholas Schweitzer, who was of German descent, and of Emma Clara Benish/Benesh/Benes, whose parents were from Bohemia.

Nolan’s maternal grandmother is Cynthia Elizabeth Hill (the daughter of Raymond L. Hill and Aina M.). Cynthia is likely of Finnish or half Finnish descent.

Sources: http://abentpieceofwire.blogspot.com
http://www.chicagotribune.com (in Spanish)

Obituary of Nolan’s paternal grandmother, Obdulia Caridad Sotillo – http://www.palmwestfuneralhome.com

Information about Nolan’s maternal grandparents, David George Lennertz and Cynthia Elizabeth Hill – http://books.google.com

Nolan’s maternal grandfather, David George Lennertz, on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Nolan’s maternal great-aunt (grandfather’s sister), Angela Grace (Lennertz) Harris – http://www.iviefuneralhomeinc.com

Nolan’s maternal great-grandfather, George Peter Lennertz, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Nolan’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Emma Clara Benish/Benesh/Benes, on the 1900 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Nolan’s maternal great-grandmother, Aina M. Hill – https://www.findagrave.com

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Trevor Donovan

by bablah on July 21, 2017

Trevor Donovan – 2016 Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights Ripple of Hope Awards – Photo Credit: Lisa Holte / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Trevor Donovan Neubauer

Place of Birth: Bishop, Inyo, California, United States

Date of Birth: October 11, 1978

Ethnicity: Norwegian (paternal grandmother), English, Bohemian/Czech, likely German

Trevor Donovan is an American model and actor.

Trevor’s paternal grandfather was Donovan Shirley Neubauer (the son of John A. Neubauer and Inez Mae Rasey). John was born in Iowa, to Bohemian (Czech) parents, Wenzel Neubauer and Rosa Secora. Wenzel likely had some German ancestry. Inez was the daughter of Elwin Rasey and Adella Sargent.

Trevor’s paternal grandmother was Julia Evelyn Madson (the daughter of Carl Madson and Sarah Marie Anderson). Carl was born in Minnesota, to Norwegian parents, Herman Madson and Martha Halvorson. Sarah was born in Norway, the daughter of David Andersen
and Marie.

Trevor’s maternal grandparents have the last names Lilly and Thomas.

Source: Birth record of Trevor’s father – https://familysearch.org

Marriage recod of Trevor’s paternal grandparents, Donovan Shirley Neubauer and Julia Evelyn Madson – https://familysearch.org

Birth record of Trevor’s paternal grandfather, Donovan Shirley Neubauer – https://familysearch.org

Trevor’s paternal grandfather, Donovan Shirley Neubauer, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Trevor’s paternal great-grandfather, John A. Neubauer, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Trevor’s paternal great-grandmother, Inez Mae Rasey, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Trevor’s paternal grandmother, Julia Evelyn Madson, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Trevor’s paternal great-grandfather, Carl Madson, on the 1870 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

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

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Tracy Scoggins

by stlucas on July 7, 2017

Birth Name: Tracy Dawn Scoggins

Place of Birth: Galveston, Texas, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 13, 1953

Ethnicity: Polish, Czech/Bohemian, English, possibly other

Tracy Scoggins is an American actress.

Tracy is the daughter of Lou Cille Kathryn (Crump) and John Scott Scoggins.

Tracy’s maternal grandfather was Clyde G. Crump.

Tracy’s maternal grandmother was Lucille Ida Dedek/Dedeck (the daughter of Louis P. Dedeck and Tracy Knapick). Louis was born in Russia, and was likely of Polish descent. Tracy’s great-grandmother Tracy Knapick was born in Texas, the daughter of Andrew J. Knapick, who was Polish, and of Pauline M. Baca, who was from Bohemia/Czechoslovakia.

Sources: Birth record of Tracy Scoggins – http://www.familysearch.org

Tracy’s mother, Lou Cille Kathryn Crump, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Tracy’s mother, Lou Cille Kathryn (Crump) Scoggins – http://www.findagrave.com

Tracy’s maternal great-grandparents, Louis P. Dedeck and Tracy Knapick, on the 1910 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

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Allie DeBerry

by stlucas on May 23, 2017

Birth Name: Alexandra Danielle DeBerry

Place of Birth: Kingwood, Harris, Texas, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 26, 1994

Ethnicity: Czech/Bohemian (paternal grandmother), English, possibly other

Allie DeBerry is an American actress and singer.

Allie is the daughter of Cindy Kay (Haley) and William Thomas DeBerry III.

Allie’s paternal grandfather was William Thomas DeBerry II (the son of William Thomas DeBerry and Elois Mary Sheppard).

Allie’s paternal grandmother was Barbara/Barbra Ann Turek (the daughter of Otto Turek and Bessie Darilek). Otto was the son of Albert B. Turek, who was born in Austria, likely of Czech descent, and of Emilie Kosarek, who was born in Texas, to parents from Austria, also possibly of Czech descent. Bessie was the daughter of John A. Darilek and Agnes Machart, who were born in Texas, to parents from Bohemia/Czechoslovakia.

Allie’s maternal grandfather was Archie Hugh Haley (the son of Ceaphus Christopher Haley and Gladys Cooper).

Allie’s maternal grandmother was Sallie/Sally Jo Ann Crawford.

Sources: Birth record of Allie DeBerry – http://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Allie’s parents, William Thomas DeBerry III and Cindy Kay Haley – http://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Allie’s father, William Thomas DeBerry III – http://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Allie’s paternal grandfather, William Thomas DeBerry II – http://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Allie’s paternal grandmother, Barbara/Barbra Ann Turek – http://www.familysearch.org

Allie’s paternal great-grandfather, Otto Turek, on the 1910 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Allie’s paternal great-grandmother, Bessie Darilek, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Allie’s mother, Cindy Kay Haley – http://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Allie’s maternal grandfather, Archie Hugh Haley – http://www.familysearch.org

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