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Shawn Christian

by stlucas on June 18, 2018

Shawn Christian – 9th Annual Indie Series Awards – Arrivals – The Colony Theatre Company, 555 N 3rd Street – Burbank, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Photography by E / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Shawn Patrick Christian

Place of Birth: Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 18, 1965

Ethnicity: English, Irish, German, 1/8th Czech, 1/8th Danish

Shawn Christian is an American actor.

Shawn is the son of Lynn Kay (Howe) and Raymond P. “Ray” Christian.

Shawn has stated:

I’m Scandinavian, Irish and a little German. My mom is Scandinavian, with blue eyes and blonde hair. My dad is dark with jet black hair. Maybe I need to do Ancestry.com to find out if there is anything else in me.

Shawn’s paternal grandfather was Leonard L. Christian (the son of Bert Leroy “Roy” Christian and Mabel Lyon/Lion). Bert was the son of Almarin/Almerion/Almarine D. Christian and Pluma E. Emmons/Emens. Mabel was the daughter of William Lyon and Lillian Trowbridge.

Shawn’s paternal grandmother was Alice Catherine Wacha (the daughter of Joseph Wacha and Catherine Ida Carten). Joseph was the son of Czech parents, Ignatius Henry Wacha and Barbara Marik. Catherine was born in Ontario, Canada, the daughter of John Patrick Carten, who was Irish, and of Catherine Stone, who was Canadian.

Shawn’s maternal grandfather was John Wycliffe Howe (the son of Maud). John was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Shawn’s maternal grandmother was June V. Stockholm (the daughter of Andrew Stockholm and Emma C. Burkle). Andrew was the son of Danish parents, Nicholas Stockholm and Gensine Senna/Sena/Siena Holmes. Emma was the daughter of German parents, Charles Burkle and Katharina Friederika Held.

Sources: Obituary of Shawn’s father – http://www.legacy.com

Obituary of Shawn’s paternal grandmother, Alice Catherine (Wacha) Christian – http://www.findagrave.com

Obituary of Shawn’s aunt (mother’s sister), Sandee Lynn (Howe) Flory – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Shawn’s maternal grandfather, John Howe – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Shawn’s maternal grandmother, June V. (Stockholm) Howe – http://www.familysearch.org

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Michael Polish

by stlucas on June 7, 2018

Michael Polish, Kate Bosworth – Warner Bros. Pictures “Tomb Raider” U. S. Premiere – Arrivals – TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Izumi Hasegawa / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Michael J. Polish

Place of Birth: El Centro, Imperial, California, United States

Date of Birth: October 30, 1970

Ethnicity:
*Croatian (paternal grandfather)
*English, German, Czech (paternal grandmother)
*Mexican (mother)

Michael Polish is an American screenwriter and film producer. Michael and his twin brother Mark Polish are informally known as the Polish brothers filmmaking team.

Michael is the son of Adriana (Araiza) and Delbert Mathew Polish. Michael’s father is from Montana, and has Croatian, English, German, and one eighth Czech, ancestry. Michael’s mother is of Mexican descent, and was born in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico.

Michael is married to actress Kate Bosworth.

Michael’s paternal grandfather was Matthew Thomas “Matt” Polish (the son of Mathias/Matthew Polish and Agathia/Agnes “Aggie” Tadevech/Todovich). Michael’s grandfather Matthew was born in Montana. Mathias was born in Agram, Austria (now Zagreb, Croatia), the son of Joseph Polish and Mary Thomanovich. Agathia was also born in Croatia. Mathias and Agathia were listed as Croatian speakers on the 1920 U.S. Census.

Michael’s paternal grandmother was Iva May G. Bourn (the daughter of William M. Bourn and Nettie Malinda Stepanek). Iva was born in Nebraska. William was the son of Joseph Mortimer Bourn and Elizabeth Buffington. Nettie was the daughter of Joseph Stepanek, who was from Bohemia, and of Anna Emma Statzer, whose parents were German.

Sources: Birth record of Michael Polish – http://www.familysearch.org

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

Michael’s paternal grandfather, Matthew Thomas “Matt” Polish, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Michael’s paternal grandmother, Iva May G. (Bourn) Polish Digiovanni – http://www.familysearch.org

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Alex Frnka

by stlucas on June 5, 2018

Alex Frnka – “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – ArcLight Cinemas Hollywood – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Izumi Hasegawa / PR Photos

Birth Name: Alexandra Nicole Frnka

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

Date of Birth: November 16, 1988

Ethnicity:
*62.5% Czech
*12.5% Austrian
*12.5% Danish
*12.5% English, possibly other

Alex Frnka is an American actress.

Alex is the daughter of Madgalene Michele (Divin) and Randy Leroy Frnka. Alex’s father has Czech, Austrian, English, and Danish ancestry. Alex’s mother is of Czech descent.

Alex’s paternal grandfather was Leroy James Frnka (the son of Frank William Frnka, Jr. and Laura Kosler). Alex’s great-grandfather Frank was the son of Frank William Frnka, Sr., whose parents were from Moravia, and of Frances Marie Horak, whose parents were from Bohemia. Laura was the daughter of Frank Joe Kosler, who was from Austria, and of Alouisa/Alouisia Guenther, whose parents were from Austria. Frank was listed as a German speaker on the 1920 U.S. Census.

Alex’s paternal grandmother was Gevonna Claudette Hickey (the daughter of Claud/Claude Charles Hickey and Astrid Elenora Hansen). Claud was the son of Charlie Augusta Hickey and Mattie Irene Wilson. Astrid was the daughter of Robert Peter Hansen, who was Danish, and of Thumine/Tomene/Tammie Nicolena “Minnie” E., whose parents were Danish.

Alex’s maternal grandfather was Charles Marion Divin (the son of Charles John Divin and Mary C. Krenek). Alex’s great-grandfather Charles was the son of John P. Divin, who was Czech, and of Frances Bubela, whose parents were Czech. Mary was the daughter of Czech parents from Bohemia, Joseph “Joe” Krenek and Mary Shimek.

Alex’s maternal grandmother was Agnes Antonio/Antonia Urban (the daughter of Joseph F. Urban and Lillian Judith Sovcek/Svrcek). Joseph was the son of John Louis Urban, who was born at sea to parents from Bohemia, and of Veronika/Varoncka Vaclavik, who was Czech. Lillian was the daughter of Joe Svrcek, whose parents were Czech, and of Louise/Louisa Vykukal, whose parents were also Czech.

Sources: Birth record of Alex Frnka – http://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Alex’s father – http://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Alex’s paternal grandfather – http://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Alex’s paternal great-grandparents, Frank William Frnka, Jr. and Laura Kosler – http://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Alex’s mother – http://www.familysearch.org

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Justine Lupe

by stlucas on June 3, 2018

Justine Lupe – HBO’s “Succession” New York City Premiere – Arrivals – Time Warner Center – New York City, NY, USA – Keywords: Drama, television Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – – Photo Credit: Michael Sherer / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Justine Lupe-Schomp

Place of Birth: Denver, Colorado, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 31, 1989

Ethnicity: English, Irish, German, Swedish, 1/8th Italian, 1/8th Czech, some Dutch

Justine Lupe is an American television and film actress.

Justine is the daughter of Katherine Elizabeth “Kiki” (Schomp) and John Thomas Lupe. Justine has a brother, Colin.

Justine’s father is of Italian, Czech, English, Swedish, German, and some Dutch descent. Justine’s mother has English, Irish, and German, as well as distant Dutch and Swedish, ancestry.

Justine’s paternal grandfather likely was Edward Francis Lupe, Sr. (the son of Theodore Edward “Ted” Lupe and Eliska/Elsie Anna “Annie” Rezicka). Theodore was the son of Italian parents, Frank Lupe and Mary Bulletset/Bulletsett. Anna was born in Wisconsin, to parents from Moravia and Bohemia, Czechoslovakia, Frank Rezicka/Ruzicka and Annie Tregler/Fregler.

Justine’s paternal grandmother likely was Leanna Katherine Olson (the daughter of Jacob Olson and Videlli/Videla Bloomfield). Jacob was from Malmö, Sweden. Videlli was the daughter of John Lee Bloomfield and Hannah Catherine Gritton.

Justine’s maternal grandfather was Ralph Savage Schomp (the son of Ralph Clifford Schomp and Ann/Anna Elizabeth Savage). Ralph was the son of Justus Elmer Schomp and Harriet Jane Knight. Ann was the daughter of John Mulkey Savage and Jane Wait.

Justine’s maternal grandmother was Katherine Jeanette “Kay” Weaver (the daughter of Roy Jonathan Weaver and Halcyon Hannah Nye). Roy was the son of Franklin L. Weaver and Mary Isadore Gaver. Halcyon was the daughter of Henry Lawrence Nye and Catherine Elenore Fuller.

Sources: Genealogy of Justine’s maternal grandparents, Ralph Savage Schomp and Katherine Jeanette “Kay” Weaver – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Justine’s maternal grandmother, Katherine Jeanette “Kay” (Weaver) Schomp – http://www.findagrave.com

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Prince George of Cambridge

by follers on May 19, 2018

05/02/2015 – Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and son Prince George of Cambridge – Photo Credit: Solarpix / PR Photos

Birth Name: George Alexander Louis

Place of Birth: St Mary’s Hospital, London

Date of Birth: 22 July, 2013

Ethnicity: English (mostly), as well as European Royal (mostly), Scottish, and German, Irish, French, Anglo-Irish, Hungarian, likely 1/256th Indian or 1/512th Indian, and smaller amounts of Dutch, Danish, Welsh, Belgian, Swedish, Swiss, Bohemian/Czech, Russian, Polish, Channel Islander/Jersey, possibly 1/512th Armenian

Prince George of Cambridge is a member of the British Royal Family, and is third in line to the throne of the United Kingdom. He is the son of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. He is the grandson of Charles, Prince of Wales and Diana, Princess of Wales, and the great-grandson of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and Elizabeth II, who is the Queen of England, and of many member states in the Commonwealth of Nations.

He is the nephew of Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and Pippa Middleton.

Prince George’s paternal grandfather is Charles, Prince of Wales (the son of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and of Elizabeth II). Prince Charles was born in Buckingham Palace, Westminster, London. Prince Philip was born in Old Royal Palace, Athens, Kingdom of Greece, and is the son of Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark and Princess Alice of Battenberg. Elizabeth II is the daughter of George VI, who was King of the United Kingdom from 1936 to 1952, and of Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon.

Prince George’s paternal grandmother was Diana, Princess of Wales (the daughter of Edward John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer, and of The Honourable Frances Roche). Princess Diana was born in Kings Lynn, Norfolk. Edward was the son of Albert Edward John Spencer, 7th Earl Spencer, and of Lady Cynthia Elinor Beatrix Hamilton Spencer. Frances was the daughter of Edmund Maurice Burke Roche, 4th Baron Fermoy, and of Ruth Sylvia Gill Roche, Baroness Fermoy.

Prince George’s maternal grandfather is Michael Francis Middleton (the son of Peter Francis Middleton and Valerie Glassborow). Michael was born in Leeds, Yorkshire. Peter was the son of Richard Noël Middleton and Olive Christiana Lupton. Valerie was the daughter of Frederick George Glassborow and Constance Robison.

Prince George’s maternal grandmother is Carole Elizabeth (Goldsmith (the daughter of Ronald John James Goldsmith and Dorothy Harrison). Carole was born in Ealing, London. Ronald was the son of Stephen Charles Goldsmith and Edith Eliza Chandler. Dorothy was the daughter of Thomas Harrison and Elizabeth Mary Temple.

Sources: Genealogies of Prince George of Cambridge – https://www.geni.com
https://www.wikitree.com

Genealogies of Prince George’s father – http://www.wargs.com
https://famouskin.com

CNN article on Prince George’s father’s likely Indian mitochondrial DNA line – http://www.cnn.com

Article about Prince George’s paternal ancestor, Eliza Kewark – https://www.telegraphindia.com

Genealogies of Prince George’s mother – http://www.wargs.com
https://famouskin.com

Information on some of Prince George’s Lupton relatives – http://cdn.thejournal.ie

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