Danny Pintauro

by stlucas on May 23, 2017

Birth Name: Daniel John Pintauro

Place of Birth: Milltown, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 6, 1976

*Italian (paternal grandfather)
*Polish (paternal grandmother)
*English, Czech or Slovak, Yugoslavian (mother)

Danny Pintauro is an American actor.

Danny is the son of Margaret L. (Sillcocks) and John J. Pintauro.

Danny’s father is of half Italian and half Polish descent. Danny’s mother has English, Czech or Slovak, and some Yugoslavian ancestry.

Danny’s paternal grandfather was Neil Pintauro (the son of Daniel Pintauro and Nancy). Neil was born in New Jersey, to parents from Italy.

Danny’s paternal grandmother was Sophie A. Bielowski/Bielawska (the daughter of Paul Bielawska and Sophie). Danny’s grandmother Sophie was born in New Jersey, to parents from Poland.

Danny’s maternal grandfather was Francis J. Sillcocks (the son of Frank Sillcocks and Elizabeth M.). Danny’s great-grandfather Frank was the son of George W. Sillcocks and Rose. Elizabeth was born in New Jersey, to a father from Yugoslavia and a mother from Czechoslovakia.

Danny’s maternal grandmother was named Emma.

Sources: Danny’s paternal grandfather, Neil Pintauro, on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Danny’s paternal grandmother, Sophie A. (Bielowski/Bielawska) Pintauro –

Danny’s maternal grandfather, Francis J. Sillcocks, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Danny’s maternal great-grandfather, Frank Sillcocks, on the 1915 New Jersey State Census –

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Allie DeBerry

by stlucas on May 23, 2017

Birth Name: Alexandra Danielle DeBerry

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

Date of Birth: October 26, 1994

Ethnicity: Czech/Bohemian (paternal grandmother), English, possibly other

Allie DeBerry is an American actress and singer.

Allie is the daughter of Cindy Kay (Haley) and William Thomas DeBerry III.

Allie’s paternal grandfather was William Thomas DeBerry II (the son of William Thomas DeBerry and Elois Mary Sheppard).

Allie’s paternal grandmother was Barbara/Barbra Ann Turek (the daughter of Otto Turek and Bessie Darilek). Otto was the son of Albert B. Turek, who was born in Austria, likely of Czech descent, and of Emilie Kosarek, who was born in Texas, to parents from Austria, also possibly of Czech descent. Bessie was the daughter of John A. Darilek and Agnes Machart, who were born in Texas, to parents from Bohemia/Czechoslovakia.

Allie’s maternal grandfather was Archie Hugh Haley (the son of Ceaphus Christopher Haley and Gladys Cooper).

Allie’s maternal grandmother was Sallie/Sally Jo Ann Crawford.

Sources: Birth record of Allie DeBerry –

Marriage record of Allie’s parents, William Thomas DeBerry III and Cindy Kay Haley –

Birth record of Allie’s father, William Thomas DeBerry III –

Birth record of Allie’s paternal grandfather, William Thomas DeBerry II –

Birth record of Allie’s paternal grandmother, Barbara/Barbra Ann Turek –

Allie’s paternal great-grandfather, Otto Turek, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Allie’s paternal great-grandmother, Bessie Darilek, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Birth record of Allie’s mother, Cindy Kay Haley –

Birth record of Allie’s maternal grandfather, Archie Hugh Haley –

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Matt Czuchry

by bablah on May 22, 2017

Birth Name: Matthew Charles Czuchry

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

Date of Birth: May 20, 1977

*Ukrainian, English, Czech, German, Scottish (father)
*English, Irish, Scottish (mother)

Matt Czuchry is an American actor. He is known for his roles on the series Gilmore Girls and The Good Wife.

Matt’s paternal grandfather was John Czuchry (the son of Andrew Czuchry and Anna Babink).

Matt’s paternal grandmother was Capitola Orrinta Undine Zabka (the daughter of Elmer W. Zabka and Iva May Timmerman). Elmer was born in Nebraska, the son of Josef Zabka, who was Bohemian, and of Edith Elizabeth Wilburn. Iva was the daughter of Jessie P. Timmerman and Clara Morrow.

Matt’s maternal grandfather was John Fitzgerald Phelps (the son of Lewis Worthington Phelps and Helen Fitzgerald). Lewis was the son of Charles L. Phelps and Charlotte Mann. Helen was the daughter of John Fitzgerald, who was born in New York, to parents from Scotland, and of Helen M. Roberts.

Matt’s maternal grandmother was Ruth Taylor (the daughter of Walter Taylor and Isabella/Isabel). Walter was born in Massachusetts, to English parents. Isabella was also born in Massachusetts, to a Canadian mother.

Sources: Marriage record of Matt’s paternal grandparents, John Czuchry and Capitola Orrinta Undine Zabka –

Matt’s paternal great-grandparents, Elmer W. Zabka and Iva May Timmerman, on the 1920 U.S. census –

Genealogy and obituary of Matt’s paternal great-grandfather, Elmer W. Zabka –

Matt’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Josef Zabka, on a passenger list –

Matt’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Josef Zabka, on the 1880 U.S. census –

Matt’s paternal great-grandmother, Iva May Timmerman, on the 1910 U.S. census –

Matt’s maternal grandfather, John Fitzgerald Phelps, on the 1930 U.S. census –

Matt’s maternal great-grandfather, Lewis Worthington Phelps, on the 1900 U.S. census –

Death record of Matt’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Charlotte (Mann) Phelps –

Matt’s maternal great-grandmother, Helen Fitzgerald, on the 1900 U.S. census –

Matt’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Helen M. Roberts, on the 1860 U.S. census –

Matt’s maternal grandmother, Ruth Taylor, on the 1930 U.S. census –

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Erika Slezak

by stlucas on May 7, 2017

Birth Name: Erika Hermina Slezak

Place of Birth: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: August 5, 1946

*Czech/Moravian, Austrian, Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*Dutch (mother)

Erika Slezak is an American actress.

Erika is the daughter of Johanna Elisabeth “Kaasi” (Van Rijn) and Walter Slezak, who was an actor and singer. Erika’s father was from Vienna, Austria, and was of Czech/Moravian, Austrian, and Ashkenazi Jewish descent. Erika’s mother was Dutch. Erika was raised in Greenwich, Connecticut.

Erika’s paternal grandfather was Leo Slezak, who was a tenor associated with Austrian opera. He was born in Šumperk, Czech Republic, of Moravian background.

Erika’s paternal grandmother was Elsa Wertheim (the daughter of Wilhelm Wertheim and Antonie Strassmeier). Wilhelm was Jewish, and was the son of Bernhard Wertheimer and Theresie Kann. It is not clear if Antonie was also Jewish.

Erika’s maternal grandparents were B. F. Van Rijn and Hermina Petersen.

Sources: Genealogy of Erika Slezak (focusing on her father’s side) – http:/

Marriage record of Erika’s parents, Walter Slezak and Johanna Van Rijn –

Obituary of Erika’s mother, Johanna Elisabeth (Van Rijn) Slezak –

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Terry McAuliffe

by madman on May 4, 2017

Birth Name: Terence Richard McAuliffe

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

Date of Birth: February 9, 1957

*75% Irish
*25% Bohemian (Czech)

Terry McAuliffe is an American politician and businessperson. A member of the Democratic Party, he has served as Governor of Virginia, since January 11, 2014, and Chair of the National Governors Association, since July 16, 2016. He was previously Chair of the Democratic National Committee, from February 3, 2001 to February 12, 2005.

Terry is the son of Mildred Katherine “Millie” (Lonergan) and John Emmett “Jack” McAuliffe.

Terry’s paternal grandfather was Emmett Robert McAuliffe (the son of Thomas McAuliffe and Mary Ellen Herald). Thomas was Irish, the son of Bartholomew Eugene McAuliffe and Ellen Foley. Terry’s great-grandmother Mary Ellen was born in Ontario, Canada, to Irish parents, Dennis Herald and Margaret Denean.

Terry’s paternal grandmother was Mary Slattery. Mary was born in New York, to Irish parents.

Terry’s maternal grandfather Joseph J. Lonergan (the son of Patrick Lonergan and Kate Morton). Patrick was the son of Irish parents, James Lonergan and Ann Burke. Kate was born in New York, to Irish parents.

Terry’s maternal grandmother was Mildred “Millie” A. Riha (the daughter of Albin Riha and Anna Kozal). Mildred was Bohemian (Czech).

Source: Genealogy of Terry McAuliffe –

Terry’s father, John Emmett McAuliffe, on the 1920 U.S. Census –
Terry’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Terry’s paternal grandfather, Emmett Robert McAuliffe, on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Terry’s mother on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Marriage record of Terry’s maternal grandparents, Joseph J. Lonergan and Mildred “Millie” A. Riha –

Terry’s maternal grandmother, Mildred “Millie” A. Riha, on the 1900 U.S. Census –
Mildred “Millie” A. Riha on the 1920 U.S. Census –

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