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Craig Parker

by stlucas on May 18, 2017

Place of Birth: Suva, Viti Levu Island, Fiji

Date of Birth: November 12, 1970

Ethnicity: Scottish (grandfather), Welsh, Danish, English, Cornish

Craig Parker is a Fiji-born New Zealand actor.

Craig’s mother is named Robin. Craig has a brother, David, and a sister, Wendy. They were raised in Auckland, New Zealand.

One of Craig’s grandfather was from Edinburgh, Scotland, and moved to Fiji. Craig’s other roots are said to be Danish, Welsh, English, and Cornish.

Sources: http://www.pressreader.com
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Gwendoline Ruais

by Manila on May 11, 2017

Birth Name: Gwendoline Gaelle Sandrine Ramos Ruais

Place of Birth: Muntinlupa, Metro Manila, Philippines

Date of Birth: December 11, 1989

Ethnicity:
*French, Breton, remote Cornish, remote Italian [Piedmontese] (father)
*Filipino (mother)

Gwendoline Ruais is a French-Filipina beauty queen, model, and actress. She represented the Philippines in the Miss World 2011, in which she was placed first runner-up.

Gwendoline’s father, Vincent Ruais, is French. Gwendoline’s mother, Maria Lourdes “Malou” Ramos, is a Filipina model.

Gwendoline’s paternal grandfather was Pierre Adolphe Emile Ruais (who was a member of the National Assembly for the Paris 28th constituency from December 9, 1958 to April 1, 1973, the son of Edmond Louis Armand Ruais and Marie Marguerite Mathilde Tournois). Edmond was the son of Guillaume Adolphe Ruais and Maria Marguerite Adolphine Froger.

Gwendoline’s paternal grandmother was Gillette Leboucher (the daughter of Paul Jules Marie Leboucher and Clotilde Jéronime Louise Guieysse). Paul was the son of Paul Constant Leboucher and Georgette Agathe Vardon. Clotilde was the daughter of Pierre Georges Guieysse and Clotilde Hélène Marie Rousseau.

Source: Genealogy of Gwendoline Ruais – http://gw.geneanet.org

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Emily Warren

by Manila on April 27, 2017

Birth Name: Emily Warren Schwartz

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

Date of Birth: August 25, 1992

Ethnicity:
*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*Cornish, English, French, German, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, as well as remote Danish and Swedish (mother)

Emily Warren is an American singer and songwriter.

She is the daughter of Susan Tate Dwyer and lawyer Carl F. Schwartz.

Emily’s paternal grandparents are Milton “Chic” Schwartz (the son of Hyman “Henry J.” Schwartz and Jennie, also known as Jeannette, Glazer) and Alice. Hyman was an Austrian Jewish immigrant, and was the son of Benjamin “Benny’ Schwartz and Jennie Gruskin. Emily’s great-grandmother Jeannette was the daughter of a Finnish Jewish immigrant, Louis Glazer, and a Russian Jewish immigrant, Fannie Epstein.

Emily’s maternal grandfather was Frank Xavier Dwyer (the son of Hugh Leo Dwyer, Sr. and Ruth Stier). Hugh was of Irish descent, and was the son of Francis Hugh “Frank” Dwyer and Anna Isabelle “Annie” Morris, who was from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Ruth was the daughter of Francis Herman Stier and Rosalie Conner.

Emily’s maternal grandmother was Betty Lou Crisp (the daughter of Joseph Shelby Crisp and Hazel Ivy Fleetwood). Joseph was the son of Monroe Polk Crisp and Jane Medora Tate. Hazel was the daughter of Harry Alfred Fleetwood and Isadora Alice “Dora” Simpson.

Emily’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her seventh great-grandmother, Mary Pearce.

Sources: https://www.facebook.com

Emily’s paternal grandfather, Milton Schwartz, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Emily’s paternal grandfather, Milton “Chic” Schwartz – http://query.nytimes.com

Birth record of Emily’s paternal great-grandmother, Jennie Glazer – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Emily’s mother – https://www.ancestry.com

Obituary of Emily’s maternal grandfather, Frank Xavier Dwyer – http://www.legacy.com

Birth record of Emily’s maternal great-grandfather, Hugh Leo Dwyer – https://familysearch.org

Death record of Emily’s maternal great-grandfather, Joseph Shelby Crisp – http://www.sos.mo.gov

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Jeff Porcaro

by Manila on December 6, 2016

Birth Name: Jeffrey Thomas Porcaro, Jr.

Date of Birth: April 1, 1954

Place of Birth: South Windsor, Connecticut, United States

Date of Death: August 5, 1992

Place of Death: Los Angeles, California, United States

Ethnicity:
*Italian [Calabrian and Lombard] (father)
*English, Welsh, remote Cornish (maternal grandfather)
*Irish (maternal grandmother)

Jeff Porcaro was an American musician. He was known as the drummer for the American rock band Toto. He was the son of Eileen Frances (Linnell) and jazz drummer Joe Porcaro.

Jeff’s brothers, Mike Porcaro and Steve Porcaro, are also musicians of Toto. His nephew, Chase Duddy, and niece, Paige Duddy, formed their electronic duo XYLO.

Jeff was married to journalist Susan C. Norris.

Jeff’s paternal grandfather was Giuseppe Porcara (later Joseph Thomas Porcaro, the son of Francesco Saverio Porcara and Elisabetta Maria Alvaro). Giuseppe was an Italian immigrant, from San Luca, Province of Reggio Calabria. Saverio was the son of Francescantonio Porcara and Antonia Pollifroni. Elisabetta was the daughter of Giuseppe Alvaro and Maria Giorgi.

Jeff’s paternal grandmother was Concetta Ciccariello (the daughter of Domenico Ciccariello and Maria di Nosia). Concetta was an Italian immigrant, from Brianza.

Jeff’s maternal grandfather was Rodney Stewart Linnell (the son of Winslow Warren Linnell and Mariette E. Hall). Winslow was the son of Lorenzo Dow Linnell and Phebe A. Munson. Mariette was the daughter of Albert Charles Hall and Lucy Ann Hodge.

Jeff’s maternal grandmother was Verona Mary Parker (the daughter of Benjamin F[ranklin Parker] and Mary Jane Bryson, later Brayson). Benjamin was the son of Irish immigrants George Parker and Mary Ann McFadden. Mary Jane was born in Johnville, New Brunswick, Canada, to John Bryson, of Irish descent, and of Irish immigrant Mary.

Sources: Birth record of Jeff’s paternal grandfather, Giuseppe Porcara – http://www.antenati.san.beniculturali.it

Marriage record of Jeff’s paternal great-grandparents, Francesco Saverio Porcara and Elisabetta Maria Alvaro – http://www.antenati.san.beniculturali.it

Genealogy of Jeff Porcaro (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Obituary of Jeff’s maternal uncle, Samuel J. Porcaro – http://www.obittree.com

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Mike Porcaro

by Manila on December 6, 2016

Birth Name: Michael Joseph Porcaro

Date of Birth: May 29, 1955

Place of Birth: South Windsor, Connecticut, United States

Date of Death: March 15, 2015

Place of Death: Los Angeles, California, United States

Ethnicity:
*Italian [Calabrian and Lombard] (father)
*English, Welsh, remote Cornish (maternal grandfather)
*Irish (maternal grandmother)

Mike Porcaro was an American musician. He was known as the bassist for the American rock band Toto.

Mike was the son of Eileen Frances (Linnell) and jazz drummer Joe Porcaro. Mike’s brothers, Jeff Porcaro and Steve Porcaro, are also musicians of Toto. His nephew, Chase Duddy, and niece, Paige Duddy, formed their electronic duo XYLO.

Mike was married to Cheryl Jaynne.

Mike’s paternal grandfather was Giuseppe Porcara (later Joseph Thomas Porcaro, the son of Francesco Saverio Porcara and Elisabetta Maria Alvaro). Giuseppe was an Italian immigrant, from San Luca, Province of Reggio Calabria. Saverio was the son of Francescantonio Porcara and Antonia Pollifroni. Elisabetta was the daughter of Giuseppe Alvaro and Maria Giorgi.

Mike’s paternal grandmother was Concetta Ciccariello (the daughter of Domenico Ciccariello and Maria di Nosia). Concetta was an Italian immigrant, from Brianza.

Mike’s maternal grandfather was Rodney Stewart Linnell (the son of Winslow Warren Linnell and Mariette E. Hall). Winslow was the son of Lorenzo Dow Linnell and Phebe A. Munson. Mariette was the daughter of Albert Charles Hall and Lucy Ann Hodge.

Mike’s maternal grandmother was Verona Mary Parker (the daughter of Benjamin Franklin Parker and Mary Jane Bryson, later Brayson). Benjamin was the son of Irish immigrants, George Parker and Mary Ann McFadden. Mary Jane was born in Johnville, New Brunswick, Canada, the daughter of John Bryson, who was of Irish descent, and Mary, who was an Irish immigrant.

Sources: Birth record of Mike’s paternal grandfather, Giuseppe Porcara – http://www.antenati.san.beniculturali.it

Marriage record of Mike’s paternal great-grandparents, Francesco Saverio Porcara and Elisabetta Maria Alvaro – http://www.antenati.san.beniculturali.it

Genealogy of Mike Porcaro (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Obituary of Mike’s maternal uncle, Samuel J. Porcaro – http://www.obittree.com

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