Jordan Fisher

by madman on October 25, 2017

Jordan Fisher – “Power Rangers” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – Mann Village Theatre, Westwood, 961 Broxton Avenue – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Julian Blythe/HNW /

Birth Name: Jordan William Fisher

Place of Birth: Trussville, Alabama, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 24, 1994

Ethnicity: English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Cambodian, Tahitian, African-American, Cherokee Native American, Sioux Native American

Jordan Fisher is an American singer, dancer, and actor. He stated his ethnic background in an interview with Hollywood Today Live.

Jordan was raised by his maternal grandparents, since his mother was sixteen when she gave birth to him.

Jordan’s maternal grandparents are Rodney Dale Fisher and Patricia L. Corbett.

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Bianca Ryan

by madman on August 17, 2017

Bianca Ryan – 2014 Operation Smile’s “Smile Event” in New York City – Photo Credit: MJ Photos /

Birth Name: Bianca Taylor Ryan

Place of Birth: Ocean City, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 1, 1994

Ethnicity: Japanese, Irish, Italian, German, possibly Cherokee Native American

Bianca Ryan is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and actress. She was the first winner of the reality television series America’s Got Talent.

Bianca is the daughter of Janette E. (likely Welch) and Shawn Ryan. She has stated (at 11:52) that her ancestry is “Japanese, Irish, Italian, German, Cherokee.”

Bianca’s paternal grandparents were John J. “Jack” Ryan and Marie T. Allman.

Bianca’s maternal grandmother is named Yoko. She is of Japanese origin.

Sources: Obituary of Bianca’s paternal grandfather, John J. “Jack” Ryan –

Obituary of Bianca’s paternal grandmother, Marie T. (Allman) Ryan –


Allie Gonino

by stlucas on June 26, 2017

Allie Gonino – Growze Store Opening Party Hosted by Mischa Barton – Photo Credit: Andrew Evans / PR Photos

Birth Name: Alyssa Jean Gonino

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

Date of Birth: March 30, 1990

Ethnicity: Italian (paternal grandfather), Cherokee Native American, English, Irish, German, Swiss-German, distant French Huguenot

Allie Gonino is an American actress, singer, and songwriter.

Allie is the daughter of Linda Joyce (Henderson) and Vincent John Gonino, Jr.

Allie has stated that she has Italian and Cherokee Native American ancestry. Allie’s other roots are German, Swiss-German, English, and Irish. Allie’s German and Swiss lines include her ancestors Johann Conrad Dieffenbach, who was born, c. 1660, in Germany, and his wife, Maria Barbara Christeler, who was born, c. 1670, in Bern, Switzerland.

Allie’s paternal grandfather is Vincent John “Vince” Gonino, Sr. (the son of Agostino/Augustus Joseph Gonino and Louisa Maria Sylvestro). Agostino was born in Italy, the son of Vincent Gonino. Louisa was born in New York, the daughter of Italian parents, John Sylvestro/Silvestro and Silvia Di Sylvestro.

Allie’s paternal grandmother is Virginia Jean Deffenbaugh (the daughter of Clarence Roth Deffenbaugh and Hazel Ellen Hartley). Clarence was the son of Wilbert Dayton “Wilbur” Deffenbaugh and Christina/Christena “Tena” Hartsough/Hartsack. Hazel was the daughter of Grant Hartley and Minerva “Minnie” Douglas.

Allie’s maternal grandfather was William “Bill” Lawrence Henderson, Jr. (the son of William Lawrence Henderson, Sr., and Lillian Oliver Gott).

Allie’s great-grandfather William, who was listed as white on the 1910 and 1920 U.S. Censuses, was the son of Andrew Jackson Henderson and Martha Ellen Daugherty, who had some French Huguenot ancestry through the surname Prevatte.

Allie’s great-grandmother Lillian, who is listed as a Native American on the 1920 U.S. Census, was the daughter of Walter/Watt Duncan Gott, who had Cherokee Native American ancestry, and of Lillian/Lelu Adda Pennel, who was white.

Allie’s maternal grandmother was Geneva Sue Butler (the daughter of Gee/Geet/Gert Dick Butler and Mae Nichols). Geneva is listed as Native American on the 1940 U.S. Census. Her father had Cherokee Native American ancestry and her mother was white. Gee was the son of George A. Butler and Charlotte Downing. Mae was the daughter of James M. Nichols.

Sources: Information about Allie’s paternal grandfather, Vincent John “Vince” Gonino, Sr. –

Obituary of Allie’s paternal great-grandmother, Louisa Maria (Sylvestro) Gonino –

Obituary of Allie’s great-uncle (paternal grandmother’s brother), Daniel Grant “Bud” Deffenbaugh –

Genealogy of Allie’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Wilbert Dayton “Wilbur” Deffenbaugh and Christina/Christena “Tena” Hartsough/Hartsack –

Genealogies, and obituary, of Allie’s maternal grandfather, William “Bill” Lawrence Henderson, Jr. –

Allie’s maternal great-grandfather, William Lawrence Henderson, Sr., on the 1900 U.S. Census –

Allie’s maternal great-grandmother, Lillian Oliver Gott, on the 1910 U.S. Census –
Lillian Oliver Gott on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Allie’s maternal grandmother, Geneva Sue Butler, on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Allie’s maternal great-grandparents, Gee/Geet/Gert Dick Butler and Mae Nichols, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Allie’s maternal great-grandfather, Gee/Geet/Gert Dick Butler, on the 1920 U.S. Census –


Brytni Sarpy

by stlucas on March 15, 2017

Birth Name: Brytni Melicia Sarpy

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: September 21, 1987

Ethnicity: Creole [African, French, Italian], African-American Filipino, Apache Native American, Cherokee Native American

Brytni Sarpy is an American actress. She was born in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Kim (Javier) and Melvin Jerome “Mel” Sarpy. She has a half-brother, Aiden.

Brytni has stated in an interview that she has Creole (including French, African, and Italian), Apache Native American and Cherokee Native American, and Filipino, ancestry. She also has other African-American roots.

Brytni’s parents are pictured here.

Brytni’s paternal grandparents were David Sarpy (the son of Felix Sarpy and Allie Conant) and Claudina Gladys Morris (the daughter of Arthur L. Morris and Lillian Tarplay). Claudina was from Kansas.


Marriage record of Brytni’s paternal grandparents, David Sarpy and Claudina Gladys Morris –

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Danielle Vega

by fraciscovargas1545 on January 23, 2017

Birth Name: Erica Danielle Rhodes

Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Date of Birth: February 4, 1986

Ethnicity: English, Spanish, African-American, Cherokee Native American

Danielle Vega is an American actress. She has stated:

I am from all over, with Spanish, African, Anglo-Saxon, and American Indian blood.

She also stated that her grandmother was of Spanish and Cherokee descent, and grew up on a farm in Georgia.

Photo by kathclick/