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King Princess

by Manila on June 17, 2018

Birth Name: Mikaela Straus

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

Date of Birth: December 19, 1998

Ethnicity: Dutch [including Frisian], English, 1/4 Ashkenazi Jewish, 1/8 Irish, 1/8 Italian, as well as distant Cornish, French, Scottish, and Welsh

King Princess is an American musician.

Her father, Oliver Herbert Straus, Jr., is the owner and chief engineer of studio, Mission Sound. Her mother, Agnes Patricia “Aggie” Mullaney, is a businessperson and civil rights activist.

King Princess’ patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her sixth great-grandfather, Lazarus Straus.

King Princess’ paternal grandfather was Oliver Herbert Straus (the son of Herbert Nathan Straus and Therese Kuhn). Oliver was born in Manhattan, New York City. King Princess’ great-grandfather Herbert’s father, Isidor Straus, was a German Jewish-born American businessman and politician, from Otterberg, Rhineland-Palatinate. King Princess’ great-grandfather Herbert’s mother, Rosalia Ida Blun, was a German Jewish-born American homemaker, from Worms, Rhineland-Palatinate. They both died in the sinking of RMS Titanic. Therese was also of German Jewish descent, and was the daughter of Edward Kuhn and Amelia “Millie” Senior.

King Princess’ paternal grandmother was Sally Goodrich Strong (the daughter of Henry Walbridge Taft Strong and Isabella Landon Liecty). Sally was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Henry was the son of Charles Worthington Strong and Sarah Elizabeth Burghardt. Isabella was the daughter of John Louis Liecty, Jr., who was of Frisian Dutch descent, and of Sallie Goodrich Fiske.

King Princess’ maternal grandfather is Richard F. Mullaney, Jr. (the son of Richard F. Mullaney and Helena Mary Taccelli). Richard was the son of an Irish emigrant, John Mullaney, and of Catherine Smith, who was also of Irish descent. Helena was the daughter of Italian emigrants, Giuseppe (later Joseph) Taccelli and Miranda Di Fruscio.

King Princess’ maternal grandmother is named Mary Lou.

Sources: Genealogy of King Princess’ father (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com

King Princess’ paternal grandmother, Sally Goodrich Strong, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of King Princess’ paternal grandmother, Sally Goodrich (Strong) Straus – http://www.legacy.com

King Princess’ paternal great-grandfather, Henry Walbridge Taft Strong, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of King Princess’ paternal great-great-grandparents, Charles Worthington Strong and Sarah Elizabeth Burghardt – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of King Princess’ paternal great-grandmother, Isabella Landon Liecty – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of King Princess’ paternal great-great-grandparents, John Louis Liecty, Jr. and Sallie Goodrich Fiske – https://www.familysearch.org

King Princess’ maternal grandfather, Richard F. Mullaney, Jr. on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of King Princess’ maternal grandaunt, Phyllis Jean (Mullaney) Ackerman – https://obittree.com

King Princess’ maternal great-grandfather, Richard F. Mullaney, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of King Princess’ maternal great-grandfather, Richard F. Mullaney – https://www.newspapers.com

Obituary of King Princess’ maternal great-grandmother, Helena Mary (Taccelli) Mullaney – https://www.familysearch.org

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Ron McGovney

by Manila on May 6, 2018

Birth Name: Ronald Joe McCovney

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: November 2, 1963

Ethnicity: Dutch, English, French, German, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, Welsh, as well as small amount of Channel Islander [Jersey], Cornish, and Swiss-German

Ron McGovney is an American musician. He is known as the original bassist for the heavy metal band Metallica, before he was replaced by Cliff Burton. The band’s members have also included/include Kirk Hammett, James Hetfield, Dave Mustaine, Jason Newsted, and Lars Ulrich.

Ron is the son of LaRae (Houskeeper) and Joseph Ray “Mack” McGovney.

Ron is married to Rene Michele Norrod, with whom he has three children.

Ron’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fourth great-grandfather, Thomas McGovney.

Ron’s paternal grandfather was Joseph Clifton McGovney (the son of James McGovney and Margaret Jane Metz). Joseph was born in Ohio. James was the son of James McGovney and Elizabeth Douglas. Margaret was the daughter of William Metz and Katherine Thomas.

Ron’s paternal grandmother was Matilda Catherine Simmons (the daughter of Joel B. Simmons and Clara Ellen Webb). Matilda was born in Illinois. Joel was the son of Joel Simmons and Catherine Ward. Clara was the daughter of William Webb and Matilda Baker.

Ron’s maternal grandfather was James Edmond Houskeeper (the son of Thomas Jefferson Houskeeper and Missouri Jane Ownens). James was born in Utah. Thomas was the son of John Houskeeper and Elizabeth Thompson Morrow. Missouri was the daughter of John William Owens and Ruth Yoakum.

Ron’s maternal grandmother was Alice Elnora Vance (the daughter of George Harden Vance and Mary Cashman Wakefield). Alice was born in Utah. George was the son of Isaac Young Vance and Martha Eleanor Yager. Mary Cashman was the daughter of John Fleming Wakefield and Susannah Garlick.

Ron’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his ninth great-grandmother, Appolonia.

Sources: Birth record of Ron McGovney – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Ron’s father – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Ron’s mother – https://www.familysearch.org

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Jason Newsted

by Manila on May 5, 2018

Newsted – Rock im Park 2013 Music festival – Day 2 – Zeppelinfeld – Nurnberg, Germany – Keywords: Jason Newsted Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: radim rotek / PR Photos

Birth Name: Jason Curtis Newsted

Place of Birth: Battle Creek, Michigan, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 4, 1963

Ethnicity: Dutch, English, German, Irish, Scottish, as well as distant Cornish and Welsh

Jason Newsted is an American musician. He is the former bassist for the metal bands Flotsam and Jetsam, Metallica, Echobrain, and Voivod. He also led the band Newsted. Metallica’s members have also included/include Cliff Burton, Kirk Hammett, James Hetfield, Ron McGovney, Dave Mustaine, and Lars Ulrich.

Jason is the son of Joann Marlene “Jo” (Arnold) and Robert Gene Newsted. He is married to Nicole Leigh Smith.

Jason’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fifth great-grandfather, John Newstead.

Jason’s paternal grandfather was Lloyd Ray Newsted (the son of Lloyd D. Newstead, later Newsted, and of Pansy Viola Dean). Jason’s grandfather Lloyd was born in Washington. Jason’s great-grandfather Lloyd was the son of James Earnest Newsted, whose own father, James Isaac Newstead, was an English emigrant, from Rackheath, Norfolk, and of Mary Amy Adell Spaulding. Pansy was the daughter of Kelly Joseph Dean and Jessie Ellen Conrad.

Jason’s paternal grandmother was Delma Helen Feasel (the son of Walter Marion Feasel and Nettie May Murray). Delma was born in Michigan. Walter was the son of Henry Feasel and Rebecca Ann Abshire. Nettie was the daughter of John Murray and Rosanna Gehrett.

Jason’s maternal grandfather was Floyd Val Arnold (the son of Charles Jacob Arnold and Margaret B. “Maggie” Cloud). Floyd was born in Michigan. Charles was the son of John Arnold and Nancy Jane Shull. Margaret was the daughter of Ira Anthony Cloud and Lula Mae Evans.

Jason’s maternal grandmother was Helen B. Feister (the daughter of Curtis Homer Feister and Leona Ann Straley). Curtis was the son of John Feister and Lavina Houck. Leona was the daughter of Jacob Jerome Straley and Margaret Jane Linton.

Jason’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fifth great-grandmother, Sarah Booker.

Sources: Jason’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Jason’s paternal grandfather, Lloyd Ray Newsted, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Jason’s paternal great-grandparents, Lloyd D. Newsted and Pansy Viola Dean – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Jason’s paternal great-grandfather, Lloyd D. Newstead – https://www.familysearch.org

Jason’s paternal grandmother, Delma Helen Feasel, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Jason’s paternal grandmother, Delma Helen (Feasel) Newsted – https://www.findagrave.com

Jason’s paternal great-grandfather, Walter Marion Feasel, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Jason’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Henry Feasel and Rebecca Ann Abshire – https://www.familysearch.org

Jason’s paternal great-grandmother, Nettie May Murray, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituaries of Jason’s mother – https://www.findagrave.com
http://obits.mlive.com

Genealogy of Jason’s maternal grandfather, Floyd Val Arnold – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Jason’s maternal great-grandfather, Curtis Homer Feister – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Jason’s maternal great-grandmother, Leona Ann Straley – https://www.familysearch.org

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Swoosie Kurtz

by madman on April 7, 2018

Place of Birth: Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 6, 1944

Ethnicity: English, Scottish, German, Cornish

Swoosie Kurtz is an American actress. She is the daughter of Margaret “Margo” (Rogers), an author, and Air Force Colonel Frank Allen Kurtz, Jr., a World War II American bomber pilot and Olympic diver. Swoosie was named after “The Swoose” or “Swoose”, an early Boeing B-17D Flying Fortress bomber, named half swan, half goose. Her father piloted it, breaking all Pacific records.

Swoosie’s paternal grandfather was Frank Allen Kurtz (the son of Daniel Webster Boone Kurtz and Sarah Louise Russell). Frank was born in Missouri.

Swoosie’s paternal grandmother was Dora Lee Fenton (the daughter of James Jasper Fenton and Caroline Ada Trundle). Dora was born in Missouri. James was the son of James Jasper Fenton and Sarah Adaline/Adeline Drane. Caroline was the daughter of William Rufus Trundle and Angeline Fowler.

Swoosie’s maternal grandfather was Arthur/Authur Earl Rogers (the son of Robert/Rubert Edward Rogers and Alice Margaret Tibbey). Arthur was born in Nebraska. Robert was born in Launcells Parish, Cornwall, England, the son of Nicholas B. Rogers and Loveday Jewell. Alice was born in Middlesex, England, the daughter of William D. Tibbey and Margaret McPherson/MacPherson, who was from Edinburgh, Scotland.

Swoosie’s maternal grandmother was Grace C. Conant (the daughter of George Calvin Conant and Mary Helen Batterson). Grace was born in Nebraska. George was the son of Calvin Conant and Celia Loring Staples. Mary Helen was the daughter of Noah Barlow Batterson and Emma Lou Akers.

Sources: Genealogy of Swoosie Kurtz (focusing on her father’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Obituary of Swoosie’s father – http://people.com

Swoosie’s paternal grandparents, Frank Allen Kurtz and Dora Lee Fenton, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

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Tal Bachman

by Manila on April 1, 2018

Birth Name: Talmage Charles Robert Bachman

Place of Birth: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Date of Birth: August 13, 1968

Ethnicity:
*31.25% Scottish
*27.34375% German [including Black Sea German]
*25% Polish
*6.25% Cornish
*0.76904296875% English
*0.01220703125% Dutch
*9.375% unclear

Tal Bachman is a Canadian musician.

His father, Randy Bachman, is a musician, who is known as the lead guitarist for the rock bands The Guess Who and Bachman–Turner Overdrive. His mother is named Lorayne Gay (Stevenson) Karlsson.

Tal’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his third great-grandfather, Heinrich Friedrich Wilhelm Theodor Bachmann (April 20, 1823, Heroldishausen, Saxony-Anhalt – ?), who was the illegitimate son of Martha Christine Bachmann (September 29, 1797, Heroldishausen – April 15, 1877, Rudolstadt, Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt [now part of Thuringia]).

Tal’s paternal grandfather was Karl “Charles/Charlie” Bachman (the son of Emil Wilhelm Bachmann and Ellen Charlotte Luise Kendel). Emil was the son of German emigrants, Friedrich Wilhelm Emil Bachmann, of Biere (now part of Bördeland), Saxony-Anhalt, and Wilhelmine Dorothea Henriette Paul, of Thale, Saxony-Anhalt. Ellen was the daughter of German emigrants, Jacob Kendel, of Landestreu, Galicia (now Zelenyi Yar, Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, Ukraine), and of Caroline Schramm.

Tal’s paternal grandmother was Anna “Nancy” Dobrinsky (the daughter of Stefan Dobrzyński, later Dobrinsky, and of Pelagia Stecka). Stefan was a Polish emigrant, from Novosilka, Ternopil Oblast, Ukraine, and was the son of Mikołaj Dobrzyński and Maria Anna. Pelagia was also a Polish emigrant, from Tovste, Ternopil Oblast, and was the daughter of Jan Stecka and Anna.

Tal’s maternal grandfather was Robert Louis Stevenson (the son of Walter John Stevenson and Mary Lucile Heinn). Walter was the son of a Scottish emigrant, John Robert Cowe Stevenson, of Duddingston, Edinburgh, and of an English emigrant, Annie Richards, of Hayle, Cornwall. Mary Lucile was the daughter of Adolph Jerome Heinn and Lillian May Congdon. She was later adopted by her own stepfather, William Anderson.

Tal’s maternal grandmother was Isobel Steel Bannatyne (the daughter of William Bannatyne and Mary Catherine Louttit Neil Steel). William was the son of William Bannatyne and Eliza McKenzie. Mary Catherine was the daughter of James Steel and Mary Catherine Neil.

Tal’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fifth great-grandmother, Elspet Linklater.

Some sources state that Anna (Dobrinsky) Bachman was of Ukrainian descent, based on her own parents’ geographical origins. However, her parents’ surnames indicate that she was of Polish descent.

Sources: Genealogy of Tal’s paternal uncle, Andrew Bachman – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Tal’s maternal grandfather, Robert Louis Stevenson – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Tal’s maternal grandmother, Isobel Steel Bannatyne – https://www.familysearch.org

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