Amy Rodriguez

by bablah on September 8, 2017

Birth Name: Amy Joy Rodriguez

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: February 17, 1987

*Cuban (father)
*English, Scottish, French-Canadian, German (mother)

Amy Rodriguez is an American association football player.

Amy’s paternal grandparents emigrated from Cuba.

Amy’s maternal grandfather is Vernon Allen McClelland, son of Elmo Allen McClelland and Laurita Fuller. Elmo was the son of John A. McClelland, an immigrant from England, and Mary R. Allen. Laurita was the daughter of Harry Fuller (son of Revils Fuller and Mary D. Everett) and Etta Patterson (daughter of James L. Patterson and Louella Webb).

Amy’s maternal grandmother is Joyce Charlotte McDougal, daughter of Maxfield R. McDougal and Ruth Martin. Maxfield was the son of Charles V. McDougal (son of Charles B. McDougal and Lucinda) and Margaret J. Ruth was the daughter of Eugene A. Martin and Caroline Strobel. Eugene was from Quebec, and was French-Canadian. Caroline was born in Minnesota to German parents Gottfried Strobel and Louisa Gleich.

Sources: Marriage record of Amy’s maternal grandparents –

Amy’s maternal grandfather Vernon Allen McClelland on 1940 U.S. census –

Amy’s maternal great-grandfather Elmo Allen McClelland on 1910 U.S. census –

Amy’s maternal great-grandmother Laurita Fuller on 1920 U.S. census –

Amy’s maternal great-great-grandfather Harry Fuller on 1900 U.S. census –

Amy’s maternal great-great-grandmother Etta Patterson on 1900 U.S. census –

Amy’s maternal grandmother Joyce Charlotte McDougal on 1940 U.S. census –

Amy’s maternal great-grandfather Maxfield R. McDougal on 1910 U.S. census –

Amy’s maternal great-great-grandfather Charles V. McDougal on 1900 U.S. census –

Amy’s maternal great-grandmother Ruth Martin on 1920 U.S. census –

Amy’s maternal great-great-grandmother Caroline Strobel on 1900 U.S. census –


Vivian Jovanni

by stlucas on August 30, 2017

Birth Name: Vivian Nancy Pupo

Place of Birth: Houston, Harris, Texas, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 17, 1995

Ethnicity: Cuban [Spanish, Italian, possibly other]

Vivian Jovanni is an American actress.

Vivian is the daughter of Oleidys Laura (Valladares) and Edward/Eduardo Adin Pupo. Vivian’s parents are Cuban, and are said to have Spanish and Italian roots.

Sources: (official website)

Birth record of Vivian Jovanni –

Marriage record of Vivian’s parents –

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Camila Banus

by stlucas on August 30, 2017

Birth Name: Camila C. Banus

Place of Birth: Miami Beach, Florida, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 22, 1990

Ethnicity: Cuban (Catalan, Spanish, possibly other)

Camila Banus is an American actress.

Camila is the daughter of Carmen Regla (Blanco) and Jaime Adrio Banus. Camila has a sister, Gabriela.

Camila has stated that she is of Cuban descent. A picture of Camila with her father can be seen here. A picture of Camila with her mother can be seen here.


Divorce record of Camila’s parents –

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Enrique Murciano

by stlucas on August 22, 2017

Birth Name: Enrique Ricardo Murciano

Place of Birth: Miami, Florida, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 9, 1973

Ethnicity: Cuban

Enrique Murciano is an American actor.

Enrique is the son of Christina and Enrique Murciano, Sr. Enrique’s parents are pictured here.

One of Enrique’s grandmothers was named Olga.


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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 –

Photo by kathclick/

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