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Grace Van Patten

by madman on April 21, 2018

Grace Van Patten – 24th Annual ELLE Women in Hollywood Awards – Arrivals – Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, 300 S Doheny Drive – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: / PRPhotos.com

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

Date of Birth: c. 1996/1997

Ethnicity: Italian (paternal grandmother), German, English, Dutch, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Irish, 1/16th Danish

Grace Van Patten is an American actress.

She is the daughter of model Wendy Rossmeyer and director, producer, and actor Tim Van Patten (Timothy Van Patten). She is the half-niece of actors Dick Van Patten and Joyce Van Patten (Grace’s father is the half-brother of Dick and Joyce). Her half-cousin is actress Talia Balsam, who is the daughter of Joyce.

Grace’s father’s ancestry is Dutch, English, and German on his own father’s side and Italian on his own mother’s. Grace’s mother is of German, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), Irish, English, and 1/8th Danish descent.

Grace’s paternal grandfather was Richard Byron Van Patten (the son of John Peter Van Patten and Florence Lucinda Tyler). John was the son of Byron Van Patten and Elizabeth Abigail Butler, whose mother was German. Florence was the daughter of Edwin Forest Tyler and Anna Otten.

Grace’s paternal grandmother was Eleanor Marie della Gatta (the daughter of Andrew della Gatta and Lucy J. Giamporcaro). Andrew and Lucy were Italian immigrants.

Grace’s maternal grandfather was Bruce O. Rossmeyer (the son of William H. Rossmeyer and Ella Susan Rosenvinge). William was born in New Jersey, to German parents, William R. Rossmeyer and Agathe. Ella was the daughter of Otto Johannes Peter Christian Rosenvinge, who was Danish, from Gimsing, Denmark, and Irene Adella Coyle/Coley, who was likely of Irish descent.

Grace’s maternal grandmother is Sandra “Sandy” Broadfoot (the daughter of James Kimbrough Broadfoot and Anna Quay Rowsey/Rowsay). James was the son of James Andrew Broadfoot and Minnie Epling. Anna was the daughter of Edward Smith Rowsey and Beulah May Robison.

Sources: Obituary of Grace’s great-grandmother, Anna Quay Rowsey – https://www.newspapers.com

Genealogy of Grace Van Patten – https://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Grace’s father – https://gw.geneanet.org

Grace’s great-grandparents, Andrew della Gatta and Lucy J. Giamporcaro, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Grace’s great-grandfather, William H. Rossmeyer, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Grace’s great-grandmother, Ella Susan Rosenvinge, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Grace’s great-grandmother, Ella Susan Rosenvinge (through her own sister, Dorothy E. Rosenvinge; focusing on her own father’s side) – https://www.findagrave.com

Genealogy of Grace’s great-grandmother, Anna Quay Rowsey/Rowsay (through her own brother, Hubert Holms Rowsey; focusing on her own father’s side) – https://www.findagrave.com

Likely Grace’s great-great-grandmother, Irene Adella Coyle/Coley, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

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Lindsay Pulsipher

by stlucas on April 3, 2018

Lindsay Pulsipher – “Justified” Season 4 Premiere – Arrivals – Paramount Studios – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Courtney Vaudreuil / PRPhotos.com

Place of Birth: Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 6, 1979

Ethnicity: English, German, Scottish, 3/16ths Danish, 1/16th Swedish

Lindsay Pulsipher is an American actress.

Lindsay is the daughter of Kathleen (Simmons) and Richard Lee Pulsipher.

Lindsay’s paternal grandfather was John Lewis Pulsipher, Jr. (the son of John Lewis Pulsipher, Sr. and Margaret Bodil Johnson). Lindsay’s great-grandfather John was the son of John David Pulsipher and Ann Elizabeth Bowler. Margaret was the daughter of Nephi Johnson and Bodil Margarethe Andersen, who was Danish.

Lindsay’s paternal grandmother was Marian Lee (the daughter of Wilford Willard Lee and Marion May Bentley). Wilford was the son of Joseph H. Lee. Lindsay’s great-grandmother Marion was the daughter of Frank Richard Bentley and Marion Carter.

Lindsay’s maternal grandfather was Linville Symons Simmons (the son of Linville Leroy Simmons and Florence Cassandra Symons). Lindsay’s great-grandfather Linville was the son of Joseph Marcellus Simmons and Rachel Emma Woolley. Florence was the daughter of Charles William Symons, who was English, and of Arzella Whitaker, whose father was English.

Lindsay’s maternal grandmother was Helena Peterson (the daughter of Hyrum Peterson and Mary Agnes Hill). Hyrum was the son of Danish parents, John C. Peterson and Helena/Nicolena Olsen. Mary Agnes was the daughter of a Scottish father, Daniel Currie Hill, who was from Johnstone, Renfrewshire, and of a Swedish mother, Frederica Peterson, who was from Östergötland.

Sources: Genealogy of Lindsay’s father – http://www.familysearch.org

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

Obituary of Lindsay’s maternal grandmother, Helena (Peterson) Simmons – http://www.deseretnews.com

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Sandra Lyng

by Manila on April 1, 2018

Sandra Lyng – 59th Annual BMI Pop Awards – Arrivals – Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hote – Beverly Hills, CA, USA – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Andrew Evans / PR Photos

Birth Name: Sandra Lyng Haugen

Place of Birth: Mosjøen, Nordland, Norway

Date of Birth: 18 April, 1987

Ethnicity: Norwegian, distant Danish, possibly Sami

Sandra Lyng is a Norwegian singer. She placed fourth in Idol: Jakten på en superstjerne 2004.

Sandra is the daughter of Merete (Lyng) Lillevik and Jan Roger Haugen. Sandra was married to Stig Svendsen, until their annulment.

Sandra’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her eighth great-grandfather, Knud Jakobsen (died 1763, Bindal, Nordland).

Sandra’s paternal grandfather is Andreas Peder Olai Haugen (the son of Einar Haugen and Charlotte Julie Drevland). Einar was the son of Alfred Julian Eliassen Vatnan (later Haugen) and Olea Pauline Angelsdatter Langfjord. Charlotte was the daughter of Peder Albert Pedersen Drevland and Otelie Rebekka Onora “Tilla” Olsdatter Øverås.

Sandra’s paternal grandmother is Britt Karin Kristoffersen (the daughter of Oddvar Kristoffersen and Liv Allis Sonja Wetting). Oddvar was the son of Johan Martnes Kristoffersen and Margit Sofie Jakobsen. Liv was the daughter of Sverdrup Marelius Tobiassen Wetting and Mina Olea Olsen.

Sandra’s maternal grandfather is Kai Lyng (the son of Asle Jens Leonhard Puntta, later Lyng, and of Gyda Theodora Karlotte Haugset). Asle was the son of Lars Martin Odinsen Kvænnes (later Puntta) and Anna Karoline Hansdatter Holmestilla (later Puntta). Gyda was the daughter of Karl Johan Karlsen Nyelvholm (later Haugset) and Klauda Østine Johannesdatter Skjønsberg.

Sandra’s maternal grandmother is Åse Andersen (the daughter of Nils Ragnvald Andersen and Alvilde Emelie Olsen). Nils was the son of Nils Andersen Sokkelvik and Ingeborg Marie Bertelsdatter Bakkeby. Alvilde was the daughter of Erik Severin Olsen Kobbepollen (later Bakkeby) and Bertine Evensdatter Jøkelfjord (later Bakkeby).

Sandra’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her fourth great-grandmother, Maria Lisa Larsdatter.

Sources: Genealogy of Sandra’s father – https://www.myheritage.com

Genealogy of Sandra Lyng (focusing on her mother’s side) – https://www.myheritage.com

Genealogy of Sandra’s mother – https://www.geni.com

Baptismal records of Sandra’s maternal great-grandfather, Asle Jens Leonhard Puntta – https://media.digitalarkivet.no (Official)
https://media.digitalarkivet.no (Copy)

Marriage records of Sandra’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Lars Martin Odinsen (Kvænnes) Nordkjos and Anna Karoline Hansdatter (Holmestilla) Puntta – https://media.digitalarkivet.no (Official)
https://media.digitalarkivet.no (Copy)

Baptismal records of Sandra’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Lars Martin Odinsen Kvænnes – https://media.digitalarkivet.no (Official)
https://media.digitalarkivet.no (Copy)

Baptismal records of Sandra’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Anna Karoline Hansdatter Holmestilla – https://media.digitalarkivet.no (Official)
https://media.digitalarkivet.no (Copy)

Baptismal records of Sandra’s maternal great-grandmother, Gyda Theodora Karlotte Haugset – https://media.digitalarkivet.no (Official)
https://media.digitalarkivet.no (Copy)

Marriage records of Sandra’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Karl Johan Karlsen (Nyelvholm) Haugset and Klauda Østine Johannesdatter Skjønsberg – https://media.digitalarkivet.no (Official)
https://media.digitalarkivet.no (Copy)

Baptismal records of Sandra’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Karl Johan Karlsen Nyelvholm – https://media.digitalarkivet.no (Official)
https://media.digitalarkivet.no (Copy)

Baptismal records of Sandra’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Klauda Østine Johannesdatter Skjønsberg – https://media.digitalarkivet.no (Official)
https://media.digitalarkivet.no (Copy)

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Kip Thorne

by Manila on March 27, 2018

Kip Thorne – 28th Annual American Cinematheque Award Honoring Matthew McConaughey – Arrivals – The Beverly Hilton Hotel – Beverly Hills, CA, USA –  Photo Credit: Kazuki Hirata / HollywoodNewsWire.net / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Kip Stephen Thorne

Place of Birth: Logan, Utah, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 1, 1940

Ethnicity: Breton, Cornish, Dutch [including Frisian], English, French, German, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, Welsh, 1/8 Danish, 1/8 Manx, 1/8 Swedish, small amount of Belgian [Flemish, Walloon], and Mohawk Native American

Kip Thorne is an American theoretical physicist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2017.

His father, David Wynne Thorne, was a chemist, from Perry, Utah. His mother, Alison (Cornish), who was born in Chicago, Illinois, was an economist and the first woman to receive a Ph.D. in the discipline from Iowa State College.

Kip is married to professor of biokinesiology and physical therapy, Carolee Joyce Winstein. He has two children with his former wife, Linda Jean Peterson.

Kip’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his twelfth great-grandfather, Thomas Thorne, of North Molton, Devon, England.

Kip’s paternal grandfather was Milton Jefferson Thorne (the son of Richard Thorn and Rebecca Ann Osborn). Richard was the son of Asahel Thorn and Sarah Lester. Rebecca was the daughter of David Osborn and Cynthia Butler.

Kip’s paternal grandmother was Elmerta Eugenia Nelson (the daughter of Hans Peter Nielsen, later Nelson, and of Viroqua Vilate Neeley). Hans was a Danish emigrant, from Hårup, and was the son of Niels Hans Nielsen (later Nelson) and Ingeborg Sophia Hansdatter. Viroqua was the daughter of William Neeley and Helen Cravath.

Kip’s maternal grandfather was Newell Howland Cornish (the son of Robert Nephi Cornish and Emma Jane Howland). Robert was a Manx emigrant, from Onchan, and was the son of William Cornish and Elizabeth Keig. Emma was the daughter of Henry Howland and Martha Diana Case.

Kip’s maternal grandmother was Louise Larson (the daughter of Alof Larson and May Louise Hunt). Alof was the son of Swedish emigrants, Måns Larsson (later Mons Larson), of Skeglinge, Skåne, and of Elna Olsdotter Malmström, of Lund, Skåne. May was the daughter of John Hunt and Lois Barnes Pratt.

Kip’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fourteenth great-grandmother, Elizabeth (1474, Glastonbury, Somerset, England – 1549, Somerset).

Sources: Genealogy of Kip Thorne – https://www.geni.com

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

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

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Maya Hawke

by madman on March 19, 2018

Birth Name: Maya Thurman Hawke

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

Date of Birth: July 8, 1998

Ethnicity: English, as well as German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, 1/16th Swedish, 1/32 Danish

Maya Hawke, also known as Maya Thurman-Hawke, is an American actress and model. She is the daughter of actress and model Uma Thurman and actor and filmmaker Ethan Hawke.

Maya’s paternal grandfather is James Steven Hawke (the son of Frank Taylor Hawke and Betty Virginia Hartsock). James was born in Illinois. Frank was the son of Ronald M. Hawke and Edith S./M. Mosher. Betty was the daughter of Herbert Clark “Bert” Hartsock and Winifred/Winifrede Eliza Macy.

Maya’s paternal grandmother is Leslie Carole Green (the daughter of Howard Lemuel Green and Rosalie Carole Turner). Leslie was born in Texas. Howard was a minor-league baseball commissioner, and served five terms in the Texas Legislature. He was the son of Thomas Lemuel Green and Susie Idella/Della W. Hall. Maya’s great-grandmother Rosalie was the daughter of George Ross Turner and Annie Ruth Lane.

Maya’s maternal grandfather is Robert Alexander Farrar Thurman (the son of Beverly Reid Thurman, Jr. and Elizabeth Dean Farrar). Robert was born in New York. He is a professor of Tibetan Buddhism, at Columbia University, and was ordained as a Tibetan Buddhist monk. Beverly was the son of Beverly Reid Thurman, Sr. and Huella Gibson Bedford. Elizabeth was the daughter of Preston Cooke Farrar and Edna Violet Patterson.

Maya’s maternal grandmother is Nena Birgitte Caroline von Schlebrügge (the daughter of Friedrich Karl Johannes Baron von Schlebrügge and Brigit Olga Holmquist). Nena was born in Mexico City, Mexico, and is a model. Friedrich was German, from Oberglogau, Schlesien, and was the son of Friedrich Karl Bernhard Felix Heinrich Franz von Schlebrügge and Nanny Schultz. Brigit was born in Trelleborg, Sweden, the daughter of Albert Emil Fredrik Holmquist and Julie Tora Krüger/Krueger, who herself was born in Sweden, to a German father and a Danish mother.

Sources: Genealogies of Maya Hawke – https://www.geni.com
http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Maya’s father – https://famouskin.com

Genealogy of Maya’s father (focusing on his father’s side) – http://humphrysfamilytree.com

Genealogy of Maya’s paternal great-grandfather, Frank Taylor Hawke – https://www.findagrave.com

Genealogy of Maya’s paternal great-great-great-great-grandfather, Nathan Nichols Mosher (through Nathan’s sister, Rachel (Mosher) Fulkerson) – https://www.wikitree.com

Maya’s paternal great-grandmother, Betty Virginia Hartsock, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Betty Virginia Hartsock on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Maya’s paternal great-grandmother, Betty Virginia (Hartsock) Hawke – http://www.findagrave.com

Marriage record of Maya’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Herbert Clark “Bert” Hartsock and Winifred/Winifrede Eliza Macy – https://familysearch.org

Genealogy of Maya’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Winifred/Winifrede Eliza Macy – http://findagrave.com

Birth record of Maya’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Winifred/Winifrede Eliza Macy – https://familysearch.org

Death record of Maya’s paternal great-great-great-grandfather, Edmund Antram “Ed” Macy – https://familysearch.org

Genealogies of Maya’s father (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://familypedia.wikia.com
http://www.wikitree.com

Genealogy of Maya’s paternal great-great-great-grandmother, Cynthia Evelyn Hall – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy of Maya’s mother – http://www.wargs.com

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