Todd Stashwick

by stlucas on July 17, 2018

Todd Stashwick – 2016 NBCUniversal Summer Press Day – Arrivals – Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village – Westlake Village, CA, USA – Photo Credit: PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Todd Raymond Stashwick

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 16, 1968

*Polish (father)
*Danish (mother)

Todd Stashwick is an American actor and writer.

Todd is the son of Jacqueline A. “Jackie” (Carlsen) and Richard C. “Rich” Stashwick. His father is of Polish descent. His mother has Danish roots. Todd has a sister, Dana.

Todd’s paternal grandfather was Chester Stashwick/Staszewski (the son of Jozef Staszewski and Mary Anna Przmianska). Chester was born in Poland.

Todd’s paternal grandmother was Angeline Domicella March (the daughter of Joseph March and Katarzyna/Katargyna “Katherine” Walat). Angeline was born in Pennsylvania. Joseph and Katarzyna were of Polish descent. Joseph was the son of Samuel March and Kate. Katargyna was the daughter of George Walat and Helen.

Todd’s maternal grandfather was named Elmer Carlsen.

Todd’s maternal grandmother was Vivian Marie Neilsen/Nielsen (the daughter of Albert Nielsen and Sylvia M. Simonsen). Vivian was born in Illinois. Albert was born in Denmark, the son of Jacob P. Neilsen and Marie Kristian. Sylvia was born in Wisconsin, to Danish parents.

Source: Genealogy of Todd Stashwick – http://www.myheritage.com


Taylor Handley

by stlucas on July 12, 2018

Taylor Handley – “Battle: Los Angeles” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – Regency Village Theatre – Westwood, CA, USA – Keywords: “World Invasion: Battle LA”, “Battle: LA”, “World Invasion: Battle Los Angeles” Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Glenn Harris / PR Photos

Birth Name: Taylor Laurence Handley

Place of Birth: Santa Barbara, California, United States

Date of Birth: June 1, 1984

Ethnicity: Dutch (paternal grandmother), Danish (maternal grandmother), English, German, 1/8th Swedish, 1/16th Mexican

Taylor Handley is an American actor.

Taylor is the son of Patrice Ilene (Aspegren) and Laurence Owen Handley. Taylor’s father is mostly of English, German, Dutch, and possibly some Mexican, descent. Taylor’s mother has Swedish, English, German, and Danish roots.

Taylor’s paternal grandfather was Owen Barry Handley (the son of Owen Berry Handley and Martha Sophie Huchting). Taylor’s grandfather Owen was born in California. Taylor’s great-grandfather Owen was born in Kentucky, the son of Vandois Edward Handley and Emma/Emily Mary Wallace. Martha was born in California, the daughter of August H. Huchting, who was German, and of Concepcion Marie Gonzales, whose parents were Pablo Antonio Gonzales and Maria Del Refugio Ortega.

Taylor’s paternal grandmother was Lucille Koel (the daughter of John Koel and Anna Buwalda/Buwoldo). Lucille was born in Iowa, to parents from the Netherlands.

Taylor’s maternal grandfather was Paul Edward Aspegren (the son of Wallace Walford Aspegren and Blanche May Riley). Paul was born in Kansas. Wallace was born in Iowa, to Swedish parents, Charles August Aspegren and Hulda S. Larson. Blanche was born in Kansas, the daughter of Samuel Edward Riley, whose father was English, and of Mary Elizabeth Freytag, whose parents were German.

Taylor’s maternal grandmother was Martha May “Marti” Lauritzen/Lauretzen (the daughter of Thomas Christian Lauritzen and Anna Jebina “Annie” Hansen). Martha was born in Kansas, to Danish parents, from Aadum and Sjelborg, Jutland, respectively.

Sources: Birth record of Taylor Handley – http://www.familysearch.org

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

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

Marriage record of Taylor’s paternal grandparents, Owen Barry Handley and Lucille Koel – http://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Taylor’s paternal great-grandmother, Martha Sophie (Huchting) Handley – http://www.findagrave.com

Genealogy of Taylor’s maternal grandfather, Paul Edward Aspegren – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Taylor’s maternal grandfather, Paul Edward Aspegren – http://obits.ocregister.com

Obituary of Taylor’s maternal grandmother, Martha May “Marti” (Lauritzen/Lauretzen) Aspegren – http://obits.ocregister.com


Mike Lee

by follers on July 3, 2018

Birth Name: Michael Shumway Lee

Place of Birth: Mesa, Arizona, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 4, 1971

Ethnicity: English, smaller amounts of Danish, Swiss-German, 1/32 Swiss-Italian

Mike Lee is an American politician, author, and attorney. A member of the Republican Party, he has been a U.S. Senator from Utah, since January 3, 2011, and Chairman of the Senate Republican Steering Committee, from January 3, 2015.

Mike is the son of Janet (Griffin) and Rex E. Lee. His father, a lawyer and law clerk, was Solicitor General of the United States, from 1981 to 1985, and President of Brigham Young University, from 1989 to 1995, among other duties. Mike’s mother was born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Département des Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France, to American parents. Mike’s brother, Thomas Rex Lee, has been Associate Justice of the Utah Supreme Court, since 2010.

Mike is married to Sharon Burr, with whom he has three children.

Mike is a second cousin of U.S. Senator Mark Udall, U.S. Senator Tom Udall, and U.S. Senator Gordon H. Smith.

Mike’s paternal grandfather was Rex E. Lee (the son of John David Lee and Inez Louisa Hamblin). Rex was born in Arizona. John was the son of John Doyle Lee and Lavina Young. Inez was the daughter of Jacob Vernon Hamblin and Louisa Bonelli. Mike’s great-great-grandmother Louisa was of Swiss-Italian and Swiss-German origin, and was the daughter of George Bonelli and Anna Maria Ammann, from Affeltrangen, Thurgau, Switzerland.

Mike’s paternal grandmother was Mabel Whiting (the daughter of Edwin Isaacson Whiting and Ethel Farr). Mabel was born in Arizona. Edwin was the son of Edwin Marion Whiting and Anna Maria Isaacson, whose parents were Danish, her father from Bachgaard and her mother from Jegindø.

Mike’s maternal grandfather was Smith Benjamin Griffin (the son of Benjamin James Griffin and Maud Smith). Mike’s grandfather Smith was a Treasury Attaché of the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City.

Mike’s maternal grandmother was Marian Ione Hussey (the daughter of Charles Henry Hussey and Mary Alice Lambert). Marian was born in Utah. Charles’ mother was English.

Sources: Genealogies of Mike Lee – http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com


Melissa Reese

by Manila on July 3, 2018

Place of Birth: Seattle, Washington, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 1, 1985

Ethnicity: Chinese, English, Spanish, Japanese, Filipino, Irish, Scottish, Danish

Melissa Reese is an American musician and model. She is the keyboardist, synthesizer, sub-bassist, and background vocalist of the hard rock band Guns N’ Roses. Other members of the band include or have included Steven Adler, Duff McKagan, Axl Rose, Slash, Matt Sorum, and Izzy Stradlin.

Source: http://www.melissareesemusic.com


Kate Levering

by stlucas on June 24, 2018

Kate Levering – 27th Annual Macy’s Passport Benefit Gala – Arrivals – The Santa Monica Airport’s Barker Hanger – Santa Monica, CA, USA – Keywords: – 0 – – Photo Credit: Tony Lowe / PR Photos

Birth Name: Kate Christine Levering

Place of Birth: Sacramento, California, United States

Date of Birth: January 3, 1979

Ethnicity: Danish (3/16ths), German, English, Dutch, Scottish

Kate Levering is an American actress and dancer.

Kate is the daughter of Lisa (Dawson) and Robert Bender Levering. She is married to Reza Jahangiri, with whom she has two children.

Kate’s paternal grandfather was William Eugene Levering (the son of Harold Keiser Levering and Lucy M. Dreker/Dreher). Harold was the son of Eugene Henry Levering and Ada May Keiser. Lucy was the daughter of Edwin Dreher and Josephine Alice Bartholomew.

Kate’s paternal grandmother was Catherine Marilyn Miller (the daughter of Theodore R. “Theo” Miller and Helen Myrtle Bender). Helen likely was the daughter of Edward Bender and Sadie.

Kate’s maternal grandfather was Elbert Alexander Dawson, Jr. (the son of Elbert Alexander Dawson, Sr. and Marie Josephine Schreiber). Kate’s grandfather Elbert was born in New Mexico. Kate’s great-grandfather Elbert was the son of John Wilburn Dawson and Sarah Elizabeth Davidson. Marie Josephine was the daughter of German parents, Richard Schreiber and Pauline Caroline Engel.

Kate’s maternal grandmother was Doris Christensen (the daughter of Paul Dennis Christensen and Genevieve Busenbark). Doris was born in Utah. Paul was the son of Danish parents, Anders Christensen and Margrethe Berthelsen. Genevieve was the daughter of John Busenbark and Dorthea Jensine Dreyer, who was Danish.

Sources: Birth record of Kate Levering – http://www.familysearch.org

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

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

Obituary of Kate’s father – http://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Kate’s paternal grandfather, William Eugene Levering – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Kate’s maternal grandmother, Doris (Christensen) Dawson – http://napavalleyregister.com

Marriage record of Kate’s paternal grandparents, William Eugene Levering and Catherine Marilyn Miller – http://www.familysearch.org