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Dillon Francis

by Manila on April 21, 2018

Birth Name: Dillon Hart Francis

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: October 5, 1987

Ethnicity:
*Serbian, Croatian (mother)

Dillon Francis is an American DJ and record producer.

His father, Robert Drew Francis, is an American alternative medicine doctor. His mother, Katica (Kranzelić), is Serbo-Croatian.

Source: Birth record of Dillon Francis – https://www.familysearch.org

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Amora Mautner

by stlucas on April 11, 2018

Place of Birth: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Date of Birth: May 24, 1975

Ethnicity:
*Ashkenazi Jewish, Croatian (father)
*Brazilian [Portuguese, possibly other] (mother)

Amora Mautner is a Brazilian film and television director, and actress.

Amora is the daughter of historian Ruth Mendes dos Santos and singer, songwriter, screenwriter, and actor Jorge Mautner. His father is of half Ashkenazi Jewish (Austrian Jewish, Czech Jewish, Croatian Jewish) and half ethnic Croatian ancestry. His mother has Portuguese roots.

Amora has a daughter with her former husband, actor Marcos Palmeira.

Amora’s paternal grandfather was Paul Veit Mautner (the son of Heinrich Mautner and Helene Chersohn/Obersohn). Paul was born in Vienna, Austria, to a Jewish family. Heinrich was born in České Budějovice, the Czech Republic, the son of Veit E. Mautner and Julie Juditha Löwy. Helene was born in Osijek, Croatia.

Amora’s paternal grandmother was Anna Illichi. Anna was born Anna Ilić in Yugoslavia into a Catholic family, and was likely an ethnic Croatian.

Sources: Genealogy of Amora Mautner (focusing on her father’s side) – http://www.geni.com

Birth record of Amora’s paternal grandfather, Paul Veit Mautner – http://www.familysearch.org

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Bill Belichick

by stlucas on April 5, 2018

Bill Belichick – NFL Fan Rally in London’s Trafalgar Square on October 27, 2012 – Trafalgar Square – London, UK – Keywords: NFL Fan Rally in Trafalgar Square hosted by Sky Sports NFL presenters before the game on November 4, 2012, between St. Louis Rams and the New England Patriots at Wembley Stadium, LMK73-41144-281012 Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos

Birth Name: William Stephen Belichick

Place of Birth: Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 16, 1952

Ethnicity:
*Croatian (father)
*English, Scottish, Irish (mother)

Bill Belichick is an American football coach.

Bill is the son of Jeannette (Munn) and football player and coach Steve Belichick (born Stephen Nickolas Belichick). He has three children with his former wife, Debby Clarke.

Bill’s paternal grandparents were John Ivan Biličić and Marija Barković. Ivan and Marija were from Draganić, Karlovac County, Croatia.

Bill’s maternal grandfather was Leslie G. Munn (the daughter of George Anderson Munn and Ina A. Miller). George was the son of Gaius Munn and Perliette St. John.

Bill’s maternal grandmother was Irene M. Ferris (the daughter of Thomas B. “Tom” Ferris and Bertha Livingston). Thomas was the son of Albert Ferris and M. Mary Anderson. Bertha was the daughter of Nathaniel Livingston and Caroline McCune.

Sources: Genealogy of Bill Belichick – http://www.geni.com

Marriage record of Bill’s maternal grandparents, Leslie G. Munn and Irene M. Ferris – http://www.familysearch.org

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Josh Meyers

by stlucas on November 18, 2017

Birth Name: Joshua Dylan Meyers

Place of Birth: Bedford, New Hampshire, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 8, 1976

Ethnicity:
*31.25% Swedish
*25% Ashkenazi Jewish
*12.5% Bohemian/Czech
*12.5% Croatian
*12.5% English
*6.25% German

Josh Meyers is an American actor and comedian.

Josh is the son of Hilary Claire (Olson) and Laurence Meyers, Jr. His brother is actor, comedian, and television personality Seth Meyers.

Josh’s paternal grandfather was Jewish. The remainder of Josh’s ancestry is Bohemian (Czech) and Croatian, from Josh’s paternal grandmother, who was Catholic, and Swedish, English, and German, from Josh’s mother.

Josh’s brother Seth has stated:

Growing up, my father-whose father was Jewish-embraced borscht and gefilte fish. My brother and I thought it was disgusting. That is not gateway food if you want your kids to embrace Judaism…

Josh’s paternal grandfather was Lawrence Lashe Meyers (the son of Mendel/Morris Meyers and Rose/Rosa Cohen). Mendel and Rose were Jewish emigrants from Austria. Mendel was the son of Guttle Meyers. Rose was the daughter of Simon Cohen and Fruma.

Josh’s paternal grandmother was Barbara Marcheck (the daughter of Stanislaus “Stanley” Marcheck and Anna Maganaw). Stanislaus was of Bohemian (Czech) ancestry, and was the son of Joannis Maracek and Anna Detka. Josh’s great-grandmother Anna Maganaw was Croatian.

Josh’s maternal grandfather was Lawrence Edward Olson (the son of Elmer C. Olson and Anna). Elmer and Anna were of Swedish descent.

Josh’s maternal grandmother was Adelaide Jeanette Whetham (the daughter of Frederick Good Whetham and Anna Marie Gung Leslie). Frederick was English, the son of Stephen Whetham and Adelaide Jane Good. Anna had a German father and a Swedish mother.

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

Marriage record of Josh’s paternal grandparents, Lawrence Lashe Meyers and Barbara Marcheck – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Josh’s paternal grandfather, Lawrence Lashe Meyers – http://pjn.library.cmu.edu

Josh’s paternal grandmother, Barbara Marcheck, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Josh’s maternal grandmother, Adelaide Jeanette (Whetham) Osborne – http://www.boston.com

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Patrick Muldoon

by stlucas on October 25, 2017

Birth Name: William Patrick Muldoon III

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: September 27, 1968

Ethnicity:
*Irish, English (father)
*Croatian (mother)

Patrick Muldoon is an American actor and musician.

Patrick is the son of Deanna Marie (Petrov) and William Patrick Muldoon II. His father has Irish and English roots. His mother is of Croatian descent. His sister is designer and writer Shana Muldoon, who is married to writer and musician Ahmet Zappa.

Patrick’s paternal grandfather was William Patrick Muldoon (the son of John Patrick Muldoon and Edna Frances Davis). John was the son of Patrick S./Joseph Muldoon, who was from County Galway, Ireland, and of Hanora Walsh Fallon, who was also Irish. Edna was the daughter of William Edward Davis and Dora Hazel Pape.

Patrick’s paternal grandmother was named Helen Marsh.

Patrick’s maternal grandfather was Dinko/Dan Miro Venkoslav Petrov (the son of Mate “Mike” Petrov and Tonina/Sveta Brunac). Dinko was born in Brbinj, Dugi, Otok, Dalmatia.

Patrick’s maternal grandmother was Nada Frances/Francis Lubisich/Lubisish (the daughter of Peter P. Lubisich and Franciska/Frances Rubesa). Nada was born in California, to parents from Yugoslavia (now Croatia). Peter was the son of Peter Ljubisic and Marija Gleunac. Frances was the daughter of Johann/Ivan Francis Rubeša and Franciska “Frances” Matulja.

Sources: Marriage record of Patrick’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org

Genealogies of Patrick Muldoon (focusing on his father’s side) – http://gw.geneanet.org
http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Birth record of Patrick’s paternal grandfather, William Patrick Muldoon – http://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Patrick’s maternal grandparents, Dinko/Dan Miro Venkoslav Petrov and Nada Frances/Francis Lubisich/Lubisish – http://www.familysearch.org

Patrick’s maternal grandfather, Dinko/Dan Miro Venkoslav Petrov, on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Patrick’s maternal grandmother, Nada Frances/Francis Lubisich/Lubisish, on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

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