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

*Cuban [Spanish, possibly other] (father)
*Finnish, German, English, 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, English, 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 and Emma Clara Benish/Benesh/Benes, whose own 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: (in Spanish)

Obituary of Nolan’s paternal grandmother, Obdulia Caridad Sotillo –

Information about Nolan’s maternal grandparents, David George Lennertz and Cynthia Elizabeth Hill –

Nolan’s maternal grandfather, David George Lennertz, on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Nolan’s maternal great-aunt (grandfather’s sister), Angela Grace (Lennertz) Harris –

Nolan’s maternal great-grandfather, George Peter Lennertz, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

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

Death record of Nolan’s maternal grandmother, Aina M. Hill –

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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 /

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 –

Marriage recod of Trevor’s paternal grandparents, Donovan Shirley Neubauer and Julia Evelyn Madson –

Birth record of Trevor’s paternal grandfather, Donovan Shirley Neubauer –

Trevor’s paternal grandfather, Donovan Shirley Neubauer, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Trevor’s paternal great-grandfather, John A. Neubauer, on the 1900 U.S. Census –

Trevor’s paternal great-grandmother, Inez Mae Rasey, on the 1900 U.S. Census –

Trevor’s paternal grandmother, Julia Evelyn Madson, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Trevor’s paternal great-grandfather, Carl Madson, on the 1870 U.S. Census –

Birth record of Trevor’s mother –


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 –

Tracy’s mother, Lou Cille Kathryn Crump, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Tracy’s mother, Lou Cille Kathryn (Crump) Scoggins –

Tracy’s maternal great-grandparents, Louis P. Dedeck and Tracy Knapick, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

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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 –

Marriage record of Allie’s parents, William Thomas DeBerry III and Cindy Kay Haley –

Birth record of Allie’s father, William Thomas DeBerry III –

Birth record of Allie’s paternal grandfather, William Thomas DeBerry II –

Birth record of Allie’s paternal grandmother, Barbara/Barbra Ann Turek –

Allie’s paternal great-grandfather, Otto Turek, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Allie’s paternal great-grandmother, Bessie Darilek, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Birth record of Allie’s mother, Cindy Kay Haley –

Birth record of Allie’s maternal grandfather, Archie Hugh Haley –

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Terry McAuliffe

by madman on May 4, 2017

Birth Name: Terence Richard McAuliffe

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

Date of Birth: February 9, 1957

*75% Irish
*25% Bohemian (Czech)

Terry McAuliffe is an American politician and businessperson. A member of the Democratic Party, he has served as Governor of Virginia, since January 11, 2014, and Chair of the National Governors Association, since July 16, 2016. He was previously Chair of the Democratic National Committee, from February 3, 2001 to February 12, 2005.

Terry is the son of Mildred Katherine “Millie” (Lonergan) and John Emmett “Jack” McAuliffe. He is married to Dorothy Swann, with whom he has five children.

Terry’s paternal grandfather was Emmett Robert McAuliffe (the son of Thomas McAuliffe and Mary Ellen Herald). Thomas was Irish, the son of Bartholomew Eugene McAuliffe and Ellen Foley. Terry’s great-grandmother Mary Ellen was born in Ontario, Canada, to Irish parents, Dennis Herald and Margaret Denean.

Terry’s paternal grandmother was Mary Slattery. Mary was born in New York, to Irish parents.

Terry’s maternal grandfather Joseph J. Lonergan (the son of Patrick Lonergan and Kate Morton). Patrick was the son of Irish parents, James Lonergan and Ann Burke. Kate was born in New York, to Irish parents.

Terry’s maternal grandmother was Mildred “Millie” A. Riha (the daughter of Albin Riha and Anna Kozal). Mildred was Bohemian (Czech).

Source: Genealogy of Terry McAuliffe –

Terry’s father, John Emmett McAuliffe, on the 1920 U.S. Census –
Terry’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Terry’s paternal grandfather, Emmett Robert McAuliffe, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Terry’s mother on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Marriage record of Terry’s maternal grandparents, Joseph J. Lonergan and Mildred “Millie” A. Riha –

Terry’s maternal grandmother, Mildred “Millie” A. Riha, on the 1900 U.S. Census –
Mildred “Millie” A. Riha on the 1920 U.S. Census –

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